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Industry members mourn loss of veteran sales professional Michael Devlin

Marine industry colleagues were recently shocked to learn of the death of Michael Devlin, an industry sales representative who championed multiple brands over a successful 44-year career.  He began his industry career in 1975 as a sales representative with Hurst Enterprises, an Orlando, Fla.-based regional manufacturer of bass boats. He later represented national brands including Regal, ProLine, Wellcraft, Regulator, Scout, ...

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Congressman tours Scout Boats, holds workforce roundtable

On Monday, Representative Joe Cunningham (D-SC-1) met with recreational boating industry leaders – including representatives from Scout Boats, Sportsman Boats Manufacturing, Zodiac, Stingray Boats, and NMMA – at Scout Boats’ facility in Summersville, S.C. to discuss the recreational boating industry’s workforce challenges and infrastructure needs. Congressman Cunningham also toured Scout Boats’ plant prior to the roundtable discussion – which includes ...

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Scout Boats receives fifth Roaring Twenties Award

Scout Boats has been named a Roaring Twenties award recipient - one of the 20 best-performing large companies in South Carolina for 2018, for the fifth year in a row. This statewide honor is presented annually by SC Biz News and recognizes the South Carolina’s 20 best-performing small and 20 best-performing large companies (for a total of 40 companies) based on both ...

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Scout honors Top 2018 dealers at annual meeting

Scout Boats recently honored its top dealers and sales professionals from around the world for the 2018 model year at its 2019 dealer meeting in Charleston, S.C. Top Dealer Award Winners: Viage Group – Sarasota Sarasota, Fla. Top Worldwide Dealer Andy Renne’– Seven Seas Yacht Sales Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Top Worldwide Salesman Viage Group –  Sarasota Sarasota, Fla. Top Gulf ...

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Freshwater focuses on consumer-driven innovation

Freshwater fishing remains a critical market segment within the boating industry. Recent data from Statistical Surveys confirms that the market continues to exhibit solid growth in the single digit range.  According to SSI, sales of new retail registered outboard-powered aluminum fishing boats in the U.S. increased from 61,000 in 2016 to 62,000 in 2017.  Total freshwater fishing, which includes aluminum ...

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Scout Boats, BoatU.S. announce membership partnership

Scout Boats and BoatU.S. have inked a deal that will provide a complimentary year of membership to anyone purchasing a new Scout model. The partnership will commence at next week's Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. “We’re excited to partner with BoatU.S. to offer this free one-year membership to our customers,” said Scout director of sales and marketing Alan Lang. “We ...

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Scout Boats unveils innovations, new models at dealer meeting

Scout Boats unveiled LXF fleet innovations and two new models to the company line-up during its annual dealer meeting in late September. New models include the 355 LXF, 235 XSF and 251 XSS. The new innovations include bow-mounted cameras, heated helm seats and hardtop-mounted solar panel battery chargers – all available options on its LXF fleet – and a new ...

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Scout Boats recognizes 2017 top dealers

Scout Boats recognized its 2017 top dealers and honored the company's global sales professionals at the company's annual dealer meeting this week in Charleston, S.C. “We had our most successful dealer meeting to date,” said Sales & Marketing Director Alan Lang. “We’re very proud of the dealer network we’ve built and how hard they work on our behalf."  Scout announced the ...

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Scout Boats adds nine national, international dealers to roster 

Scout Boats, Inc. recently added four national dealers and five international dealers to its current roster: Bulmar Boats Bulgaria – Sozopol, Bulgaria; Johnson Marine & Supply, Inc. – Ontario, California; Maple City Marine – Chatham, Ontario, Canada; MarineMax Connecticut – Norwalk, Connecticut; MarineMax Dallas – Lewisville, Texas; MarineMax North Palm Beach – Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; Offshore Marine – St. Thomas, U.S. ...

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