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  • December31st

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    BOAT SHOW SCHEDULE

     

    Tullett Prebon London Boat Show

    • January 12-20 2013
    • ExCel London (Gibbs Boat Sales, Ltd. stand/berth B260)
    • A 26’ Hacker-Craft Sportabout motorboat will be on display at the show

     

     

    Naples Boat Show

    • Thursday, January 24, through Sunday, January 27, 2013
    • 100 Goodlette Road South, Naples, Florida
    • 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

     

     

    Miami International Boat Show

    • February 14-18, 2013

     

     

    28th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show

    • March 21 – 24, 2013
  • September14th

     

    BOAT SHOW SCHEDULE

     

    Lake George In-Water Boat Show

    • September 15 and 16, 2012
    • 10am-5pm each day
    • Lake George Village docks
    • Lake George Village, NY

     

     

    St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show, the largest boat show on the Gulf Coast

    • Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012

     

     

    53rd Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

    • October 25-29, 2012
    • This is the largest boat show in the world

     

     

    Miami International Boat Show

    • February 14-18, 2013

     

     

    28th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show

    • March 21 – 24, 2013
  • July30th

     

    BOAT SHOW SCHEDULE

     

    Lake George Rendezvous

    • August 25, 10am-4pm
    • Lake George Village Docks
    • Lake George Village, NY

     

     

    Lake George Area Boat Dealers Boat Show

    • September 15, 9am-5pm
    • September 16, 9am-5pm
    • Beach Road
    • Lake George Village, NY
  • October19th

     

    A custom designed Hacker-Craft has been selected for inclusion in the famous Neiman Marcus Christmas book, which is being mailed to 1.2 million recipients today. The publication will also be displayed on the Neiman Marcus web site and the Apple iPad.

     

     

     

    “All of us are thrilled to have a Hacker-Craft selected for the Christmas Book, said George Badcock, President & CEO of the Hacker Boat Company.

    “The annual holiday tradition continues this year with a new selection of fantasy gifts that cater to people’s wildest dreams and promise to provide truly unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences,” said John E. Koryl, President of Neiman Marcus Direct. “This year’s gifts live up to the time honored tradition of presenting our customers with the rare and unusual, while also incorporating connections to a group of wonderful charitable organizations that will see a tremendous benefit from the sale of their corresponding fantasy gifts.”

     

    Ginger Reeder, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Neiman Marcus Group Services, said of Hacker-Craft’s selection, “We look for the best. If we’re looking for a speedboat, we have to find the best on the market.”

     

    The Christmas Book includes this description of the Neiman Marcus Edition Hacker-Craft:

    “Chart a glamorous course in what is considered by boating enthusiasts worldwide to be the gold standard of pleasure boating. Entirely hand built in the USA, this 27-foot, solid mahogany wonder is the result of 1,400 hours of meticulous craftsmanship. Underneath 15 coats of hand brushed varnish and premium mahogany sits a glistening Mercury Marine 8.2 High Output 425-horsepower engine-CE, also compliant for use in Europe. A custom-designed bow burgee, gold-leafed waterline, underwater lighting, and deep violet bottom are among the rich details exclusive to the NM edition, which will feature the name you bestow it in gleaming 23-carat gold leafing. The ultra-posh, customized interior includes cream-colored seating with purple piping, a monogrammed humidor, topnotch refrigerator, GPS, and premium stereo sound system. Also included are the all-important sea trial, commissioning, and instructions in operation and maintenance. For every speedboat sold, Neiman Marcus will make a $3,000 donation to the Double H Ranch, a program that provides year-round support for families with children affected by life-threatening illnesses. Co-founded by Paul Newman and Charles R. Wood, the ranch offers unique camp experiences that are memorable, exciting, fun, and empowering.”

    ($250,000.00; page 58) at www.neimanmarcus.com.


    Since 1939, Neiman Marcus has issued an annual Christmas catalog, a tradition of unusual and extravagant gifts not sold in its stores. Some have included the ‘his and hers’ themed item, trips and cars.

    Purchase a Hacker Speed Boat from the Niemen Marcus 2011 Christmas collection and get a 27-footer speed vessel which has 1400 hours of detailed craftsmanship used on its body and technical components, including a rare mahogany wooden hull, embalmed with 15 coats of varnish for the perfect finish. The engine is a marine 8.2 with high output of 425 HP of displacement capacity, meeting some of the highest standards of European boating. The limited edition production of 10 boats has features like underwater lighting, gold leaf waterline, cream-colored seats with purple piping, GPS, refrigerator and a premium stereo system for entertainment. There is also a monogrammed humidor to store your favorite cigars. A donation of $3,000 will be made to the Double H Ranch for each sale conducted, aimed at rehabilitating families with children suffering from life-threatening diseases.

