Hopkins, Minn (August 17, 2015) – The recently concluded 
2016MY Marquis | Larson Group dealer meeting was a success. The meeting was conducted in Ft. Myers, FL at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort and Spa, August 9th and 10th. This two-day event combined more than 60 dealers, 30 vendors and a dozen media partners of the Marquis | Larson Group. 

“Our focus and message this year was about progress and our collective strong momentum based on the foundation we established last year in San Diego,” stated Marquis | Larson Group President & CEO, Rob Parmentier. “Our dealers, vendors, media and employees are truly our partners in success and we wanted to share in our individual, as well as collective achievements from last model year as we move forward, together into 2016,” added Parmentier. 

Vice President, Sales & Marketing Pat Blake, went on to add, “The attitude and enthusiasm from the meeting of the dealer network with the direction of company leadership, the new boats we introduced in Florida and our product enhancements resulted in strong annual forecasts and initial 2016MY orders for the first half of the model year.” 

During the annual dealer meeting, four new boats were introduced and were available for testing – Larson LXH 190 OB, Larson LXH 190 I/O, Striper 270 Walkaround and Striper 270 Center Console. In addition to the new boats available for testing, the company announced plans for a new Striper 270 Dual Console and a Carver C50 Command Bridge, both out early calendar year 2016. 

The event concluded with dealer recognition of achievements. The recipients of these awards were: 

  • #1 Overall Larson Boat Group Dealer – Go RV & Marine (Nisku & Leduc, Alberta Canada)
  • #1 Larson dealer – Go RV & Marine (Nisku & Leduc, Alberta, Canada)
  • #1 Larson FX series dealer – Midway Auto & Marine (Lovell, WY)
  • #1 Larson Escape dealer – Rudy Marine (Wilmington, DE)
  • #1 Striper Dealer – Great Oak Marine (St. James, NY)
  • #1 Triumph dealer – Rocky Mountain Boat Company (Pueblo West, CO)
  • #1 Carver dealer – Louis Marine (Westbrook, CT)
  • #1 Marquis dealer – Sovereign Marine Group (Stuart, FL)
  • Larson Boat Group President’s Award – Inland Boat Center (Perris, CA)
  • Marquis & Carver Yachts President’s Award – Sovereign Marine Group (Stuart, FL)