Marine News from the Great Lakes

Wawasee Boat Company Now Representing Hacker-Craft on Lake Wawasee

Published: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Wawasee Boat Company of Syracuse, Indiana, one of Indiana’s largest marinas, is now an official authorized representative for the Hacker-Craft brand. Wawasee Boat Company, founded in 1929, is located on a 25 acre campus on the north shore of Lake Wawasee, Indiana's largest natural lake.

Since becoming an authorized representative, Wawasee has  sold a 28' Triple Cockpit Runabout and a 27' Sport model.

George Badcock, CEO of the Hacker Boat Company, said, “We are delighted with our new relationship with Wawasee Boat Company, which has an excellent reputation in Indiana and beyond. Our affiliation will enhance our brand’s visibility in the Indiana, which is a market with real potential for us.”

Doug Anderson, who with his wife Carolyn owns Wasasee Boat Company, commented, “Lake
Wawasee has had a huge wooden boat tradition since the 1920s. Original wooden boat manufacturers would actually test their boats on the lake. As a 40 plus year dealer and marina on the lake, we feel our representing the Hacker-Craft brand is a great fit

Wawasee Boat Company: two large showrooms feature numerous major brands, including Hacker-Craft, Nautique Inboards,  JC Pontoons, Four Winns, Sunfish, Hobie Cat, Catalina and Hunter. The company hosts a pier rental facility which offers boat slips for seasonal rental and pontoon rentals for daily use. The company has three large service shops, has cosmetic capabilities to do fiberglass, upholstery and complete boat detailing and is classified as a Premiere Servicing Dealership by most of our major outboard and inboard lines. 800-950-9292. 

About Hacker-Craft: Lake-George,
NY - based Hacker Boat Company is the largest American manufacturer of classic mahogany motorboats. Each Hacker-Craft is hand built by master boat building craftsmen. The company builds runabouts, sport boats, yacht tenders, launches and utilities from 24 to 35 feet in length. The boats were named by “Forbes Magazine FYI” as being "50 of America's Best" products. The Neiman Marcus Edition Hacker-Craft was selected as a “fantasy gift” in the famous Neiman Marcus Christmas Book catalog.

tags: Inland Boating, New Boat Models

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