Tag Archives: Skeeter Boats

Skeeter Boats celebrates 75 years

This July, Skeeter Products, Inc. celebrates 75 years in business as the leader in performance fishing boats. The impressive milestone is marked by an unrelenting passion for creating unforgettable experiences on the water. Skeeter celebrates their anniversary with the release of a limited edition FXR APEX bass boat in an all-new gold and black color scheme. Skeeter founder Holmes Thurmond built ...

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Jeff Stone, senior VP of Skeeter Products, will oversee G3 Boats

Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced today that Jeff Stone, Senior Vice President, Skeeter Products, will now oversee G3 Boats. In his new role, Stone is responsible for manufacturing, operations, marketing and sales for Yamaha U.S. Business Unit subsidiaries G3 and Skeeter Boats. “Jeff’s steadfast leadership, experience and strong financial management principles will allow Yamaha to continue to invest in the people, ...

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Skeeter announces exclusive Johnson Outdoors partnership

Skeeter announced a renewed, exclusive relationship with Johnson Outdoors that will put Minn Kota Raptors with Active Anchoring on most of its premiere bass boat models within the performance-driven ZXR, FXR and SX lines. “Johnson Outdoors products are known for exceptional quality, durability and performance – they are a natural fit for Skeeter bass boats,” said Jeff Stone, Sr. vice ...

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Skeeter, B.A.S.S. sign multi-year sponsorship agreement

Skeeter and B.A.S.S. signed a new agreement that continues Skeeter’s sponsorship of Bassmaster events through 2024.  “Many pro anglers who fish the B.A.S.S. tournaments run Skeeter boats for the ultimate performance on the water,” said Jeff Stone, Senior Vice President, Skeeter Boats. “We’re excited to see what the next four years will bring for the Skeeter pro anglers, and proud to join ...

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Yamaha reinforces commitment to workforce development

Yamaha workforce development

During a visit with U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt at Yamaha's facility in Newnan, Ga., Mike Chrzanowski, president of Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation, and Ben Speciale, president of Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit, signed the Pledge to America's Workers, reinforcing Yamaha's commitment to workforce development. “Manufacturing jobs represent the backbone of the U.S. economy. Within the recreational industry, ...

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Skeeter introduces all-new ZX150 bass boat

Skeeter kicked off 2020 with the introduction of an all-new ZX150 bass boat with features designed to create more room, better fishability and a powerful ride. “The new ZX150 has all the right bells, whistles and improvements that make it an optimal choice for freshwater tournament anglers,” said Jeff Stone, senior vice president, Skeeter Boats. “It’s comfortable, fast and built ...

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2019 Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Innovation Award winners announced

The NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored winners of the 2019 Minneapolis Innovation Awards, recognizing groundbreaking new consumer marine products, presented opening night of the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show.  The Innovation Awards came to Minneapolis in 2018 to honor manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products in the boating industry to market in the following categories: aluminum ...

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Skeeter hosts annual northern dealer meeting

Skeeter Products, Inc. recently hosted its annual northern dealer meeting in Breezy Point, Minn. Skeeter dealers learned about the all-new WX2200, the boatbuilder’s new flagship deep-v model. The WX2200 is now the largest deep-v boat Skeeter has ever produced. At 22 feet long, it offers the room anglers desire to fish comfortably and efficiently. Enhancements from Skeeter’s previous model, the ...

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Chicago and Minneapolis shows report strong sales and leads

Last weekend’s Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show wrapped a five-day run with a final attendance of 48,644, up 4 percent from last year’s attendance of 46,670. Exhibitor feedback was positive on strong sales and crowds, including Saturday, which saw more than 20,000 visitors in attendance. On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel toured the show with Show Manager Keith Ogulnick, ...

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