Nautique Announces GM Marine Engine Technology as Presenting Sponsor of the Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament
Orlando, FLA (February 18, 2016) – Nautique is pleased to announce our continued partnership with GM Marine Engine Technology as presenting sponsor of the Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard tournament. This two-year agreement includes the 57th and 58th Masters held over Memorial Day weekend each year at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia. The Masters Water Ski &Wakeboard Tournament is an invitation-only event featuring the world’s best athletes in slalom, tricks, jump, wakeboard and wakeskate.
“GM Marine is pleased to reinforce our partnership with Nautique and PCM by committing to sponsor the prestigious Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard tournament for the next two years,” said Patrick Koenigknecht, GM director of Marine OEM sales. “GM Marine along with our partners are committed to providing these world-class athletes with our world-class all-new fifth-generation engines that leverage our decades of experience with the latest technologies to deliver an unprecedented balance of performance and efficiency.”
In 2015, Nautique Boats, PCM Engines, and GM Marine Engine Technology worked together to introduce direct-injection technology to the inboard marine market with record-breaking results on the water. Masters attendees will once again have the opportunity to learn more about these industry-leading engines with an interactive display next to the Robin Lake Pavilion.
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“Nautique is proud to be partnered with GM Marine Engine Technology as presenting sponsor of the Masters. Working together we have not only enhanced the performance of Masters competitors, but also brought industry-changing technology to Nautique owners and enthusiasts” stated Nautique President Greg Meloon. “Each year we witness history being made on Robin Lake at the most prestigious watersports event in the world. Don’t miss it!” added Meloon.
The 57th Masters Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament presented by GM Marine Technology will be held on May 27-29, 2016, at beautiful Callaway Gardens. Masters fans may purchase tickets for the 57th Masters on-line through May 19th.
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About Nautique Boat Company: Celebrating 91 years of excellence in the marine industry, Nautique is a subsidiary of Correct Craft and has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Nautique is known to push the envelope of possibility on the water, and our owners have come to expect nothing but the absolute best. The Ski Nautique 200 has changed waterskiing with 19 world records, the G-Series has won numerous awards for wakeboard boat and wakesurf boat of the year while unlocking new possibilities in wakeboarding and wakesurfing, and our Sport Series has given families endless days on the water without compromise. Through our Nautique Cares initiatives we’re dedicated to not only making a difference on the water, but 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 91 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. The Correct Craft family includes the Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat and Yar-Craft boat companies, Pleasurecraft Engine Group, and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com.