you can find a dedicated team of experts who specialize in custom fiberglass repair, paintwork, design and construction, rigging, custom built engines, and general repair and maintenance. We feel with an all-inclusive operation we can guarantee high quality service, convenience, and specific time lines to maximize your boating time on the water.
Owners Mark Schnepf and Rich Stroffolino bring over 40 years of combined experience in custom design, fabrication, set up and repair of high performance boats.
Mark Schnepf heads the fiberglass and paint shop. His extensive experience in fiberglass design and construction has resulted in many of the boats he has built to become National and World Champions. His boats have dominated the offshore racing circuits Factory One class from 1999 to present bringing their owners many National and World Championships. In 2001 and 2002, Mark along with BJ Maher, won back-to-back National Championships in a boat that Mark built.
Rich Stroffolino leads the rigging department and the drive and engine shop. He has been building high performance engines for race and pleasure boats for over 20 years. Rich also raced in the Super V class of offshore racing for several years; however, he has decided to dedicate all his time to building their high performance boat shop and new powerboat line, Rage Powerboats, LLC. Together they have set out to become one of the most trusted and experienced shops in the Northeast. Their 20,000-foot facility on the water in Bridgeport, CT is centrally located in the tri-state area.
Richard Didelot brings over 30 years of business experience in Purchasing, Inventory Management, Marketing, and Customer Relations Management to the venture. He was a principal partner and operated a multi-faceted auto repair business for over 25 years. He most recently successfully transitioned that business to auto parts. Richard has a long-standing relationship with Rich Stroffolino, and for some time has desired to diversify his business experience into the marine industry. His partnership with Rich and Mark provides an excellent opportunity for him to expand and grow his business experience, as well as transform Northeast Performance Marine and Rage Powerboats into a one of a kind, all inclusive marine operation.
Northeast Performance Marine is an authorized Mercury Marine dealer with certified Mercury and Mercruiser high performance technicians. In addition, to an authorized Mercury service provider and parts distributor.