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Welcome to Skipper Bud's

The Skipper Bud's emblem on your transom displays that you are a Valued Customer! Whether it's North to
Door County, WI, East to Port Clinton, OH, South to Mississippi and Daytona Beach, FL. or wherever your
boating may take you! We are your one-stop shop for all boating needs.
Come enjoy the Skipper Bud's experience!


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 to serve you!

$30 Million in New Inventory and 700 Used and Brokerage units.

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

We're Dedicated 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.


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215 North Point Drive
Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096
Telephone: (847) 872-3200
Fax: 847-872-1837