About Us

Thayer Marine was established in May of 1987 by Chuck and Katie Thayer. The Thayer family has been in business in Jackson, Michigan for over 60 years. They began in 1954 with a Sinclair Gas Station and then to the marine industry with the creation of Lutz and Thayer Marine form ’58 to ’70. Expansion continued into the Automobile market with the purchase of the American Motors, Jeep and Renault franchise and then the creation of Thayer Marine Inc in 1987. Over the years Thayer Marine has become an industry leader selling and servicing major brands like Bayliner Boats, Bennington, Four Winns, Glastron Boats, Sylvan and as well as Yamaha, Mercury and Mercruiser engines. After over 30 years of serving the boating community the Thayer family remains committed to providing the absolute best products and service possible.

Join thousands of boating enthusiast’s from Michigan, Indiana and Ohio who have purchased, serviced or stored their boat with Thayer Marine. Boaters have found that no other dealer can comes close when it comes to satisfying their boating needs.

How do we stay small and sell big? It’s simple: years of experience. At Thayer Marine, Our mission is to offer you the Best Product available in today’s market the latest in parts and accessories products at the best prices, and with unparalleled service. We pledge to use our best efforts to make your experience both beneficial and enjoyable. Once you give us a try, we’re sure you’ll be back for more!