Merced, CA May 07, 2013; Centurion Boats announced the appointment of four Tracker Boating Center locations in Minnesota and North Dakota as their newest dealers. Centurion builds high-quality, world-class water sports towboats. Located in Brainerd, MN, Fargo, ND, Shakopee, MN and Forest Lake MN, these Tracker Boating Center dealerships are positioned to help Centurion reach water sports customers in the region. Centurion is a perfect complement to their TRACKER aluminum fishing, SUN TRACKER pontoon, NITRO performance fishing, MAKO center console, and TAHOE runabout and deckboat lineup.

Tracker Boating Center, with 70 locations in the United States, 56 of them inside Bass Pro Shops® retail stores, is the number one boat retailer in North America. As part of the Bass Pro Shops family, every dealership assures a culture of excellence by subscribing to the Marine Industry Five-Star Dealer Certification process in support of the Marine Customer Bill of Rights. No other boat retailer has more Five-Star Certified Dealership locations.

Wayne Stokes, Director of Boat Operations for Bass Pro Shops and Tracker Boating Center, said, “We are pleased to be associated with Centurion as a high-quality watersports towboat. Water sports are a popular piece of the outdoor experience. It’s a great opportunity for us to be in the towboat business and we are looking forward to serving new customers.”

Celebrating 40 years in business, Bass Pro Shops, its family of boat brands and its Tracker Boating Center dealerships, offer outdoor-loving families quality products, nationally recognized customer service excellence and the strength and stability of a market leader. In addition, the company’s devotion to conservation helps assure the preservation of our country’s natural resources for the enjoyment of future generations.

Bryan Holland, Vice President of Sales for Centurion Boats said, “We feel that we have found the perfect match for Centurion in the upper Midwest and we are looking forward to helping Tracker Boating Center launch into the towsports business.”


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About Centurion: Centurion Boats is most recognized as the first boat company to produce a dedicated wakesurfing boat and with its Enzo 244 model, Centurion remains at the top-of-the-class in this space. In addition to world-class wakesurfing boats, Centurion has been a pioneer in wakeboarding and slalom ski boat technology. Centurion held the first World Wake Surfing Championship in 1995, an event that has grown to become the world’s largest, annual, premier wake surfing event. Rick Lee, Centurion’s founder, is credited with being the first to utilize a v-drive transmission for water sports towboats in the mid 1990’s, something that’s common for all towboats today. For more information please contact Centurion Boats at 209-384-0255 or visit