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Pros Hit the Water at the 62nd Nautique Masters!

Pine Mountain, GA (May 28, 2022) – The best waterskiers and wakeboarders in the world took to the water today at Robin lake at the 62nd Nautique Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament presented by GM Marine. The award-winning Ski Nautique and Super Air Nautique G23 took to perfect conditions at Callaway Gardens.

During the Pro Women’s Tricks semifinal there was a stacked heat with eight women vying for four spots in the final round taking place tomorrow. After some incredible performances, it was Nautique Team athlete Neilly Ross (CAN) winning the heat with a score of 10,210. "I'm feeling very excited and looking forward to tomorrows finals with the top seed position," said Neilly Ross "The feeling of skiing here at the Nautique Masters is like no other!"

Neilly was followed by fellow Nautique athletes Erika Lang (USA) and Anna Gay (USA) in second and third place respectfully with Giannina Bonnemann (GER) capturing 4th place.

Team Nautique athlete Pato Font (MEX) set another course record during the Men's Trick division after achieving a score of 12,250. Also making their way into the Finals were Joel Poland (GBR), Louis Duplan-Fribourg (FRA) and Dorian Llewellyn (CAN). "I am super excited about my new personal best and course record here at Robin Lake," said Pato Font. "I can't wait for the finals tomorrow!"
 
During the Pro Women’s Slalom discipline Team Nautique athlete Whitney McClintock-Rini (CAN) earned her spot in the finals after taking first place in the semi finals running 4@10.75M. Whitney will be meeting Vennesa Vieke (AUS), Regina Jaquess (USA) and Allie Nicholson (USA) in the Final round tomorrow.

The world record-setting Ski Nautique pulled the Men's Slalom semi finals as fans witnessed Will Asher (GBR) and Nate Smith (USA) tie for first place. Following Will and Nate were Dane Mechler (USA) and Team Nautique skier Jon Travers (USA) who also punched their tickets into the Finals.

The Super Air Nautique G23 took to the waters of Robin Lake with the wakeboard divisions starting with two heats of the Pro Women. Team Nautique rider Mary Morgan Howell (USA) had the crowds on their feet as she and Mackenzie McCarthy (AUS) both won their semifinal heats. Joining them in tomorrow’s Final round will be Meagan Ethell (USA) and Carro Djupsjö (SWE) who also put together two passes earning them a spot in Sunday's main event.

When it was time for the Pro Men wakeboarders to hit the water, it was Nautique Team rider Cory Teunissen (AUS) who rode smooth behind the Super Air Nautique G23 and grabbed the win in the first heat. Fellow Nautique athlete Tony Iacconi took second place and earned his place in the Finals tomorrow. Tyler Higham (USA) rode stellar and won the second heat, followed by Luca Kidd (GBR) who also earned his spot in the Finals on Sunday as well.

Lauren Morgan took the win as the semifinal during the Pro Women’s Jump division with a jump of 170 feet (51.7m) behind the GM Marine powered Ski Nautique. She was followed by Brittany Greenwood (USA), Agustina Varas (CHL), Hanna Straltsova (IWWF) who all earned their place in tomorrow's final round.

The Men’s Jump semifinals rounded out the day with Team Nautique skier Ryan Dodd (CAN) earning the top spot behind the Ski Nautique with a jump of 216 feet (65.9 M). Freddy Krueger (USA) also advanced with a 215 foot (65.5 M) jump and a second place finish, as well as Joel Poland (GBR) and Taylor Garcia (USA) also advancing into the final round after jumping 210 feet (64.1 m) and 209 feet (63.7 m) respectively.

Congratulations to Junior Masters Slalom Champion Cristhiana De Osma (PER), who competed in the junior head-to-head exhibition which earned her a scholarship courtesy of O’Brien.

The Opening Ceremonies of the 62nd Nautique Masters will begin tomorrow at 10:00AM with the Parade of Champions followed by the final rounds of competition. To watch live and for complete up-to-date scores of the 62nd Nautique Masters presented by GM Marine, please visit masterswaterski.com

An invitation to compete in the Masters is universally considered an acknowledgement of achievement for reaching the pinnacle in a given watersports discipline - only the world's most elite athletes compete at the Masters. This tournament is sanctioned by IWWF/USA Water Ski and WWA.


About Nautique Boat Company: Nautique is celebrating its 97th anniversary of delivering excellence in the marine industry. A subsidiary of Correct Craft, Nautique has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Delivering the very best waterski, wakeboard and wakesurf boats on the market, Nautique continues to drive progression with their award-winning technology and dedication to building the highest-quality boats imaginable. New technology, performance innovations and attention to detail are the cornerstones of what makes the Nautique brand the industry leader. Through the Nautique Cares initiative, employees and athletes dedicate themselves to not only making a difference on the water, but to extend their support to people in need around the world. The world’s best ski boat, world’s best wake boat, and a company that cares. To learn more visit Nautique.com

About Correct Craft: Celebrating 97 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. Focused on “Making Life Better,” the Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk and Parker boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, Watershed Innovation and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com.  

