Tag Archives: Sea Ray

The show is on!

By David Gee It's on. The Miami International Boat Show has officially begun. Or to be more accurate, the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, is underway. 2020 marks the 79th year of the five-day show which occupies an important part of the boating industry's annual calendar. Speaking of the calendar, it doesn't hurt to hold ...

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Market Trends: Room for everyone

By Adam Quandt Industry leaders across the recreation marine sector regularly preach the importance of selling the experience of boating, rather than just simply selling the product. With generous room aboard and the ever-increasing versatility of both pontoons and deck boats, manufacturers within these segments of the industry are consistently striving to provide the experience of boating to the many ...

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Sea Ray unveils new SLX-R 400e

Sea Ray is debuting the brand-new SLX-R 400e Outboard featuring cutting-edge technology paired with high- performance propulsion, elevated design elements and the orchestrated excellence of the SLX 400 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. “CES presents a unique opportunity to debut the new SLX-R 400e in front of an audience that will truly appreciate its beauty, capabilities and ...

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Sea Tow Foundation names winners of inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards

The Sea Tow Foundation recently announced winners of its inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards at Boating Industry's Elevate Summit in Orlando. The awards were sponsored and judged by the newly established National Sober Skipper Advisory Council and funded through a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund which is administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. They ...

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Brunswick sets records at FLIBS 2019

Brunswick Corporation announced that its Sea Ray, Boston Whaler and Mercury Marine brands have set multiple records during the 2019 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show.  Sea Ray, which launched a new 320 Sundancer Coupe at Ft. Lauderdale, saw an 80% increase in show sales from a year ago. Brunswick said Boston Whaler continues to benefit from significant year-over-year sales growth ...

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Final day at FLIBS

By David Gee On our last day at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, managing editor Adam Quandt and I had an interesting conversation with our Uber driver on the way to the show. I'll share a bit of it. Uber driver: So you're going to the big boat show, huh? Us: Yep. Uber driver: Are you going to buy ...

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Sea Ray launches new Sundancer 320 Coupe Outboard

Continuing its celebration of 60 years of boatbuilding, Sea Ray will officially debut the newest addition to the Sundancer family, the Sundancer 320 Coupe Outboard, at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Oct. 30–Nov. 3. Prior to the official debut, Sea Ray offered a sneak peek of the new coupe during a multi-day launch event in Miami, Oct. 11–12, featuring ...

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Sea Ray celebrates 60 years

Sea Ray is celebrating 60 years of manufacturing, which recently included an event at the Sea Ray Tellico Manufacturing Facility in Vonore, Tenn. Since its opening in 1983, the Tellico Manufacturing Facility has produced more than 160,000 boats. “It’s important to celebrate milestones like the one we’re celebrating now with Sea Ray,” said Steve Langlais, Sea Ray president. “We kicked ...

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Brunswick Corp. names new Sea Ray president

The Brunswick Boat Group, a unit of Brunswick Corporation announced that Steve Langlais has been named President - Sea Ray Boats, succeeding Brad Anderson, who has chosen to pursue opportunities outside the Company.  Langlais, currently President – Ft. Wayne Operations for Brunswick, will continue to report to Brunswick Boat Group President Huw Bower.  The appointment is effective immediately. “Steve is ...

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Sea Ray celebrates 60th anniversary, honors dealers at awards dinner

Sea Ray recently celebrated its 60th anniversary during a marine industry dealer meeting at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Texas. During the event, attendees experienced on-water product demonstrations of Sea Ray’s latest model line-up including the Sundancer 320, SDX 250 Outboard, SLX 400 and the brand-new, limited-edition SLX-R 350 Outboard, recently named a 2019 Top Product by Boating Industry. In addition, attendees ...

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