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Rinker Watersports

April 29, 2016

Rinker Watersports coming to Syracuse and Lake WawaseeCompany marks the return of a Rinker dealership to the regionSRYACUSE, Ind. [April 26, 2016] – Since 1945, the Rinker name has been synonymous withboat lovers. In the beginning the Rinker Boat Company, then Rinkerbuilt, was founded by afamily with a passion for life on the water— people who brought that passion to work with themevery day and made boating their life’s work. Their shared drive and desire to build somethingbetter...    Read More ]

This weeks Boat Shows

February 10, 2016

THE COUNT DOWN IS ON – 39 MORE DAYS TILL SPRING! Join the Fun this weekend and attend one of the following shows where Rinker will be displayed! Dallas Boat Show Expo (Dealer: Carey & Sons) Utah Boat Show (Dealer: Rogers Performance) Miami Boat Show (Dealer: Pirates Cove Marine) Bismark Tribune Sport Show (Dealer: Moritz Sport & Marine) Detroit Boat Show (Dealers: North Shore Marine, Hideaway Yachts) What you waiting for? …..See you at the show!...    Read More ]

How To Launch & Retrieve Your Bowrider

April 8, 2014

With the exception of docking, the one part of trailer boating that strikes the most fear in the hearts of new boaters has got to the launch ramp. Sure, it can be stressful the first few times, but here’s the good news: As long as you follow these easy tips, launching and retrieving your boat will become second-nature in no time. Before You Hit The Road  Don’t even leave your driveway unless you check a few things first. Make sure your trailer tires are inflated to the correct pressure....    Read More ]

This Week's Boat Shows Featuring Rinker!

March 5, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats this week at boat shows Progressive 60th St Louis Boat & Sport ShowFeb 26, 2014 - Jan 18, 2038 America's Center/Edward Jones DomeSt Louis, MO   Lewis Boats Dubai International Boat ShowMar 4-8, 2014 Dubai International Marine ClubDubai, United Arab Emirates Aquamarine ...    Read More ]

Rinker Is Coming To A Boat Show Near You

February 19, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats this week!  ShowLocationDealersBrands Detroit Boat ShowFeb 15-23, 2014 Cobo HallDetroit, MI Krupa's Boat Mart Rinker Detroit Boat ShowFeb 15-23, 2014 Cobo HallDetroit, MI Hideaway Yacht Center Rinker Istanbul Eurasia Boat ShowFeb 15-23, 2014 CNR Expo CenterIstanbul, Turkey Blues Yachting Rinker The Boat Show of SpringfieldFeb 21-23, 2014 Illinois State FairgroundsSpringfield, IL Clinton Marine Rinker ...    Read More ]

Boat Shows This Weekend!

February 6, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats this week... ShowLocationDealersBrands Tulsa Boat Sport & Travel ShowJan 24 - Feb 14, 2014 Tulsa State FairgroundsTulsa, OK Grand Lake Marina Rinker Tulsa Boat Sport and Travel ShowJan 24 - Feb 14, 2014 Tulsa State FairgroundsTulsa, OK Grand Lake Marina Rinker 36th Annual Cedar Rapids SportshowFeb 7-9, 2014 Hawkeye Downs Expo CenterCedar Rapids, IA Midwest Boat Repair Rinker Columbia Boat ShowFeb 7-9, 2014 State FairgroundsCoumbia, SC M &...    Read More ]

Boat Show Fever Continues Around The Country!

January 29, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats at boat shows this week... Tulsa Boat Sport and Travel ShowJan 24 - Feb 14, 2014 Tulsa State FairgroundsTulsa, OK Grand Lake Marina Rinker Progressive Minneapolis Boat ShowJan 30 - Feb 2, 2014 Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN Erickson's Marine Rinker ...    Read More ]

Heading To The Boat Show?

