Marine Retailers Association of the Americas – Certified Dealers

How to get started with a certified dealer, boat buying tips and more.

So, you’re ready to buy a boat (or another!) but it’s important you find the right dealer. You can expect a higher standard of professionalism and customer service when working with a Marine Industry Certified Dealer. They’ll give you a hassle-free purchase and ownership experience, and a lifetime of fun aboard your boat!

Dealerships that earn Marine Industry Certification have made a commitment to your complete satisfaction. They also pledge to post and abide by a Marine Industry Consumer Commitment that ensures fair and equal treatment for every single customer. They go through a number of steps and must meet and exceed program standards before even earning their certification.

Check out the resources below to learn more about The Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program and how to get started.


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