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Sea Ray’s Groundbreaking SLX-R 400e Outboard Recognized AS

2020 TOP PRODUCT BY BOATING INDUSTRY MAGAZINE

 

Published on May 1, 2020

 

Sea Ray’s SLX-R 400e Outboard has been named a prestigious 2020 Top Product by Boating Industry magazine. One of the most innovative boats in the marine industry, the SLX-R 400e Outboard features superior technology, high-performance propulsion, elevated design accents and the orchestrated excellence of the SLX 400. The award is the latest in a long line of accolades presented to Sea Ray throughout its six-decade history by the most prominent members of the global boating
community.

Brunswick Boat Group Facilities Support Workers On The Front Lines of the COVID-19 Battle

Published on April  27th 2020

 

Brunswick Boat Group, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) is making a difference in the fight against COVID-19.  Recently, BBG has donated 15,000 masks to first responders and hospitals in three different communities where Brunswick Boat Group manufacturing facilities are located.  In addition, the business is utilizing its upholstery manufacturing capability to design and fabricate additional masks for employees at its Integrated Manufacturing Center in Florida as well as at its

Sea Ray Tellico plant in Tennessee, Thunder Jet facility in Washington, Boston Whaler in Edgewater, Florida and soon its Reynosa facility in Mexico.  

 

See how Brunswick Boat Group is helping in the fight against COVID-19 in this new video

Sea Ray's SLX-R 400e Outboard Named Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award Recipient

Published on Feb 14, 2020

Mercury Racing and Sea Ray, each won an NMMA Innovation Award at the 2020 Miami International Boat Show.  Mercury Racing was honored for its 450R engine in the outboard category while Sea Ray won an award for its groundbreaking SLX-R 400e outboard which debuted at CES earlier this year. 

 

The SLX-R 400e Outboard features high-powered propulsion, elevated design accents and the orchestrated excellence of the yacht-certified SLX 400. The “e” in the model name designates a first-of-its-kind boat electrification system – Fathom™ e-Power. The judges applauded Sea Ray for their contemporary design thinking and the advancement in electrification.  The system includes a high-capacity lithium-ion battery pack with intuitive power management capable of powering all of the boat’s accessory systems and providing boaters with a convenient, smart way to enjoy all of the features of the boat, for a longer, quieter and more eco-friendly day on the water.

DISCOVER THE POWER OF INNOVATION WITH SEA RAY AT THE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Published on February 6th 2020

 

Sea Ray will showcase the power of innovation with the new SLX-R 400e Outboard, at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 13–17. The groundbreaking new model made its introduction in January as Brunswick’s centerpiece at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. Sea Ray will also debut the latest model featuring the SLX-R package – the SLX-R 310 Outboard.

SEA RAY®’S NEW SUNDANCER 320 COUPE MAKES ITS EUROPEAN DEBUT AT THE BOOT DÜSSELDORF INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Published on Jan. 16, 2020

 

Sea Ray is kick-starting the new year with the European debut of the brand-new Sundancer 320 Coupe at the boot Düsseldorf international boat show, Jan. 18–26. Sea Ray will also be featuring a display of the limited-edition SLX-R 350 Outboard and Sun Sport 230 Outboard. Attracting almost 250,000 attendees, boot Düsseldorf is one of the world’s premier boat shows and includes 2,000 exhibitors from 65 countries showcasing new products and the latest developments in the marine industry.

SEA RAY UNVEILS NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART SLX-R 400E OUTBOARD AT CES 2020

Published on January 7th 2020

 

Sea Ray is kicking off a new decade with the launch of one of the most innovative boats in the marine industry. During CES 2020, Jan. 7–10, in Las Vegas, Nev., Sea Ray will debut the brand-new SLX-R 400e Outboard featuring cutting-edge technology paired with high-performance propulsion, elevated design elements and the orchestrated excellence of the SLX 400. With more than 170,000 attendees and 4,500 exhibitors, CES is the world’s largest and most influential tech event.

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SEA RAY NAMED POWER BOAT OF THE YEAR AT NAUTIC PARIS BOAT SHOWSHOW 

Published on December 12th 2019

 

Sea Ray is proud to announce the Sun Sport 230 Outboard was named Power Boat of the Year by Voile and Moteur Boat at the Nautic Paris Boat Show.  This award is the latest in a long line of accolades awarded to Sea Ray globally in its 60-year history.  The winners were announced this week at the Nautic Paris Boat Show.  Each year, the Nautic Paris Boat Show brings together all sectors of the watersports industry and becomes France's biggest indoor port.   The Sun Sport 230 Outboard was elected by readers of Moteur Boat and boating professionals, and was in competition with 16 models from U.S., French, Italian and Spanish boat builders.   The Sun Sport 230 Outboard features an elegant profile, a well-appointed cabin, and a fit and finish that is distinctly Sea Ray.

