ORLANDO, FLA (July 21, 2011) — Nautique, the world’s premier wakeboard boat manufacturer and Wakestock, the world’s largest wakeboard festival and leading WWA World Series event, are pleased to announce a three year agreement through 2013. This new agreement is commencing with this summer’s upcoming Wakestock, August 5-7, 2011 in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada.
Nautique’s involvement in Wakestock will include being the exclusive towboat of Wakestock; the presenting sponsor of the Wakestock WWA World Series; and the title sponsor of the Wakestock Amateur Wakeboard & Wakeskate Championship.
The Super Air Nautique 230, the boat of choice for pros around the globe, will be the exclusive towboat of Wakestock.
Nautique models will be on display at Wakestock including the Super Air Nautique 230, Super Air Nautique 210 and the Sport Nautique 200, courtesy of Pride Marine Group, Canada’s largest Nautique dealer. Paul Nickel and his team at Pride Marine Group are universally regarded as one of the world’s top boat dealers, of any boat brand.
“Wakestock is super excited to be working with Nautique, a premier boat company it has long respected, and looks forward to taking Wakestock to new levels of pro and amateur wakeboarding and wakeskating performance with them,” commented enthused Wakestock co-founder Steve Jarrett.
“We are thrilled to have been invited to be the exclusive towboat of Wakestock, the world’s largest wakeboard festival,” stated Nautique President/CEO Bill Yeargin. “We know the riders will have a great experience behind our Nautique boats. We also look forward to working with Paul Nickel and the Pride Marine Group team to show the attendees the incredible Nautique product!” Yeargin added.
Since its inception 14 years ago Wakestock has built a reputation as one of the most prestigious and progressive events in wakeboarding, known for the biggest spectator crowds in the world and for pioneering many firsts in WWA contests, including the introduction of pro wakeskating, the evolution of rails and winch pools, and creation of the wakeboarding festival format featuring the integration of live bands. The Wakestock Amateur Championship is Canada’s largest grassroots event and one of the only contests where unranked amateurs have the opportunity to qualify into a WWA World Series event. For more information on Wakestock please visit wakestock.com.
Celebrating 86 years of boat building excellence, Correct Craft, Inc. is the producer of the Nautique line of boats. The manufacturer of Nautique is known for delivering superior quality product, cutting-edge technology and exceptional service experiences. To see the complete line of Nautique boats, visit nautique.com.
About the WWA
The WWA Wakeboard World Series is the solely owned property of the World Wakeboard Association (WWA). The WWA also owns and operates the WWA Wake Park Triple Crown, WWA Wakeboard National Championships, WWA Wakeboard World Championships, WWA Wake Park World Series, and WWA Wake Park Nationals. With 27 affiliate countries worldwide, the WWA is the global leader in the sport of wake. The WWA is a rider-formed organization dedicated to promoting and growing wake sports worldwide. It is the leading source for riders, event organizers and competitive standards. For more information on the WWA and its events, check out www.thewwa.com