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The future is bright

By Bill Yeargin Ever since humans embraced both the division of labor and trade, millennia ago, people have been wealth creating machines. Division of labor increases productivity and trade encourages innovation, both of which lead to breakthroughs that keep increasing the wealth, health, lifespan and happiness of the world community. Human freedom, prosperity, standards of living, health, comfort, and lifespans ...

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Correct Craft’s Aktion Parks opens new Florida location

Over the weekend, Aktion Parks, a subsidiary of Correct Craft, opened Elite Cable Park, in Auburndale, Fla. Mayor Bill Braswell, Commissioner Dorothea Taylor Bogert, Commissioner Keith Crowie, Commissioner Richard Hamann, Commissioner Bill Sterling and watersports industry executives attended the ribbon cutting ceremony. Afterwards, the park opened and locals rode the cable. Representatives of the new park said the park is ...

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Correct Craft team volunteers in California

In early July, more than 100 Correct Craft employees from around the country travelled to Merced, Calif., to serve in the home town of Correct Craft's Centurion Boats and Supreme Boats. The two groups of employees traveled to participate in the company’s project “Loving on Merced!”. Employee volunteers from Correct Craft and its various subsidiaries (Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, SeaArk, Bass ...

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White House visit, environment, and boating!

Yesterday I was honored to be back at the White House, this time with a few others from our industry, to hear President Trump and several cabinet secretaries share what they have been doing related to protecting the environment. It is always an honor to be invited to the White House and, while many believe the Administration should be doing ...

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Correct Craft hosts meeting with Congressman Darren Soto

Correct Craft, in partnership with the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Marine Manufacturers Association, hosted a meeting with U.S. Representative Darren Soto. After touring Correct Craft’s Nautique boat building plant, Congressman Soto and Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin discussed various national issues and how they impact Correct Craft, the boating industry and the broader business community. NAM representatives ...

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Correct Craft purchases milling company

Correct Craft recently announced its newest acquisition, Merritt Precision. Merritt Precision will immediately be vertically integrated into Correct Craft’s innovation subsidiary, Watershed Innovation and will function as a standalone business. Merritt Precision manufactures highly sophisticated plugs for the marine, automotive, and aerospace industry in Merritt Island, Fla. Correct Craft has no plans to change the management. Doug Keehn and Ben ...

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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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