EdgeWater Power Boats appointed 12 new dealers in Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Virginia, Wisconsin and Nova Scotia, Canada.
EdgeWater Power Boats is based in Edgewater, Fla., and it builds center console offshore fishing boats, crossovers, express cabins and inshore fishing boats. Founded in 1992, the semicustom builder has been partnered with North Technology Group LLC for a dozen years.
This spring I hit the road and visited three veteran boatbuilders in northeast Florida – Regal Marine, EdgeWater Power Boats and Bertram Yacht – and came away with some industry news. The first stop was Bertram’s new home. The builder announced the much-anticipated move to this 43-acre facility in Merritt Island, Fla., after operating out…more
EdgeWater Power Boats developed its first diesel model – the 228CCD, powered by a fuel-efficient 180-hp Yanmar 4BY2 from Mastry Engine Center, the boatbuilder announced. “While we’ve traditionally featured outboard power, the 228CCD evolved from a custom gas sterndrive project for a British Columbia fishing lodge,” EdgeWater president Peter Truslow said in a statement. “It…more
Independent Boat Builders Inc., EdgeWater Boats and Longboat Key Club Moorings recently received honors. Syrgis, an international group of specialty chemical manufacturers, announced that Independent Boat Builders Inc. is the recipient of the 2012 Syrging Ahead Award for its use of chemistry to advance innovation in boatbuilding. The award was presented to IBBI president Tom…more
EdgeWater Boats announced a new consumer promotion that offers EdgeWater buyers a free Garmin electronics package on all remaining in-stock 2010 boats purchased before March 31. “When we can reward new EdgeWater owners while assisting our dealers, everyone wins,” sales and marketing manager Peter Orlando said in a statement. “A Garmin electronics package provides tremendous…more
EdgeWater Boats restructured its sales operations and placed sales director Roger Taylor in charge of all international sales activities. “We have given Roger these additional responsibilities because we no longer are working exclusively with international distributors. Going forward, international sales will be handled by our in-house sales team,” said Peter Truslow, president of EdgeWater Boats,…more
Tough times can make for some strange bedfellows, but Peter Truslow says it’s really not that strange that EdgeWater Power Boats is building a high-performance racing/cruising sailboat. Call it technology transfer. Or diversification. Or exploring new markets. Or keeping his Edgewater, Fla., plant humming in the deepest recession since the Great Depression. Or looking beyond…more
EdgeWater Boats, manufacturer of fishing and family cruising boats ranging from 14 to 38 feet, was named the exclusive builder of the new Summit 35 Racer/Cruiser sailboat model. The company was selected by high-performance sailboat developer Summit Yachts because of EdgeWater’s proprietary high-tech construction methods and consistently excellent customer service index ratings, the company says.…more
Largo, Fla.-based Seaspension Technologies delivered custom shock-mitigating seating for 12 high-speed patrol boats to be used as part of the security force for last weekend’s Summit of the Americas in Trinidad. The security boats were produced by Edgewater Power Boats, and were delivered to the Trinidad Coast Guard. The order was taken with an accelerated…more