The Sportsman in San Benito, TX
The Sportsman is one of the largest dealers in south Texas and for the past 60 years has specialized in shallow-draft bay fishing boats. Its efforts are recognized not only by eager flats fishermen who travel from all states along the Gulf Coast, but also by the industry. It has received the coveted Top 100 Dealers Award from Boating Industry magazine annually since its inception.
The Sportsman started in 1950 and in 1952 founder C.R. “Dutch” Youker began selling Evinrude engines. Today, the dealership is owned by Rob Youker. The company specializes in shallow-draft boats.
The tight-knit, award-winning Service & Parts Team at The Sportsman will not only put you back on the water, they will also help you understand the cause and the solution to the problem and advise you on how to avoid issues down the line.
The Sportsman has earned and maintained its reputation as a trusted dealer through its dedication to customer service and satisfaction, which it achieves by having knowledgeable and certified service personnel whose average tenure is more than 10 years. Additionally, The Sportsman is an Evinrude and Yamaha dealer, and so can efficiently handle preventive maintenance, check-ups, and repairs. With such a well-oiled machine, the Texas dealer, as well as receiving Top 100 Dealers Awards, scores consistently above 95% in CSI ratings.
The Shallow Sport 18 Sport is powered by a 115-hp Evinrude E-TEC outboard.
The Shallow Sport 18 Sport draws just 6” of water, can be easily poled across the flats, and delivers the smooth dry ride that Shallow Sport boats are known for.
The Shallow Sport 18 Sport has a center console with 7/16” acrylic windshield, 38-gallon fuel tank, foam-filled fiberglass stringer system, and 25-gallon recirculating livewell.
The Sportsman, 1985 W. Bus Hwy 77, San Benito, TX 78586.
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