SEA RAY® RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING BOATING SAFETY DURING INAUGURAL NATIONAL BOATING INDUSTRY SAFETY AWARDS

Published on December 2nd 2019

 

Sea Ray® boats has been awarded the  National Boating Industry Safety Award for a Marine Manufacturer at the inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards.  Sea Ray was recognized for its comprehensive Labor Day 2018, Memorial Day 2019 and Independence Day 2019 social media and e-mail campaigns that promoted responsible boating and water safety. During the holiday periods, Sea Ray shared safety tips, information and messaging with more than

210,000social media followers and over 260,000 e-mail contacts.

SEA RAY TO DEBUT NEW SUNDANCER AND DISPLAY NEW MODELS AT THE FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 

Published on October 16th 2019

 

At the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Oct. 30–Nov. 3, Sea Ray will continue its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats with the official world debut of the newest addition to the Sundancer family – the Sundancer® 320 Coupe Outboard. Located in the “Yachting Capital of the World,” the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will also celebrate its 60th anniversary with more than 110,000 visitors from around the world, over 1,500 boats on display,1,200 exhibitors, three million square feet of exhibition space and six miles of floating docks. 

SEA RAY® INTRODUCES BRAND-NEW SUNDANCER® 320 COUPE OUTBOARD MODEL

Published on October 14th 2019

 

Continuing its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats, Sea Ray will officially debut the newest addition to the Sundancer family, the Sundancer 320 Coupe Outboard, at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Oct. 30–Nov. 3. Prior to the official debut, Sea Ray offered a sneak peek of the new coupe during a multi-day launch event in Miami, Oct. 11–12, featuring wine tastings and an exclusive dinner and champagne cruise. 

SEA RAY® CONTINUES CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF REMARKABLY CRAFTED BOATS WITH SYKES CREEK EMPLOYEES DURING SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EVENT 

Published on October 10th 2019

 

Sea Ray is continuing its celebration of 60 years of manufacturing the most globally recognized brand of boats in the marine industry. On Oct. 2, Sea Ray hosted a local 60th anniversary celebration with Sykes Creek employees in Merritt Island, Fla. Established in 1990, the Sykes Creek plant originally manufactured yachts and constructed more than 2,000 during its 28-year production. Today, the plant, recently renamed the Brunswick Integrated Manufacturing Center, produces the Sea Ray Sundancer® 350, Sea Ray SLX® 400 Outboard, and provides multiple manufacturing services for Brunswick brands. 

SEA RAY® SHOWCASES A SPECIAL REVEAL OF THE SLX-R 350 OUTBOARD DURING AN EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE AT THE INTERBOOT

Published on September 23rd 2019

 

Sea Ray is offering a special reveal of the limited-edition SLX-R package of the all-new SLX 350 Outboard during an exclusive experience at the Interboot in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Sept. 21–29.  Welcoming more than 86,000 visitors, the 58th Interboot  showcases 500 exhibitors from 20 countries presenting the latest products, trends and innovations in international sailing, motorboat and leisure sports industries.

SEA RAY® CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF REMARKABLY CRAFTED BOATS WITH TELLICO EMPLOYEES DURING SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EVENT 

Published on September 18th 2019

 

This year, Sea Ray is celebrating 60 years of manufacturing the most globally recognized brand of boats in the marine industry. On Sept. 9 at the Sea Ray Tellico Manufacturing Facility in Vonore, Tenn., Sea Ray hosted its first 60th anniversary celebration with employees. Since its opening in 1983, the Tellico Manufacturing Facility has produced more than 160,000 boats.

SEA RAY'S SPECIAL EDITION SLX-R 350 OUTBOARD MAKES ITS EUROPEAN DEBUT AT CANNES YACHTING FESTIVAL

Published on August 22nd 2019

 

At the Cannes Yachting Festival, Sept. 10–15, Sea Ray will continue its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats with the European debut of the limited-edition SLX-R package of the all-new SLX 350 Outboard. Kicking off the international boating season, the Cannes Yachting Festival is Europe’s leading in-water boating event attracting 51,000 visitors and showcasing more than 630 boats.

SEA RAY ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF #SEARAYSUMMER SWEEPSTAKES 

Published on July 18th 2019

 

Sea Ray is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 #SeaRaySummer contest – Brian and Sheree Nolan from Gulf Shores, Ala. The Nolans have won the Ultimate Entertainer Experience including a 3-day, 4-night trip to Oahu, Hawaii.

SEA RAY PRESENTS LIGHT UP THE NIGHT FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR AT SEQUOYAH MARINA & RESORT

Published on June 27th 2019

 

Sea Ray is the presenting sponsor of the annual Light Up the Night Fireworks Spectacular hosted by Sequoyah Marina and Resort in Vonore.  This annual event will feature live music from the Temper Evans Band, a live remote broadcast by B97.5, a wide variety of food & beverage selections, plus a water raft-up, local charity fund-raiser, and a stunning fireworks nightcap to kick off the holiday.