January 21, 2014

Here's where you'll find Rinker Boats this week!  ShowLocationDealersBrands Istanbul Boat ShowDec 31, 1969 - Feb 23, 2014 TUYAP FAIR CONVENTION AND CONGRESS CENTERIstanbul, Turkey Blues Yachting Rinker Boot Dusseldorf Boat ShowJan 18-26, 2014 Duesseldorf Exhibition CentreDusseldorf, Germany Augusta Marine Rinker Louisville Boat, Sport & Travel ShowJan 22-26, 2014 KY Expo CenterLouisville, KY Arnolds Boats & Motors Rinker Louisville Boat, Sport & Travel ShowJan 22-26,...    Read More ]

Rinker Captiva 236 Bowrider (R-Series Package)

January 18, 2014

Bringing together the classic styling of Rinker and some sexy new innovative features, the all-new Rinker Captiva 236 BR is in a class of its own. From the sharp-looking complementary hull colors that carry through the upholstery accents and canvas, and even concealed cooler access, the 236 is a perfect fit for many boating families. While it has exceptional performance and top-end speeds, the 236 is also very quick to plane, meaning you'll enjoy economical watersports and cruising operation. Plenty...    Read More ]

Rinker Captiva 236 Cuddy

January 15, 2014

Building on the overwhelmingly positive reaction from the Captiva 236 BR last year, Rinker has introduced a cuddy version, the Captiva 236 CC. With a beautiful profile from the water, the boat features an incredibly roomy forward berth and upgraded touches borrowed from Rinker's express cruiser line such as Corian countertops and Brazilwood cabinetry. The cockpit features all of the clever innovations from the bowrider version including two hideaway jump seats that stow away neatly into either side...    Read More ]

Rinker Captiva 236 CC Intro At Dusseldorf Boat Show

January 15, 2014

If you will be attending the Dusseldorf Boat Show this weekend, please join representatives from Rinker as we officially introduce the Rinker Captiva 236 CC (Cuddy Cabin) to the European boating market on Sunday, January 19, 2014. The event will begin at 5pm in Hall 9 (Stand A04.2) and will be hosted by German dealer Augusta Wassersport and Rinker European importer Uninautic. “We pulled out all the stops when we designed the Rinker Captiva 236 bowrider last year, and everything really...    Read More ]

Rinker Boat Shows March On!

January 15, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats this week! ShowLocationDealersBrands Istanbul Boat ShowDec 31, 1969 - Feb 23, 2014 TUYAP FAIR CONVENTION AND CONGRESS CENTERIstanbul, Turkey Blues Yachting Rinker Chicago Boat, Sports & RV ShowJan 16-20, 2014 McCormick PlaceChicago IL Basa's Marine Rinker Quad Cities Boat & Vacation ShowJan 17-19, 2014 River CenterDavenport,IA Midwest Boats Rinker Boot Dusseldorf Boat ShowJan 18-26, 2014 Duesseldorf Exhibition CentreDusseldorf, Germany Augusta...    Read More ]

Rinker At Boat Shows!

January 9, 2014

Where in the world is Rinker this week? Glad you asked! Istanbul Boat ShowDec 31, 1969 - Feb 23, 2014 FAIR CONVENTION AND CONGRESS CENTERIstanbul, Turkey Blues Yachting Rinker Houston International Boat ShowJan 3-12, 2014 Reliant CenterHouston, TX Rinker's Boat World Rinker Atlanta Boat ShowJan 9-12, 2014 World Congress CenterAtlanta, GA Bay Marine Rinker Omaha Boat,Sport & Travel ShowJan 9-12, 2014 Century Link CenterOmaha, NE Beaver Lake Marina Rinker Central Texas Marine Association...    Read More ]

Choosing A Great Boat Dealer

December 18, 2013

While there are some similarities between a car dealership and a boat dealership, you may be surprised at how much they don’t have in common. Sure, they both have showrooms, shiny new vehicles and salespeople. But with few exceptions, a car purchase comes down to function and price. And even if you wind up getting your automobile serviced at the dealership, it tends to be a fairly anonymous event. Buying a boat, however, could easily be characterized as starting a relationship. And because...    Read More ]

Thinking About A New Boat? Consider Pre-Show Purchase

December 5, 2013

We all know that the Winter Boat Show season is a great time to get a deal on a new boat, right? But it might surprise you to know that December might actually be the best time of the entire year to make a deal. Think about it...when are dealers receiving truckloads of inventory? Right before boat shows! High inventory levels, winter moving in fast, AND the holidays around the corner...that's a win-win. Thinking about a new boat? Think December! ...    Read More ]

Rinker Is America's Longest-Running Boat Brand!

