The Larson Boat Group’s first electric Larson Escape 25 TTT pontoon was shipped to a customer in China — the first of a multiple-unit order that will serve as a ferryboat in an area south of Shanghai.
The Larson Boat Group added 14 dealers, including one in Canada and one in Venezuela, to its network of Larson, Larson FX, Larson Escape, Striper and Triumph boat brand dealers.
The Larson Boat Group said its 2015 model-year dealer celebration and meeting featured record attendance and the introduction of 15 new models.
Little Falls, Minn.-based Larson Boat Group’s annual dealer celebration and meeting will take place Aug. 17-20 at the San Diego Sheraton Hotel & Marina in California.
The Larson Boat Group added nine new dealers since its last announcement in February.
The Larson Escape model lineup is expanding for the 2015 model year with the addition of six new pontoon boats in what the builder is calling an Escape Heritage series — a line targeting the premium pontoon market.
The Marquis Larson Group entered into a sales representative relationship with Roberto Cox to support the sales of Larson, Larson FX, Larson Escape, Striper fishing boats, Triumph, Marquis and Carver Yachts in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In honor of Earth Day, the Larson Boat Group produced the 51,437th VEC boat hull, a patented environmentally clean manufacturing technology the group has been using since 1999.
It has been a long, harsh winter across much of the United States and Canada, but the Larson Boat Group said its winter show sales are up almost 10 percent year over year.