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Bass Cat and Yar-Craft celebrate safety milestone

Bass Cat and Yar-Craft Boats celebrated over 500 days of no loss time injuries and hosted all its employees and their families at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. Rick Pierce, Bass Cat and Yar-Craft President stated, “Safety is our number one priority at Bass Cat and Yar-Craft because we are driven to send the team home safe. Our culture ...

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Yar-Craft introduces updated 219 TFX

During Yar-Craft's annual “Excellence in Action” Dealer Meeting held in Branson, Miss., Yar-Craft boats introduced its 2020 Model 219 TFX. It’s rated for up to a 400hp engine and carries 60 gallons of gas.“Whenever you’re on big water chasing big fish, especially for big money, this is the deep-hulled boat that you need to get you out there safely and ...

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Bass Cat and Yar-Craft complete facility construction

Bass Cat and Yar-Craft completed construction of a new building and opened renovated additions to one of its existing buildings. These additions will bring new opportunities, increase production, and enhance the overall working experience. The Bass Cat and Yar-Craft facility has added a new repair facility, sewing facility, and lamination booths with an area dedicated specifically for building new production ...

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Bass Cat partners with SDG Marine in Asia

Bass Cat Boats has partnered with Showa Denki Group Marine (SDG), a subsidiary of Showa Denki Co., LTD, to create an agreement for SDG to be the exclusive distributor of Bass Cat’s products throughout Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, and South Korea. This move was driven by the companies’ common values and the shared perception that the Asian market for premium boats ...

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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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