November 8, 2013

As the oldest American boat brand in continuous production, the Rinker Boat Company has quite a story to tell. From our humble beginnings out of Lossie Rinker’s workshop on the White River in Indiana to today when we’re exporting boats to more than 40 countries, we build with pride, craftsmanship and the desire to be the best value in the industry. At the request of many of our loyal customers and dealers across the country and around the globe, here’s a look back at some of the...    Read More ]

Boat Show Features Rinker!

September 27, 2013

It's going to be a beautiful weekend in the Garden State, so come on out an enjoy the Atlantic City In-Water Boat Show! Our friends from Stone Harbor Marina will be featuring a selection of Rinker Boats through Sunday at Farley State Marina next to the Golden Nugget Casino. ...    Read More ]

Rinker Honors Top Dealer for 2013

September 24, 2013

Nautic Global Group, parent company of Rinker Boats, recently recognized Rinker's top worldwide dealer for model year 2013, Hideaway Harbor Yacht Sales in Harrison Township, Michigan, on Lake St. Clair. Brothers Rick and Rob Velger are part of a family that's been in the boating business since the late 1800s when their relatives began selling aluminum boats and bait on the Detroit River. Friendly service and competitive rates sets Hideaway apart. The Hideaway Harbor Marina has 110 slips...    Read More ]

Rinker Captiva 236 CC ... New Model For 2014!

September 11, 2013

Building on the overwhelmingly positive reaction from the Captiva 236 BR last year, Rinker has introduced a cuddy version, the Captiva 236 CC. With a beautiful profile from the water, the boat features an incredibly roomy forward berth and upgraded touches borrowed from Rinker’s express cruiser line such as Corian countertops and Brazilwood cabinetry. The cockpit features all of the clever innovations from the bowrider version including two hideaway jump seats that stow away neatly into...    Read More ]

Check Out The Rinker Captiva 216!

August 2, 2013

With a fresh new design from the hull up, the Rinker Captiva 216 is a beautiful combination of form and function.Featuring a surprisingly wide bow area, this boat sports the two things you can never get enough of: seating and storage Please join Captain Steve for a tour of this new bowrider that signals a new wave of Rinker designs. ...    Read More ]

Models Needed For Rinker Photo Shoot!

July 30, 2013

Attention Rinker fans! The next Rinker Photo Shoot will take place in two locations during the month of August. We're looking for models of all ages for both morning and evening sessions to feature swimwear & watersports gear aboard a variety of boat types. This is your chance to be featured in the next Rinker catalog and boating publications around the world! The first photo shoot is Aug. 18-20 on Lake St. Clair near Harrison Township, Michigan, north of Detroit.  The second photo shoot...    Read More ]

Photo Contest Winner Announced!

July 8, 2013

Congrats to the Thomas Family from Oklahoma on winning the most recent Rinker Boats Photo Contest! Their photo "Sunday Funday Cruise" was shot aboard their Rinker Captiva 212. Stay tuned for information on the next contest coming up in September!...    Read More ]

Rinker Boats Summer Kickoff Photo Contest

June 14, 2013

Summer is finally here! And to celebrate the chance to get back out on the water, we just launched the Rinker Boats Summer Kickoff Photo Contest! Through July 7, just click here to upload your favorite pics taken onboard or near your Rinker Express Cruiser or Rinker Captiva Sport Boat or Rinker MTX. One winner will receive a $50 gift card and a full summer of bragging rights! It’s never been easier to participate because now all entries and voting will be done via Facebook. We invite you to...    Read More ]

