The leader in spare parts and maintenance solutions for passage making yachts!
Bolton, MA – October 30, 2008 – SeaKits, Inc. announced at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show that Fleming Yachts has selected the SeaKits Marine Maintenance System (MMS) as a standard feature for their 2009 yachts. MMS is the first comprehensive spare parts and maintenance management solution specifically developed for passage making and offshore yachts and complements Fleming Yachts philosophy of a dependable cruising yacht capable of taking her crew safely to wherever they wish to go. MMS is designed for self-reliant owners and operators who want to optimize the safety, reliability, performance, and value of their yacht.
Owners of Fleming Yachts can now enjoy the following significant benefits:
- Improved vessel reliability through proper maintenance
- Voyage continuity with onboard spare parts
- Enhanced maintenance planning and management
- Simplified warranty claims
- Efficient outfitting for cruising
- Higher retained value
MMS includes support for all marine systems and equipment by make, model, S/N, and warranty status; spare parts recommendations for coastal and offshore cruising, including part name, make, and part number; maintenance recommendations including task description, schedule, procedure, special tools, and required parts; maintenance and work planning and scheduling; online parts ordering, and electronic documentation.
In addition to the yacht owner benefits above, Fleming Yachts will participate in the “Powered by SeaKits” program for boat builders, including co-branding, the SeaKits Builder’s Portal allowing access to each vessel’s as-built for service and support, and a customized demonstration system.
Tony Fleming, President of Fleming Yachts sees MMS as a customer-driven solution. “We first heard about SeaKits from a customer that purchased MMS direct. Our customer convinced us to take a look and after seeing a demo we decided to include MMS as a standard feature on our entire 2009 production.”
Aside from offering an all-encompassing maintenance program, SeaKits also provides complete spare parts outfitting and global logistics through a single point of contact. Barry Kallander, SeaKits’ founder, said “outfitting and logistics was another customer-driven innovation at SeaKits. Our customers are serious cruisers and wanted a shore-side partner they could count on for outfitting support and parts delivery anywhere in the world.”
SeaKits, Inc. was founded in 2006 by a former submariner and USCG Licensed Master who wanted a better way to outfit and maintain his own trawler yacht for extended cruising. SeaKits provides the Marine Maintenance SystemSM and related products and services, including Spare Parts Kits, Spare Parts Outfitting, and Fluid Testing Services. Visit SeaKits on the web at www.seakits.com, or contact them at 978-779-5211, or firstname.lastname@example.org.