Marquis YachtsMarquis and Carver Yacht's newest dealer to join the expanding group of dealer partners, is Group Thomas Marine in Varnnes, Quebec Canada. From Groupe Thomas Marine's four locations - Laval, Varnnes, Sorel, and St. Charles sur Richelieu. Marquis and Carver Yachts owners, prospects, sales, and service needs will be fully supported throughout Quebec and the Canadian Maritimes.

Groupe Thomas Marine started from humble beginnings 20-years ago in Varnnes. With steady growth and a reputation for customer service, Groupe Thomas Marine has become the leading dealership in the region.

"We are honoured to have the knowledge, reputation and boating expertise the Groupe Thomas Marine team brings to Marquis and Carver in this very valuable and important part of Canada," said Rob Parmentier, President and CEO Marquis Yachts, LLC. Parmentier went on to say, "the level of excitement that started 6-months ago with the changes to the product and the hype around the new Carver C43 Coupe launched last month in Miami were the catalyst for this relationship between Pulaski and Thomas Marine coming together."

"The addition of Marquis and Carver Yachts to our current product portfolio will further our ability to support the boating community of Quebec and the Maritimes," said Claude Thomas, President Groupe Thomas Marine. "We are excited to add both of these brands and be a key partner in each brand's revival and return to the strong position they once held in this area. I am humbled that Rob and his team felt we could support this strategic objective," Thomas added.

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