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Our Founder

Richard Ingman

Beloved Father, Husband and Founder

Our dealership and this website are dedicated to the memory of Richard Ingman: husband, father and founder of Gasparilla Marine Sales. Richard started this company with the hopes of passing the love of boating, fishing and the ocean to his family and those in the community.

In Memory Of

In 1981, Richard Ingman founded Gasparilla Marine Sales in picturesque Southwest Florida at the location known today as Gasparilla Marina. In 1991, the business added a location in Port Charlotte and became Ingman Marine. Today, with locations in Port Charlotte, Placida, Sarasota and North Fort Myers, Ingman Marine is widely recognized as one of the most knowledgeable and well respected full service marine dealerships in Florida.

Family owned and operated for over 37 years, Ingman Marine has consistently provided the finest products and services in the industry. The entire staff at Ingman Marine is dedicated to one objective – making your boating experience enjoyable, economical and safe!! Our people are professionals in their fields and they are the individuals you will come to know, trust and rely on through the years.

At Ingman Marine, we take the time to get to know you and make sure you end up with the product and service that best fits you and your needs. Over the years the products may have changed, but the idea of selling only the best has never wavered. Customer service and support has always been, and will continue to be, a top priority at Ingman Marine.


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