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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Summer is in full swing, and SkipperBud's wants you to be a part of our exciting In Water Boat Show from August 5-7, 2016. Our finest new, used & brokerage boats of the season from quality brands such as Sea Ray, Cruisers Yachts, Tiara Yachts, Four Winns, Glastron, and Scarab will be out on our private docks and ready for you to

tags: Boat Show, Used Boats

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

tags: Used Boats

Thursday, July 7, 2016

SkipperBud's invites you to join us for a weekend of demo rides as we team up with Seakeeper! One Seakeeper 3DC was installed on a Contender 35 ST to provide roll stabilization at anchor and underway. The vessel will be at Burnham Marina in Chicago, Illinois on T Dock from July 8th-10th. Please contact SkipperBud's at North Point

tags: Used Boats, Accessories, Events

Friday, June 10, 2016

As part of a nationwide observance, SkipperBud’s – Sequoit Harbor is celebrating Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day on June 11, 2016. “Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day is a celebration of boating,” said Mark Ellerbrock, Marina Manager. “As families search for fun outdoor activities

tags: Used Boats, Education, Events

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

SkipperBud’s rooted in the Midwest and founded in Wisconsin is adding a new on‐water location in Lake County, Illinois in the resort town of Antioch. SkipperBud’s – Sequoit Harbor is on beautiful Lake Marie (a glacial lake which is part of the 14 lake, Fox Chain O’ Lakes) just south of the

tags: Lake Michigan, Used Boats

Monday, May 9, 2016

Southport Boats of Augusta, Maine has added a new dealer to serve Michigan and the Great Lakes region. Blue Water Marine Brokerage, with a service center in Bay City and a dealership and demonstration location in Port Austin, Michigan will be the first Southport dealer not located on the US Atlantic Coast. Blue Water Marine Brokerage

tags: Lake Michigan, Used Boats

Saturday, March 28, 2015

SkipperBud’s, a family owned, marine recreation life-style company, specializing in boat sales, service, storage, marina management and marina construction, is proud to open a new location at the prestigious MacRay Harbor on Lake St. Clair. It is the company’s fourth location in Eastern Michigan. The new

tags: Used Boats

Friday, January 16, 2015

Announcing SkipperBud’s – Lake Geneva. SkipperBud’s has opened a new full service Boating Super Center in Southeastern Wisconsin at W6799 Brick Church Road, Walworth, WI. The new dealership will service the Geneva Lakes market including Lake Delavan, Lake Como, Lauderdale Lakes and Geneva Lake. The facility is

tags: Used Boats

Thursday, December 11, 2014

MarineMax, Inc. would like to welcome Jake Jacobs as their new Brokerage Manager for the Port Clinton, Ohio location. Jake is no stranger to the boating business as he previously owned PTL Yacht Sales with locations in Port Clinton and Sandusky for 12 years and Haul My Toys LLC (hauling boats to all 48 states). He is happy to be back

tags: Used Boats

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Once again it is time to take on the ‘authorities’ that are out there spouting rhetoric which has about as much basis in truth as the IRS man standing there saying, “I’m here to help you!” What I am referring to is the old saying, “The two happiest days in a sailors life are the day he buys his

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Used Boats