Quick Hits: March 24, 2020

Chris-Craft suspends production; Sunreef Yachts to build 100-foot power catamaran.

Winnebago Industries announced it would suspend production in several locations, including its Chris-Craft plant Sarasota, Fla. The company expects the shutdown to last through April 12. 

Sail and power catamaran builder Sunreef Yachts reported they’ve been commissioned to build a 100 Sunreef Power. With a length of 93 feet, 9 inches, and a 44-foot, 3-inch beam, it will be the largest vessel ever for the Gdansk, Poland-based manufacturer. 


2020: A Timeline

Changes ahead, changes behind: A long, strange year.

Boat Registrations Continued to Soar

Strong demand continued through September.

2020: What We Learned

A cross- section of industry leaders weighs in.

Boatloads of New Boaters

The influx of newbies to recreational boating.

Inventory to Remain a Challenge in 2021

Retailer sentiment remained strong in October, but dealers see a shortage of boats as a hurdle for next year

Amplifying Our Collective Voice

In this time of immense change, we all must continue to position the industry for a redefined future

Fortune Favors the Bold

Viking and Valhalla Boat Works had quite a FLIBS.