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Course Records Set during the Junior Masters!

Pine Mountain, GA (May 27, 2022) – The 62nd Nautique Masters kicked off today with the Ski Nautique and Super Air Nautique G23 making their weekend debut on Robin Lake. The world’s best junior waterski and wakeboard athletes took to the water and claimed titles during the 29th Nautique Junior Masters, presented by GM Marine.

The world record-setting Ski Nautique started the day pulling Daniela Verswyvel (COL) to a Junior Masters title with a score of 6,770 points in the Junior Women's Trick division. After setting a course record of 11,230 in the semi final round, it was Jake Abelson (USA) taking home the Junior Men's Trick discipline behind the Ski Nautique as well after scoring 8,680 points in the Finals.
 
Charlie Ross (CAN) showcased his talents and received a Junior Masters title during the Junior Men’s Slalom final after he ran 1.00 @ 10.25 M behind the Ski Nautique breaking the Junior Masters course record. “I’m really happy about my performance today," said Charlie Ross, "I’ve been working hard at home and I was glad I could put it together when the pressure was on. I want to give a big thanks to the organizers and Nautique for putting on such an amazing event. This is a moment I’ll never forget!”

During the Junior Women's Slalom division, it was thirteen year old Christhiana De Osma (PER) who defeated the rest of the field and earned her first Junior Masters title after running 5 @ 12.00 M. 

The conditions were set up perfectly on Robin Lake for the Junior Masters Jump divisions, where Shae O'Brien (CAN) jumped a distance of 133 feet (40.5m) to win the 29th Junior Masters title for the Junior Womens Jump division. The Ski Nautique then pulled Florian Parth (ITA) during the Junior Mens Jump division to a distance of 177 feet (53.8m) to win the Junior Masters title.
 
The award-winning Super Air Nautique G23 then hit the water to set up perfect wakes for the Junior Wakeboard divisions. After laying down two incredible passes in the Junior Women’s Wakeboard division, Kira Lewis (USA) celebrated her second Junior Masters title after achieving a score of 84.00. During the Junior Mens Wakeboard division, the award-winning G23 pulled Stefano Comollo (ITA) to his first Junior Masters title after he impressed the judges with two stellar passes that earned him a 83.33.

After an incredible day, it was Nellie Allard (CAN) taking the Overall Junior Women Masters title with 2,700.24 points. On the Junior Men side of things, it was Florian Parth (ITA) who won the Overall Junior Men Masters title after accumulating 2,749.022 points.

For complete up-to-date scores of the Junior Masters, please visit masterswaterski.com/standings/
 
An invitation to compete in the Masters is universally considered an acknowledgement of achievement for reaching the pinnacle in a given watersports discipline - only the world's most elite athletes compete at the Masters. This tournament is sanctioned by IWWF/USA Water Ski and WWA. Watch all of 62nd Masters action live on Saturday May 28th starting at 8:00AM EDT, please visit masterswaterski.com. 

About Nautique Boat Company: Nautique is celebrating its 97th anniversary of delivering excellence in the marine industry. A subsidiary of Correct Craft, Nautique has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Delivering the very best waterski, wakeboard and wakesurf boats on the market, Nautique continues to drive progression with their award-winning technology and dedication to building the highest-quality boats imaginable. New technology, performance innovations and attention to detail are the cornerstones of what makes the Nautique brand the industry leader. Through the Nautique Cares initiative, employees and athletes dedicate themselves to not only making a difference on the water, but to extend their support to people in need around the world. The world’s best ski boat, world’s best wake boat, and a company that cares. To learn more visit Nautique.com

About Correct Craft: Celebrating 97 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. Focused on “Making Life Better,” the Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk and Parker boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, Watershed Innovation and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com.  

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Watch the 62nd Nautique Masters LIVE!

Pine Mountain, GA (May 25, 2022) – This Memorial Day weekend, waterski and wakeboard fans worldwide will have the opportunity to watch all of the action from the 62nd Nautique Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament® presented by GM Marine!
 
LIVE coverage begins Friday, May 27th at 8:00am EDT via masterswaterski.com and will extend throughout the entire weekend. The daily schedule of events for the 62nd Masters can be found right here. Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia will play host to the most prestigious event in all of watersports with the best athletes in the world descending on Robin Lake in search for Masters titles.
 
Roaming cameras will be covering the event all weekend long so fans can see everything happening on the water, on the beach and behind the scenes. We’ll have interviews, walkthroughs of the interactive booths and displays, and of course all of the action behind the Ski Nautique and the Super Air Nautique G23!
 
Follow Nautique’s social media outlets via Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to get even more coverage during the 62nd Masters weekend! You can stay up to date with photos, videos and results all weekend long.
 
