Awards

Clark Marine Recognition


We are only as good as you say we are. 

No matter the amount of glass, iron, stars, and engraved wood we post, they are irrelevant if we do not do a good job for you. We are proud of our successes, how we have earned them, and are grateful to the companies and organizations that have recognized us.

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Our Accolades

Clark Marine Named "Best In Class - Best Service Department in North America"
By Boating Industry Magazine and The 2014 Marine Leadership Alliance. 

2018 Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce 'Small Business of the Year'

 Clark Marine Is Maine's Only Brunswick 5 Star Certified Marine Dealer

Mercury Platinum Sales & Premier Service Dealer 
Honda Premier Dealer 2018 
Marine Industry 5 Star Certified Dealer 
2012 & 2013 Top 10 Dealer For Best Practices By The Marine Industry Certified Program 
Selected As One Of The Top 100 Boat Dealerships In North America, by Boating Industry Magazine
 & The Marine Leadership Alliance Twelve Times
 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Selected As The #1 Dealer Of Our Size In The Nation 2006 
A Six Time Avalon Pontoon Boats - #1 Dealer In The Nation 
Kennebec Valley Chamber Of Commerce Presidents Award Recipient

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2014 Clark Marine Named "Best In Class - Best Service Department in North America"

Selected from the group of Top 100 Dealers in North America By Boating Industry Magazine and The 2014 Marine Leadership Alliance.

We will be the last ones to claim that we are perfect by any means. We are human.

This recognition has been based on our processes, practices and procedures.
This is an award that has taken 24 years of concentrated effort to earn.
This may well be the highest recognition for Clark Marine to date.
We thank everyone who was involved in researching our qualifications.

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2014 Top 100 Dealer Award

This is our Eighth Time Being Named One Of The Top 100 Boat Dealers In North America.
Compared Against Dealers Of all Sizes, Clark Marine Continues To Be Recognized as one Of the Top Boat Dealers In North America.

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2014 MDCE - Boat Trader Industry Best Practices Finalist

For Creating a Company Menu Folder. Second Selection in 3 years, no first place wins yet!
Maybe the 3rd time will be the charm!


2013 Top 100 Dealer Award

This is our Seventh Time Being Named One Of The Top 100 Boat Dealers In North America.
Compared Against Dealers Of all Sizes, Clark Marine Continues To Be Recognized as one of the Top Boat Dealers In North America.

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2012, A Multiple Award Winning Year

"Singled out as one of the best of the best"
Selected as a 2012 Top 10 Boat Dealer for Best Business Practices Among All Certified Dealers by the Marine Industry 5 Star Certification Program.
Selected as a 2012 Boating Industry Top 100 Dealer for the 6th time.
Selected as a 2012 Boat Trader "MDCE - Best Ideas" Finalist Earned 2012 Avalon Top 10 Dealer status.

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2011 Top 100 Dealer Award

This is our Fifth Time Being Named One Of The Top 100 Boat Dealers In North America.
Compared Against Dealers Of all Sizes, Clark Marine Continues To Be Recognized as one of the Top Boat Dealers In North America.

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2006 Boating Industry Magazine, Marine Leadership Alliance "Best in Class" Recipient 

Only five Boat dealers in North America were presented with this acclaim, each in their own category. It is the most prestigious award we have received.
The receipt of this award states that Clark Marine after having been compared in nine individual categories of business practice: Facilities, Staff, CSI's, Sales Volume, Profits, Best Business Practices, to Community Service, Involvement, Marketing & Advertising has been acknowledged as being the Best among all dealers in the nation of our size.

This is a great accomplishment for our small company; and we are truly grateful to Boating Industry Magazine, the Leadership alliance, and most appreciative to the many customers that have gone through the pains of teaching us.

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2008 Top 100 Dealer Award

Our Forth Year In A Row, As Being Named One Of The Top 100 Boat Dealers In North America.
Compared Against Dealers Of All Sizes, Clark Marine Continues To Be Recognized As One Of The Top Boat Dealers Of Our Size In The Country.