     

  • October10th

     

    BOAT SHOW SCHEDULE

     

    Lake George In-Water Boat Show

    • September 15 and 16, 2012
    • 10am-5pm each day
    • Lake George Village docks
    • Lake George Village, NY

     

     

    St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show, the largest boat show on the Gulf Coast

    • Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012

     

     

    53rd Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

    • October 25-29, 2012
    • This is the largest boat show in the world

     

     

    Miami International Boat Show

    • February 14-18, 2013

     

     

    28th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show

    • March 21 – 24, 2013
  • August2nd

    Boats and memorabilia on display, plus a presentation on Hacker-Craft history

    Here is the museum’s description of the event: “2011′s show features boats designed by John L. Hacker.  Come view antique and classic boats designed by this pioneer of boating history.  Over 100 power and non-power boats and motors will be exhibited in water and on land.  The Auction is Saturday August 6th, when a number of antique boats -from project boats to completed- will be auctioned.  Explore our nautical marketplace, concession booths, boat rides, music, and more.  Open each day from 9am-5pm. “

    There will be two new Hacker-Craft on display: a 22′ Racer and a 28′ Triple Cockpit Runabout. Plus Dan Gilman, VP, Sales, will speak on the history of the Hacker Boat Company and famous Hacker-designed boats.

    Please go to http://www.abm.org/ for more info.

  • June7th

    Gorgeous hand built mahogany boats now on display at Silver Bay

     

     

     

     

     

    Silver Bay, NY, June 6, 2011 – The Hacker Boat Company has opened its first showroom at the company’s headquarters at 8 Delaware Avenue, Silver Bay, NY, on the shores of Lake George. The showroom will be open Monday-Friday, 9-5; Saturday, 9-4; Sunday, 10-2, June through August.

    The new facility houses five new Hacker-Craft boats, as well as company memorabilia and artwork, on two floors of the building.

    The company’s sales and marketing offices are also located at the new facility.

    The Hacker Boat Company hand-builds mahogany motor boats at a 32,000 square foot production facility north of the showroom, in Ticonderoga.

    “Gorgeous. The best looking boats I’ve ever seen.

    You’ve done a spectacular job with your product.”

    - Potential dealer


     

  • May31st

    (M&S), the major British retail chain, has unveiled their spring TV campaign, and the opening scene in the commercial features a Hacker-Craft being driven by noted British model Lisa Snowdon. The campaign was described in London’s Daily Mail: “The campaign, which was shot in Miami, has a retro, glamorous feel to it, with the spokesmodels posing on yachts, sun loungers and vintage cars.” One of the “yachts” is a 27’ Hacker-Craft Sport model, which was sent to Miami’s Biscayne Bay for the shoot from Tender Care Boats, the Hacker-Craft showroom in Ft. Lauderdale. The commercial’s debut is featured on M&S’s home page, which also includes additional footage, in a link titled “Watch Behind the Scenes.” View the commercial, and additional footage, at: http://www.marksandspencer.com/

     

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  • May31st

    (M&S), the major British retail chain, has unveiled their spring TV campaign, and the opening scene in the commercial features a Hacker-Craft being driven by noted British model Lisa Snowdon. The campaign was described in London’s Daily Mail: “The campaign, which was shot in Miami, has a retro, glamorous feel to it, with the spokesmodels posing on yachts, sun loungers and vintage cars.” One of the “yachts” is a 27’ Hacker-Craft Sport model, which was sent to Miami’s Biscayne Bay for the shoot from Tender Care Boats, the Hacker-Craft showroom in Ft. Lauderdale. The commercial’s debut is featured on M&S’s home page, which also includes additional footage, in a link titled “Watch Behind the Scenes.” View the commercial, and additional footage, at: http://www.marksandspencer.com/

     

    M&S Photo Shoot

    M&S Photo Shoot

  • May18th

    Marks & Spencer (M&S), the major British retail chain, has unveiled their spring TV campaign, and the opening scene in the commercial features a Hacker-Craft being driven by noted British model Lisa Snowdon. The campaign was described in London’s Daily Mail: “The campaign, which was shot in Miami, has a retro, glamorous feel to it, with the spokesmodels posing on yachts, sun loungers and vintage cars.” One of the “yachts” is a 27’ Hacker-Craft Sport model, which was sent to Miami’s Biscayne Bay for the shoot from Tender Care Boats, the Hacker-Craft showroom in Ft. Lauderdale. The commercial’s debut is featured on M&S’s home page, which also includes additional footage, in a link titled “Watch Behind the Scenes.” View the commercial, and additional footage, at: http://www.marksandspencer.com/

    Behind the Scenes of the M&S