Boating Industry Names Top 100 Dealers for 2021


Nautical industry announced its 2021 Top 100 Dealers at a Gala Gala on November 18, 2021 at the final evening of the ELEVATE Summit in Atlanta, Georgia.

“Enter the 17e year of the Top 100, we’ve certainly seen a lot change over the years. New dealers join the ranks every year, while more dealers join forces to become one, ”said Adam Quandt, Director of the Top 100 program.“ Yet from single-location family dealers to multi-store organizations, one thing stays the same every year, and that is that the dealers on the Top 100 list continue to set the tone for sales, customer service and overall success. “

The Top 100 is the only independent ranking of boat dealers in North America.

The list recognizes dealers who are unmatched in terms of business operations, professionalism, marketing tactics, customer service and more. The Nautical industry Top 100 has recognized the best dealers in North America every year since 2005.

Marine Connection of West Palm Beach, Florida was named 2021 Dealer of the Year.

With six robust retail outlets across Florida, Marine Connection has continued to grow and expand its presence in the Sunshine State to meet the needs and demands of boaters, with a particular focus on the fishing community. .


In addition to renovations to its West Palm Beach showroom, 2020 marked the opening of Marine Connection’s newest location in Stuart, Fla., With a 3,200 square foot indoor showroom and office space. outdoor exhibition to showcase its latest offers.

Marine Connection also launched a whole new range in 2020, fulfilling the need for a premium runabout and cruiser brand for its offerings with Cobalt Boats.

And these are just the tip of the iceberg of what Marine Connection accomplished in 2020, all helping to lead the dealership to another year of significant double-digit revenue growth.


All of the Top 100 Hall of Fame members were honored at the Top 100 Gala, including Galati Yacht Sales, Gordy’s Lakefront Marine, MarineMax, Prince William Marine Sales and OneWater Marine.

Nautical industry also inducted its newest Top 100 Hall of Fame member, Quality Boats during the celebration.

Nautical industry also rewarded seven other companies with special “Best in Class” prizes, for companies which have particularly excelled in one area of ​​their activity.

  • Best Advocate in the Industry – Silver Spray Sports, Fenton, Michigan.
  • Best Digital Strategy – Clemons Boats, Sandusky, Ohio
  • Best Training – Mark’s Marine, Hayden, Idaho
  • Best Marketing – Nautical Ventures, Dania Beach, Florida.
  • Best Customer Service – Breath’s Boats & Motors, Bay St. Louis, Miss.
  • Best New Idea – Shipyard Marine, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Best After-Sales Service – The Boat Shop, Tafton, Penn.


As in previous years, the top 20 members of the Top 100 were ranked, with the remaining 80 being recognized as the top 100 dealers.

For full coverage of the 2021 Top 100, be sure to check out the December / January issue of Nautical industry.

The 2021 Nautical industry The Top 100 was sponsored by the Leadership Alliance: Dealer Profit Services and Kicker Marine Audio.

The complete Top 100:

