Little Falls, Minn – (Mar. 20, 2014) Larson Boat Group (LBG) is pleased to announce its new partnership with Checkered Flag Marine. Checkered Flag's in Mount Vernon, Washington will now serve Western Washington from the Cascade Mountain range west as the authorized Larson (runabouts and cruisers from 16' – 32'), Larson FX (freshwater fishing boats 16' – 21') and Larson Escape (pontoon boats 21' – 25') dealer.
"We are very excited to start a long relationship and partnership with Checkered Flag Marine. The dedication to their customers and the industry mirror those of Larson and the Larson Boat Group," said Rob Parmentier, President and CEO of LBG.
Checkered Flag Marine has served the western Washington boating community for more than 22 years, since it's founding in 1992. Checkered Flag Marine's staff of sales and service professional have more than 126 combined years of marine experience.
Checkered Flag Marine's owner, Larry Carpenter, presently is a prominent member of the Northwest Marine Trade Association, and previously served as president of the organization. "Larry and his team's passion, energy and determination to grow Larson's sales in Western Washington is exactly what we look for as we grow our dealer network in open market opportunities to serve for the next 100-years of Larson's success," added Pat Blake, LBG Vice President of Sales and Marketing.