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Adirondack Marine is a family owned and operated business specializing in the water sports industry since 1958.

Originally known as Tom's Water Ski School and located on Lake George, NY, we became Adirondack Marine in 1984, one of Correct Craft's largest dealers of new and pre-owned inboard boats in the Northeast. We also took on the Tige line of inboard boats in 1999 and are a full-service, factory-authorized sales and service dealership for both Nautiques by Correct Craft and Tige Watersport Inboards. We also offer The Ski Shop, Adirondack Marine's Pro Shop featuring top-quality wakeboard and waterski equipment and accessories.

We are completely devoted to watersports and that's all we do. Our staff is comprised of waterskiers and wakeboarders which gives us a true understanding of the needs and wants of those who live for the sport and those who are just entering.

Tom Roach, President and founder of Adirondack Marine now owns and operates the business with his son, Jeff as well as a very qualified and knowledgeable staff.

We are here to share in the excitement of the purchase and use of the finest family water sport inboards and equipment in today's market. We have a large list of satisfied customers throughout Albany, Saratoga, the Adirondacks and the greater Northeast region. All this is backed up by our award-winning& outstanding customer service.

WE DON'T JUST SELL A PRODUCT - WE BUILD RELATIONSHIPS

The "Pre-Water Sports Tubing" Experience on Lake George

Today, tubing behind a boat has become one of the most popular water sports activities for families and friends during the wonderful summers here on Lake George and on most other lakes around the state and country. These towables only began to be developed during the mid and late 1980s.

However, as early as 1961, when Tom's Water Ski School was in it's 4th year of operation and I was a sopohmore at the State University of Oswego, I was able to design and construct a water toboggan from marine plywood, ash and fiberglass in a wood technology class. This toboggan became a very useful aid for introducing those young and old to water sports which, like tubing, was a lot of fun. We gave rides to thousands of people from 1962 though 1985 - the last year of operation for Tom's Ski School.

The boat would slowly pull the toboggan from the dock and proceed out into the lake. The boat speed was not high but regulated according to the wishes and abilities of the passengers aboard. One can see that the passenger receiving the most spray would be the one at the front of the toboggan.

During the Winter Carnival, we used the water toboggan to pull some of the original members of the Coney Island Polar bear Club across the open waters of West Brook outlet behind a snowmobile.

The youngsters in the 1980 photo receiving pointers on how to hold on to the water toboggan are, left to right: Debi Cohen, Wendy Martin, Laurie Cohen, Kathy Martin and Jill Martin. The three Martin girls continue to vacation here at Bayfront Cottages, now with their own children. Their parents were on their honeymoon of Depe Dene Motel in 1964 and the Bethlehem, PA couple and their family have vacationed here at Bayfront every summer season since 1965.

The tubing photo was take last summer on Friends Lake with three of our grandchildren on board: Jack Krug, Max and Bradley Roach.

Another Satisfied Customer ...

Dear Correct Craft,

I rarely take the time to send correspondence of this nature but in this case i feel it is necessary. I am writing to compliment Adirondack Marine located on Lake George in New York. I have purchased four Nautiques in my lifetime and three of them have been from Adirondack Marine. I consider myself to be a "Nautique" person and have total confidence in your product.

On all three occasions when dealing with the Roach Family at Adirondack Marine I have been extremely impressed. Notably Tom Roach, Jeff Roach and Mike from Service. I have found Tom to be honest, sincere and very reliable to deal with. Jeff and Mike in Service are the best. Many times they have assisted me in diagnosing small problems that have arisen. Always with patience and extensive knowledge of the product. All at AM have been friendly and courteous. I consider myself to be somewhat of a pain in the neck at times but, all at AM are simply the best to deal with and are always patient with me.

Tom Roach and his family and employees are a true asset to your company. I will always recommend them and Nautique when the situation may arise.

A very satisfied customer,

David LaVoice
Huntington, MA

Some Pictures of Us Throughout the Years ...
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1961 - Tom Roach


1961 - Tom Roach


1961 - Tom Roach


1961 - Tom's Ski School


1961 - Tom's Ski School


1963 - Dick Butler


1967 - Lake George Mirror


1971 - Jeff Roach


1977 - Jeff Roach


2007 - Max Roach, Jeff's son, first trip on skis. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.


2008 - Jack and Reilly Krug, Max and Bradley Roach.


2008 - Jack Krug, age 3 (Tomís grandson) strapping on his board getting ready to ride.


2008 - Jack enjoying the ride on the boom.


2008 - Rick and Jack Krug wake surfing behind their Nautique.


2008 - Grandpa providing some waterskiing advice on their way back from the lake after a good day of riding.

Adirondack Marine
3226 Lake Shore Drive
Lake George, NY 12845
Phone: 518-668-2658
Fax: 518-668-4143
Email: info@adirondackmarine.net

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