“We are really confident about this agreement between ZODIAC Nautic and BRP, two major and iconic brands of the boating industry,” said Laurent Vidémont, ZODIAC Nautic EMEA Sales Director. “Evinrude E TEC G2 200 hp engines and our ZODIAC range (Nzo, Medline, Pro) make a perfect match, and they will provide us with very positive business opportunities, mainly in the North of Europe.”
ZODIAC (zodiac-nautic.com) is the world’s largest and most recognized manufacturer of recreational rigid-inflatable boats, inflatable boats, life rafts and safety equipment with an extensive production, distribution and customer service operation throughout the world. This pre-rigging agreement will enable select ZODIAC Nautic dealers to offer ZODIAC-Bombard-Avon and Evinrude packages to their respective customers at competitive prices.
“This agreement gathers two iconic brands of the marine industry, Evinrude - the founder of the outboard business, and ZODIAC - the inventor of the inflatable boat concept,” said Sandy Scullion, vice-president and regional general manager for Western Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. “The two brands have always been renowned for innovation, breakthrough design and top-notch quality and performance, as the latest tests demonstrate. I’m sure this agreement will reinforce our existing positions throughout Europe.”
BRP (brp.com) is a global leader in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of powersports vehicles and propulsion systems. Its portfolio includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am all-terrain and side-by-side vehicles, Can-Am Spyder roadsters, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion systems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircraft. BRP supports its line of products with a dedicated parts, accessories and clothing business. With annual sales of over CA$3.8 billion from over 100 countries, the Company employs approximately 7,900 people worldwide.
Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax, Can-Am, Spyder and the BRP logo are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Contact: Sébastien Grimaud - Communication Manager - ZODIAC Nautic