New forum participant from Sea Ray's home office.

Discussion in 'Who's Who' started by SeaRayCorporate, Jul 18, 2013.

  1. AMFM3

    AMFM3 Active Member

    Mar 11, 2012
    Okanagan Lake, British Columbia
    370 Sundancer 1995 Raymarine C 120 Plotter / Radar
    7.4 L Twin inboards,
    Welcome and, like others, thank you for introducing yourself. We all love our Sea Rays very much...even Scott! ;)


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  2. rcmafgny

    rcmafgny Active Member

    Oct 10, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    2008 33 Sundancer; Kohler Gen set; Simrad electronics
    Twin 8.1 Horizons w/ V Drives
    Welcome Aboard!
  3. Steve Franklin

    Steve Franklin Member

    Mar 19, 2010
    San Diego
    2003 420
    twin cummins
    Welcome aboard Matt, I will look forward to your posts. Steve
  4. Converse48

    Converse48 Well-Known Member

    Nov 20, 2006
    Chesapeake Bay
    2010 McKinna 57 Pilothouse
    Welcome Matt, we appreciate you coming to the table and we appreciate your transparency.
    So, may I ask what your goals are (either personally or professionally) for joining us?
  5. fwebster

    fwebster Well-Known Member TECHNICAL Contributor PLATINUM Sponsor

    Oct 6, 2006
    Middle Tennessee ; Panama City Beach, FL
    1996 450DA
    3116 Caterpillars

    I know you have following CSR for nearly a year and I hope you will join Rusty (the only other Sea Ray employee who is active here) and take a more active roll on CSR. If you are as committed as Rusty is to the future success of Sea Ray, then you can count on our support.

    We value the relationship we have built over the years with your company and, quite honestly been a little shell shocked at clinical press release after press release announcing the management changes and plant closures in the past few months. Rusty Higgins posting the poem by Tom Coyle on Tom's final day of work was a stroke of genius on Rusty's part since it showed the class, professionalism and a positive outlook the Sykes Creek employees continued to exhibit while experiencing the absolute worst event a committed group of long term employees could ever face. The poem served to help us realize the reality of the changes necessary to stay competitive in the industry, added to the respect the owners have for the brand and helped us see the reorganization in a more positive light .

    Thank you for participating here and for sharing Rusty's time and experience with us. We appreciate you both.
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2013
  6. crowder

    crowder New Member

    Mar 4, 2012
    1990 Sunray Infinity 2800
    Twin 5.7 OMC
    Welcome aboard, I like others look forward to not only your input but your insight as well
  7. HUMPH

    HUMPH Well-Known Member

    Nov 4, 2009
    2003 410DA
    2009 Walker Bay 13’
    CAT 3126TA's 350HP/
    50HP Honda
    Welcome aboard Matt, give me a call when you have a chance to continue our conversation. Looking forward to what Sea Ray has planned moving forward!
  8. Pietro

    Pietro Active Member

    Nov 1, 2009
    Rome, Italy
    1990 390 EC
    3208 375HP CAT
    Welcome aboard from this side of the pond too.

    May I add I'm with Scott on the new designs from Sea Ray? I'd like them to be more "american"!
  9. searay40dad

    searay40dad Active Member

    Oct 23, 2006
    Western KY/Panama City FL
    2001 480 Sedan Bridge w/ Novurania RIB
    660 hp CAT 3196's
    I too look forward to your posts Matt because I believe your perspective and insight will be interesting. Although my boat is recreational, it serves a purpose far beyond just a hobby. It is truly a lifestyle (not just a slogan) and frequently major decisions revolve around it. That's how we roll right, wrong or indifferent. So, appreciate the passion and be resolute in developing a trusting relationship with these folks. I know that's what I'll be looking for from you solely because of your position...especially knowing you're a marketer ;)
  10. skolbe

    skolbe Well-Known Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    St. Louis, MO
    320 Sundancer, Zodiac 290 Wave Inflatable Tohatsu 6HP
    350 Mag V-Drive - Kohler 5ecd
    Excited to see the support from Sea Ray - where we can discuss the overall experience of Sea Ray and boating and the company is listening and responding. Really love my 320 Sundancer, my third Sea Ray.
  11. IanBat

    IanBat New Member

    Nov 19, 2011
    Sydney, Australia
    Pro Tournament 36' 1999
    Twin Cummins 5.9L 370hp B Series
    Welcome aboard Matt from Australa.

    I love the colour of that water

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  12. JimFromMD

    JimFromMD Well-Known Member

    Aug 9, 2010
    Annapolis, MD - Middle Chesapeake Bay
    2005 300DA, Garmin 740s w/Vision Charts and GMR18HD RADAR
    5.0MPI w/BIIs, Kohler 5E Generator.
    Weclome aboard matt.
  13. bajturner

    bajturner Well-Known Member PLATINUM Sponsor

    Aug 17, 2010
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    2008 44 Sedan Bridge
    2017 Avon 380DL RIB w/ Yamaha 40
    2019 Sea-Doo GTX
    2020 Sea-Doo RXT-X
    Twin QSC-500 HO
    Welcome aboard Matt!
  14. jobofly

    jobofly Member

    Jul 22, 2008
    Ithaca Ny
    1985 Sea Ray Weekender 230 OMC Stringer
    5.7 260 w/OMC Stringer
    Matt, welcome aboard. cant wait to see your sea ray.
  15. mistercomputerman

    mistercomputerman Active Member

    Jan 6, 2008
    Virginia Beach, VA
    410 Sundancer - 2001
    Twin 8.1L Mercruisers - 2009
    That is an interesting question.
  16. chuck1

    chuck1 Super Moderator TECHNICAL Contributor PLATINUM Sponsor

    Oct 3, 2006
    North GA Mountains
    Looking For Next One
    Looking For Next One
    From another old timer here Welcome aboard.
    Now about that Sea Ray CSR homecoming this year..... (grin)
  17. Bucit

    Bucit New Member

    Mar 12, 2010
    St. Petersburg Florida
    2005 280 Sundancer
    2004 SPD-104 Achilles w/ 8hp Yamaha
    Twin 4.3 MPI's with Alpha drives.
    Glad to have you on board Matt. I'm sure you will learn a lot about Sea Ray owners from this site and hopefully we will learn from you as well.
  18. GrandMaster

    GrandMaster New Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
    1995 Sundancer 290
    Generator, AC
    Twin Mercruiser 4.3L
    Welcome Matt. Always good to be able to have the ear of someone from the "Mother Ship"
  19. Bugsy24

    Bugsy24 Active Member

    Jun 25, 2010
    Freehold, New Jersey
    2008 310 Sundancer
    T-350 Mag,Br3's W/Axius
    Welcome Matt, I think this Forum will give you and Sea Ray a Good Idea as to Problems and Pluses of the Brand and the Vendors products that SR chooses.
  20. SeaRide

    SeaRide Active Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    Chapin, SC
    1999 230BR
    5.7 EFI/Alpha

    Thank you for joining. This should be beneficial to SR and CSR.

    By the way, anything you can share with us regarding the 350 SLX?

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