Brad Stewart, president of E-Ticket Performance Boats, is probably getting tired of people asking him if E-Ticket is still in business. One of the company founders, Stewart can now point to his new twin-engine 29 Luxury Cat, which was pulled from the molds last week, to show that E-Ticket is alive and kicking.
“When people ask what’s going on with E-Ticket Boats … I tell them we are still here and like most good businesses these days, we are operating lean and mean,” Stewart said. “We are still building the same high-quality boats in our same location in Lake Havasu.”
Any public confusion is somewhat valid as Stewart’s partner in the business, Larry Carpenter, stopped producing new models for a couple of years until Stewart decided to start building them again at the end of last year.
“We currently have two 2012 29 Luxury Cats in production ready for customers to pick their power and options,” said Stewart, who has redesigned the interior of the 29-footer. “We also have a couple of more that we anticipate to start as spring approaches and customers are ready to lay down deposits.”
Lake Havasu Boat Show (April 20-22), and is expecting to attend many of the Desert Storm Poker Run events the following week, including showcasing a boat at the Street Party and participating in the top-speed shootout with a newly repowered 29-footer.The company plans to have two or three boats on display at the
Stewart said the long-awaited 26 Luxury Cat should be finished by the end of the year and in full production for the 2013 boating season.
“Overall we are looking forward to a good year,” Stewart added. “Things are headed in the right direction.”