All-New Rinker Owner's Club Forum

May 30, 2013

Attention Rinker Boat Owners! We invite you to join other owners and the Rinker Customer Support Team to help get your questions answered promptly so you can spend more time on the water. The new Rinker Owner’s Club Forum (click here to join) makes it simple to get answers to your questions, but also to help other owners by using your boating experience. And, you can get dependable advice from our network of experts, all in one easy-to-use website. If you already have previously registered...    Read More ]

Rinker Boats Construction Pt 2 — Superior Cabinetry

April 30, 2013

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the quality and detail that goes into every Rinker Express Cruiser, Rinker Captiva, and Rinker MTX! This episode deals with the incredible process and attention to detail found in Rinker's legendary cabinet construction. http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/RNK_340_EC_07.jpg...    Read More ]

Rinker Boats Construction Pt 4 — Quality Control

April 30, 2013

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the quality and detail that goes into every Rinker Express Cruiser, Rinker Captiva, and Rinker MTX! This episode deals with the multi-step Quality Control process that every boat goes through. http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/Rinker_Captiva_186_OB_FS_Running_LO-RES.jpg...    Read More ]

Rinker Boats Construction Pt 1 — Precision Wood Cuts & Assembly

April 30, 2013

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the quality and detail that goes into every Rinker Express Cruiser, Rinker Captiva, and Rinker MTX! This episode deals with precision wood cuts and assembly http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/Rinker_Lifestyle_Beach.jpg...    Read More ]

Rinker Boats Construction Pt 3 — Carpeting, Electrical & Deck Assembly

April 30, 2013

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the quality and detail that goes into every Rinker Express Cruiser, Rinker Captiva, and Rinker MTX! This episode deals with carpeting, electrical and deck assembly. http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/Rinker_Captiva_220_MTX_Extreme_Wakeboard_Prep_LO-RES.jpg...    Read More ]

2013 Rinker Boats Full Line Brand Video

April 30, 2013

When you're looking at family sport boats and express cruisers, sooner or later it all comes down to one word: Value. As in best-boat-for-the-money value. Rinker Express Cruisers and Captiva Sport Boats give you the cutting-edge designs, incredible standard features, head-turning style and superior performance you want, all at a price that makes sense for your family. You see, while our boats have evolved over the years, one thing hasn't changed — we still believe in giving you the best value...    Read More ]

Basic Boating Behavior For Beginners

April 10, 2013

  Okay new boaters…why do you think they call it the “Rules of the Road” if you’re on the water? Well, despite the confusing name, it’s all about relating your boat-operating experience to something you’re likely already familiar with…driving a car. But, although they may have some things in common, it’s important that you take some time to understand the differences. You see, these rules are all about avoiding the single biggest critical incident...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 236 BR

April 3, 2013

Bringing together the classic styling of Rinker and some sexy new innovative features, the all-new Rinker Captiva 236 BR is in a class of its own. From the sharp-looking complementary hull colors that carry through the upholstery accents and canvas, and even concealed cooler access, the 236 is a perfect fit for many boating families. While it has exceptional performance and top-end speeds, the 236 is also very quick to plane, meaning you'll enjoy economical watersports and cruising operation. Plenty...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 186 OB Fish & Ski

April 3, 2013

With the wildly successful introduction last year of the first Rinker outboards in more than 20 years, came a wave of requests for a true fishing package. In response, Rinker has introduced the Captiva 186 Fish & Ski to satisfy the needs of family boaters who need the comfort and watersports performance of a Rinker bowrider while providing fishing versatility for anglers. With classic Rinker styling, the 186 F&S (also available as an I/O) announces its fishing DNA from a distance with a standard...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Rinker MTX 220 Extreme

April 3, 2013

With the head-turning WOW factor of top inboard wakeboard boats at a fraction of the price, the all-new Rinker MTX 220 Extreme is primed to bring a fresh new attitude to a lake near you. From its five exciting color choices (carried through the upholstery, along with spectacular quilted Silvertex accents), aggressive standard wake tower with speakers, and upgraded stereo system with separate power amp, the Extreme is the latest bar-raising addition to the MTX family. The watersports pedigree doesn't...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 186 OB

