Category: Correct Craft

CORRECT CRAFT HOSTS CONGRESSMAN DARREN SOTO

ORLANDO, FL (May 31, 2019) Today, at its Orlando offices, Correct Craft, in partnership with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), hosted a meeting with U.S. Representative Darren Soto. After touring Correct Craft’s Nautique boat building plant, Congressman Soto and Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin discussed various national… Read more »


CORRECT CRAFT ACQUIRES MILLING COMPANY

ORLANDO, FL (May 23, 2019) – Today, Correct Craft announced its newest acquisition, Merritt Precision. Merritt Precision will immediately be vertically integrated into Correct Craft’s innovation subsidiary, Watershed Innovation and will function as a standalone business. Merritt Precision manufactures highly sophisticated plugs for the marine, automotive, and aerospace industry in Merritt Island, Florida. Correct Craft… Read more »



CORRECT CRAFT CEO RECEIVES HAMMOND LEADERSHIP AWARD

ORLANDO, FL (May 10, 2019) – Today, the Foundation for Recreational Boating Safety, Education and Environmental Awareness announced that Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft is the recipient of the 2019 Hammond Marine Industry Leadership Award for his extraordinary service and commitment to advocacy on behalf of the recreational boating industry. Bill will… Read more »


CORRECT CRAFT PARTNERS WITH TENNESSEE COLLEGE

SWEETWATER, TN (April 22, 2019) — Recently, Correct Craft’s Tennessee facility hosted students and donated resources to a mechatronics class of high school juniors and seniors taking a course at Cleveland State Community College (CSCC). The students have been tasked with designing and building an “amphibious vehicle” that will operate on both road and water. Starting with… Read more »


CORRECT CRAFT ACQUIRES PARKER BOATS

ORLANDO, FL (April 18, 2019) – Correct Craft announced today that Parker Boats has joined the Correct Craft family. Based in Beaufort, NC, Parker is a 55-year-old company that builds premium offshore and inshore fishing boats. This marriage of the freshwater and saltwater boat worlds will prove mutually beneficial to both companies. While the acquisition… Read more »


CORRECT CRAFT ACQUIRES TRANSMISSION COMPANY

ORLANDO, FL (April 1, 2019) – Today, Correct Craft announced its newest acquisition, Velvet Drive Transmissions. Velvet Drive will be vertically integrated into Correct Craft’s engine company, Pleasurecraft Engine Group. Velvet Drive manufactures marine transmissions and offers a variety of custom gearing for specialized industrial equipment in Liberty, South Carolina. Velvet Drive, now a part… Read more »


FORMER SOVIET KGB AGENT SPEAKS TO CORRECT CRAFT AND NAUTIQUE TEAMS

ORLANDO, FL (February 21, 2019) – Today Jack Barsky, former Soviet KGB agent and author of the book Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangles Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America, visited the Correct Craft and Nautique Boats’ Orlando facility and spoke at an all-employee meeting to share his experiences. Barsky, an East German recruited by… Read more »


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CORRECT CRAFT HONORED BY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Orlando, FL (February 7, 2019) – Today, Correct Craft accepted Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County’s highest honor, the 2018 Walter Pharr Legacy Award, at the Cornerstone Guild Breakfast on the build site. The Walter Pharr Legacy Award was created in 2016 to honor and recognize the founding of Habitat Orlando & Osceola… Read more »


CORRECT CRAFT INVESTS IN EMPLOYEES – ANNOUNCES CORRECT CRAFT UNIVERSITY

ORLANDO, FL (January 31, 2019) – Correct Craft, long known for its commitment to exceptional employee development, has launched a new employee educational program, Correct Craft University (CCU). CCU will expand, enhance and elevate the fundamental skills of all levels of team members at Correct Craft and its subsidiaries. Correct Craft University is a voluntary… Read more »