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.
Increased demand for luxury yachts in North America and Asia helped builder Grand Banks Yachts post its first full-year profit in six years.
Italian luxury yacht builder Azimut Benetti Group moved to strengthen its commercial market with an internal restructuring.
The Ferretti Group approved an 80 million euro (about $105 million) share capital increase to support the group’s relaunch and growth industrial plan.
Hatteras Yachts announced an all-new Express Series that will debut this fall at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Baja Marine, parent company of the Baja, Donzi, Fountain and Pro-Line fishing boat brands, signed a contract to build 22 boats for a commercial buyer.
Boatbuilders are working closer than ever with their vendors, integrating electronics, propulsion, safety and electrical systems into their boats. So why not have representatives from those companies at boat-introduction events? For the second consecutive year the Maverick Boat Co. did just that, corralling some of its key vendors for a media event on the east…more
It’s not often that boatbuilding companies get a second chance, especially those that sank during the Great Recession. Less than four years after Southport Boats ceased operations when parent company American Global Yacht Group exited the boat sales and brokerage business, the “new Southport” was taking its first new model in years — the flagship…more
Malibu Boats president Jack Springer has held CEO positions in a number of industries, including furniture, plastics, body armor, foundry, auto parts stamping, textiles, automotive and semiconductors. He spent time in the marine industry at Nautic Global Group before joining Malibu in May of 2009 — at the height of the recession.
Skeeter Boats is introducing a newly designed ZX225 and ZX250 for model year 2015.
Well-known marine trainer JD Schmid joined Sea Ray as director of product training.