About Us

Tri-State Marine is Your Chesapeake Bay Grady-White & Parker Dealer
Offering You 50 Years of Integrity and Expertise

Tri-State Marine has worked hard to earn our 50-year reputation of integrity, professionalism, and expertise. Five decades of professional partnerships with Grady-White and Parker Boats gives us an insider perspective and capabilities not usually found in other dealerships and service centers. Our Team does whatever it takes to deliver what we promised, when we promised, and how we promised. 

marine_industry_logo  We're proud to be equal to the quality of our products!  

We enjoy sharing our deep knowledge of boating knowing that an educated customer makes a better purchase. We understand that a boat is not just a major purchase for our customers - it's their dream come true, their lifestyle, their pride, their joy...their passion.

_1_logo-page-0_(3)We're the 2016 #1 Parker Dealer in the USA! 

We've been selling Parker Boats since 1994 and are well-known experts on the Parker product line. From the very start of our partnership, we've had a strong relationship with Linwood Parker giving us knowledge and insight that few dealers have. Both companies are dedicated to providing the same quality products and exceptional customer service. 



For 18 consecutive years Tri-State Marine has earned Grady-White Admiral's Circle Award for Excellence in Sales & Service! 

Recognized as one of the country's top Grady-White Dealerships, our team is proud to have consistently earned this prestigious recognition year after year. Our exceptional customer satisfaction ratings and outstanding sales & service achievements have earned us nationwide premier status.

Kris Carroll, president of Grady-White, congratulates Tri-State Marine by saying, "In addition to the goal of reaching over 2 million dollars in retail sales for the year, Tri-State Marine received customer satisfaction index scores from our customer surveys that exceeded 9.5 on a 10-point scale. Grady-White places a very high value on customer feedback and your upstanding achievements are reflected in their responses. The team effort and knowledge at Tri-State Marine promises the best in sales and service to each customer and is a true testament to your accomplishments." 

Come Aboard and Talk Boats With our Experts:


Ron Young

Sales Associate

Joined Tri-State Marine in 1983

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Ron's immense knowledge of the power boat industry, and the close attention he gives to his customer's needs, has earned him 100% in customer satisfaction ratings for the past 3 decades. His professional honesty and ability to provide critical information ensures that customers find the right boat for their lifestyle.  Ron stays in touch with his clients for years after the sale serving as a valued resource and problem solver making most of them repeat buyers. He has 32 years in boat sales and completed nearly 1,000 sales transactions ensuring that he knows how to make your deal go smoothly. 


Robert Warren

Sales Associate

Joined Tri-State Marine in 1993

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Robert's in-depth understanding of power boats, coupled with his passion for fishing, ensures that customers love to talk to him about boats. Decades of working with buyers while personally living the power boat lifestyle has given him the ability to effectively match families with their perfect boat. Robert's customers quickly turn into friends as he continues to work with them through the years perfecting their boating experience. Robert has 22 years in boat sales and completed over 650 sales transactions making sure that he understands how to make your purchase swift and easy.



Tim Swinburn

Sales Associate

Joined Tri-State Marine in 2016

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As a licensed United States Coast Guard OUPV(6-Pack) Captain, Tim has worked on a variety of power boats in many different waters and in many different positions. His years of nautical education and experience has given him the expertise necessary to understand vessels and boating performance. Tim is looking forward to sharing his love of boats and maritime knowledge with our customers.


Bill Gay

Sales Coordinator

Joined Tri-State Marine in 1972

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Bill came to work at Tri-State Marine when he was just 19 and he’s been here ever since! Through the years he has worked in just about every area of our sales, service and parts departments giving him an insight into all aspects of the boating industry. Bill’s life-long love of boating and decades of marine industry experience gives him the ability to provide 100% customer satisfaction that can only come from first-hand knowledge. 


John Byrnes


Joined Tri-State Marine in 1982

John's strong management style and committment to business integrity is the mainstay behind Tri-State Marine. During his 2 decades of leadership he has steered our crew through many storms, calm seas, and invigorating rides. Through it all his business philosophy has never wavered, "Our work must adhere to the high-quality of our products and we must always make the customer happy." There are hundreds of satisfied customers who have been delighted with the supreme extra effort that John and his Team gave to make them happy - come to Tri-State Marine and be one of them.

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