Phone Locations Service Marinas

About Us

 Why Choose SkipperBud's

SkipperBud's group of sales, service and marina locations are family owned and operated, serving boaters for over 40 years.  You can trust us with your business and your investment, we will be here to serve you well into the future.

Nearly 40 year relationships with premium brands backed by trusted manufacturers

Certified Master and Ambassador level Sea Ray dealer

Largest dealer in the Midwest - 20 locations

Professional Staff - many sales people have 10+ years with the company

Mercury Master Level technicians

$30 Million in new inventory and 700 used and brokerage units

Largest brokerage company in the Midwest - 500 + units sold per year

Dedicated business managers at each sales location ready to secure the best marine financing & terms for you

Service facilities - mechanical & fiberglass repair, parts and accessories sales

Boat storage and seasonal drystack offered at
many of our facilities
Marinas strategically located on the Great Lakes
and inland waterways - wherever you boat our
technicians are ready to serve you

Dedicated transport division - ready to move your
boat anywhere.  We can prep it for its journey and
put it back together at its destination

Delivery captains are available to move your boat
by water or provide on water instruction


Captain Led Cruises - Want to get away for the
weekend?  Let our staff organize your boating weekend!  Typically cruises depart on Fridays, we play for the
weekend and return home on Sunday.

ABC's of Boating Classes - Our Master Captain puts
the fun back in boating education.  Learn the rules,
safety on the water, electronics education and basic maintenance tips.

Rendezvous - Everybody loves to get together and have
fun on the water.  We play games, share stories and enjoy some good eats, all while we enjoy the boating lifestyle.

Premier Nights - Enjoy your favorite beverage while you view the latest products from our manufacturers.