Bethel Marine Electronics Named 2011 Premier Dealer of the Year

March 2012

Raymarine announced Bethel Marine Electronics has been named its 2011 Premier Dealer of the Year. A Raymarine dealer for 32 years, Rockledge Florida-based Bethel Marine Electronics was selected for its commitment to customer care, after sales support and excellence in new product promotion, particularly the launch of Raymarine’s new e7 MFD, i70 instrument and p70 autopilot. The expert team at Bethel Marine Electronics, with its unwavering commitment to Raymarine, demonstrated impressive sales growth of Raymarine’s new products to end consumers, boat dealers and boat builders in 2011.

"I am very excited to recognize a partner that shares Raymarine’s commitment to innovation, quality and trust” says Larry Rencken, vice president of sales for Raymarine. “Bethel’s leadership in sales, marketing and customer support is best-in-class, and we are pleased to congratulate them on this award, and thank them for their partnership, hard work, and support."

"The the entire Bethel Marine Electronics team is honored to be named Raymarine’s Premier Dealer of the Year,” said Jules Rutstein of Bethel Marine Electronics. "With Raymarine rapidly expanding their product line and delivering innovative and easy-to-use products we are confident our successful partnership will continue well into the future.”

Raymarine also recognized Custom Marine Installation (C.M.I.) of Lindenhurst NY with their Manager’s Choice Award. C.M.I was recognized for excellence in customer support, marketing, and overall growth in sales. In a challenging season C.M.I successfully promoted Raymarine products and worked hand-in-hand with Raymarine as a collaborative partner. 

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Raymarine, a world leader in marine electronics, develops and manufactures the most comprehensive range of electronic equipment for the recreational boating and light commercial marine markets. Designed for high performance and ease of use, the award-winning products are available through a global network of dealers and distributors.

The Raymarine product lines include radar, autopilots, GPS, instruments, fishfinders, communications, and integrated systems. Headquartered in Fareham UK, Raymarine is a division of FLIR Systems, a world leader in thermal imaging. For more information about Raymarine please go to