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2007 Top 100 Dealer Award

Our Third Year In A Row, As Being Named One Of The Top 100 Boat Dealers In North America.
Compared Against Dealers Of All Sizes, Clark Marine Continues To Be Recognized As One Of The Top Boat Dealers Of Our Size In The Country.

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2006 Top 100 Dealer Award

For a second consecutive year Clark Marine is named one of North America's Top 100 Boat Dealers.
This time with double the nominations and a much stronger group of dealer applications. Placing #31 for 2006 and being presented with the before-mentioned "Best In Class Award"

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2005 Boating Industry Top 100 Award

2005 Top 100 Dealer Award

Named one of the Top 100 Dealers in the Nation by Boating Industry Magazine and the 2005 Leadership Alliance, ranked #20. 12,000 Dealers Nationwide, 5,000 Dealers Contacted, Top 100 Recognized.

Clark Marine receives the highest placement for any boat dealer with less then 30 employees.

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2007 Avalon Nation's #1 Dealer

Our 5th In 6 Years As Being Recognized By Avalon Pontoon Boats As Their #1 Dealer In The United States.

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Avalon 2006 #1 Dealer

2006 Avalon Nation's #1 Dealer

Each year competition for this status gets more difficult.
The build of the boat and the strength of the representing dealer base increase.
We are honored to be recognized as Avalon's #1 dealer in the nation; although, we know it is discerning customers that recognize a great boat when they see one.
We are proud to be the supplier to central Maine boaters and hope to for many years ahead.

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2005 Avalon Nation's #1 Dealer

Folks know the right boat when they see it, all we do is facilitate the transaction.
Our customers make us #1.
We thank you for your support and owe our existence to your patronage.
Being singled out as Avalon's #1 Dealer is a great accomplishment for Clark Marine.
Although, to be singled out by you, from all your dealer choices in central Maine, is the highest honor of all.

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2006 KVCC Presidents Award

2006 KVCC "President's Award"

What a huge Vote of Confidence from our peers.
"These businesses and organizations, and the people who provide leadership for them, have a profound effect upon the business enviroment and the economy in the Capital Area and beyond.
They all contribute significantly to the quality of life enjoyed in the Kennebec Valley."

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2006 Princecraft Sales Award

2006 Princecraft Sales Achievement

Late summer of 2006 we were presented this award for having outstanding sales volume in the Northeast region for Princecraft Boats.
We have strong belief that when a manufacturer builds a great product and then teams with a strong dealer, good things will happen.
Ultimately the customer is the recipient of the real reward, this is what makes all of us smile.

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2005 Honorary Mention
 Friends Of The Cobbossee Watershed

The folks who should be receiving an award are the friends themselves for the countless hours of preparation and hands on work that they perform for our community.
And results are being seen.
With the construction of the Norcross Landing Boat wash station standing as just one example.
Each year we assist in the works of this fine group through donations of manpower, materials.
We believe wholeheartedly in the mission of the Friend Group and acknowledge our assistance more as a responsibility then a donation.

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2004 Avalon Distinguished Dealer Award

Honored as Playbuoy/Avalon Pontoon Boat’s Distinguished Dealer of the Year for 2004.
This award singled out Clark Marine as their top performer in Customer Service and Sales.
The honor is based on direct customer feedback and is heavily influenced by J.D.Powers reports.

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2003 Princecraft Sales Achievement Awards

September 26, 2004, in Huron Ohio, Princecraft Boat Company presented Clark Marine with two awards.
First, an award for having a 104% sales growth, and second, for becoming the largest retailer of Princecraft Boats in the northeast.
Pictured are Rob Brown with his three sons Colby, Patrick and Adam.
Along with the Princecraft Management Team.

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2003 & 2002 Playbuoy (Now Avalon) #1 Dealer in the Nation Awards 

August 6, 2003, in Mt Pleasant, Michigan, Playbuoy Pontoon Boats recognized Clark Marine as its largest Dealer in the Nation for the model year 2003.
This after being named the #1 Dealer of the Year in 2002 as well.
Playbuoy Mfg. is one of this country's largest pontoon boat manufacturers, with a dealer network of 160+ nationwide.

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