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2022-11-23: M & P Named to 2022 Boating Industry Top 100 list

Recognized as one of the top boat dealers in North America

Minneapolis, Minn. (November 23, 2022)M & P Mercury (M & P Boat & Yacht Centres) has once again been named one of the Top 100 dealers in North America by Boating Industry, the leading trade publication for the marine industry. M & P placed 4th overall and #1 in Canada. This marks M & P Mercury’s 17th consecutive year named to the Top 100.

The recreational boating industry’s elite members celebrated the launch of the reimagined Boating Industry Top 100 Awards during a black-tie gala on Nov. 16, 2022 on the final evening of the Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT in Orlando, Fla.

Entering the 18th year of the Top 100 in 2022, the program now honors the best of the best across the entire boating industry, celebrating the 40 Under 40, Women Making Waves and the Top Dealers across North America.

As a continuation of the original roots of the Top 100 program, Boating Industry honored the 2022 Top Dealers during the Top 100 Awards celebration.

“This year’s Top Dealers program brought on a stack of new applicants and new competition to the program along with very strong returns from multi-year winners. And we’re very excited to highlight the accomplishments of all, as new dealers join the ranks and others join forces to become one,” Boating Industry editor-in-chief and Top 100 program director Adam Quandt said.

“We are truly honored to be recognized once again among the best-of-the-best Boat Dealers in North America,” said M & P President Bob Pappajohn. “Our dedication to internal culture, creating personally meaningful experiences for our clients, thinking locally and globally, and constantly seeking innovation both within and beyond our Industry is what has sustained us and what continues to propel our growth. This has allowed our team the continued opportunity to share their passion for boating through truly exceptional service and an incredible range of world-recognized boats.”

The Top 100 is the only independent ranking of boat dealers in North America. The list recognizes dealerships that are unsurpassed in business operations, professionalism, marketing tactics, customer service and more. The Boating Industry Top 100 has recognized the top dealers in North America every year since 2005.

“We would like to thank our manufacturers for their continued support” said Pappajohn, “And, most importantly, thank our loyal customers who continue to give us the opportunity to make the West Coast boating lifestyle the most rewarding, fulfilling and memorable experience possible. We are committed to a continuous pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our business and look forward to turning even more boating dreams into reality in our surrounding communities in the years to come.”


About M & P Mercury (M & P Boat Centre / M & P Yacht Centre): Established in 1957, M & P is Vancouver’s Premier Powerboat Dealer with three locations in total, including Burnaby, Vancouver and Nanaimo. M & P is the West Coast dealer for 16 world-renowned boat lines: ATX Boats, Beneteau powerboats, Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Chaparral, Chris-Craft, Fish Rite, Heyday, Monte Carlo Yachts, Prestige Yachts, RH, Robalo, Sea Ray, Sunseeker, Tige and Williams Jet Tenders. M & P is the marine industry’s only Five Star Certified marine dealer on the West Coast of Canada and the #1 ranked boat dealer in Canada by Boating Industry’s Top 100, #4 in all of North America. With a 65-year heritage, M & P strives to make the boating lifestyle the most rewarding, fulfilling and memorable experience possible. For more information, visit

For more information, contact: Adam Quandt, Boating Industry at 763-383-4424 / or Esther Reich, M&P Mercury Sales Ltd at 604-260-3719 /