Awards and Recognition

Aug 20, 2013 – 10:08 am

Rec Boat Holdings, Cadillac, Michigan, has named The Boat Warehouse, Kingston, Ontario, its largest Four Winns multi-store retailer for the 2013 model year as well as the top regional dealer for Eastern Canada.

Four Winns recognized its top dealers for sales achievements at its recent North American Leadership Conference, held in Cadillac, Michigan in mid August.

“We’re extremely proud to have The Boat Warehouse leading our distribution network,” stated Jeff Brunson, Vice-President of North American Sales, Rec Boat Holdings. “Dave Mayhew and his team are outstanding performers at the retail level with great success at boat shows and in the showroom. The dealership has recently expanded with our other brands and are already delivering the same positive results.”

Dave Mayhew, President at The Boat Warehouse, added, “The Boat Warehouse and Four Winns continues to be a successful partnership for our business. We’re excited about the future with Rec Boat Holdings and always look forward to their new and innovative product introductions.”

The Boat Warehouse has been a Four Winns dealer for nearly 20 years. In addition to Four Winns, The Boat Warehouse also carries Rec Boat Holdings’ Glastron and Wellcraft brands.

(from left) Jeff Brunson, Four Winns’ VP Sales; Andy Lindsay Sales Manager Canada; Dennis Reinsch of The Boat Warehouse; Dave Mayhew, The Boat Warehouse President; Kenda Kennard Four Winns’ Inside Sales; and Roch Lambert, Group President, Rec Boat Holdings.

It has been a good month for The Boat Warehouse.

Cadillac, Michigan-based Rec Boat Holdings named the Kingston, Ontario-based dealership as the company’s largest Four Winns dealer for the 2012 model year. The announcement was made at the 2013 annual dealer conference held at The Abbey Resort, Fontana, Wisconsin.

According to a company press release, the Boat Warehouse has been a Four Winns dealer for 19 years, and has received the top award multiple times.

“The Boat Warehouse is an exemplary dealer for our Four Winns brand,” said Roch Lambert, Group President, Rec Boat Holdings. “Dave Mayhew once again, fueled their solid retail sales achievement.”

Dave Mayhew, President at The Boat Warehouse, added, “We enjoy our great business partnership with the Four Winns team. We’re excited with the new 2013 line-up and are anxious to get started on promoting the new product in our market. Our goal is to achieve the same retail performance for next year and we feel confident we can deliver with the new line-up.”

Four Winns dealers were recognized for sales achievement at their dealer meeting where all Rec Boat Holdings dealers were in attendance. Mayhew serves as a Four Winns dealer council member, providing input on new product development and sales programs for the company.

A day later, it was announced that The Boat Warehouse had also been honoured as the top dealer worldwide for Lowe Boats.

The award was presented during the company’s annual dealer meeting. Representatives from Lowe presented The Boat Warehouse’s President Dave Mayhew, and Managing Partner Dennis Reinsch, with the honors and thanked them for their commitment to excellence.

“The Boat Warehouse has enjoyed a stellar year, and we are proud to present them with this award,” said Lowe Boats President Huw Bower.“Their commitment to delivering superior customer service and support to our boaters really shines.”

Further, Bower added, “We are pleased to recognize the passion and dedication that all of our dealers have for maximizing their customers’ boating enjoyment. I commend them for their ongoing enthusiasm and hard work.”

Established in 1994 in Kingston, Ontario, The Boat Warehouse has expanded to serve all of the greater Toronto, Ottawa, Barrie and Peterborough areas through its two locations, featuring a state-of-the-art showroom, parts and service center and finance department.