Tag Archive | boats

Brunswick consolidates yacht production, suspends manufacturing in Merritt Island, Fla.

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced today that it will consolidate its yacht and motor yacht production at its Palm Coast, Fla., manufacturing plant. As a result, Brunswick will suspend manufacturing at its Sykes Creek boat manufacturing facility in nearby Merritt Island, Fla., at the end of June. The Brunswick Boat Group’s (BBG) Product Development and […]

Sea-Ray Announces New Jet Boat

Knoxville, Tenn. – Jan. 11, 2013 – Perhaps the phrase “what a jet boat always wanted to be” sums it up best. Crafted with the exceptional design, engineering and quality for which Sea Ray has become so well known, the all-new 21 Jet is a true “boat” and not just a “jet boat.” It starts […]

2012 St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show brings big crowds and beautiful weather

Gulf Coast’s largest boating lifestyle event reports increase in attendance and exhibitor participation St. Petersburg, Fla. – The 35th annual St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show® offered four beautiful days for boaters of all ages, with an expanded selection of products and activities encompassing the total boating lifestyle. Show organizers reported a 5.2 percent increase […]

The Marine Industry is Hiring !

The marine industry is hiring again, Neal Harrell of Brooks Marine Group told Boating Industry in an interview, but not like they ever have before. They’re hiring carefully, just like customers are taking longer to make the decision to jump in and start boating. OEM boatbuilders are taking longer to start hiring and they’re taking […]

Yar-Craft Boats sold to Bass Cat parent company

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – An agreement was reached last week on the sale of Yar-Craft Boats to Challenger Inc., the parent company of Bass Cat Boats. According to a release from the companies, the sale stems from a decision by the Suthers family, owners of Yar-Craft, to assure longevity for the boat brand. The Yar-Craft […]