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New Bass Cat, Yar-Craft production facility breaks ground

Correct Craft’s brands Bass Cat and Yar-Craft’s recently announced expansion plan will increase their production capacity of boats by over 50 percent. The construction of the new facility will begin in May. Since Correct Craft acquired Bass Cat and Yar-Craft in 2015, the company has experienced significant growth, more than 80 percent in sales. Demand for the Bass Cat and ...

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Correct Craft’s Watershed Innovations bolsters online presence

Correct Craft's latest venture, Watershed Innovations, is now represented online with an all-new webpage. Watershed is partnering with global organizations developing technologies that are strategically aligned with its business, including energy and propulsion, artificial intelligence, software and analytics, advanced materials, sensors, wireless, robotics, virtual/augmented reality and automation. These collaborative projects with innovative organizations will position Correct Craft and its brands ...

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Correct Craft subsidiary announces Florida aquapark opening date

Aktion Parks, a subsidiary of Correct Craft, has announced an official grand opening date for Central Florida’s first inflatable aquapark. The celebration at the Orlando Watersports Complex will be held Saturday, March 24, from noon to 4 p.m.   The aquapark concept was inspired by LEGO blocks, featuring a modular series of interlocking climbing obstacles, pathways, slides, and trampolines, allowing ...

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Everybody’s gone surfin’…

As the Beach Boys predicted in 1963, everybody’s gone surfin’. But not at the beach – today’s surfers are mostly found playing behind boats. With affordable surf boats and high-end tow boats appealing to a wider range of buyers than ever, the watersports category has never been stronger. Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys must be feeling more than a ...

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Correct Craft announces formation of new subsidiary

Correct Craft has announced a significant additional investment in future innovation with the formation of a new subsidiary, Watershed Innovations. The new subsidiary will work to specifically identify, evaluate and implement exponential technologies for Correct Craft and its subsidiaries, said Bill Yeargin, Correct Craft president and CEO. Watershed Innovations will leverage cross-pollination by bringing together talented members from Correct Craft ...

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Boat manufacturers strengthen MRAA support, program ties

Correct Craft and Nautique Boat Co. have increased partnership and dealer development support of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas. MRAA and Nautique have partnered on a dealer development initiative that gives dealers greater access to the Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program and rewards dealers who achieve Certified status. Correct Craft, manufacturer of seven boat brands and three engine ...

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MarineMax, Correct Craft, Nautique employees aid British Virgin Islands

Employees from MarineMax, Correct Craft, and Nautique recently came together in the British Virgin Islands to assist residents with their recovery efforts.  “Our team was thrilled to partner with MarineMax on this important project to help those who were severely impacted by this season’s hurricanes," said Bill Yeargin, president and CEO of Correct Craft.“Our friends at MarineMax share our culture of ‘Making Life Better’ ...

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Big Shoes to Fill

Last month our company, Correct Craft, celebrated the 100th birthday of Ralph Meloon, a son of our founder and lifelong member of the Correct Craft team. Ralph has had a tremendous impact on our company and has served pretty much every key role at Correct Craft including President and Chairman. He still serves today as our Chairman Emeritus and we ...

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Correct Craft celebrates NMMA Hall of Famer’s birthday

Correct Craft and Nautique Boat Company, along with family and friends, recently celebrated the 100th birthday of Ralph C. Meloon, son of Correct Craft founder Walter C. Meloon. “Mr. Ralph,"  as he’s endearingly referred to by employees, is a 2013 NMMA Hall of Fame inductee and a 2017 Water Ski Hall of Fame Special Lifetime Tribute recipient. Meloon held many ...

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Vice President Pence’s visit and tax reform

Last week Correct Craft was honored to have Vice President Mike Pence visit our world headquarters in Orlando and tour our largest company, Nautique Boats. Accompanying Vice President Pence on the visit were Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. Nautique President Greg Meloon and I were honored to tour the vice president around our Orlando ...

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