Thunder Marine is an authorized Monterey, NauticStar, and Piranha Boatworks dealership serving the Saint Petersburg area. We are proud to carry a large selection of new and pre-owned inventory. When you are ready to invest in a new or used boat, our friendly and knowledgeable sales, financing, service, and parts departments are prepared to make sure your experience is outstanding, from assisting while you’re making your choice to ongoing maintenance and customization. At Thunder Marine, we value the opportunity to create a long-term relationship with our customers, and we do that by giving you the best customer service available.
In the mid-1980s, Mark LaPrade decided to create a dealership that would offer a customer more than just a place to buy a boat. Mark believed back then as he does now if you’re out to make a customer for life, everything else will take care of itself. Mark has since passed the business on to his daughter Tracie and her husband Steve and their philosophy are the same. At Thunder Marine, it is not just the boats that we sell, but how we do business. No matter which one of our great brands you are interested in – Nautic Star, Monterey or Piranha – your experience with Thunder Marine will be more of a relationship than a transaction. We believe your boating experience is more than just a weekend excursion; it is a lifestyle of fun and adventure.
Our customers are always at the forefront of our minds, therefore we offer many extra benefits that others do not.
Thunder Marine is proud to consistently be one of the top dealers in all of the brands we sell and we realize that success depends on our customers. So our belief is not that you are a customer, but part of our boating family.
We look forward to serving you! It’s not just a boat, it’s a LIFESTYLE!