NEW MERCURY RACING 450R ENGINES NOW STANDARD ON SPECIAL-EDITION SEA RAY SLX-R 350 OUTBOARD 

Published on June 18th 2019

 

Sea Ray’s limited-edition SLX-R package of the new SLX 350 Outboard now comes standard with newly released Mercury Racing 450R dual engines. Developed in response to demand from performance boating enthusiasts, the 450R delivers outstanding power density offering 450 horsepower from an outboard engine that weighs as little as 689 pounds (313 Kg), the best power-to-weight ratio for outboards rated 400 horsepower and above. 

STEVE LANGLAIS NAMED PRESIDENT - SEA RAY

Published on May 15th 2019

 

Continuing its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats, Sea Ray enjoyed an unprecedented and rewarding event experience at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 14–18. Sea Ray and its dealers saw a significant increase in sales compared to MIBS 2018, and a very positive response to Sea Ray’s new brand direction.

SEA RAY CELEBRATES 60TH ANNIVERSARY DEALER MEETING AT HORSESHOE BAY RESORT IN TEXAS 

Published on May 13th 2019

 

Sea Ray recently celebrated its 60th anniversary during a marine industry dealer meeting at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Texas. During the event, attendees experienced on-water product demonstrations of Sea Ray’s latest model line-up including the award-winning Sundancer 320, SDX 250 Outboard, SLX 400 and the brand-new, limited-edition SLX-R 350 Outboard, recently named a 2019 Top Product by Boating Industry.

SEA RAY® CELEBRATES SUCCESS WITH THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE NEW SLX 350 AND REVEAL OF THE SLX-R 350 OUTBOARD AT THE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Published on February 19th 2019

 

Continuing its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats, Sea Ray enjoyed an unprecedented and rewarding event experience at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 14–18. Sea Ray and its dealers saw a significant increase in sales compared to MIBS 2018, and a very positive response to Sea Ray’s new brand direction.

SEA RAY® REVEALS SPECIAL-EDITION SLX-R PACKAGE AND ALL-NEW SLX 350 OUTBOARD AT THE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 

Published on February 14th 2019

 

During an immersive experience at the Miami International Boat Show, Thursday, Feb. 14, Sea Ray unveiled a limited-edition SLX-R package of the brand-new SLX 350 Outboard. The exclusive reveal was presented as part of Sea Ray’s celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats. As a first-of-its-kind model, the SLX-R features elevated design elements combined with high-performance propulsion and innovative technologies to enhance the boating experience.

SEA RAY® LAUNCHES NEW SLX 350 MODEL AND OFFERS A SPECIAL REVEAL AT THE MIAMI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Published on February 7th 2019

 

At the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 14–18, Sea Ray will officially launch the all-new SLX 350, as part of its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats. In addition, Sea Ray will unveil a special, brand-new model reveal during an exclusive immersive experience, introduce a new option on the SLX 400 Outboard that is built for speed and showcase cutting-edge NAUTIC-ON™ technologies. One of the most attended boating events in the world, the iconic Miami International Boat Show draws more than 100,000 people. It showcases thousands of the newest boats along with the latest marine technology, gear and accessories from more than 1,000 exhibitors.

SEA RAY® OFFERS SNEAK PEEK OF NEW SLX 350 MODEL AT THE NEW YORK BOAT SHOW 

Published on January 17th 2019

 

At the New York Boat Show, Jan. 23–27, Sea Ray will continue its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats with a sneak peek of the new SLX 350 model. A tradition since 1905, the New York show is the world’s first and longest-running boat show. It gives tens of thousands of boat and fishing enthusiasts a once-a-year opportunity to compare makes and models, view cutting-edge marine electronics,

learn about engines and purchase gear.

SEA RAY® OFFERS SNEAK PEEK OF NEW SLX 350 MODEL AT THE BOOT DÜSSELDORF 50TH INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Published on January 15th 2019

 

At the boot Düsseldorf 50th international boat show, Jan. 19–27, Sea Ray will kick off celebrating 60 years of remarkably crafted boats with a sneak peek of the new SLX 350 model. Boot Düsseldorf is one of the world’s premier boat shows and features nearly 1,800 exhibitors from 65 countries showcasing innovations and state-of-the-art developments in the boating industry.

SEA RAY LAUNCHES NEW SLX 350 MODEL WITH OPPORTUNITIES FOR SNEAK PEEKS

Published on Jan. 15, 2019

 

Continuing its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats, Sea Ray will launch a new model of its world-renowned SLX 350 sport boat at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 14–18. Prior to the official launch, Sea Ray will offer sneak peeks of the new SLX 350 at the boot Düsseldorf 50th international boat show, Jan. 19–27; the New York Boat Show, Jan. 23–27; and the Minneapolis Boat Show, Jan. 24–27. Sea Ray’s brand-new SLX 350 hosts an array of features designed for an excellent on-water experience and optimal performance.