April 3, 2013

With the perfect blend of versatility, performance and fun, the all-new Rinker Captiva 186 OB sportboat package includes boat, outboard motor, plus a matching trailer!...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 276 BR

April 3, 2013

Whether you're cruising across the lake for a dockside lunch or taking it easy in this spacious and comfortable yacht-certified open-bow boat, the Rinker Captiva 276 BR is made for getting away from it all. ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 196 BR

April 3, 2013

Built to maximize both your fun on the water and your boating value, the all-new Rinker Captiva 196 BR is a sleek and sexy sport boat that's packed with features including 4.3- and 5.0-liter sterndrive options. ...    Read More ]

Boat Show Season Rolls On!

April 2, 2013

You can find Rinker Captiva Sport Boats & Express Cruisers at these boat shows this week! Gulf Coast Yacht & Boat Super Show (Legendary Marine); Traverse City Boat Show (Long Lake Marina); Lake Region Boat & RV Show (Blakes Marine). ...    Read More ]

Getting Spring Fever Yet?

March 14, 2013

Look for Rinker Boats at these events this week! Novi (Michigan) Spring Boating Expo (Hideaway Yacht Center); Eastern Iowa Sportshow (Midwest Boat Repair); Dow Diamond Boat Show (Stryker's Marine); Danforth's Open House (Danforth's Marine); Moscow International Boat Show (Gart Marine Group).  ...    Read More ]

Boat Shows Far & Wide This Week!

March 6, 2013

Here's where Rinker Boats will be this week: Dubai International Boat Show (Aquamarine Boats & Yachts); Amsterdam International Boat Show (Kuysten Watersports); Fargo Sportsman Show (McLaughlin's Boat & RV); KX Sport & RV Show (Moritz Sport and Marine); Augusta (Maine) Boat Show (Hamlin's Marina); Biloxi Boat Show (Legendary Marine). ...    Read More ]

Boat Show Season Marches On!

February 28, 2013

Here's where you'll find Rinker Boats this week: Buffalo Boat Show (Lime Lake Marine); Portland (Maine) Boat Show (Hamlin's Marine)....    Read More ]

Rinker Is Coming To Town!

February 21, 2013

Rinker Boats will criss-cross the country this week, appearing at these boat shows: Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show (Ted's Aqua Marine); Detroit Boat Show (Krupa's Boat Mart & Hideaway Yacht Center); New England Boat Show (Meredith Marine); Omaha Boat, Sport & Travel Show (Beaver Lake Marine); Appleton Boat Show (Horn Ford & Marine); Ottawa Boat and Sportsmen's Show (Len's Cove Marina); Fredericia Denmark (Baadhuset); Mobile Boat Show (Legendary Marine); Grand Forks Men's...    Read More ]

Big Week For Boat Shows!

February 12, 2013

  Checking the schedule, this is another big week for boat shows...c'mon down if you're looking for some fun! Here are the shows we know about... Istanbul, Turkey (Blues Yachting); Syracuse, NY (RC Congel); Bismarck, ND (Moritz Sport & Marine); Richmond, VA (James River Marine); Ocean City, MD (North Bay); Detroit, MI (Krupa's Boat Mart); Boston, MA (Meredith Marine); Miami, FL (Davey Marine).    ...    Read More ]

No Rain, No Ice, No Snow At The Boat Show!

January 24, 2013

And the lucky winners this week are...Rochester (Ballantyne RV & Marine), Louisville (Arnold's Boats & Motors, Fentress Marine),Cincinnati (Hern Marine), San Antonio (Lake LBJ Marineland), Pittsburgh (Full Performance Marine), & Dusseldorf, Germany (Chantier Naval Uninautic, Kuysten Watersport)!  ...    Read More ]

Check Out This Week's Boat Shows!

