Malibu Boats LLC
5075 Kimberly Way Loudon
Model range of Malibu
The brand Malibu produces bowriders and watersports Towboats. There are 12 models from 6 to 8 meters in the current model range from 5 lines: Crossover & Ski, LSV, LX, M and MXZ.
Length: 6.7мWidth: 2.6мDraft: 0.7м
Length: 7.0мWidth: 2.6мDraft: 0.7м
Length: 6.1мWidth: 2.5мDraft: 0.7м
Length: 6.2мWidth: 2.4мDraft: 0.6м
The company's history
In 1982 Bob Alkema and Steve Marshal, with the help of friends, founded a small shipyard in Merceda, California. Initially their friends were betting on tugboats
In 1989, a second factory was opened in Tennessee, and by the end of the year Malibu Boats had produced more than 1,200 boats, winning the Powerboat magazine award for excellence.
A year later, the company acquired the Australian shipbuilding company Flightcraft. By 2002 Malibu Boats became one of the world's largest manufacturers of sports towboats.
In 2006 the yard was owned by its main investor, Black Canyon Capital. Although many yachting companies closed during the recession of the late 2000s, Malibu Boats, on the contrary, increased its market share.
In 2009, Malibu Boats launched the Axis Wake brand and moved its
By 2012, the company had taken 30% of the tugboat market
In 2014, the company held an IPO on the
In July 2017, Malibu acquired its competitor Cobalt Boats for $130 million and included its CEO
The Asian market receives products from the Australian division of the Allbury shipyard in Allbury, New South Wales.
The company abandoned the use of wood in the construction of its boats back in the 90s and switched to composite materials.
Malibu Boats has specialized for several decades in the production of bowriders and sports tows from 6 to 8 meters in length. The company's boats are designed for water skiing and wakeboarding enthusiasts.
Malibu Boats has developed and patented a unique Surf «Gate technology»that helps regulate the boat's wave.
Discontinued powerboat Malibu
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