Changing Places

Publish date:
Social count:

Tigé Boats announced it promoted Rick Correll to company president.

Correll has served as Tigé vice president and general manager for the last 18 months after joining the company in 2006.

With 30 years of experience in the industry, Correll has worked at every level of the manufacturing process for some of the largest manufacturers in the industry. He has also been involved with developing innovative ideas that have resulted in several patents within the industry.

Since joining Tigé, Correll has been in charge of the entire manufacturing process as well as overseeing the company's administrative and sales/marketing functions.

"Rick has helped guide Tigé through one of the most challenging periods in the marine industry," Tigé CEO Charlie Pigeon said in a statement. "His leadership and experience are a big reason for Tigé's current excellent financial strength, our continued growth and our outstanding position in today's inboard market."


American Sailing Association reaches milestone

The American Sailing Association recently certified its half-millionth sailor. Since the association was founded in 1983, its affiliated schools and instructors have taught and certified more than 507,000 people to ASA’s 101 Keelboat Sailing standard.

First set of tariffs on aluminum sheet announced

The U.S. Commerce Department announced the countervailing tariff amounts on aluminum sheet from China, with varying amounts imposed on different Chinese suppliers that are scheduled to take effect within two to five business days.