Tag Archives: Correct Craft

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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Congressional Boating Congress, industry members hold briefing on Capitol Hill

NMMA, marine manufacturers, and members of the Congressional Boating Caucus – including Representative Jackie Walorski (R-IN-02), Representative Bill Huizenga (R-MI-02), Representative Joyce Beatty (D-OH-03), and Representative Jared Huffman (D-CA-02) – assembled for a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss the economic impact of the recreational boating industry. The event – titled “Boating Industry Briefing: Jobs, Businesses, and the Economy” – ...

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Ending retaliatory tariffs with USMCA ratification

Each year the boating industry gravitates to its biggest (and sunniest) boat show in Miami to meet and discuss important issues and last week was no exception. During numerous board meetings, roundtables and other industry gatherings we worked together to tackle some of our top concerns. And, global trade and tariffs were at the top of the list in every ...

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Correct Craft honored by Habitat for Humanity

Correct Craft recently accepted Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County’s highest honor, the 2018 Walter Pharr Legacy Award, at the Cornerstone Guild Breakfast on the build site.   The Walter Pharr Legacy Award was created in 2016 to honor and recognize the founding of Habitat Orlando & Osceola by Board Member, Walter Pharr, and his spirit and passion ...

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Correct Craft announces new education program

Correct Craft, long known for its commitment to exceptional employee development, has launched a new employee educational program, Correct Craft University (CCU). CCU will expand, enhance and elevate the fundamental skills of all levels of team members at Correct Craft and its subsidiaries.   Correct Craft University is a voluntary program meant to provide opportunities for personal, professional and leadership enhancement. ...

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Open letter to President Trump

Dear President Trump, I cannot imagine how tough a job it is being President. Though I am sure you receive lots of advice, I would like to share a few thoughts on topics I hope you will consider as you enter your third year in office: Trade War – As previous Co-Chair of the Manufacturing Council’s Trade and Tax Policy ...

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A call to back Florida’s boating business, protect environment

From the Florida Panhandle to the Keys, Floridians and tourists alike flock to our pristine waters year-round to enjoy some of the best boating experiences the United States has to offer. While many know Florida is the ideal destination for a day on the water, what’s less well known is the significant impact recreational boating has on the state's economy. According ...

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Angela Pilkington named Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year

Angela Pilkington of Correct Craft Holding Company has been selected as the recipient of the thirty-second annual Darlene Briggs Marine Industry Woman of the Year Award. The award was presented to Pilkington by the 2017 award recipient, Wanda Kenton Smith, on Sunday evening, Dec. 9, during the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas Opening Night Awards Celebration at the Rosen ...

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