Tigé Boats Dramatically Increases Market Share – First Quarter 2010

ABILENE, TX – Tigé Boats has captured 8.3% of the 2010 first quarter U.S. retail sales of 20 foot to 24 foot ski boat market share, based on a recent report from Statistical Surveys, Inc.  The report reflects new titled and/or registered ski boats that sold retail in the U.S. from January 2010 to March 2010.

The increase in market share indicates a 130.6% increase from 2009 first quarter.  According to the report, of the top 5 leading ski boat manufactures, Tigé is the only company with significant market share gains.

Tigé attributes this growth to its aggressive, innovative approach to design, engineering and product development.  Tigé has received tremendous praise from media, boat owners and dealers from the innovation of the TigéTouch.  Other highly-successful development projects include the AlphaZ cast aluminum tower with fully-integrated lighting, speakers and board racks, fiberglass floor liners with snap-out carpet, and advanced ballast systems for wakeboarding and wake surfing.  This market share gain is proof that innovation is the key to growth in challenging economies.

Tigé Boats, Inc. manufactures a line of high-end multi-sport inboard boats distributed through a worldwide network of Tigé dealerships. The company is privately owned and the state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters are located in Abilene, Texas.  Additional information, including hi-resolution pictures and resourceful video about Tigé and the model lineup is available at www.tige.com