Tag Archives: Tiara Yachts

Tiara makes donation to boat building school

The Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) received a transformational gift of $75,000 from Tiara Yachts in support of incoming students and the “Come Aboard, Launch Careers” capital campaign that will increase the school’s capacity for educating future generations of marine professionals. “Tiara is not an assembly plant, we strongly believe in what we are doing by translating our passion ...

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Leon Slikkers honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at METS

Leon Slikkers' passion, innovation and craftsmanship were recognized at this year's seventh annual Boat Builder Awards, where he received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The International Boat Industry and METSTRADE, the world's biggest forum for experts in the recreational marine equipment industry, facilitate the awards. Individuals, teams and supply chain partners that have made significant contributions to the boatbuilding industry are ...

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Industry icon Leon Slikkers announces retirement

Leon Slikkers, a marine industry pioneer, whose career building boats dates back to the 1940s, is retiring from Tiara Yachts, the company announced recently. An industry trendsetter who bucked conventional wisdom when it came to building boats out of fiberglass instead of wood, Slikkers, now 93, founded S2 Yachts in 1974. The company initially focused on trailerable sailboats, but as ...

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S2 Yachts consolidates under single brand

S2 Yachts recently announced the consolidation of its Tiara brands (Tiara Yachts and Tiara Sport) under a single Tiara Yachts banner. The boatbuilder says, while this shift brings an outward and visible change to the Tiara Yachts brand, the form and functionality of every product built by S2 Yachts is ultimately, and will continue to be, Tiara. “The definitions of ...

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Tiara names top dealers for MY 2020

Tiara Yachts and Tiara Sport recently announced its 2020 model year top dealers and salespersons. The boatbuilder said it is theses dealer's and salespeople's hard work and dedication to its brands that helps to continue the growth both tiara yachts and tiara sport sees in the marketplace. “Tiara is very proud to recognize our dealer partners and top salespersons that ...

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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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Tiara Yachts recognizes top dealers, sales reps

Tiara Yachts announced a record year in retail sales and market share growth during its annual dealer conference. The worldwide audience of attendees included domestic and international dealers, top retail sales representatives and key Tiara Yachts vendors. The event focused on year-end sales results and the introduction of the all new Q 44 Adventure Yacht, a concept born from the ...

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