Tag Archives: Forrest L. Wood

Industry mourns the loss of Ranger Boats founder

The recreational boating industry is mourning the loss of an industry icon. Ranger Boats founder Forrest L. Wood, died on Jan. 25 following a brief illness. He was 87 years old. Keith Daffron, Wood’s oldest grandson said Wood passed away “peacefully, with his family by his side.” Daffron also expressed gratitude on behalf of the family to the team at ...

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Vexus Boats to introduce latest AVX model at Arkansas event

Vexus Boats, a new Arkansas-based boat manufacturer, will unveil a new boat and trailer model combination Saturday, Aug. 11, during the Forrest Wood Cup in Hot Springs. The location for the unveiling will be Trader Bill’s Outdoor Sports, the host dealer for the event. Trader Bill’s is located at 1530 Albert Pike Road. The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. ...

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