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Skipper Bud’s acquires dealer’s assets

Marine dealer Skipper Bud’s recently acquired assets from an Eagle River, Wis., dealer following a court-ordered auction that took place Jan. 22.

Boats acquired from Heckel’s Marine will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Those interested should contact the company at (800) 636-2628 or repoboats@skipperbuds.com.

Skipper Bud’s is a full-service dealer with 20 locations in Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Mississippi, Arizona and Florida.

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