Boating Industry names 2019 Top 100 dealers

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Boating Industry magazine announced its 2019 Top 100 dealers in Orlando on November 24, the final evening of the Elevate Summit.

The Top 100 is an independent ranking of boat dealers in North America. The competition considers operations, professionalism, marketing tactics, customer service and more when ranking the dealers.

Quality Marine of Clearwater, Fla., was named the 2019 Dealer of the year.

“The 45-year-old company has been a top-ranked member of the Top 100 for years,” David Gee, Boating Industry content director said in a statement. “In 2018, the company was especially impressive, growing total revenue by 33.17 percent. Quality Boats improved its facilities, strengthened is operations and invested in its marketing. The company combines the best of a large operation with the customer service of a family business.”

The program has existed since 2005 and is sponsored by the 2019 Leadership Alliance, which is made up of Volvo Penta, Dealer Profit Services, Evinrude, Kicker Marine Audio and the Water Sports Industry Association.

The Top 100 list is available at


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