Regal & Nautique of Orlando recently won the highly coveted 2022 Boating Industry “Dealer of the Year” award in the annual Top 100, recognizing the best retailers throughout North America.
Ranked by the editors of Boating Industry magazine, the Boating Industry Top 100 Awards has honored the best retailers throughout North America since 2005, based on a wealth of competitive criteria including business operations, professionalism, marketing tactics, customer service, sales and more.
Regal & Nautique of Orlando has risen through the rankings over the years, twice earning recognition for the #1 service department in North America, and most recently securing the #2 ranking in 2021 prior to this year’s top award achievement. The award was presented at a black-tie, invitation-only gala on November 16th at the Caribe Royale Resort in Central Florida.
“Watching Regal & Nautique of Orlando climb the ranks of Boating Industry’s Top 100 Dealers program each and every year has been an absolute pleasure,” said Boating Industry Magazine Editor-in-Chief and Top 100 Program Director Adam Quandt. “One thing is for certain when it comes to this organization, they will never rest on any laurels. Jeff Husby and the Regal & Nautique of Orlando team continuously push themselves to be better and create the ultimate experience for customers both new and old, and that makes them more than deserving of this year’s coveted Dealer of the Year Award.”
“All of us at Team Regal & Nautique of Orlando are thrilled and very proud of this prestigious distinction that recognizes the hard work and accomplishments of our entire team,” said General Manager and Owner Jeff Husby. “We have worked diligently to continue to focus and improve all aspects of our business over many years and appreciate the recognition among all retailers in North America by Boating Industry magazine.”
Regal & Nautique of Orlando represents new boat brands throughout the greater Central Florida market including Nautique, Regal, Supreme and South Bay pontoons. The dealership is a four-time consecutive recipient of the Marine Retailers Association of the America’s “Top Ten Greatest Dealerships to Work for in North America” and was previously named “Dealer of the Year” by the Water Sports Industry Association in 2020. Other honors include top CSI scores for all brands represented as verified by the National Marine Manufacturers Association; Top Five Dealer in North America for Nautique Boats in 2020; and Outstanding Dealer for PCM Engines in 2022.
“I’m extremely proud of the team at Nautique of Orlando on this incredible achievement,” said Nautique Boat Company President Greg Meloon. “Our company’s success is built upon our hardworking and customer-focused dealers like Nautique of Orlando, and I’d like to offer Jeff Husby and his team my sincerest congratulations. Being named the #1 Boat Dealer in North America is quite an accomplishment, and we’re grateful to have them be a part of Nautique’s world-class dealer network.”
“This is a very well-deserved honor for Regal & Nautique of Orlando and one that I know Team RNO has worked very hard to achieve,” added Duane Kuck, CEO of Regal Boats. “Jeff Husby is an awesome leader and it shows in everything he does. Regal is blessed to be teamed up with Jeff and the entire team.”