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Correct Craft employees complete Jamaica service trips

More than 60 employees from several Correct Craft companies recently visited Montego Bay, Jamaica, on employee service trips. Two employee groups traveled between June 29 and July 8. Employee volunteers from Correct Craft and its various subsidiaries (Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, SeaArk, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, Bryant, Aktion Parks and Pleasurecraft Engine Group) banded together to help Naz Children’s Center, a school ...

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Freshwater focuses on consumer-driven innovation

Freshwater fishing remains a critical market segment within the boating industry. Recent data from Statistical Surveys confirms that the market continues to exhibit solid growth in the single digit range.  According to SSI, sales of new retail registered outboard-powered aluminum fishing boats in the U.S. increased from 61,000 in 2016 to 62,000 in 2017.  Total freshwater fishing, which includes aluminum ...

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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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Bass Cat and Yar-Craft Boats adds new dealers

Bass Cat and Yar-Craft has added six new dealers in the past few weeks. As new models are being introduced, the dealer network will be presenting these new products to potential owners that have not previously been exposed to Bass Cat and Yar-Craft. Bass Cat/Yar-Craft says its sales team has worked vigorously to initiate relationships with potential dealers around the ...

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Bass Cat partners with U.S. Angler’s Choice Tournaments

U.S. Angler’s Choice and Bass Cat Boats have entered into an agreement making Bass Cat the exclusive boat sponsor for both the 2017 season and 2018 U.S. Angler's Choice Championship. “We are all in with U.S. Angler’s Choice,” said Rick Pierce, president of Bass Cat Boats. “The Midwest is a region we want to be more involved in and with ...

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Bass Cat mourns loss of Founder Ron Pierce

Bass Cat and Yar-Craft mourn the loss of Bass Cat founder and industry leader Ron Pierce, who passed away over the weekend. Pierce, along with his wife Jan, started Bass Cat in their two-car garage in 1971. Over his 44-year career, Pierce took Bass Cat from its beginnings and transformed it to become the bass fishing boat manufacturer it is ...

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Bass Cat, Yar-Craft names new West Coast regional sales manager

Bass Cat and Yar-Craft boats has named Dave Davis as the new West Coast Regional Sales Manager for both brands. Davis comes to Bass Cat and Yar-Craft after founding and serving as CEO of a company specializing in aftermarket marine and automotive lighting and accessories. The married father of three is a long time bass enthusiast with many ties to ...

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Correct Craft companies celebrate manufacturing day

On Friday Correct Craft companies across the country hosted local students from area high schools and colleges as part of National Manufacturing Day. Manufacturing Day is an annual event during which North American manufacturers open their doors to showcase the potential of modern manufacturing and foster interest in manufacturing careers, while changing the misperception of manufacturing as an antiquated industry ...

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Correct Craft increases revenue 47 percent, best year in company history

On Tuesday, Correct Craft announced that the 2016 model year was the best year in the company’s ninety-one year history. Correct Craft’s growth strategy, which is a combination of internal optimization and targeted acquisitions, resulted in significant growth for the model year ended June 30, 2016 as revenues increased 47 percent and net income increased 45 percent compared to the ...

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U.S. Congressman Rick Crawford visits Bass Cat/Yar-Craft

Earlier this week, Bass Cat/Yar-Craft employees had the honor of a special visit from U.S. Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR) as a part of the STEM Education and Manufacturing Tour throughout the First District of Arkansas. Congressman Crawford’s tour, in partnership with the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Education Coalition, is an effort to explore the various educational and career opportunities ...

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