Manufacturers

Last call for 2020 Movers & Shakers nominations

Tomorrow, Friday, Sep. 4, 2020, is the final day to submit nominations for the 2020 Movers & Shakers. The Movers & Shakers program recognizes leaders who haven’t been afraid to take chances, to rethink the way they do business, to embrace the challenges facing the marine industry head on. Nominees can be from and company, group or organization that does ...

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Chaparral and Robalo Boats host virtual dealer conference

Chaparral and Robalo Boats hosted their annual dealer conference virtually across three days, from Tuesday, Aug. 25 through Aug. 27. At the conference, Chaparral and Robalo executives and directors covered a variety of topics, including new product development, marketing updates, parts updates, state of the company and state of the industry. The conference also highlighted the dedication of the companies’ ...

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Cobalt introduces R6 Outboard

With day boating becoming an even more popular way to get back to nature, Cobalt Boats has introduced the all-new R6 Outboard sport runabout. Cobalt says the R6 Outboard offers families an even more versatile, economical and comfortable way to spend time together and enjoy a full range of salt-water and lake activities, with all the convenience and capability afforded ...

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Ingenity delivers first electric boats

Ingenity delivers new electric boats to Lake Tahoe

Ingenity, a subsidiary of Correct Craft’s Watershed Innovation group, has delivered the first initial 100% electric Nautique GS22E production units to customers in both the U.S. and in Europe. In addition, Ingenity has installed an innovative automotive style “EB” (electric boat) charger on Lake Tahoe. “Our innovation team members have poured themselves into this project knowing that connecting with end customers ...

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Lowrance announces new Ghost trolling motors

Lowrance Ghost trolling motors

Lowrance announced the expansion of its Lowrance Ghost freshwater trolling motor design with the new Ghost 52 and 60.The new Ghost 52 and 60 models – with 52- and 60-inch shafts, respectively – bring all the benefits and features of the original Ghost trolling freshwater motor to boats with higher bows. “We broke the mold last year when we announced the Lowrance ...

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Boston Whaler unveils new 240 Vantage

Boston Whaler 240 Vantage

Boston Whaler has unveiled the newest member of its award-winning Vantage series: the all-new 240 Vantage. “The 240 Vantage is incredibly versatile and customizable,” said Whaler president Nick Stickler. “We call it the ‘Swiss Army knife of boating.’ Just like our new 280 Vantage, the 240 is ideal for boaters who want to take advantage of everything the water has ...

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Premier Marine announces 2021 model year lineup

Premier Marine announces 2021 lineup

Premier Marine has released their 2021 model year lineup. New models and features are below: Revolution: Available on Solaris, S-Series, Grand Majestic, and Intrigue models in lengths of 25’ and 27', the all new Premier Revolution includes a 360-degree rotating booth that allows you to face any direction with the easy push of a pedal. The table in the booth ...

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Yanmar to sponsor World Wake Association events

Yamnar sponsors World Wake events

Yanmar has joined forces with The World Wake Association (WWA) as a new global partner. Reinforcing its support and investment within the recreational marine industry, Yanmar is announced as presenting sponsor for three prestigious Nautique WWA wakesurf and wakeboard national and world championship events in 2020. Yanmar opens the partnership by backing two WWA events at Callaway Gardens in Pine ...

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Malibu Boats announces Q4 and fiscal 2020 results

Malibu Boats logo

Malibu Boats, Inc. announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2020. Highlights for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2020 Net sales decreased 39.1% to $118.7 million compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019.Unit volume decreased 43.9% to 1,117 boats compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019.Net sales per unit increased 8.6% to ...

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Georgia Representative visits Chaparral Boats

Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) toured the Chaparral Boats Inc. manufacturing facility recently to learn more about the company and the recreational boat industry, as well as watch the manufacturing process first-hand. The Chaparral Boats facility covers more than one million square feet and employs 800 full-time employees in South Georgia.  During the tour, Collins and the Chaparral team, led by ...

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