MARIETTA, GA– The American Boatbuilders Association is proud to announce the induction of Tige Boats into their prestigious buying group. The roster of membership in the ABA is an industry Who’s Who of strong, independent boat manufacturing companies.

“Since the establishment of Tige 25 years ago, we have deliberately worked and partnered with quality driven suppliers and dealers to build Tige to be a top tier manufacturer in the inboard industry,” stated Charlie Pigeon, Founder and CEO of Tige Boats. “Our new partnership with the ABA is further validation that integrity, passion, and hard work can accomplish great success.”

“The ABA is honored to announce Tige Boats as an ABA member. Through the coalition, Tige will earn a competitive advantage with increased purchasing power and the ability to collaborate and innovate alongside top tier manufacturers,” stated Jay Patton, ABA President. “It is a privilege for ABA to have Tige Boats join forces with industry leaders, including Chaparral Boats, Cobalt Boats, Nautique, Grady-White Boats, Monterey Boats, Nautic Global Group, Regal Marine Industries, Pursuit, S2 Yachts-Tiara, Stingray Boats, and Thunderbird-Formula. Tige Boats brings value to ABA and we look forward to working together.”


The American Boatbuilders Association is an alliance of 12 leading independent US boat manufacturers. Since 1992, the group’s aim through collective buying power is to focus on improving the quality, safety, value, and environmental impact of their products and to share knowledge and best practices among their members.


Tige Boats launched in 1991 placing innovation and passion at the heart of their watersport boats. Today, Tige keeps these values alive with one common goal in mind—to make your experience extraordinary and life changing. From the new ASR to the highly-acclaimed Z3 and throughout the entire 2015 lineup, Tige produces the most technologically advanced product line specializing in massive wakeboarding wakes and ocean-size wakesurf waves. Become a part of it at Tige.com.