Boating Industry announces 2014 Top 100 Dealers – Quimby's Cruising Guide

Boating Industry announces 2014 Top 100 Dealers

Boating Industry announced its 10th annual list of Top 100 dealers at a black tie gala in Orlando in November.

“For a decade, Boating Industry has recognized the best boat dealers in North America as the Top 100,” said Boating Industry Editor-In-Chief Jonathan Sweet. “These dealers are truly the elite of the marine industry, recognized for their business acumen, customer service and overall excellence.”

Topping the list this year and earning Dealer of the Year honors was Gordy’s Lakefront Marine of Fontana, Wis.

Legendary Marine, the 2012 and 2013 Dealer of the Year, was inducted into the Top 100 Hall of Fame, joining previous inductees MarineMax, Galati Yacht Sales and Prince William Marine Sales.

Boating Industry also recognized eight other companies with special “Best in Class” awards:

  • Best Events: Russell Marine
  • Best Industry Advocate: Russo Marine
  • Best Boat Show Strategy: Marine Connection
  • Best Community Outreach: M&P Mercury Sales
  • Best Marketing: MarineMax
  • Best Training & Benefits: The Sail & Ski Center
  • Best Customer Service: George’s Marine & Sports
  • Best Service Department: Clark Marine

This year, the Top 20 members of the Top 100 were ranked, with the remaining 80 being recognized as Top 100 dealers.

The Top 100

  1. Gordy’s Lakefront Marine, Fontana, Wis.
  2. Russell Marine, Alexander City, Ala.
  3. Singleton Marine Group, Buford, Ga.
  4. The Sail & Ski Center, Austin, Texas
  5. Seattle Boat Company, Seattle, Wash.
  6. Parks Marina, Okoboji, Iowa
  7. Strong’s Marine, Mattituck, N.Y.
  8. M&P Mercury Sales, Burnaby, British Columbia
  9. Port Harbor Marine, South Portland, Maine
  10. Buckeye Marine, Bobcaygeon, Ontario
  11. Pride Marine Group, Bracebridge, Ontario
  12. Quality Boats of Clearwater, Clearwater, Fla.
  13. Bosun’s Marine, Mashpee, Mass.
  14. Russo Marine, Medford, Mass.
  15. Hagadone Marine Group, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
  16. BMC Boats, Longwood, Fla.
  17. Action Water Sports, Hudsonville, Mich.
  18. Woodard Marine, Hydeville, Vt.
  19. Marine Connection, West Palm Beach, Fla.
  20. Oak Hill Marina, Arnolds Park, Iowa

Advantage Yacht Sales, Newburyport, Mass.

Anglers Choice, Martinsville, Va.

Atwood Lake Boats, Mineral City, Ohio

Austin Boats & Motors, Austin, Texas

Beauchamp Alberta Marine & Auto, Nanton, Alberta

Boat Town, Austin, Texas

Boaters Exchange, Rockledge, Fla.

Boats Inc., Niantic, Conn.

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

Buckeye Sports Center, Peninsula, Ohio

Candlewood East Marina, Brookfield, Conn.

Cannons Marina, Longboat Key, Fla.

Causeway Marine Sales, Manahawkin, N.J.

Chessie Marine Sales, Elkton, Md.

Clark Marine, Manchester, Maine

Cleveland Boat Center, Cleveland, Tenn.

Colorado Boat Center, Johnstown, Colo.

Deep Creek Marina, McHenry, Md.

Desmasdon’s Boat Works, Pointe au Baril, Ontario

Dockside Marine, Montgomery, Texas

Don’s Marine, Lodi, Wis.

Fogarty’s Lake Flower Marina, Saranac Lake, N.Y.

Futrell Marine, Nashville, Ark.

Gage Marine, Williams Bay, Wis.

George’s Marine & Sports, Ottawa, Ontario

Gone Fishin’ Marine, Dixon, Calif.

Gordon Bay Marine, Mactier, Ontario

Hall Marine Group, Lake Wylie, S.C.

Hampton Watercraft and Marine, Hampton Bays, N.Y.

Hayes Marine, Appling, Ga.

Hoffmaster’s Marina, Woodbridge, Va.

Irwin Marine, Laconia, N.H.

Jet Ski of Miami & Fisherman’s Boat Group, Miami, Fla.

Kelly’s Port, Lake of the Ozarks, Mo.

Lake Union Sea Ray, Seattle

Lake Viking Marine, Gallatin, Mo.

Laurel Marina & Dealership, Bristol, Tenn.

Legend Boats, Whitefish, Ontario

Lodder’s Marine, Fairfield, Ohio

Lynnhaven Marine, Virginia Beach, Va.

Maple City Marine, Chatham, Ontario

Marine Center of Indiana, Indianapolis, Ind.

Marine Sales of Pickwick & Kentuckiana, Counce, Tenn.

Miami Nautique International, Miami, Fla.

N3 Boatworks, Indianapolis, Ind.

North Texas Marine, Gainesville, Texas

Ocean Marine Group, Ocean Springs, Miss.

Off Shore Marine, Branchville, N.J.

Omaha Marine Center, Omaha, Neb.

Orleans Boat World and Sports, Orleans, Ontario

Paris Marine, Selwyn, Ontario

Payne Marine, Pointe au Baril, Ontario

Plantation Boat Mart and Marina, Tavernier, Fla.

Port Sandfield Marina, Port Sandfield, Ontario

Rambo Marine, Hazel Green, Ala.

Rayburns Marine, Kelowna, British Columbia

Reed’s Marine, Delavan, Wis.

Regal & Nautique of Orlando, Orlando, Fla.

Sea Ray of Cincinnati and Louisville, Cincinnati

Shipyard Marine, Suamico, Wis.

Short’s Marine, Millsboro, Del.

Silver Spray Sports, Fenton, Mich.

Slalom Shop Boats & Yachts, Lewisville, Texas

South Florida Mastercraft, Boynton Beach, Fla.

South Shore Marine, Huron, Ohio

Spicer’s Boat City, Houghton Lake, Mich.

Spring Brook Marina, Seneca, Ill.

Starboard Marinas/The Harbor, Branson, Mo.

Superior Boat Repair & Sales, Rancho Cordova, Calif.

The Boat Shop, Tafton, Pa.

The Great Outdoors Marine, Lavelette, W.V.

The Sportsman, San Benito, Texas

Tobler Marina, Hayden, Idaho

Town and Country Marine, Lakefield, Ontario

Traverse Bay Marine, Traverse City, Mich.

Vallely Sport & Marine, Bismarck, N.D.

Wakeboard and Waterski Specialty, Denver

WakeSide Marine, Elkhart, Ind.

Wayzata Marine, Wayzata, Minn.

White Lake Marine, White Lake, N.C.

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