Marine Manufacturers

The Knoxville region of East Tennessee has become a hub for the pleasure boat manufacturing industry.  More than 16 major boat manufacturers are located in the area, including the headquarters for the world's largest recreational boat builder.

Company County Employees Product
Sea Ray Boats Knox/Monroe 779 Pleasure boats
Malibu Boats Inc. Loudon 700 Pleasure boats
Mastercraft Boats Co. Monroe 605 Pleasure boats
Skier's Choice Blount 270 Ski boats
Yamaha-Tennessee Watercraft Inc. Monroe 460 Sports boats
Great Lakes Boat Tops Company Monroe 100 Boat Tops & Boat Hardware, Mooring Covers
Bryant Boats Inc. Monroe 75 Pleasure boats
Hydrasports Custom  Monroe 58 Custom boats
Bullet boats Inc. Knox  22 Pleasure boats
Allison Boats Blount 10 Pleasure boats
Sailabration Houseboats Inc. Knox 10 Houseboats
Norris Craft Boat Co. Inc. Campbell 10 Pleasure boats parts

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2023