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Gunnells' Marine serves Greenwood and all surrounding areas including Lake Hartwell, Keowee, Russell, Rabon, Strom Thurmond and Murray. Located on Hwy 72-221 in Greenwood, Gunnells' is a convenient drive to Lake Greenwood for demonstration and test rides.

Gunnells' Marine, formerly Greenwood Marine Sales and Service, was founded in 1968 by Bill Johnson. On August 11, 1986, Barney and Gwen Gunnells purchased the dealership and it became Gunnells' Marine Unlimited Inc.. Barney and Gwen seek to provide the best service and fairest prices on a complete line of high quality, affordable boats, motors, trailers, parts and accessories. We are not your lowest dollar, but we are your best value with quality product and service.

The service you receive is just as important as the product when buying a new boat. The staff at Gunnells' is concerned about you and your family, your boat, and your boating needs. Let's introduce you to the crew from Gunnells' Marine.
Barney
Barney Gunnells, owner, has been in the marine industry since 1970. At the age of 14, Barney worked for Bill Johnson at Greenwood Marine as an outboard technician. From there, he moved into boat racing with his father and two brothers and became owner of Gunnells' Marine in 1986. Barney is certified for Mercury, Mercruiser, Force, and PCM engines.
 
Gwen
Gwen Gunnells, owner, is Barney's business partner and wife; plus controller of the company. Just ask the employees who is in charge. Gwen has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lander University in 1983 with a Teacher Certification in Business Education. Gwen works in every aspect of the business.
 
Ellis
In Rembererance of Ellis "Pop" Gunnells had been involved with boating for over 45 years. First recreationally, then in racing, and was a full time associate of Gunnells' Marine.
 
Buddy
Buddy Attaway has been with Gunnells' since 1987 and is a very important part in making Gunnells' Marine what it is today. He is a Certified Technician for Mercury, Force, Mercruiser, Yamaha, and PCM. There are two special ladies that make his life complete, Lisa and Courtney.
 
Reba
Reba Bodie has been working with Gunnells' since 1995. She handles many of the administrative duties and customer communications. She is still trying to prevent Gwen from misbehaving. Reba is Gwen's mom.
 
Shane
In our service department is Shane Wood. Shane calls Ninety-Six, SC home and enjoys fishing. Shane began with Gunnells Marine as a Installation Technician and advanced to the Technical department. Shane is an excellent Fiberglass and Gel Tech. With Shane's talents, it allows Gunnells Marine to offer a wide range of services. Shane is a Certified Technician for Mercury, Force, MerCruiser, Yamaha, and PCM.
 
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Lynne McDaniel is a graduate of Greenwood High School and also a graduate of Piedmont Technical College with an Associating Degree in Accounting & Business Management. Lynne started working with Gunnells Marine in 1987 until 1993. After 20 years, Lynne has returned and has the title of Administrative Assistant. She is married to Greg McDaniel and is the mother of DuPre McDaniel.
   
Haley Lafrancis
When you want that new boat rigged and prepped for the water, just ask Gideon Kirkland for assistance. Gideon is a graduate of Saluda High School and Piedmont Technical College.
   
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Courtney Attaway graduate of Ninety Six High School & the G. Frank Russell Technology Center, where she received her Cosmetology Certification as a hair stylist. Courtney enjoys wakeboarding, fishing & hunting. She assists with administrative duties.
  Mark Murff is Gunnells Marine's General Manager. Mark has been in the boating industry since 1994. He and his wife, Kathy, live on Lake Greenwood. Great person to assist you with your boating needs.
  Trenton Kelley started with Gunnells Marine in 2017 as an assistant to Technical and Rigging Department. He is a graduate of Ninety Six High School and attending Piedmont Technical College.
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Nicole Fowler works on the front line assisting our customers with all questions. Nicole attends Lander University.
 

Dan Reece joined the Gunnells Team in 2016 as a Technician. He is from Georgia and jumped ship into SC to work for a dealership that has alot of knowledge in the service center.

 

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With a combination of super boat lines and employees, Gunnells' Marine will continue to uphold its reputation and provide the best products and service available on the market.