Tag Archives: Top 100 Dealers

Editor’s Choice: Candlewood East Marina

Candlewood East Marina Brookfield, Conn. Promoting the boating lifestyle is an important part of the success of Candlewood East Marina with its marina club and scenic waterfront location. Situated just an hour north of New York City on Candlewood Lake, Candlewood East Marina “enjoys one of the most ideal locations in New England,” says vice president Mitch O’ Hara Jr. ...

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Editor’s Choice: Marine Sales

Marine Sales Counce, Tenn. Being a Top 100 dealer means a lot of things. It means constantly improving your business, making tough decisions and planning for the future of your brand. What impressed me so much about Marine Sales was they were able to do all of these things and more in the span of one fiscal year, to the ...

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Editor’s Choice: Town & Country Marine

Town & Country Marine Lakefield, Ontario, Canada New and used boat sales have always led Town & Country’s revenue and profit, but at one point they completely dominated, accounting for 92 percent of gross revenue and 70 percent of gross profit. In recent years, the dealership has realized that the key to long-term success is diversifying, and since 2010, the ...

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2015 Hall of Fame

Galati Yacht Sales Anna Maria, Fla. Our second dealer to win Hall of Fame status, Galati Yacht Sales, opened locations in St. Petersburg and Tierra Verde this year, and it opened its first international location at the Los Sueños Resort in Costa Rico. The international location has given Galati incredible exposure and it has seen a significant uptick in sales ...

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2015 Dealer of the Year: Gordy’s Lakefront Marine

Gordy’s Lakefront Marine in Fontana, Wis., is always striving for improvement – even winning top honors as the Boating Industry 2014 Dealer of the Year doesn’t slow them down. And entering the Top 100 Hall of Fame is not the end of the road. The dealership will continue its momentum by finding new ways to be better, thus continue to ...

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At the Helm: A celebration of the best

This month, for the 11th time, we recognize the Top 100 boat dealers for their success and dedication to the industry. And what success it has been. It’s safe to say that the Top 100 dealers have not been this healthy for quite a long time. The Top 100 and Hall of Fame dealers accounted for $2.58 billion in total ...

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Creating new customers through membership, ownership

Buying a boat is a big decision for many consumers, and a particularly intimidating one for new buyers. How do dealers help ease consumers’ fears and convince them to take that leap to ownership? Enter boat clubs. Dealer-owned boat clubs are a useful selling tool for a business to allow customers to test various vessels, discover different ways to boat ...

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Sunseeker expands US dealer network with Top 100 dealer Strong’s Marine

DORSET, U.K. – Sunseeker USA Sales Company announces the appointment of a new authorized dealer, Strong’s Marine, serving clients across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The announcement is part of Sunseeker USA’s continuing focus on strengthening its dealer network in the North American market. Strong's Marine, the No. 7 Boating Industry Top 100 dealer in 2014, is celebrating its ...

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Beneteau adds Top 100 dealer Advantage Yacht Sales to its network

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Beneteau America announces the appointment of Advantage Yacht Sales of Newburyport, Massachusetts as exclusive Beneteau sailboat dealer in Northern New England, including Maine, New Hampshire and areas in Massachusetts stretching from Boston to the North. “We feel honored to have Advantage Yacht Sales on our side,” said Beneteau America President Laurent Fabre. “Not only has Advantage grown ...

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Map out your company’s future

We are deep into Top 100 applications here at Boating Industry, and we are getting excited to finalize the list and present it at the gala and in our December issue. When I started in the industry, I jumped in head first with Top 100 applications, and reading about the best practices from the top dealers in North America truly ...

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