Boatbuilders are the backbone of the marine industry. They can be found across the country, constructing everything from personal watercraft and small skiffs to large center console fishing boats and oceangoing yachts. A large majority of the recreational boats sold in the United States are built in this country.
The company saw growth in its Aftermarket division, which includes many of its marine businesses.
The builder is one of 224 businesses that were evaluated based on performance, products, services or processes, philanthropy and employees.
The builder held a ceremony yesterday at its Edgewater, Fla., facility.
Dealers and builders are generally “responding to the situation very well,” says Bruce Van Wagoner.
“If we can't bring New Yorkers to the French Riviera, we'll bring the French Riviera mindset to New Yorkers,” said a company spokesperson.