“If you’re a watersports enthusiast at any level, you’re sure to be paying attention to the 62nd Nautique Masters this weekend,” said Nautique President Greg Meloon. “For those around the globe that can’t attend, we’re happy to provide a world-class LIVE stream so they may keep up with all of the action from Robin Lake!”

About Nautique Boat Company: Nautique is celebrating its 97th anniversary of delivering excellence in the marine industry. A subsidiary of Correct Craft, Nautique has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Delivering the very best waterski, wakeboard and wakesurf boats on the market, Nautique continues to drive progression with their award-winning technology and dedication to building the highest-quality boats imaginable. New technology, performance innovations and attention to detail are the cornerstones of what makes the Nautique brand the industry leader. Through the Nautique Cares initiative, employees and athletes dedicate themselves to not only making a difference on the water, but to extend their support to people in need around the world. The world’s best ski boat, world’s best wake boat, and a company that cares. To learn more visit Nautique.com

About Correct Craft: Celebrating 97 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. Focused on “Making Life Better,” the Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk and Parker boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, Watershed Innovation and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com.  

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Nautique Dealers Honored in Customer Satisfaction

ORLANDO, FL (May 20, 2022) – Members of the Nautique Dealer Network have been honored this week during the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) CSI Awards for outstanding performance in customer satisfaction.

Each year, the NMMA Marine Industry CSI Awards celebrate participating boat dealers that excel in customer satisfaction during that calendar year. The Nautique dealers that were awarded this week maintained a score of over 90 percent in customer satisfaction during 2021 based on information provided by customers. Data is collected as part of a survey of customers who purchased a new boat between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.  For this reporting period, the program surveyed more than 175,000 customers.
 
“I applaud all of the Nautique dealers that have been honored with a CSI Customer Satisfaction award this week,” stated Nautique President Greg Meloon. “Our company’s success is contingent upon our hard-working network of dealers, and for those who achieved this award, it serves as a testament to the higher-level of care and service that Nautique provides.”

About Nautique Boat Company: Nautique is celebrating its 97th anniversary of delivering excellence in the marine industry. A subsidiary of Correct Craft, Nautique has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Delivering the very best waterski, wakeboard and wakesurf boats on the market, Nautique continues to drive progression with their award-winning technology and dedication to building the highest-quality boats imaginable. New technology, performance innovations and attention to detail are the cornerstones of what makes the Nautique brand the industry leader. Through the Nautique Cares initiative, employees and athletes dedicate themselves to not only making a difference on the water, but to extend their support to people in need around the world. The world’s best ski boat, world’s best wake boat, and a company that cares. To learn more visit Nautique.com

About Correct Craft: Celebrating 97 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. Focused on “Making Life Better,” the Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk and Parker boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, Watershed Innovation and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com.  

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Nautique Celebrates Creative Marketing Awards!

Orlando, FL (April 18, 2022) – Nautique Boat Company was awarded top honors in several categories during the 2022 Hermes Creative Awards competition. The Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media.
 
The 2022 Nautique Boats website was awarded the highest accolade possible, taking home a Platinum Award in the Business to Consumer Website category. In addition to the website, Nautique was also honored with a Platinum Award for the launch of the brand-new 2022 Super Air Nautique S-Series in the Strategic Campaigns category. The Nautique Brochure was given a top honor in the Print Media category as well, and these Platinum awards signify Nautique’s excellence in each category as the highest honor that can be achieved.
 
Nautique boats was also celebrated with three Gold awards. The “Design Your Nautique” boat builder was honored during the Interactive Brand Experience category. For their email marketing efforts, the monthly Nautique Nation was celebrated in the Digital Publications category and Nautique’s Lead Nurture Program was honored during the E-Email Marketing Campaign category.
 
“We have a fantastic story to communicate to consumers around the world” said Nautique President Greg Meloon. “Our marketing team has done a great job of delivering that information in a clear, concise and well-executed manner that inspires them and gives them the knowledge they need to make an informed purchase decision.”

About Nautique Boat Company: Nautique is celebrating its 97th anniversary of delivering excellence in the marine industry. A subsidiary of Correct Craft, Nautique has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Delivering the very best waterski, wakeboard and wakesurf boats on the market, Nautique continues to drive progression with their award-winning technology and dedication to building the highest-quality boats imaginable. New technology, performance innovations and attention to detail are the cornerstones of what makes the Nautique brand the industry leader. Through the Nautique Cares initiative, employees and athletes dedicate themselves to not only making a difference on the water, but to extend their support to people in need around the world. The world’s best ski boat, world’s best wake boat, and a company that cares. To learn more visit Nautique.com

About Correct Craft: Celebrating 97 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. Focused on “Making Life Better,” the Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk and Parker boat companies, Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Group, Watershed Innovation and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com.  

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