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Crisis leadership

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

By Bill Yeargin The global community is dealing with a crisis unlike anything those of us alive have ever experienced. It feels like we are in some sci-fi movie with a pandemic slowly (or not so slowly) moving across the globe. A crisis like what we are experiencing requires great leadership and, unfortunately, some leaders who are excellent in a ...

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Good things will happen

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

By Bill Yeargin We are living in a time that reminds me of eras we read about in history books but never thought we would experience. During this challenging period, it might be hard to imagine any good coming out of what we are experiencing, but history teaches us that good comes out of even the most difficult situations. Many ...

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Boating to the rescue

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

By Bill Yeargin If you are feeling stressed, you are not alone. Between the presidential election in the U.S., the wildly fluctuating equity markets, and COVID-19, even the normally stoic are feeling a little anxious. Our hearts go out to those who have been impacted, especially those impacted by COVID-19. And, our prayers go out to those around the globe ...

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Watershed Innovation introduces Ingenity electric propulsion brand

Watershed Innovation (a subsidiary of Correct Craft) announced its newest brand, Ingenity. Ingenity will debut its electric drive system powered by a unique battery at the 2020 Miami International Boat Show. “Ingenity will change the marine industry as we know it. At Correct Craft we believe the future will be very different than it is today and that’s why we ...

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Election year thoughts

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

By Bill Yeargin 2020 is a U.S. presidential election year with the first caucuses and primaries right around the corner. Before we know it, November will be here, and the citizens of the U.S. will be voting. Election years in the U.S. are interesting because they result in a unique and intense focus on political topics that is beyond the ...

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Correct Craft employees volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

Over the past two weeks, 52 employees from Nautique Boats, Aktion Parks, Watershed Innovation and Correct Craft volunteered with Habitat for Humanity. Employees spent the past two Saturdays assembling a home. The homes start as a concrete slab and end up move-in ready for a Central Florida family in need. Correct Craft employees were assigned to houses needing final touch ups before the homes ...

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Correct Craft celebrates 95 years of ‘Making life better’

In 2020, Correct Craft began celebrating 95 years of "Making Life Better." Since 1925, Correct Craft has operated as one of the world’s recreational boating leaders. Today, Correct Craft strives to lead in tournament inboard, freshwater fish, saltwater fish, utility and recreational boats, as well as marine propulsion, watersports parks and innovation. Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft ...

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Correct Craft hosts first Marine Industry Culture Summit

Marine Industry Culture Summit

Senior executives from across the recreational boating industry gathered in Orlando to learn about the power of organizational culture. The inaugural Marine Industry Culture Summit was hosted and underwritten by Correct Craft. The Culture Summit explored the importance of effective culture in our companies, included workshops to help attendees identify key aspects of an effective culture and create an implementation ...

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Parker Boats breaks ground on new expansion

Parker Boats and Correct Craft held a groundbreaking ceremony today, announcing future plans for the Beaufort, North Carolina-based boat manufacturer to expand its facility and improve its operations. The new, 10,000 sq. ft. facility will include an area for the gelcoat and mold maintenance processes and will generate 25-30 new jobs in the Eastern NC area. The new facility will ...

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The dealer/manufacturer relationship

By David Gee The relationship between recreational boat builders and their dealer networks is a symbiotic one, with each needing the other to survive. And like any relationship, it requires dedication, diligence and constant communication to build and maintain trust and respect that go beyond contractual agreements and product portfolios. “Almost anyone will acknowledge that trust is the key to ...

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