Boating Industry

January 2017

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Page 17 of 59 18 | Boating Industry | January 2017 As the Boating Industry Top 100 celebrates its 12th year, the dealers on the list are stronger than they have been since before the Great Recession. The Top 100 and Hall of Fame reached nearly $2.7 billion in total revenue in 2015, surpassing last year's total by more than $100 million. It was the third-highest total in the history of the Top 100 and the best since 2008. These dealers also faced stiff competition to make the list, with the highest number of applications since the recession. From the thousands of dealers in North America – and hundreds of nomina- tions – these 100 dealers are the best of the best. As a group, the Top 100 sold 27,141 boats, a 17 percent increase from 2014. They sold 5,142 engines, a 4 percent increase. All this while maintaining healthy profi ts, industry-leading CSI scores and strong turn rates. On the following pages, you'll fi nd key stats and benchmarks from the Top 100, along with some of the best practices from these elite dealers. Following that, you can read about what made OneWater Marine Holdings the 2016 Top 100 Dealer of the Year, as well as the Best in Class winners, Editor's Choice dealerships and the fi ve Hall of Fame companies. Finally, you can also see the full list of the Top 100, with the Top 20 ranked, and the rest appearing in alphabetical order. The 2016 Top 100 Dealers The 2016 Top 100 Dealers The 2016 Top 100 Dealers The 2016 Top 100 Dealers The 2016 Top 100 Dealers BY BOATING INDUSTRY STAFF

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