6801 E. Harbor Road
Marblehead, OH 43440
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The new millennium welcomed opportunities for expansion. New storefronts and marinas with the Skipperbud's branding, brought new boat lines and additional service for boaters in Harrison Township, Bay City, Fenton, and Grand Haven, Michigan, Next on the map, SkipperBud's acquired the Marina Del Isle facility in Marblehead, Ohio in 2003.
The property today consists of a new 30,000 square foot showroom for boat sales and a service department, for any typr of maintenance and repair. Storage facilities and mobile service help boaters protect and maintain their investment around.
The last decade brought substantial growth to SkipperBud's locations. Mike Pretasky, took the helm at SkipperBud's as President in 2007. He brings a fresh perspective to re-invest in core facilities with expansion/remodeling. This business model while keeping sales and service a priority also brought boasters a better place to enjoy the lifestyle of boating.
Since 2013 SkipperBud's has added a location in Walworth County, Wisconsin.
The leadership is located close to the Abbey Marina and services boaters in Walworth, Fontana, and Lake Geneva areas. In Illinois, SkipperBud's acquired the historical Sequoit Harbor on Route 173 in Antioch.
This dealership/marina represents SkipperBud's popular portfolio of boat brands and boasts 211 slips on the Northern portion of Lake Marie. Most recently, SkipperBud's expanded in the Detroit market on Cass Lake. This gem offers 120 slips and will feature a full service dealership including new boat brands along with used boats and brokerage services. There has also been vsdt expansion in the Winconsin Lake County area, with a new service center and a beautiful storage campud in Nashotah.