Regal Boats celebrates 50 years of Boat Building excellence
October, 2019, Orlando, FL – Regal Marine Industries, Inc., one of the world’s largest privately-owned boat manufacturers with more than 200 dealers in 40 countries has kicked off its 50th Anniversary with a variety of special recognitions, promotions and commemorative events.
According to Regal CEO Duane Kuck, the company’s major milestone anniversary is an opportunity to recognize all those who have contributed to Regal’s growth and continued success over the years. “We recognize and greatly value all those people who have been part of the Regal Family and story,” said Kuck. “We give credit to all of our present and past team members, our outstanding dealers and the more than 75,000 Regal boat owners from around the globe who have made the investment in our product and the Regal brand.”
Regal was founded in 1969 by Paul and Carol Kuck, Gene Kandel and Clark Prudhon, all of whom are deceased. The Kuck family owns and operates Regal from its 500,000 square foot World Headquarters manufacturing facility in Orlando, FL, along with a second Valdosta, GA location with 150,000 square feet. A staff of 780 team members will have produced, marketed and sold more than 2200 boats in calendar year 2019, achieving the best retail year performance in the company’s storied history. “This is a record-breaking year for Regal and the perfect way to launch our 50th Anniversary celebration,” said Kuck. “We are very proud of the hard work and effort of our entire team as we continue to build upon the legacy and tradition of our founders.”
Regal kicked off its anniversary at a special 2019 International Dealer Conference held in Key Largo, FL at the Ocean Reef Club. The company hosted a boat parade featuring 19 different models, 5 of which had never been seen before and fireworks show, 1969 throwback dinner and a business meeting that paid tribute to 50 years of boat building successes. In addition, tenured dealers were recognized for their loyal years of service.
From a consumer perspective, Regal has rolled out the red carpet with five brand new 2020 boat models for its 50th Anniversary year. New models include the innovative 38 SAV; the LX Series of outboard-powered luxury sport boats featuring three models from 22’- 26’; plus a new LS2 Surf model. A new brand video was recently launched to commemorate this special occasion: https://reg.al/legacy.
A debt-free company, Regal has won more than 46 CSI awards from the National Marine Manufacturers Association for outstanding customer service. It was the first boat manufacturer to receive the J.D. Power & Associates Award for Highest in Customer Satisfaction in the small runabouts and cruiser categories In 2006. Regal has won multiple honors and awards for its product line including the 2018 Boat of the Year by Boating Magazine for its 29 OBX, along with its patented, award winning FasTrac Hull Design launched in 1995. For more information about Regal Marine Industries, visit www.RegalBoats.com.