Crevalle Boats wins award

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L-R Winston Bailey (owner), Hugh Dailey (owner), Freya Olsen (senior program Manager, Discover Boating), Michael Hankins (operations manager), Nick Engles (president) and Chad Jaros (director of sales and marketing).

L-R Winston Bailey (owner), Hugh Dailey (owner), Freya Olsen (senior program Manager, Discover Boating), Michael Hankins (operations manager), Nick Engles (president) and Chad Jaros (director of sales and marketing).

Crevalle Boats has won the 2017 Small Manufacturer of the Year in Florida. Crevalle builds bay and inshore fishing boats ranging from 24 to 26 feet that focus on angling but have family-friendly features as well.

The Manufacturers Association of Florida said Littoral Marine LLC, the parent company of Crevalle won the award because of the builder’s leadership, strategic planning, customer and market focus, measurement, analysis and knowledge management, workforce focus and process management.

Crevalle currently sells boats at 15 dealerships in seven states from Texas to the Florida Keys and up to Baltimore with plans to expand into the northeast and Midwest. The company doubled its manufacturing space in 2017.

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