Liberty Associates appointed John Walker president and CEO of Fountain Powerboats in December just days after Reggie Fountain, who founded the company more than 30 years ago, resigned.
Things are still tough in the boat business. While there are signs of a faltering recovery, no one’s exactly gushing about the future. Most everyone seems resigned that the boat business will be a shadow of its former self, at least for now.
I've viewed a fair number of "virtual boat tours" over the years, and most of them look—well, virtual, as opposed to realistic. Either that or they're so cursory that they don't give you a feeling for what the boat is really like. But the one for Hatteras's new GT63 pretty much blew me away. It's both realistic and comprehensive. Have a look: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9xSZdWz3CU