January 15, 2013

Boat shows this week featuring Rinker Boats include...Toronto (Bay Marine, Central Marine & Fenelon Falls Marina), Cleveland (Happy Days Boating Center), Des Moines IA (American Marine), Cedar Falls (Midwest Boat Sales & Repair), Cinncinati (Hern Marine), & Dusseldorf, Germany (Chantier Naval Uninautic & Kuysten Sportboat). Now get out there and have some fun! ...    Read More ]

Huge Week For Boat Shows!

January 10, 2013

If you live in Toronto (Fenelon Falls Marina, Central Marine & Bay Marine), Denver (Island Lake Marine), Atlanta (Bay Marine), Chicago (Basa's Marine), Columbus (Buckeye Lake Marine), Houston (Rinker's Boat World), Belton TX (Lake LBJ Marineland)...you're in luck. There's a boat show this weekend! Come check out what's new with Rinker Boats...you know you love that new boat smell! ...    Read More ]

Winter Boat Show Season Begins!

January 2, 2013

Hello and welcome to another season of Winter Boat Shows! If you're in Houston or Columbus this weekend, please stop by and say hello to our partners at Rinker's Boat World and Buckeye Lake Marine. ...    Read More ]

Introducing the Rinker Captiva 236 BR!

September 7, 2012

Bringing together the classic styling of Rinker and some sexy new innovative features, the all-new Rinker Captiva 236 BR is in a class of its own. From the sharp-looking complementary hull colors that carry through the upholstery accents and canvas, and even concealed cooler access, the 236 is a perfect fit for many boating families. While it has exceptional performance and top-end speeds, the 236 is also very quick to plane, meaning you’ll enjoy economical watersports and cruising operation....    Read More ]

Introducing the Rinker Captiva 186 Fish & Ski!

September 5, 2012

With the wildly successful introduction last year of the first Rinker outboards in more than 20 years, came a wave of requests for a true fishing package. In response, Rinker has introduced the Captiva 186 Fish & Ski to satisfy the needs of family boaters who need the comfort and watersports performance of a Rinker bowrider while providing fishing versatility for anglers. With classic Rinker styling, the 186 F&S (also available as an I/O) announces its fishing DNA from a distance with...    Read More ]

Rinker Boats Featured At Boat Show In Turkey

September 4, 2012

Many thanks to our friends at Blues Yachting for hosting Rinker Boats at the Bodrum Yacht Show in Turkey from August 29 through September 2! ...    Read More ]

Join The Party! A Guide To Boat Raft-Ups

June 6, 2012

At one time or another, you’ve probably seen a group of boats banded together in a floating, fun-loving, makeshift community.  And when you see everyone swimming, grilling, laughing, dancing and generally having a great time, you might just ask yourself: How can I join the party? Raft-ups are great way to enjoy spending time with friends, family and, occasionally, complete strangers. As with any worthwhile endeavor, however, there are both time-honored traditions and unwritten rules one...    Read More ]

Freedom, Fellowship And Free Stuff? Join The Club!

April 26, 2012

  As a Rinker owner, you are invited to join a great community that will not only help you share your experiences with other owners, but will give you exclusive access to special contests, incredible discounts and even the chance to earn free Rinker gear, cash rebates and fuel cards. Yes, fuel cards. When you sign up for your complimentary membership in the Rinker Owner’s Club here, you are immediately linked to a terrific network of fellow owners who also enjoy living their life to the...    Read More ]

Need A Boat Name? Puns Still Seas The Day

April 5, 2012

Boy, things are really cranking back in the Rinker plant. This is the time of year when all those winter boat show orders are getting built, shipped and delivered. And when your new boat arrives, remember it comes with an enormous responsibility — you will need to choose a boat name! Okay, maybe it’s not SUCH a big burden, but lots of folks feel pressure to come up with the latest, greatest boat- or water-related turn of phrase to dazzle the rest of the marina with their cleverness....    Read More ]

Fiberglass=Happiness

April 4, 2012

In addition to fiberglass, gelcoat, and upholstery, there's something else we measure every day at the Rinker boat plant. It's morale. Because happy workers are motivated workers and motivated workers build the best boats in the industry. Look closely at this chart. You can see that right now, during our busiest time of year, morale is right at 100%. You'd think that having a full pipeline of orders that need to be shipped out might affect morale in less-than-positive way. But it doesn't....    Read More ]

Before You Hit The Water…Do You Know The Rules?

