ORLANDO, FL (December 10, 2018) – Last night, Angela Pilkington, Correct Craft’s Executive Vice President/Chief of Staff, was awarded the 2018 Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year by the Marine Retailers Association at the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo.

The MRAA and Boating Industry magazine together present this award annually to an outstanding woman who is actively involved in the marine industry with devoted service, untiring commitment, and the advancement of women in the marine business.

Pilkington began her career at Correct Craft in 1981 as temporary employee and worked her way to Administrative Assistant, Office Manager, Director of Administration, Vice President of Administration, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and most recently, Executive Vice President/Chief of Staff, while raising a family and completing two degrees.

In Pilkington’s current role she works with each Correct Craft subsidiary to drive major initiatives to both optimize their operations and execute strategic plans. She also mentors female employees throughout the organization as well as the employees who report to her.

Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft stated, “Angela is very deserving of this award. She has shown the ability to be a leader, mentor, and coach at all different levels as she’s grown with the company and in the community. She is one of my trusted confidants and I have tremendous respect and admiration for her.”

About Correct Craft: Celebrating 94 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. The Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk, and Bryant boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, Watershed Innovation and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit