September 14, 2017 - Winter Brokerage Storage Program Released

If you broker boat with Clarks Landing Yacht Sales over the winter and it sells, you get FREE winter storage! You can also take advantage of the Detailing Program which includes discounted rates for washes, waxes, detailing, and more! Learn more here!

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September 12, 2017 - Sales Team Expansion

Shady Side, Maryland (September 12, 2017) – Clarks Landing is excited to expand their sales team with the addition of Dave Sheilds as an Affiliate Broker and Mike Carr as a full-time Sales Professional. They have joined Clarks Landing to sell Sea Rays, Beneteau Powerboats, used and brokerage boats and yachts.

Read full press release, here!

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August 25, 2017 - Service Coordinator hired at Shady Side Yacht Yard

Kevin Boyer joins the Clarks Landing Service Department as the Service Coordinator for Shady Side Yacht Yard. He comes to Clarks Landing with an extensive amount of customer service knowledge and experience. “We’re lucky to have someone with so much customer service experience join our already exceptional team”, Truesdale stated. “I know our customers will be 110% satisfied with the moves and additions we’ve made to our Service Team”, continued Truesdale.

Read full press release, here!

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August 25, 2017 - Justin Britton gets promoted to Shop Foreman

Justin Britton, former Service Advisor, has been promoted to Shop Foreman. “Justin has been with Clarks Landing for over 8 years and has an exceptional understanding for how our Service Department can maximize productivity and efficiency while still achieving high customer satisfaction”, stated Jeff Truesdale, General Manager. “We’re ecstatic that we have the opportunity to promote from within the company, it shows a lot about our company and the dedication of our employees”, continued Truesdale.

Read full press release, here!

August 21, 2017 - Boating Industry and the Economic Impact for the State of Maryland

Recreational Boats in the State of Maryland Total 178,198 in 2015 and 81% of those were Powerboats, 10% PWC, 6% sailboats and 4% other. The total economic impact of boating in Maryland is $2.4 billion. The annual retail sales of new boats, engines and accessories in Maryland is $290.1 Million.

(This is from the NMMA Statistical Abstract 2015)

August 1, 2017 - "Below-Market" Interest Rates Available Exclusively at Clarks Landing Yacht Sales

Shady Side, MD (August 1, 2017) – Clarks Landing is now the exclusive yacht dealer to offer “below market” interest rates starting at only 3% (fixed interest).

“We are fortunate to be able to offer such an incredible interest rate to our customers,” said Ray Garville, Business Manager. “This gives our customers a sensational opportunity to finally get into the Sea Ray or Beneteau yacht of their dreams,” Garville continued. “I mean, there really isn’t a better time to purchase a yacht then now. You have financial security with the fixed rate and you’ve got the comfort in knowing you got an once-in-a-lifetime deal!”

To read the full press release,click here.

July 24, 2017 - New Technician Joins Clarks Landing Yacht Sales


Clarks Landing announces the addition of another certified technician to their Service Department. Bryan Hartnett is a qualified technician who brings a lot of experience to their Service Department.

To read the full press release, click here.

April 4, 2017 - Another Technician Gets Certified at Clarks Landing Yacht Sales

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Clarks Landing is proud to announce that another one of their technicians has acquired a new certification and factory training from one of our engine manufacturers!

Andrew Mauger, from our Kent Island Boat Yard, attended the Volvo Catalyst class and is now certified in Volvo Penta engines.

During the class Andrew covered engine catalytic converters and the oxygen sensors that are used to monitor them. He also learned about the theory and diagnosis for the Volvo Catalyst as well as the procedures for how to repair them.

Clarks Landing Yacht Sales entire team of technicians is now factory certified for Volvo, Mercury and Yamaha!

To read the full press release, click here.

March 22, 2017 - Technicians Get New Certifications at Clarks Landing Yacht Sales

Clarks Landing is proud to announce that several of their technicians have acquired new certifications and training from our engine manufacturers just in time for the spring boating season!

Rick Thames, from our Shady Side Yacht Yard, attended a “Fuel Injection Class” for Mercury. He learned about theory and the operation of fuel injection systems, covering Mercruiser and Mercury outboard engines. Rick is now able to diagnose and repair fuel injection related engine performance issues.

Chris Ackerman, from our Shady Side Yacht Yard, went to Georgia to the “Mercury Joystick Piloting Class” for Mercury sterndrives, outboards and Zeus engines. At this class, they took an in-depth look at the 3 different configurations side-by-side and learned how the joystick systems are designed and serviced. Chris knows what criterion is needed to make them operate correctly.

Chris also attended the Vovlo Penta class to get certified in the servicing of DPH sterndrives, which is primarily used with the D4 and D6 Volvo diesel engines as well as the Volvo Joystick operated boats. They disassembled and reassembled engines while learning the common service points so he can diagnose and repair these Volvo engines.

Sean Stevens, from our Kent Island Boat Yard, attended the Mercruiser classes and is now certified in Mercruiser Generation III systems. He also learned about Mercruiser’s new sterndrive technology while attending these classes.

To read the full press release, click here.

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March 20, 2017 - Sales Team Addition

Stevensville, Maryland (March 20, 2017) – Clarks Landing is excited to announce the expansion of their sales team with the addition of Tim Manton. He has joined Clarks Landing to sell Sea Rays, Beneteau Powerboats, and Brokerage boats and yachts.

Growing up in the Midwest, Tim began boating at a very young age on the Great Lakes. With a long history in boating, he obtained the knowledge to create a foundation in boating including a 100 ton Captain's License. Tim is extremely passionate about boating and has a deep respect for the water. He strives to serve his customers in finding the right boat that fits them and helping to ensure an enjoyable experience along the way. Tim looks forward to building long-lasting relationships and friendships at Clarks Landing.

To read the full press release, click here.

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February 9, 2017 - 2017 Spring Launch Program Released

Time to get your boat back on the water, finally! Schedule your spring launch now with our Service Department to ensure you're ready for the boating season. Fill out the packet online or download the PDF version, for more information click here.

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January 31, 2017 - Clarks Landing is a Mercury CSI Winner

Shady Side, Maryland (January 31, 2017) – Clarks Landing has been named a 2016 Mercury Service Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) award winning dealer! To read the full press release, click here.


January 27, 2017 - Mercury Joystick Piloting for Inboard Engines

Mercury introduces the latest innovation in joystick piloting -- Joystick Piloting for Inboards. Ideal for towsports like wake boarding. Have complete control with 360 degree turning capability and unheard of docking maneuverability. Go Effortlessly. Go Boldly. Choose Mercury.

January 19, 2017 - New Sales Location to Open March 1

Chester, Maryland (January 20, 2017) – Clarks Landing Yacht Sales, one of Maryland’s leading boat dealers, is excited to announce a new sales location on Kent Island starting March 1st. To read the full press release, click here.


January 11, 2017 - Sea Ray Launches New SLX 400

Boating Industry – Sea Ray has introduced its new SLX 400, designed for entertaining and cruising. “The SLX 400 was conceived as the ideal entertaining vessel for socializing with large groups of family and friends, no matter the boaters’ preferred on-water fun,” said Brad Anderson, Sea Ray president of sport boats and sport cruisers. “It truly is ‘the Entertainer’ not only for Sea Ray’s luxury day boat offerings, but also for the market as a whole.” For more information on this model, click here.