Seawind Catamarans, one of Australia’s leading cruising catamaran builders, has acquired trailerable trimaran manufacturer Corsair Marine for an undisclosed sum.
"This is a marriage made in heaven," says Seawind managing director Richard Ward. "The two companies have products and manufacturing processes that strongly complement each other. For both Seawind and Corsair, it will signal new growth opportunities in both the manufacturing and sales areas."
Ward says that Seawind customers will see benefits in technology transfers as well as the cost benefits of a larger overall manufacturing base and the integration of some common componentry. "Corsair customers will gain these benefits as well as strong Seawind management and greater financial strength," he says. Read more.