Nautique held a celebration Tuesday in Orlando, Fla., to mark 85 years of boatbuilding. Nautique has been responsible for numerous innovations through the years, including the first dedicated water-ski boat and the first wakeboard tower. For 2010, Nautique has developed the Optimal Surface Control hull for the new Ski Nautique 200 that the company says will provide…more
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.
Nautique and its dealer network are launching the Nautique Nation VIP Access program. This program will allow select Nautique VIPs to experience Nautique firsthand at the company’s headquarters in Orlando, Fla. From Oct. 15 through March 15, prospective Nautique buyers have the opportunity to receive the “celebrity treatment” at Nautique’s facilities, test-drive 2010 model-year boats…more
Nautique is unveiling its new 2010 models on a redesigned Web site. This year, the fleet includes the new Ski Nautique 200, Crossover Nautique 226 and the saltwater-capable Coastal Edition package. Nautique’s new features include the Flight Control Tower 4, the Nautique LINC System, new gelcoat options and more. The redesigned Web site details a…more
Nautique was honored by the Environmental Protection Agency for incorporating Acrastrip, an EPA-endorsed acetone replacement, into its lamination manufacturing processes. The Health and Environmental Stewardship Award is one of 10 that the EPA has given in the marine industry, and also marks the first recognition the EPA has awarded to a ski/wakeboard boat manufacturer, according to…more
Nautique launched an employee development program to improve the skills of its production team and keep them employed while navigating through a difficult economy. The program offers intensive training sessions taught by Nautique senior executives, production managers and other leading industry experts. “Not only are we happy to be able to provide our current employees…more
More than 25 Nautique employees traveled to Mexico and Nicaragua last week to spend a portion of their summer vacations helping impoverished families. In Tijuana, Mexico, Nautique employees built a new home for a family of four. While in Nicaragua, they volunteered at a homeless shelter for mothers and their children by helping with manual…more