April 2, 2012

Okay new boaters…why do you think they call it the “Rules of the Road” if you’re on the water? Well, despite the confusing name, it’s all about relating your boat-operating experience to something you’re likely already familiar with…driving a car. But, although they may have some things in common, it’s important that you take some time to understand the differences. You see, these rules are all about avoiding the single biggest critical incident...    Read More ]

It's Great Upstate This Weekend!

March 30, 2012

If you've got boating fever in upstate New York this weekend, you're in luck! The 2012 Great Upstate Boat Show is being held at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury, and our friends from Saratoga Boat Works and EZ Marine & Storage are ready to a show you a good time. Please stop by and say hello! There will be activities for the whole family, and you can register to win prize  throughout the weekend. Click here for a coupon for discounted tickets.   ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 246 Bowrider

March 28, 2012

Whether you're ready to kick back or make waves, the Rinker Captiva 246 Bowrider is up to the task with a huge swim platform, sunpad and enclosed head, as well as racing-inspired bolster seats in the helm. Captain Steve walks us through this great sport boat! ...    Read More ]

Rinker Hits Houston & Moscow

March 22, 2012

  These two cities probably don't come up together in casual conversation that often,but you can find Rinker Boats proudly displayed in Moscow, Russia, and Houston, Texas, this weekend! Moscow Boat Show — March 20-25 — Gart Marine Southwest International In-Water Boat Show — March 22-25 — Rinker's Boat World...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 220 MTX

March 21, 2012

With its stylish and practical forked bow design, the Rinker Captiva 220 MTX incorporates both beautiful form and unforgettable function. Captain Steve walks us through this great boat to point out all the incredible features. ...    Read More ]

Splash Down!

March 15, 2012

Spring has sprung in southeast Michigan...Rinker's newest dealer in the Detroit area, Hideaway Yacht Sales just splashed their first boat of the year! Many more to come...check out their information online for a huge selection of Rinker Express Cruisers and Sportboats here......    Read More ]

Boat Show Fever Continues!

March 15, 2012

It's not too late to catch a boat show this season...go have some fun and get a great deal. The time is right to get your boat delivered in time to enjoy a looooooong summer on the water. This week, you can find Rinker at: Spring Boating Expo, Novi, Michigan — March 15-18 — Hideaway Yacht Sales, Freeway Sports Center & Krupa's Boat Mart Edmonton Boat & Sportsman Show, Edmunton, Alberta — March 15-18 — Free Spirit Marine Cape Fear Wildlife Expo, Wilmington, North Carolina...    Read More ]

And the winner is...

March 11, 2012

Congratulations to Craig Almquist for winning the most recent Rinker Owner's Photo Contest! Craig won a $50 Visa Gift Card just for taking a great shot of his boat in action. To enter the next round, just upload your best pic here... ...    Read More ]

Where In The World Is Rinker This Week? 3.2.12

March 1, 2012

Kamloops Boat Show — Mar. 2-4 — Little River Boat World Greater Philadelphia Boat Show — Mar. 2-4 — Dinbokowitz Marine & Ducky’s Boats  ...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 216

February 28, 2012

With a fresh new design from the hull up, the Rinker Captiva 216 is a beautiful combination of form and function. Featuring a surprisingly wide bow area, this boat sports the two things you can never get enough of: seating and storage Please join Captain Steve for a tour of this new bowrider that signals a new wave of Rinker designs. ...    Read More ]

Where In The World Is Rinker This Week? 2.24.12

February 23, 2012

Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show — Feb. 17-26 — Ted’s Aqua Marine Buffalo Boat Show — Feb. 22-26 — Lime Lake Marine & RV Ottawa Boat & Sportsman Show — Feb. 23-26 — Len’s Cove Marine Omaha Boat Show — Feb. 23-26 — Beaver Lake Marina New Jersey Boat Sale & Expo— New Jersey Outboards & Green Cove Marina Hot Springs Boat Show — Feb. 24-26 — Trader Bill’s Kingsport Boat Show — Feb. 24-26...    Read More ]

Time To Gear Up Rinker Style?

