About Us

Eric’s Contender Boat Sales is Miami-Dade & Broward County’s Premier Contender Boats dealer. We are proud to be partnered up with Contender Boats, a local company originating in South Florida over 30 years ago. Contender Boats has grown into one of the boating industry’s most notorious brands and is the leader in creating unparalleled performance through innovative hull design.

We understand boating & fishing because everyone at Eric’s is an avid boater. 

At Eric’s Contender, complete customer satisfaction is our mission. All of our salesmen are here to serve and assist you in choosing the right Contender model for you and the custom features to match your boating habits and goals. Your boat is made for you by the finest craftsman in the boating industry. We’ll assist you with recommendations in selecting the right boat and the right equipment from engine options, electronics, live wells, dive platforms, consoles, helm stations, seating configurations, color combinations, T-tops, as well as various other options and accessories. 

We offer competitive pricing and can assist you with financing and the trade-in or sale of your current vessel. We do not use sales tactics or pressure our customers. We move at your pace, fast or slow. We want your buying experience to be fun, educational, and rewarding for you. 

Eric’s Contender is the leader in customer satisfaction. From sales and service, to follow up support, we partner with you to make your boating adventure a rewarding experience. Visit or call us whenever you are ready for the treatment and expertise you deserve. 

Our sister company, Eric’s Outboard Marine Service, is a full line, factory authorized Yamaha outboard engine and parts dealer. Home to South Florida’s largest Yamaha Parts Inventory and 5 Star Service department. We can provide warranty, non-warranty service, and repair on new or used Yamaha engines. Our Certified Master Technicians are trained yearly to maintain the highest of standards. Eric’s Outboard also offers local dockside service from Fort Lauderdale to Key West. 


We also offer a large selection of Contender Boats apparel.

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Eric Raistrick - Executive Member

Eric Raistrick

President and founder of Eric’s Contender & Eric’s Outboard

Eric Raistrick, the President and founder of Eric’s Outboard. He started out as a Mobile Marine Mechanic way back in 1986. Over the last 30 years, with a lot of hard work and determination, he has grown his business into one of the most respected Yamaha dealerships in the country. He is proud to represent the Contender Boats line for Miami-Dade County.



Tony Eric - Salesman

Tony Perez

Contender Boats & Head Yamaha Outboard Salesman

Tony is one of our most dedicated employees and commands excellence from his team. If you are in the market for a new Contender, looking to re-power your boat, purchase a new engine, or need help selling your Contender; Tony is your man.



Judy Eric - Administrative Asssistant

Judi Gowin

Executive Administrative Assistant

Judi Gowin is our behinds the scenes go to person for any office related needs. She wears more hats than most of us and lives and breathes our customer service standards.