MILWAUKIE, OR (July 1, 2016) – The No. 1 Selling Supreme Boats Dealer, Northwest Boat Sports (NWBS), just finished their first full year as a Centurion Boats Dealer. Even as a relatively new dealership in the Portland Area, NWBS managed to extend their No.1 selling Supreme dealer status as well as grow their local Centurion Boats market share 133%. Centurion and Supreme Boats, the fastest growing brands in the towboat industry, are grabbing major market share in the Great Northwest thanks to Northwest Boat Sports.
Both Centurion and Supreme have seen a strong increase in respective market share over the past 12 months. In the first quarter alone, Supreme has increased its market share by an amazing 40% while Centurion has increased 35% nationally! NWBS has definitely contributed to this substantial growth since becoming a Centurion dealer with the Portland market seeing a whopping 133% increase in Centurion’s market share.
Since 2010, NWBS has become one of the premier boat dealers in the Northwest with their extensive selection of high performance inboard boats, exceptional service department, and superior customer attention and service. The staff at NWBS has been together for over a decade and mesh very well together. This family atmosphere allows them to deliver the best service possible. NWBS’s staff makes every customer feel like a VIP by making sure their requests are fulfilled no matter how busy they are. This is why NWBS customers are continue to come back for service and sales. NWBS stands behind their work and boats 100%.
Known primarily as a surf specific shop, NWBS feels carrying two of the industry’s premier surf boats suits their target market, making Centurion and Supreme a perfect fit. Pat McDonald, founder and manager of NWBS stated, “I love these brands because of the direction they are going, pushing the sport to new levels. With attention to detail and quality, they continue to build stronger boats and develop better surf/wakeboard waves in their new models.” McDonald added, “In my 15 years in this industry, Centurion is one of the best built boats and with Supreme built side-by-side they are just as solid.”
NWBS has been growing since the day they opened, thanks in large part to Supreme Boats which took them to a whole new level. With the addition of Centurion there are no limits to growing these two brands in the Portland area.
“Our 2016 boat show was the most successful show since 2006, selling nine Supremes and four Centurions in four days, with many more sold following the show! This will be a record year at our dealership for sure thanks to Centurion and Supreme,” stated McDonald.
About Northwest Boat Sports: Northwest Boat Sports, Inc. in Milwaukie, Oregon is the destination for all your boat care needs. From detailing and repairs to sales and consigning, we can handle any boating need large or small. Our knowledgeable experts will make sure our services are tailor made for your specific boating issues. Come in today and get to know Pat and Bryan to learn more. For more information visit www.nwboatsports.com.
About Centurion Boats: Centurion Boats has always been based on innovation, but exciting new product, leadership and Correct Craft company culture are sparking a re-imagination of the Centurion brand. Water sports boaters are now choosing Centurion boats for next generation versatile performance, ambitious design and inspired craftsmanship. Thanks to this progression, Centurion Boats is experiencing their fastest market share growth in history. Re-imagine life in a Centurion boat. To learn more about Centurion Boats and its complete product line, visit www.centurionboats.com.
About Correct Craft: Celebrating 91 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. The Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, and SeaArk boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com. To learn more about Centurion Boats and its complete product line, visit www.centurionboats.com.