EDDYLINE KAYAKS HIRES THREE MOUNTAIN ASSOCIATES – Partnership pairs legendary kayak manufacturer with premier rep group in the Northeast US.

Posted April 5th, 2019

Burlington, WA.  Eddyline Kayaks has hired Three Mountain Associates (“TMA”), a specialty outdoor product sales and marketing firm, as the company’s Northeastern US sales agency. Led by industry veteran Tom McCarthy, TMA adds Eddyline to its strong line-up of brands, including Osprey Packs, Leki, Grayl, MTI Lifejackets and Pelican International.

“The strengths of our group lie in our diversity of experience cemented together by common passions and a shared commitment to our customers and vendors.” explains Tom McCarthy. “Our combined experiences run the gamut from small independent storefronts to multi-national corporations, and we bring that broad point of view to every interaction.”

The addition of TMA comes at a pivotal time for Eddyline. The 48-year-old company transitioned from being founder to management-owned and operated less than two years ago, and since then has experienced explosive growth in sales and production.

“The Northeast US is our principal focus for growth in terms of increasing customer sell-through and adding key retailers where needed,” said Tom Remsing, Eddyline Co-owner and VP of Sales & Marketing.  “I’ve had profound respect for Tom McCarthy and his team for many years and all of us at Eddyline are thrilled to have them on our team.  I have no doubt our partnership with TMA will lead to further growth in the Northeast.

About Eddyline Kayaks

Founded in 1971, Eddyline Kayaks is a manufacturer of premier kayaks and paddles.  In 1996, Eddyline changed the industry when they first introduced thermoformed kayaks to the paddlesport market.  Eddyline has always been a closely held company, focused on quality rather than quantity. Our designs are a direct reflection of commitment to our customers’ paddling experience.  At Eddyline we strive to build the highest quality kayaks and paddles with meticulous attention to detail, support our customers with “best-in-class” service for their adventures, and to innovate to improve the comfort, performance, and reliability of our kayaks and paddles.

About Three Mountain Associates

Entering their 26th year in business, Three Mountain Associates has established themselves as the premier rep group in the Northeast United States.  Led by Tom McCarthy and his wife Marie MacLeod, Three Mountain Associates is a family-owned independent sales agency based in Waitsfield, VT. The strong relationships the TMA Sales Team have developed with our dealers are an invaluable asset to our vendors.  We have the experience, the staff and the passion and are able to serve our partners better than ever.

For more information, contact

Tom Remsing at (360) 757-2300 remsing@eddyline.com or Tom McCarthy at (802) 496-5395 tom@3mtna.com

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