Boston Whaler builds center consoles, cuddy cabins and dual consoles between 11 and 37 feet that are primarily used for sportfishing and pleasure boating and as yacht tenders. The Edgewater, Fla., company was founded in 1958 and was bought by Brunswick Corp. in 1996.
Boston Whaler unveiled updated versions of its 130 and 160 Super Sport for 2019.
The donation was made in support of the center’s community programs.
Boston Whaler hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday to commemorate the start of a major expansion project at its Edgewater, Fla., facility, after its acquisition of about 60 acres along the facility's northern border last year.
Boston Whaler marked its 60th anniversary during its Yacht Expo last weekend and media event, which wrapped up on Monday — one reason the company redesigned its iconic 17-foot Montauk for model year 2018.
Boston Whaler continued Thursday to celebrate its 60th anniversary with the introduction of the 350 Realm, a boat in a new series, and updates to two models in its classic Montauk line at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
As part of its 60th anniversary, Boston Whaler is introducing new versions of the 150 and 170 Montauk.
Boston Whaler confirmed a major land acquisition that will result in the expansion of its headquarters.
Boston Whaler was selected as a finalist for the Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Awards.
Boston Whaler recently raised more than $1,200 to benefit the community programs of the Atlantic Center for the Arts.
Dougherty remained active in the industry until his retirement last November.