Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited Correct Craft’s Nautique boatbuilding facility as the company announced plans for an $8 million expansion and the addition of more than 200 employees at the facility.
Nautique, led by president and CEO Bill Yeargin, builds water-ski and wakeboard boats in Orlando, Fla. The company was launched in 1957 by Leo Bentz, who sold the molds for the first Ski Nautique to Correct Craft.
The Nautique Boat Co. was selected as Florida’s 2014 Manufacturer of the Year from a pool of 18,200 manufacturers.
Twenty Nautique athletes, dealers and employees traveled from Orlando, Fla., to El Salvador from Oct. 18-21 to serve as part of the Nautique Cares initiative.
Correct Craft announced today that it bought the companies that manufacture PCM Marine Engines and Crusader Engines.
Nautique hosted students from central Florida high schools last week as part of National Manufacturing Day.
Ski and wake boat manufacturer Nautique launched its 2015 product line, website and a new Design Your Nautique feature.
Audio and video electronics manufacturer ASA Electronics is partnering with Polk Audio to help sponsor the construction of a Nautique Super Air G21 boat for the As Our Own foundation by providing a complete Polk Ultra marine audio system.
Ski-boat builder Nautique announced details of its 2014 Proving Grounds Tour.
Last year Bill Yeargin, president and CEO of Correct Craft, the builder of Nautique ski boats, became a member of the Manufacturing Council, which advises U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the manufacturing industry.
Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin represented the marine industry at a meeting of 30 business leaders this week at the White House.