Tom and his wife Brenda purchased Huntsville Marine located in Huntsville Ontario in October 1986. Since 1986, Tom has acted as General Manager of Huntsville Marine facility with specific areas of responsibility for retail operations, service, marketing and supplier relations. Over the past 29 years, Tom and his wife Brenda, have turned a small marina in Huntsville into one of the highest rated marine retail and marine service operations in the Huntsville, Muskoka and Lake of Bays area.
Boater’s Chat was an ideal born out of conversations with clients and boating prospects commenting on the lack of real boat buying information available for research in the bowrider, pontoon boat and fishing boat markets. Unfortunately almost 100% of the boat builder information on web sites and those glossy magazines are nothing more than life style advertising with nothing of real substance to base a significant buying decision on. Adding to that problem is marketing spin by boat builders and in some cases marine retailers that misrepresent the true value of boats versus competitive boats with regards to construction and boat building material quality.
Boat purchaser’s are to blame as well as they no longer demand or ask the right questions or know the right questions on build quality, component quality and build materials form salespersons and marine retailers presenting the opportunity for boat builders to substitute and utilize lower quality materials. Boater’s Chat provides potential bowrider boat for sale as well as pontoon boat for sale and fishing boat for sale researchers detailed insider information to consider before they right that cheque.
Tom has additional interests in acrylic landscape painting as well as landscape photography. Tom has an additional blog called tomdwelshlandscapes Exposure for his landscape activities. You can find Tom daily at the Huntsville Marine Showroom – ready to discuss any aspect of bowrider boat buying, Mercruiser, Volvo Penta and Mercury Outboard service as well as general boat service/care and proper boat storage. Tom is presently very active in promoting “a green boating lifestyle” in the bowrider, pontoon boat and fishing boat segments. Boater’s Chat has a growing audience in some 29 countries including Canada, United States including Alaska and Hawaii, Northern Europe, Australia and New Zealand.