33 Heartland Dealers Make Boating Industry’s Top 100 List | Quimby's Cruising Guide

Boating Industry magazine, a leading trade publication for marine dealers, has announced its annual list of the Top 100 Boat Dealers in North America for 2012. This year, 33 of the dealers on the list fall into the Heartland region.

“This group of dealers truly represents the elite of the boating industry, companies that are excelling in customer satisfaction, service and overall business success,” said Boating Industry editor in chief Jonathan Sweet. “From thousands of dealers in North America, these 100 companies stand out as the best of the best.”

Boating Industry also recognized eight other dealers with Best in Class Awards, including four Heartland dealers.

  • Best Website: Action Water Sports, Hudsonville, Mich.

  • Best Events: Parks Marina, Okoboji, Iowa

  • Most Innovative: WakeSide Marine, Elkhart, Ind.

  • Best Service Department: Gordy’s Lakefront Marine, Fontana, Wis.

The Heartland dealers to make the Boating Industry Top 100 include:

  • Action Water Sports, Hudsonville, Mich.

  • Atwood Lake Boats, Mineral City, Ohio

  • B&E Marine, Michigan City, Ind.

  • Breath’s Boats & Motors, Bay St. Louis, Miss.

  • Bryan’s Marine, Vidalia, La.

  • Cleveland Boat Center, Cleveland, Tenn.

  • Don’s Marine, Lodi, Wis.

  • Dry Dock Marine Center, Angola, Ind.

  • Gage Marine, Williams Bay, Wis.

  • Glencove Marina, Lake Ozark, Mo.

  • Gordy’s Lakefront Marine, Fontana, Wis.

  • Grande Point Marina of Lansing, Dimondale, Mich.

  • Hayes Marine, Appling, Ga.

  • Kelly’s Port, Osage Beach, Mo.

  • Lake Viking Marine, Gallatin, Mo.

  • Laurel Marina, Bristol, Tenn.

  • Lodder’s Marine, Fairfield, Ohio

  • Marine Center of Indiana, Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Marine Sales of Pickwick, Counce, Tenn.

  • N3 Boatworks, Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Oak Hill Marina, Arnolds Park, Iowa

  • Parks Marina, Okoboji, Iowa

  • Rambo Marine, Hazel Green, Ala.

  • Reed’s Marine, Delavan, Wis.

  • Russell Marine, Alexander City, Ala.

  • Sea Ray of Cincinnati/Sea Ray of Louisville, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Shipyard Marine, Green Bay, Wis.

  • Singleton Marine Group, Buford, Ga.

  • Ski & Sports, Rogers, Ark.

  • South Shore Marine, Huron, Ohio

  • Spring Brook Marina, Seneca, Ill.

  • Traverse Bay Marine, Traverse City, Mich.

  • WakeSide Marine, Elkhart, Ind.