New & Used Boat & Outboard Motor Dealer in Naples, ME - Nautique Boat Sales & Staff - Maine
Jim Davenport: President/ Owner
A native of New Jersey, Jim graduated from Manville high school. He then went to college and got his degree in criminal justice and environmental science from Raritan Valley College. After college Jim attended the Middlesex County Police Academy. He began his career for the New Jersey Transit Police Department in 1983. He then transferred over to the Montgomery Township Police Department in Belle Mead, New Jersey in 1985. He then retired from the Montgomery Township Police Department in January of 2002. As a police officer he received 3 meritorious service awards, 2 life-saving awards, one exceptional duty award, honorable service award, seven letters of recommendation for arrests and convictions, Elks police officer of the year, Rotary international club honored guest, and was the New Jersey State PBA delegate.
Jim then purchased Long Lake Marina in May of 1999. He then became the President and CEO of LLM in January of 2002. Accomplishments at
LLM include: distinguished dealer for Avalon and Tahoe Pontoon Boats, national sales award for Avalon and Tahoe Pontoon Boats from 2002 consecutively to present, presidential award from Polaris industries and top dealer for Polaris industries in 2002. He has also won the White Diamond award winner for Yamaha watercraft beginning in 2006 and running consecutively to present.
He is a member of Lakes Environmental Association and past board member. Jim’s hobbies include hiking, fishing, and boating, and he is antique car enthusiast. His 1970 Ford Mustang and 1966 Ford Bronco can be seen driving around in the summer months. He also enjoys football, ice hockey, snowmobiling, water sports, and beer stein collecting. Jim is extremely proud of his employees and customers at Long Lake Marina. He is always striving to sell quality products and conduct business honestly through integrity and loyalty while providing family fun on the water.