zodiac boat

Zodiac – manufacturer information

Zodiac Nautic is a French company best known for their widely used small inflatable boats. In 1998, the company acquired the Llanelli-based competitor Avon Inflatables. In 2008, The Carlyle Group acquired the marine and pool division of Zodiac Aerospace. In 2012, OpenGate Capital acquired the marine division and named it Zodiac Nautic. In financial trouble,…

yamaha boat

Yamaha – manufacturer information

In 1989, following the consumer success of the WaveRunner line, and as the Yamaha brand captivated a whole new audience on the water, Yamaha engineers began to explore the feasibility of creating even more exciting and memorable experiences for our customers on the water through new, innovative product offerings. The success of jet drive systems…

carveryachts boat

Carver – manufacturer information

In 1954 Charles Carter and George Verhagen began building mahogany-planked, high-speed runabouts in a garage in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. What started as a hobby soon turned into a business as word quickly spread about the two fledgling builders and the high quality of their boats. Combining the first three letters of their last names, the Carver…

searay boat

Sea Ray – manufacturer information

Sea Rays aren’t built simply to get you out on the water. No—we take pride in delivering something else. Have you ever smiled head to toe? Better yet, has your family? We build boats, yes, but with each dash we sculpt and each hull we craft, we build a lifestyle that will redefine your meaning…

lowe-boat

Lowe – manufacturer information

Lowe was founded in 1971 to build high value aluminum boats and canoes to fit a family’s boating needs. Since then, Lowe has created generations of family memories through great experiences on the water and has developed a reputation for building high quality, yet affordable aluminum boats and pontoons to suit almost any need. As…