Skipper Bud’s upgrades its MRAA membership

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Skipper Bud’s, a group of family-owned and operated sales, service and marina locations, signed on as a Premium Retail Member of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, the highest level of retail membership within the association.

"We are proud to have earned such a high level of commitment from Skipper Bud’s,” MRAA president Matt Gruhn said in a statement. "With its long history of marine dealer excellence, the Skipper Bud’s team has a lot to contribute to the association as we move forward, and we look forward to working with them to continue to expand on our mission to be the voice of and leading resource for all marine dealers.”

Since its formation more than 40 years ago, Skipper Bud’s has delivered the boating lifestyle at its 20-plus locations.

"Skipper Bud’s puts our customers’ boat-buying and ownership experience first,” Skipper Bud’s president Mike Pretasky Jr. said in a statement. "We became an MRAA Premium Retail Member because we believe that MRAA’s work to further the interests of marine retailers ultimately helps members provide better customer service, and to us, that’s what it’s all about.”

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