This family-owned business, with humble roots in Wisconsin has branched out but servicing boaters is still the core specialty. In addition to the customer experience, owner, Mike Pretasky, Jr. has realized that the growth, success, and future of the company is entirely dependent upon the TEAM. It is that team that has brought the organization to where it is today with over 300 employees. With locations across the Midwest, SkipperBud’s has 8 marinas with 1,200 slips, 6 drystack buildings that house 1,500 boats and this winter will store more than 5,000 boats. SkipperBud’s partnership with Silver Seas Yachts has supplemented the company portfolio with locations in California, and Washington, making over twenty locations in all
Since its beginning, SkipperBud’s has demonstrated a commitment to customers, delivering the dream of the boating lifestyle. Through long-term relationships with premium brands, professional and experienced staff, multiple service facilities and a comprehensive list of offerings, SkipperBud’s is working to make boating fun and hassle-free for EVERYONE.
Offering premium brands, such as Sea Ray, Bayliner, Starcraft, Sylvan, Harris, Four Winns, Tige, Tiara, Meridian, MasterCraft, Scarab, Glastron, Scout and Cruiser Yachts. SkipperBud’s sells new and used recreational boats and yachts, along with parts & accessories, service, boat storage, dockage, transport, delivery captains, educational classes, boating events, and more!