Sea Ray executives presented the C.N. Ray Award to MarineMax CEO Bill McGill — only the third time in 15 years the award has been bestowed —and recognized other top performers in the dealer group at a gala that took place during the annual meeting in Knoxville, Tenn.
Sea Ray builds more than 35 models of fiberglass boats, including sportboats from 19 to 30 feet, sport cruisers from 24 to 37 feet, sport yachts from 41 to 51 feet and yachts from 52 to 61 feet. Founded in Detroit in 1959 by C.N. Ray, the company was bought by Brunswick Boat Group in 1986 and is based in Knoxville, Tenn. With nine manufacturing facilities around the world, the company has about 450 dealers on six of the world’s seven continents.
Well-known marine trainer JD Schmid joined Sea Ray as director of product training.
Sea Ray has made Seakeeper gyro stabilizers standard equipment on its flagship L650 Fly.
Sea Ray introduced the new L-Class 650 Fly at the 2014 Miami International Boat Show in February and recently the video team from Trade Only Today attended an exclusive showing of the yacht during its multistate tour up the East Coast.
Following the recent introduction of a new yacht series — the L-Class — Sea Ray announced several infrastructure improvements at its Palm Coast manufacturing facility during a waterfront ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday.
MIAMI — Sea Ray launched a fleet of luxury motoryachts Friday at the Yacht & Brokerage Show with the introduction of the L650 Fly, a two-bridge vessel powered with twin Caterpillar diesels mated to a joystick system by Glendinning.
Sea Ray named American Boat Center as its dealer in Knoxville, Tenn.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Sea Ray, in an extravagant indoor on-water display, showcased its new 510 Flybridge motoryacht and 350 SLX sportboat. Music, strobe lights and fireworks filled the air. The boats were in the water at the Bahia Mar, but under a glass tent. It was quite the gala. I pulled aside Ron Berman, vice…more
Sea Ray chose the landmark First Tennessee Building in downtown Knoxville as the site of its new world headquarters. The move from its current headquarters, which is also in Knoxville, will begin in December and is expected to be completed by early next year, when Sea Ray and its parent organization, the Brunswick Boat Group,…more
Sea Ray’s 2013 dealer meeting brought together more than 350 dealers from around the world Sept. 12-14 to usher in 2014 model-year boats and present awards at Georgia’s Lake Lanier Islands Resort. “The theme of this year’s gathering was a consistent focus on enhancing the boating experience,” Sea Ray president Tim Schiek said in a…more