CANNES, FRANCE — Manitowoc Marina was honored to be named Axopar Boats “Best International Dealer” at the Axopar Global Dealer Days event held in Cannes, France. The award comes just one-year after the company was named “Best New Dealer” in 2022. Unlike last year’s award where Manitowoc Marina won out new dealers, this year’s award recognizes and distinguishes Manitowoc Marina from the entire Axopar global dealer network.

“Axopar has become a central part of our company’s DNA. Through our commitment to exemplifying the brand across our operations, we’ve been able to significantly expand Axopar’s market share on the Great Lakes and beyond. This recognition is a testament to the work of our team, our partnership with Axopar, and the resonance of their incredible boats across our market.” said Rich Larsen, President of Manitowoc Marina.

Rich Larsen was joined by Manitowoc Marina’s Head of Sales Brad Eckhardt in Cannes to accept the award on behalf of the company.

Axopar Boats are built in Europe and are offered in 22, 25, 28, 37, and 45 foot models. The company also builds BRABUS Marine, a luxury performance boating experience which Manitowoc Marina also represents in the Midwest USA.

For more information, contact:

Rich Larsen Owner

Rich Larsen, President
Manitowoc Marina, LLC.

(920) 682-5117

MANITOWOC MARINA, LLC operates Manitowoc Marina of Manitowoc, WI, Nestegg Marine of Marinette, WI, and Manitowoc Marina Yacht Sales of Traverse City, MI. The company offers full-service marina facilities, including dockage, storage, comprehensive service, new and used yacht sales, retail sales, and bareboat sailing charters. Manitowoc Marina is proud to be a Five Star Certified Marine Industry Dealership, the most rigorous certification in the marine industry.


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