He fields dealer questions in candid session and cites progress on lead times and parts availability ...more
Working on the quiet for years, builders of the iconic brand now are ready to pursue a broader clientele A familiar moni...more
Chaparral and Rec Boat Holdings will join Yamaha and Sea Ray in the fast-growing market segment Chaparral Boats and Rec ...more
Boatbuilders are the backbone of the marine industry. They can be found across the country, constructing everything from personal watercraft and small skiffs to large center console fishing boats and oceangoing yachts. A large majority of the recreational boats sold in the United States are built in this country.
Southport Boats is taking its newest model — the 33 FE (Family Edition) — on tour to promote the boat and the revival of the high-end center console builder.
The Great Recession launched a seemingly endless cycle of boatbuilder bankruptcies and sales, and the fallout is still being felt six years after the bottom dropped out of the financial world. But Rec Boat Holdings — consisting of four brands that Platinum Equity scooped up after Genmar went belly-up in 2010 — is the first…more
Capacity of bigger Brunswick Corp. boat models has been constrained as the company is in ramp-up mode for its new large models, such as the Sea Ray 650.
Regulator Marine president Joan Maxwell announced the appointment of Brian Traylor as vice president of operations.
Second-quarter sales at Brunswick Corp. increased 4 percent from last year to $1.14 billion, up from $1.1 billion in the 2013 quarter, reflecting growth in outboard boats and engines, as well as parts and accessories for the marine segment.
For the second consecutive year, the Maverick Boat Co. corralled some of its key vendors and held a promotional media event on the east coast of Florida.
Tartan Marine announced the addition of a powerboat line called Legacy by Tartan.
Brunswick Corp. sold its retail bowling business, reaching an agreement Thursday with Bowlmor AMF for about $270 million of gross proceeds after Bowlmor made an unsolicited bid.
Malibu Boats plans to use the $76.8 million in proceeds it got from offering more than 5.5 million shares to buy units of Australian licensee Malibu Boats Holdings LLC from its owners.
Less than two years after announcing it would go completely factory-direct from a Florida facility, HydraSports Custom announced a new factory-direct center in Brick, N.J. Comstock Marina will serve the territory from Virginia to Maine for new-boat sales and service. “We selected Comstock Marina and Yacht Sales because they are as enthusiastic about the boating…more