Skip to main content
Updated:
Original:

Pursuit Boats names product and distribution manager

Pursuit Boats tapped Mark Taiclet as its new product and distribution manager.

Pursuit Boats tapped Mark Taiclet as its new product and distribution manager.

The company said Taiclet will be focused on growing and improving the quality of Pursuit’s distribution network, as well as ensuring that the company’s boats are competitive in the marketplace and outfitted with current features and content.

“Pursuit Boats and the Pursuit dealer network is pleased to welcome Mark to the team” S2 Yachts vice president of sales and marketing George Hetzel said in a statement. “He brings a wealth of training and sales knowledge to this newly created position and we look forward to him working with our dealer network and business development managers.”

Taiclet held positions at Sea Ray Boats in new product development, product sales training and national/regional sales. He comes to Pursuit from Seakeeper, a maker of gyro stabilizers.

Pursuit is a division of Holland, Mich.-based S2 Yachts Inc. From their recently expanded production facility in Fort Pierce, the Slikkers family builds outboard-powered fishing boats in offshore, center console, sport and dual console configurations, in models from 23 to 37 feet. S2 also produces Tiara Yachts.

Related

Year-End Tax Planning Guidance

These tips can help employers maximize cash savings, minimize tax exposure and more

Mercury Marine to Open Ind. Distribution Center

The new 512,000-square-foot facility will help the manufacturer meet record consumer demand for parts and accessories. The company is also expanding production at its main campus in Wisconsin.

GM Invests $150 Million in Pure Watercraft

An interview with Pure founder and CEO Andy Rebele.

Sea Tow, Southport Boats Form “Peace of Mind” Partnership

Sea Tow’s Gold Card, which includes two years of coverage, will now come standard with new Southport models.

Yamaha Rightwaters Goes International

The conservation initiative becomes an international effort as Yamaha Motor Australia joins a cleaner-ocean campaign.

Perfect Timing

With all the new boats sold recently, it’s inevitable that a good percentage will wind up on the used market. MRAA has launched a Certified Pre-Owned Boat Program to help dealers strengthen this profit center.

A Boatbuilder in Congress?

Robert Healey Jr., of Viking Yacht Co., is running for a U.S. House of Representatives seat in New Jersey.

Monterey and Blackfin to Expand Operations

The company will add 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space to meet increased demand, creating 150 job opportunities.