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 supply agreement runs until the end of 2022.
The French conglomerate also looks to the future, with foiling technology and boat recycling.
Viking Yachts management says the pending regulations will cost industry jobs.
The French conglomerate reported a “contraction” for its American brands because of tariffs.