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, âsaid Adam Quandt, Director of the Top 100 program.â 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.
HALL OF FAME, HONORED BEST IN ITS CATEGORY
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 âBest in Classâ prizes, for companies which have particularly excelled in one area of ââtheir 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.
THE NAUTICAL INDUSTRY TOP 100 2021
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||ClÃ©mons 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||MÃ©tairie, 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 LtÃ©e||Pointe-au-Baril, Ontario|
|WakeSide Marine||Elkhart, Ind.|
|WalstrÃ¶m Marine||Harbor Springs, Michigan.|
|Personal Watercraft Sales||Three Lakes, Wisconsin.|
|Water sports center||Buford, Georgia.|
|Y Marina, Inc.||Coos Bay, Oregon|