Starcraft Marine LLC is a manufacturer of a wide range of standard to high-end pontoon boats. Headquartered in New Paris, Indiana the company is one of the most highly-regarded in the marine industry as one of the oldest boat manufacturers. It currently sells its products via a tight network of trusted and well-regarded dealers.
The company was originally founded in 1900 under the name Star Tank Company, and in 1903, was renamed as Starcraft Marine LLC – a name that has been known by ever since.
Starcraft Marine is famous for bring waves of innovations throughout the decades – they have led the boating sector with several firsts. The company first made the news by replacing wood with aluminum as material for pontoon boats in 1903, which was indeed game-changing for all manufacturers. In 1958, they invented the first pontoon boats that were made of fiberglass. Last but not the least is the world’s first high performance aluminum fishing boat with a Deep-V hull, that marked the beginning of performance pontoons.
In April 1, 2008 Starcraft Marine, LLC was acquired by Smoker Craft, Inc. Even so, the company continues to maintain its operational independence and runs its manufacturing unit in-house. It is still working under the leadership of the same family that had originally founded it in 1900.
Apart from pontoon boats, Starcraft Marine currently offers deck boats, fishing boats, utility boats, Jon boats, and sporty runabout.
68143 Clunette St
New Paris, IN 46553