KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Aug. 4, 2009 - Sea Ray Boats, widely recognized for its industry leading product quality and highly acclaimed dealer network, is proud to announce six additions to its global distribution network. They are as follows:
* Sea Ray of Indianapolis - Indianapolis, IN
* Dubuque Yacht Center - Dubuque, IA
* Tempo Marine - Moline, IL
* Marine Sales of Pickwick - Counce, TN
* Town & Country Marine - Buckhorn, Ontario, Canada
* Vallely Sport & Marine - Bismarck and Minot, ND
"Carrying Sea Ray is the most well-reasoned investment a dealership can make, because we offer the unique combination of unparalleled products, dealer support, promotions, and lifestyle opportunities," said Rick Stone, president of Sea Ray. "For over 50 years, our core operating philosophy of treating dealers as long-term business partners is evidenced by their average tenure of 23 years. We look forward to continuing this tradition for the next 50 years."
"The main things that attracted us to Sea Ray were their credibility and longevity," said John Vallely, vice president and general manager of Vallely Sport & Marine, a 35-year-old, family-owned company that is a Boating Industry magazine Top 100 Dealer and the only NMMA Certified Dealer in North Dakota. "We're excited to partner with a company that has as much industry experience as we have. We see this as a great opportunity to sell a premium line of boats to our customers, which fits with our vision of the future. We see boating sticking around for a long, long time, and we plan to be part of it."
Sea Ray is likewise excited to welcome aboard all of its latest partners. "Our goal is to add the premier dealers in a new market," added Stone. "We work very closely with our dealers, and we look forward to giving our newest team members every opportunity to sell boats, service their customers and grow their business."
ABOUT SEA RAY
Founded in 1959, Sea Ray is the world's largest manufacturer of superior quality pleasure boats. Sea Ray is headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., and operates as part of the Boat Group division of Brunswick Corporation. With more than 40 models ranging from 17 to 60 feet, Sea Ray makes a boat for every lifestyle - each built with a unique commitment to quality, craftsmanship, and excellence throughout. Additional information about Sea Ray is available at www.searay.com.
Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill "Genuine Ingenuity"(TM) in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood marine parts and accessories; Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, Diversified Marine and Benrock parts and accessories distributors; Arvor, Bayliner, Bermuda, Boston Whaler, Cabo Yachts, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Hatteras, Kayot, Lowe, Lund, Maxum, Meridian, Ornvik, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Sealine, Triton, Trophy, Uttern and Valiant boats; Life Fitness and Hammer Strength fitness equipment; Brunswick bowling centers, equipment and consumer products; Brunswick billiards tables and foosball tables. For more information, visit www.brunswick.com.
For additional information, contact:
Sea Ray Boats
2600 Sea Ray Blvd
Knoxville, TN 37914
Phone (865) 522-4181 / Fax (865) 971-6444