About Us

We believe in providing you with dependable transportation and carefree boating of your choice in a friendly, stress free atmosphere. We are like your friendly hometown hardware store, we will walk you to it or give you free advice. We think great customer service should be expected not bragged about. It's nice to have a friend and trusted advisor in the business. "The Blue Crew is here for you".

Archer Auto Marine is owned and operated by John Archer and the "Blue Crew". Established in 1914 by John's Grandfather Clark, (no, not of Lewis and Clark) in Historic downtown Burlington, Iowa. We are located just off the mighty Mississippi River. We are a full service boat dealer and marine store and auto and truck sales.

We are the largest aluminum boat dealer in the area and stock a variety of Crestliner jons, v-hulls, fish and ski combos, War Eagle jons and waterfowl boats up to 23 feet. We also carry Regal Sport and Deck boats and small Cruisers. Looking for a center console boat? We offer those in our Crestliner  and War Eagle Jons and our extensive pre owned line up. Mercury Marine is our exclusive outboard motor line, offering the most models on the market. We are also an authorized Mercruiser and Volvo sterndrive dealer.

If you are looking for something pre-owned, we pride ourselves in offering you a  variety of choices. We accept all major credit cards. If you are looking to sell your boat, we also do consignment boat sales. So feel free to browse our site and contact us for your boating and vehicle needs.