Bombardier Secures Engine Supplier Agreement With Over 90 Boat Manufacturers

Bombardier Recreational Products announces it has secured agreements with over 90* United Marine Manufacturers Association (UMMA) affiliated and independent boat manufacturers to supply Evinrude® and Johnson® outboard engines as power for their boat lines.

"We are pleased to have our Evinrude and Johnson engines offered as standard equipment on boats built by companies that are leaders in the markets they serve. These agreements recognize the quality of Bombardier's products and the technological advantages they offer," said Ben Lafortune, Vice President, Sales and Communications, Boats and Outboard Engines Division. "Providing engines to power top-quality boats enables Bombardier to reach a wide range of boaters who demand an outboard engine that delivers the durability, quality and reliability they expect."

The independent manufacturers include:

  • A1A Nautical, Inc.
  • Advanced Outdoors, Inc.
  • Alumacraft Boats
  • American Fiberglass, Inc.
  • Angler Boats
  • BayMaster Boats
  • Bayshore Boats
  • Bell Boats, Inc.
  • Big O Boats
  • Boulton Powerboats Inc.
  • Bumble Bee Boats, LLC.
  • Carolina Skiff
  • Checkmate Boats
  • Custom Boat Works
  • DanMar Powercats
  • Dargel Boat Works, Inc.
  • Duck Wrangler Boats
  • Leisure Kraft Pontunes, Inc.
  • Marsh Brothers, Inc.
  • Master Boat Builders, LLC
  • Maurell Products, Inc.
  • Nautic Star
  • Ocean Master
  • Palm Beach Marinecraft
  • Penn Craft LLC
  • Rinalli Boats
  • Sea Arrow Marine
  • Duratech, Inc.
  • Fiberglass Works
  • Fiesta Marine Products
  • Flats Cats Boats
  • Florida Boat Works, Inc.
  • Four Ward Motion Inc. (War Eagle Boats)
  • Godfrey Marine
  • Gold-Line Boats
  • Harris-Kayot
  • Intercoastal Inc. (Apex Inflatables)
  • Intrepid Boats
  • Intrepid Southeast
  • Island Marine Products, Inc.
  • JC Manufacturing, Inc.
  • K & F Enterprises
  • Lake Raider
  • Sea Strike
  • Sierra Boats, LLC
  • Sundancer Pontoons
  • Triton Boats
  • Vivian Industries
  • Waco Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Weeres Industries
  • Weld-craft Manufacturing
  • Zodiac of North America.

The UMMA affiliated companies include:

  • Action Craft, Inc.,
  • Aluma-Weld, Inc. (Xpress Boats)
  • Arima Marine International, Inc.
  • Bass Cat Boats, Bennington Marine
  • Blazer Boats
  • Duracraft
  • Duromarine
  • Fabbro Marine Group, Inc. (Cape Horn)
  • Dusky Marine, Inc.
  • Forrest River, Inc.
  • Gambler Boats/Maritec Industries
  • Hewes Marine Company
  • Jefferson Yachts, Inc.
  • KenCraft Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Kevcon Corporation (Misty Harbor Boats) Key West Boats, Inc.
  • Landau Boats
  • Lannes K. McKee & Co., Inc.
  • May-Craft Boats
  • Northport, Inc.
  • Osprey Boat Co.
  • Parks Manufacturing
  • Playbuoy Pontoon Manufacturing
  • Playcraft/Charger
  • Premier Marine, Inc.
  • Pro-Gator Boats
  • Pro-Sports
  • SeaArk Boats, Inc.
  • Sea Hunt Boat Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Sea Pro Boats, Inc.
  • SeaVee Boats
  • SmokerCraft/Sylvan Boats
  • Stamas Yachts
  • Sundance Boats
  • Thomas Marine Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Triton Industries
  • Twin Vee Powercats Boats
  • United Marine Corporation
  • Woolridge Boats

Bombardier Recreational Products designs, develops, builds, distributes and markets utility vehicles, Rotax® engines, Ski-Doo® and Lynx® snowmobiles, Bombardier™ ATVs, Sea-Doo® watercraft and sport boats as well as Evinrude® and Johnson® outboard marine engines and Ficht® direct fuel injection technology.

Bombardier Inc., a diversified manufacturing and services company, is a world leading manufacturer of business jets, regional aircraft, rail transportation equipment and motorized recreational products. It also provides financial services and asset management in business areas aligned with its core expertise. Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, the Corporation has a workforce of some 80,000 people in 24 countries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2002 stood at $21.6 billion Cdn. Bombardier trades on the Toronto, Brussels and Frankfurt stock exchanges (BBD, BOM and BBDd.F).

* Engine Manufacturers with signed agreements as of January 17, 2003.
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For information:
Ann Stawski
Senior Coordinator, Public Relations
Boats and Outboard Engines
(262) 884-5494
[email protected]