ORLANDO, FL (July 7, 2017) – Recently, in a list of Florida’s top companies compiled by Florida Trend magazine, Correct Craft was identified as the 143rd largest private company in the state. Among these 143 organizations, Correct Craft was the 11th fastest growing company in the group with sales growth in 2016 of 31%.
For the past several years Correct Craft has been executing a growth strategy of acquisition and optimization that has resulted in substantial growth. Correct Craft, which now consists of seven boat brands, three engine brands, and two watersports parks, distributes into seventy countries around the globe and is continuing to grow in 2017. With projected sales in 2017 of over $400 million, Correct Craft will almost certainly continue to move up the list of Florida’s largest companies.
Also based in Florida, Nautique Boats, Correct Craft’s largest subsidiary, has taken two of the state’s top honors in recent years. Out of over 18,000 manufacturers, Nautique was named Florida’s Manufacturer of the Year and recently received the prestigious Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Award.
Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft, stated, “I am very proud of our Correct Craft team that has done such a great job executing our growth strategy. It would be impossible to do what we have done without a group of very dedicated and hardworking people.” Yeargin added, “Even more than our significant growth, I am very proud of the ‘Making Life Better’ culture that we have developed at Correct Craft and each of our subsidiaries. Having just returned last week from serving in Haiti with 30 members of our team from across the country, I am reminded how fortunate we are to have a group of people who want to help others around the world and do their best to make life better for as many people as possible.”
About Correct Craft: Celebrating 92 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, and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com.