News Release

Boston Whaler honors veterans on staff with special gathering

Edgewater, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2015) – This Veterans Day, Boston Whaler honored military veteran and reservist Team Members with a special gathering to celebrate their service. Boston Whaler President Huw Bower thanked the veterans, presenting each Whaler veteran and reservist with a custom-designed t-shirt, a note of gratitude and a copy of a group photo taken at the ceremony. Bower also spoke to Manufacturing Team Members at the Weekly Plant Meeting, also to extend words of appreciation.

“Our commitment to excellence is possible because our company is made up of excellent people,” said Bower. “It is with great pride and gratitude that we honor those who have sacrificed and served our country. It is a privilege to stand amongst these veterans today.”

Among Boston Whaler’s team members, 66 are veterans and reservists who have served in the U.S. military. For nearly 60 years, Boston Whaler has been growing its proud legacy by designing remarkably innovative, unsinkably reliable boats for customers of all stripes, from serious offshore fishermen to leisurely cruisers to active watersports-loving families and beyond.

About Boston Whaler: For more than 50 years, Boston Whaler has been building superior quality unsinkable runabouts, cruisers and center console boats. Founded in 1958 and currently headquartered in Edgewater, Fla., the company’s unique foam-cored construction process contributes not only unsurpassed flotation, but also superior ride characteristics and durability. The current product line ranges from 11 to 42 feet and is distributed around the world by a network of exceptional dealers. For more information about The Unsinkable Legend™, please visit Boston Whaler is owned by Brunswick Corporation, the largest marine manufacturer in the world.

About Brunswick: Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill "Genuine Ingenuity"(TM) in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood, Garelick and Whale marine parts and accessories; Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, Diversified Marine, BLA and Bell RPG parts and accessories distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray and Uttern boats, and Life Fitness, Hammer Strength and SCIFIT fitness equipment, and Brunswick billiards tables, accessories and game room furniture and InMovement products and services for productive well-being. For more information, visit