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    by Published on 10-22-2014 12:36 PM

    Official Correct Craft Press Release
    Written By: Correct Craft, Inc.

    ORLANDO, FLA (October 22, 2014) — Over the past few days, Team Nautique athletes, dealers, and employees traveled from Orlando, Florida, to El Salvador and served as part of the Nautique Cares initiative.

    Twenty Nautique athletes, dealers and employees took part in a service trip to El Salvador from October 18 – October 21. The group served by building a school library in the shape of a boat at a rural mountain school for nearly 400 students. The team also had the opportunity to interact with students at the school where they passed out supplies and played soccer with the children. In addition to their work at the school, Team Nautique distributed food to over four hundred needy families in rural mountain communities and provided a water filtration system that will supply the communities up to one million gallons of fresh water.

    This is the seventh year of service trips for Nautique and each year they continue to grow and provide the Nautique family an opportunity to serve others who need our help. During this time Nautique employees have taken service trips to El Salvador, Mexico, India, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and the Apache Reservation in Arizona.

    “Our athletes have served our local community through Nautique Cares initiatives for Give Kids the World and Habitat for Humanity but this was the first time we have taken our athletes or dealers on an international service trip” stated Nautique President/CEO Bill Yeargin. “Our athletes, employees and dealers were all excited to serve; we are all thrilled to be part of a team that wants to not only build the world’s best boats but also use our resources to help others,” added Yeargin.




    by Published on 10-20-2014 08:51 AM

    ORLANDO, FL (October 20, 2014) Today Correct Craft announced it has acquired the companies who manufacture both PCM Marine Engines and Crusader Engines. The acquisition became effective on October, 16, 2014.

    Correct Craft, the owner of both Nautique Boat Company and Aktion Parks, now owns 100% of both PCM Marine Engines and Crusader Engines. Correct Craft announced it has no plans to change either the management or the location of the engine companies.

    PCM, manufacturer of the world’s best engines, has been in business for nearly forty years providing outstanding engines and service all over the world from its headquarters in Little Mountain, South Carolina. PCM is known for premier product, unsurpassed quality, leading innovation and exceptional service.

    Crusader Engines, also manufactured in Little Mountain, South Carolina, is highly regarded as a premier manufacturer of engines used in salt water. This past year Crusader expanded their product offering with its outstanding new “Challenger” series of inboard towsport engines.

    Correct Craft’s President and CEO Bill Yeargin stated, "PCM and Crusader are two of the top engine manufacturers in the world and we could not be happier to have them as part of the Correct Craft family.” “I look forward to working with the outstanding PCM and Crusader teams as together we look for opportunities to make their excellent products, service and brands even better. The future of both brands is bright!” Yeargin added.

    To read more about this acquisition in Bill Yeargin’s CEO blog please click HERE.

    by Published on 10-16-2014 04:21 PM

    Official Correct Craft Press Release
    Written By: Correct Craft, Inc.

    ORLANDO, FLA (October 16, 2014) — Today Nautique Boats and the International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) announced that Nautique has been selected to be the exclusive boat of the 2016-2019 water ski world championships.

    The IWWF, based in Switzerland, sanctions water ski world championship events which are held all over the globe. The events include the World Water Ski Championships, World Junior Championships, World Under 21 Championships, World Over 35 Championships, World University Championships and World Disabled Championships.

    The boat selected for the world championships is the world record setting Ski Nautique. The Ski Nautique has established itself as the premier water ski boat in the industry. Since its introduction just a few years ago the Ski Nautique 200 has pulled seventeen water ski world records; no other boat is close.

    “As I have traveled the world for Nautique visiting ski schools, training centers, federations, and water skiers everywhere the most common request I receive, in nearly every country, is to use the Ski Nautique in the world championships,” stated Nautique President and CEO Bill Yeargin. “Our Nautique team, and water skiers all around the world, are thrilled for the Ski Nautique to be selected as the exclusive and official boat of the water ski world championships,” Yeargin added.

    To read Bill Yeargin’s Nautique Insider blog related to the Ski Nautique being selected as the official boat of the water ski world championships please click HERE.


    by Published on 10-03-2014 06:31 PM

    Official Correct Craft Press Release
    Written by: Correct Craft, Inc.

    ORLANDO, FLA (October 3, 2014) — Today Nautique hosted students from Central Florida High Schools as part of National Manufacturing Day. National Manufacturing Day is celebrated throughout the United States with events hosted by numerous manufacturing companies with a primary goal of sharing manufacturing career opportunities with students.

    Nautique partnered on this event with several local manufacturing organizations including the Manufacturers Association of Florida. The team from Nautique spent the day interacting with the students and giving them an in-depth tour of the Nautique manufacturing facility. After the tour Nautique provided lunch for the students and facilitated engaging simulation exercises so they could apply their learning’s.