February 22, 2012

Did you know there’s an online store that’s dedicated to making sure you’re decked out in the latest Rinker Boats apparel and accessories? It’s fast and easy, and we’re adding new items to the spring collection every day for men, women and children. You’ll find everything from t-shirts and hats to jackets and koozies. There are even great boat gift ideas like Rinker burgee flags, oversized beach towels and dock lines. Many items can even be custom embroidered with...    Read More ]

A Closer Look: Rinker 260 Express Cruiser

February 15, 2012

Captain Steve walks through the Rinker 260 Express Cruiser, giving us a closer look at this roomy, yet trailerable boat that has the perfect combination of performance and home-away-from-home luxuries. Note some of the clever design details that make the most of seating, storage and style! As with all Rinker models, you will find that the Rinker 260 is designed for maximum value. This boat is absolutely packed with high-quality standard features, and it would be an excellent choice for anyone looking...    Read More ]

Where In The World Is Rinker This Week? 2.16.12

February 15, 2012

Detroit Boat Show – Feb. 10-19 – Krupa’s Boat Mart & Hideaway Yachts More than 100 of Michigan's best boat dealers and marine businesses will be under one roof for nine days of great prices, selection and services. This is your chance to see new 2012 products, and get great prices on new non-current boats, motors, trailers and accessories. New England Boat Show – Feb. 11-19 – Meredith Marina The New England Boat Show attracting thousands of visitors from the New...    Read More ]

Where In The World Is Rinker This Week? 2.9.12

February 9, 2012

 St. Louis Boat, Sport & Travel Show – Feb. 8-12 – Mid Missouri Yachts Whether you’re an avid outdoorsman or are just looking for a way to escape winter for the day, this is YOUR show! The annual five-day event turns America’s Center & Edward Jones Dome into a one-stop marketplace for outdoor fun— the best place to see and buy everything you need for your outdoor adventures! See nearly one thousand boats—from fishing to cruising to family fun there...    Read More ]

Where In The World Is Rinker This Week?

February 3, 2012

Atlantic City Boat Show – Feb. 1-5 – Stone Harbor Marine See what’s new, NOW! Find the boat of your dreams and everything to go with it—see and shop hundreds of new boats and an unbeatable assortment of marine gear at the Atlantic City Convention Center. From luxury motor and sailing yachts to sport fishers, performance boats, and personal watercraft, there are boats for every lifestyle, activity and budget. Rochester Boat Show – Feb. 2-5 – Ballantyne RV &...    Read More ]

Did You Know That Rinker Is America’s Oldest Boat Brand?

February 1, 2012

As the oldest American boat brand in continuous production, the Rinker Boat Company has quite a story to tell. From our humble beginnings out of Lossie Rinker’s workshop on the White River in Indiana to today when we’re exporting boats to more than 40 countries, we build with pride, craftsmanship and the desire to be the best value in the industry. At the request of many of our loyal customers and dealers across the country and around the globe, here’s a look back at some of the...    Read More ]

Where In The World Is Rinker This Week?

January 27, 2012

Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show – Jan. 25-29 – Hern Marine The 54th Annual Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show will feature 250,000 square feet of boats and 400 companies representing boats, marine services, travel destinations, and outdoors fun all indoors on one huge exhibit floor. This is the best time to buy, book, plan or as a last resort, just plain dream about. Louisville Boat RV & Sportshow – Jan. 25-29 – Arnold’s Boats & Motors Celebrating...    Read More ]