Brunswick Corp. today reported a 7 percent full-year increase in 2015 net sales, which the company said reflected strong growth rates in fiberglass sterndrive, inboard and outboard boats, outboard engines and marine parts and accessories.
Brunswick Corp.’s boat group consists of 15 brands worldwide, including Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris FloteBote, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft and Sea Ray. The group’s additional four brands — Rayglass, Uttern, Valiant and Quicksilver — are marketed in countries other than the United States.
Brunswick Corp. announced it will release fourth quarter earnings and results for 2015 on Jan. 28.
Crest Marine’s Continental model was named best luxury model for the second consecutive year by boaters at Pontoon and Deck Boat magazine’s annual demo-ride event.
Crestliner Boats is partnering with the TV program “Jason Mitchell Outdoors,” which will air new episodes in January.
Brunswick Corp. will continue expansion into adjacent markets and keep growing its parts and accessories business in the coming three years, starting with its patented aluminum alloy called Mercalloy.
Brunswick Corp. maintained a profitable third quarter despite challenges from a strong dollar and softness overseas, particularly in Brazil, and it reported strong demand for its new high-horsepower engines, as well as parts and accessories.
Brunswick Corp. sales increased 6 percent in the third quarter, with net sales rising to $991.9 million from $932.1 million in 2014, missing expectations by $1.85 million.
The board of Brunswick Corp. Tuesday declared a quarterly dividend of 15 cents a share on the company’s common stock.
Crest Marine is offering the Dometic Eskimo Cup as a featured amenity on its Caribbean, Continental and Savannah pontoon boat models.
Crestliner is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year by touting its eighth consecutive Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index award.