1 Maritime connection West Palm Beach, Florida
2 Orlando Regal & Nautical Orlando, Florida
3 M & P Mercury Sales Ltd. Burnaby, BC
4 Russell marine Alexander City, Alabama.
5 BMC Boats Longwood, Florida
6 Marine Sales Group, Inc. Memphis, Tennessee.
7 Futrell Marine Hot springs, Arch.
8 Buckeye Sports Center Peninsula, Ohio
9 Marina Holdings LLC Yarmouth, Maine
ten Nautical business group Fort Lauderdale, Florida
11 Riverside Marine Inc Baltimore, Maryland.
12 The boat shop Tafton, Penn.
13 Spicer’s city of ships Houghton Lake, Michigan.
14 Legendary boats Whitefis, Ontario
15 River Valley Power & Sport – Marine Red Wing, Minnesota.
16 Lake Atwood Boats, Inc. Lake Atwood, Mineral City, Ohio
17 Atlantic outboard, Inc. Westbrook, Connecticut.
18 Desmasdon’s Boat Works / Beacon Marine Pointe-au-Baril, Ontario
19 Spring Brook Marina Seneca, Illinois.
20 Clémons Boats Sandusky, Ohio
Alberta Marine & Auto Ltd Nanton, Alberta
US Navy La Crosse, Wisconsin.
The choice of the marine fisherman Martinsville, Virginia.
Marine of the fisherman’s port Warsaw, Missouri
Curved Navy Métairie, La.
Scholarship for boaters Rockledge, Florida
Rock boats Henderson, Nev.
Breath Boats and Engines Bay St. Louis, Miss.
Bryan Navy Inc. Vidalia, La.
Buster Marine Large Canal, NY
Sales of wrecked yachts Port Clinton, Ohio
Marine Causeway Sales, LLC Manahawkin, New Jersey
Marina of the Moulin Charles Mansfield, Ohio
Charlotte ski boats Mooresville, North Carolina
Chesapeke Whalertowne Grasonville, Maryland
Chessie Marine Sales, Inc. Elkton, Maryland.
Clark marine Manchester, Maine
Colony Navy St. Clair Shores, Michigan.
Current water sports Cincinnati, Ohio
Deep Creek Marina McHenry, MD.
Marine at dock Houston, texas
Don’s Marine, LLC Lodi, Wisconsin.
Dry dock marine center Angola, Ind.
FB Marine Group Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Gage Marine Williams Bay, Wisconsin.
Gordon Bay Marine LTD. Muskoka, Ontario
Marina Grand Pointe Inc. Dimondale, Michigan.
Large marine spaces Lavalette, West Virginia
GREGG ORR MARINE Hot springs, Arch.
Halle sports center Muskegon, Michigan.
Hampton Watercraft & Marine Hampton Bays, New York
Harborside Marina & Yacht Sales Clinton, Connecticut.
Jerry’s Majestic Marine, Inc. Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
Miami Jet Ski / Fisherman’s Boat Group Miami, Florida
Motorized sports by the lake Mecosta, Michigan.
Lincolnton Marine, Inc. Lincolnton, Georgia.
Maple City Navy Chatham, Ontario
Indiana Marine Center Indianapolis, Indiana.
Marine Specialties Boat Sales and Service Sparks, Nev.
Mark’s Leisure Time Marine Conesus, NY
Mark’s Marine Inc Hayden, Idaho
Miami Nautique International Miami, Florida
Midwestern Watersports Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Water sports aboard Minnesota Excelsior, Minnesota.
Ski & Marine Munson Lac Rond, Ill.
N3 Boatworks Indianapolis, Indiana.
Navy of the Nobles Leesburg, Florida.
Ocean Marina House Charlestown, RI
Ocean Marine Group Ocean Springs, miss.
Off Shore Marine, Inc. Branchville, New Jersey
Off The Hook Yachts Wilmington, North Carolina
Omaha Marine Center Omaha, Neb.
The world of Orleans boats Ottawa, Ontario
Paris Marine Limited Lakefield, Ontario
Pasadena Boat Works Pasadena, Maryland
Plantation Boat Market Islamorada, Florida
Pocket yacht company Grasonville, Maryland
Reeder Trausch Marine Rockville, Ind.
Rhode River Marina Edgewater, Maryland.
Richardson Shipyard Standish, Maine
River City Boat Sales Portland, Oregon
Cincinnati / Louisville Sea Ray Cincinnati, Ohio
Shipyard Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Short’s Marine, Inc. Millsboro, Del.
Silver Spray Sports, Inc. Fenton, Michigan.
South Florida Navy Boynton Beach, Florida
Starboard marinas / The port Branson, Mo.
Table Rock Boats Kimberling City, Missouri
Taylor Marine Center, Inc. Milford, Del.
Tobler Marina Hayden, Idaho
City & Marine Countryside Lakefield, Ontario
Travis Marine Knoxville, Tennessee.
Tri-State Navy Deale, MD.
Sport & Marine Valley Bismarck, North Dakota
Vincent Payne Marine Ltée Pointe-au-Baril, Ontario
WakeSide Marine Elkhart, Ind.
Walström Marine Harbor Springs, Michigan.
Personal Watercraft Sales Three Lakes, Wisconsin.
Water sports center Buford, Georgia.
Y Marina, Inc. Coos Bay, Oregon


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