ORLANDO, FL (November 16, 2017) – During the 2017 Boat Builder Awards Gala held in Amsterdam last night, Correct Craft accepted the International Distributor/Dealer Development Award.

The Boat Builder Awards were organized by METSTRADE and International Boat Industry (IBI) to recognize individual and team success within boat building companies globally. The award for International Distributor/Dealer Development recognizes manufacturers who have shown significant expansion of their boat building business through exports, as well as the expansion of their distributor or dealer networks that have resulted in increased export sales.

Bill Yeargin, Correct Craft President and CEO stated “This award is a great recognition of incredibly hard work and I couldn’t be more proud of our team and the global distribution network we have developed. Over the past several years our global distribution network has nearly doubled to about seventy countries, making Correct Craft (and its subsidiaries Nautique, Centurion, Supreme) the largest exporter of boats in the inboard segment.”  

Yeargin added, “Our team has developed many valuable relationships around the globe and we appreciate our partners who represent our companies well by providing customers with outstanding service. We proudly share this award with all of our global team!”

About the Boat Builder Awards: The IBI METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement are organized jointly by METSTRADE Show organizer RAI Amsterdam and IBI publisher Boating Communications Ltd. METSTRADE is the world’s leading platform for professionals in the leisure marine equipment industry with its flagship event METSTRADE Show; the largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international leisure marine industry worldwide. International Boat Industry (IBI) is the leading business-to-business magazine and website ( covering the global recreational marine trade.

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