A Sea Ray dealership in Seattle is kicking off the boating season with a fund-raising drive that offers Starbucks coffee delivery right over the transom of boats in Portage Bay. Lake Union Sea Ray will be holding a Cup for Kids event on the opening weekend of the boating season April 30 to May 1.…more
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.
Sea Ray Boats announced today that country music star Brad Paisley will headline the AquaPalooza 2010 Signature Event, which is scheduled for July 10 at The Reserve at Lake Travis near Austin, Texas. The event, hosted by Sea Ray and its local dealer Sail & Ski Center, will have Paisley performing in front of a…more
Sea Ray Boats is expanding its strategic alliance with the Costco Auto Program in key metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. This agreement gives Costco members in certain areas special pricing on select Sea Ray Sport Boat and Sport Cruiser models, plus up to $3,000 in rebates. “We are very pleased with the program results thus…more
Sea Ray Boats launched a national initiative to get more women into boating with help from Suze Orman, one of America’s top financial experts. At the Miami International Boat Show, Orman took delivery of a new Sea Ray 280 Sundeck from MarineMax and spoke about women and boating before sitting down to sign copies of…more
About 150 employees have been called back to work at Sea Ray plants in Tennessee this month. Brunswick spokesman Dan Kubera said that since Jan. 1, between 90 and 95 workers have been recalled at Sea Ray operations in Forks of the River Industrial Park in East Knox County, and 50 to 55 have been…more
Cornelius Nathaniel “Connie” Ray III, founder of Sea Ray Boats, died Nov. 12 after a five-year battle with cancer. He was 84 years old. Ray founded Sea Ray in 1959 in Oxford, Mich., and built it into one of the world’s largest boatbuilders with 40 models from 17 feet to 60 feet. He sold the…more
The Sea Ray Owners Club announced a partnership with ValvTect Petroleum Products, which starts with a special promotion at all Sea Ray dealers’ fuel docks selling ValvTect Marine Fuel. Sea Ray Owners Club members will receive an extra point in their Sea Ray earnings account for every gallon of ValvTect Marine Fuel purchased at a…more