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USMCA: Let’s get it done

The past few weeks have been good for the boating industry related to Canada and Mexico. President Trump lifted the 232 tariffs on aluminum and steel and Canada lifted the retaliatory tariffs that were hurting our industry on both sides of the border. Now we are focused on the final step of putting the North American trade war behind us; ...

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Correct Craft CEO discusses global trade with Vice President Pence, elected officials

Correct Craft President and CEO, Bill Yeargin, met U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Senator Rick Scott, and several Congressmen in Jacksonville, Florida, to discuss global trade. Yeargin was the only non-elected official invited to serve on a panel that discussed the U.S., Mexico, Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA). Vice President Pence used the event as an opportunity to share the ...

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Correct Craft CEO receives Hammond Leadership Award

The Foundation for Recreational Boating Safety, Education and Environmental Awareness announced that Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft is the recipient of the 2019 Hammond Marine Industry Leadership Award for his extraordinary service and commitment to advocacy on behalf of the recreational boating industry. Bill will be honored at the American Boating Congress (ABC) in Washington, D.C. during ...

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Hey, D.C. – The House is on Fire!

In the late 1990’s the U.S. government was running a budget surplus with plans to be totally out of debt by 2006. Shortly after the new millennium our leaders decided to cut taxes, add prescription drugs as a new Medicare entitlement, and fight two wars on a credit card, all of which created significant annual deficits and turned a good ...

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Correct Craft Encourages Students’ Educational Efforts

The assignment for a mechatronics class of high school juniors and seniors taking a course at Cleveland State Community College (CSCC) was simple, but not easy; design and build an “amphibious vehicle” that operates on both road and water. And they turned to Correct Craft for help. The company hosted the students at their Tennessee facility and also donated components ...

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Correct Craft acquires Parker Boats

Correct Craft announced that Parker Boats has joined the Correct Craft family. Based in Beaufort, N.C., Parker is a 55-year-old company that builds premium offshore and inshore fishing boats. While the acquisition allows Correct Craft to enter into a new segment of the marine industry with a new product line, it enables Parker to expand its production capacity and leverage ...

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Correct Craft’s Watershed Innovation, UCF senior design project selected in statewide showcase

The quiet aluminum fishing boat project that Correct Craft’s Watershed Innovation and the University of Central Florida students have been working on will be presented at a statewide engineering senior design showcase on Monday, April 22n at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. The Florida-wide Engineering Senior Design Invitational is a relatively new collaborative initiative ...

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Correct Craft acquires transmission company

Correct Craft announced its newest acquisition, Velvet Drive Transmissions. Velvet Drive will be vertically integrated into Correct Craft’s engine company, Pleasurecraft Engine Group.   Velvet Drive manufactures marine transmissions and offers a variety of custom gearing for specialized industrial equipment in Liberty, South Carolina. Velvet Drive, now a part of Pleasurecraft Engine Group, will remain in Liberty and Correct Craft ...

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Nautique recognized by United Safety Council for 2018 Corporate Safety Achievement Award

Nautique has been recognized by the United Safety Council this week as a Gold Status winner of the 2018 Corporate Safety Achievement Award.  As the highest designation for the United Safety Council in the State of Florida, the Nautique team was extremely proud to take home this achievement. The team at Nautique has been fully committed to integrating safe strategies ...

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Reading equals success

At Correct Craft and our companies, we have a reading culture that has significantly contributed to our success. We talk about the importance of being “learners” vs. “knowers” and reading plays a key role in our focus on continuous improvement; at pretty much any given time some group of our team is working through a book. Our team knows I ...

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