Mark Manke began in the boat lift and dock business over 40 years ago. The son of a second generation marine owner he and his brother began a boat lift business for the main purpose of supporting a racing habit. As the business grew it soon became their primary career. Selling and servicing shorestation boats and piers in the southern wisconsin area the business grew to 2 barges with 2 seperate crews servicing most of southern wisconsin. In 2014 Mark and his brother decided to go their own ways. Although Mark was on his own he still loves the boat lift business. In 2015 he and a longtime friend decide to get back in business in Northern Wisconsin.