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Everglades Announces Latest Model

hybrid bay/offshore boat, 253 center console

There’s a lot to love about Everglades Boat’s masterfully-built, hybrid bay/offshore boat, 253 center console, launched this past November. Features include a massive 91-square-foot cockpit with tons of storage, multipurpose seating with two aft fold-down seats that convert to a non-skid …

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South Florida News: Industry Mourns Bob Dougherty

Industry Mourns Bob Dougherty

Industry Mourns Pioneer Bob Dougherty Bob Dougherty, a marine industry pioneer and legend, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on March 23, 2016 – he was 85. Nicknamed “Mr. Unsinkable,” he refined his craft of boat design …

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South Florida News

SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS: 330 Outage. Courtesy of Boston Whaler

Boston Whaler Receives Lou Fifer Award Boston Whaler received the VMA 2015 Lou Fifer Manufacturer of the Year Award presented at the 35th Anniversary Awards Banquet in December. The Lou Fifer award, named after VMA’s founding executive director in 2009, …

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Everglades Boats Reveals 360LXC at FLIBS

Everglades Boats announces 360LXC -- the most luxurious way to spend a weekend

Everglades Boats announces 360LXC — the most luxurious way to spend a weekend Everglades Boats is excited to announce the release of another industry-driving model at this year’s Fort Lauderdale Boat Show: the 360LXC. Maintaining their irrefutable reputation for innovation …

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Everglades Boats Introduces Versatile 435cc

Photo courtesy of Everglades Boats

It’s here. The Everglades 435cc in metallic, robin-egg blue. Introduced at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, it is touted as “aggressive, masculine, yet graceful.” This new Bob Dougherty hull carries the designer’s mark of distinction, according to Bryan Harris, …

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Miami Boat Show Full of New Products

Miami Beach Convention Center. Photo by Terry Boram

Imagine twenty football fields of carpeted floor space covering two floors of a convention center. Now throw in two separate in-the-water venues with miles of docks. That is the sheer size of the Miami International Boat Show in February. I …

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Everglades Founder CEO Honored with Signature Series Boat

Photo courtesy of Everglades Boats

Bob Dougherty has been designing and building boats for more than 55 of his 83 years. His beloved 24-footer, customized to commemorate his accomplishments, was recently unveiled as the Limited Edition Bob Dougherty Signature Series 243CC by Everglades Boats. It …

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Everglades Boats Adds Tournament Design to Fleet

Known for building luxury family fishing boats, Everglades Boats recently introduced their first tournament design, the 355T. Photo Courtesy of Everglades Boats

Stephen Dougherty has been fishing and tinkering since he was old enough to stand. As a youngster, he took things apart and put them back together, played with wires and asked his dad how everything with moving parts worked. So …

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Profile: Everglades Boats’ Bob Dougherty

Bob Dougherty at his drafting table, which sits in the corner of his executive office overlooking the production and assembly floor of Everglades Boats. Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

Everglades Boats‘ Bob Dougherty is a fixer, problem solver, inventor, visionary, adventurer and an extraordinary boat builder. He has a quick wit, a fast smile and enjoys sharing his back pocket full of life experience stories. At age 82, Dougherty …

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