    “Our Nautique team was thrilled to host local students at our world-class factory for National Manufacturing Day,” stated Nautique President/CEO Bill Yeargin. “These students are the future of our country and we are happy to share the many opportunities they can have through manufacturing careers,” Yeargin added.

    To read President/CEO Bill Yeargin’s Nautique Insider blog regarding Nautique hosting local students for National Manufacturing Day, please visit http://www.nautique.com.

    by Published on 09-30-2014 04:52 PM

    Official Correct Craft Press Release
    Written By: Correct Craft, Inc.

    ORLANDO, FLA (September 30, 2014) – Today during the International BoatBuilder’s Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) trade show, the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) recognized Nautique for the ninth year in a row for excellence in customer satisfaction in the Inboard Watersports Boat category.

    The Marine Industry CSI Awards program honors participating manufacturers that actively measure customer satisfaction and pursue continuous improvement to better serve the customer. Once again, Nautique achieved and maintained an independently-measured standard of excellence of 90 percent or higher in customer satisfaction over the past year, based on information provided by customers purchasing a new boat during the period between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014.

    “Customers are inseparable from a company’s success, and this year’s CSI award recipients have embraced this fundamental understanding by cultivating an exceptional ownership experience,” notes Robert Newsome, director of engineering standards for NMMA.

    “Our culture at Nautique is about building the world’s best boats from a company that cares and this industry award acknowledges that customer satisfaction doesn’t end when the boat leaves the factory, we stand behind our product through the entire ownership experience,” stated Nautique Pesident/CEO Bill Yeargin. “Our entire team from our employees to our dealers couldn’t be more thrilled to be recognized by NMMA for excellent customer satisfaction,” Yeargin added.
    by Published on 09-19-2014 12:45 PM

    Official Correct Craft Press Release
    ORLANDO, FLA (September 19, 2014) — Nautique is pleased to announce the Super Air Nautique G23 was chosen as WakeWorld’s Riders Choice “Wakeboarding Boat of the Year” and also Wakeworld’s first ever “Wakesurfing Boat of the Year!”

    Last year Wakeworld wakeboarders from all over the globe selected the Super Air Nautique G23 as Boat of the Year and the Nautique Surf System (NSS) was voted as Innovation of the Year. This year, WakeWorld created two new categories; Wakeboarding Boat of the Year and Wakesurfing Boat of the Year. The Nautique G23 swept them both.

    “In the spring of 2012 Nautique dramatically changed wakeboarding with the introduction of the Super Air Nautique G23. Since its introduction the G23 has dominated the wakeboarding world in every way winning not only both Boat of the Year and Innovation of the Year, but also based on voting from all aspects of our industry, the Industry’s Most Innovative Product! In the history of our industry no boat has had as large of an impact on wakeboarding as the G23,” stated Nautique President and CEO Bill Yeargin. “It is exciting to also have the G23 recognized by wakesurfers around the globe as the world’s best wakesurf boat,” Yeargin added.

    To read President/CEO Bill Yeargin’s Nautique Insider blog regarding these two major industry awards, please visit nautique.com.
    by Published on 09-06-2014 12:35 AM

    ORLANDO, FL (September 5, 2014) – Nautique and CBS have partnered with USA Water Ski and officially announce a three-year partnership naming Nautique Boat Company as the title sponsor of the U.S. Open of Water Skiing.

    Re-igniting the future of one of water skiing's most coveted titles, Nautique and CBS aim to engage the water ski community back to its roots, and deliver an all-inclusive, world-class, three-event water ski competition and cultural festival.

    The 21st Nautique U.S. Open of Water Skiing will be headlined by the world’s best men and women three-event athletes, including current World Record holders and Team Nautique athletes Nate Smith and Erika Lang. This event will be held at Lake Ivanhoe attracting thousands of spectators, and showcase a 10-acre retail and brand experience. The Nautique U.S. Open spectators will enjoy an interactive festival featuring exhibitors, autograph signings, DJs, and prize giveaways.

    “This is a big moment for Nautique and the Nautique U.S. Open of Water Skiing. The U.S. Open has been sidelined for the past seven years and we are excited to bring it back!” stated Bill Yeargin, President/CEO of Nautique Boat Company. “Adding more excitement, the winners of each discipline will receive an invitation to the world’s most prestigious watersports event, the 2015 Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament, held at Callaway Gardens over the Memorial Day Weekend” added Yeargin.

    “Nautique and USA Water Ski have been partners for decades. Being able to add to this relationship with such an iconic event in our own backyard is simply a perfect fit,” commented Bob Crowley, USA Water Skis’ Executive Director. “We are really looking forward to embracing the entire water ski industry with the Nautique U.S. Open. This will offer us one of the most powerful events to share our spirit of water skiing with thousands of people,” added Crowley.

    The Nautique U.S. Open of Water Skiing will be the fall’s biggest watersports event/festival as the finals return to the “Watersports Capital of the World” Orlando, FL on October 25th. The live webcast and consumer information will be available at http://www.nautique.com/events/view/...f-water-skiing.

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