Scout Boats was founded by South Carolina-resident Steve Potts – a man that continues to this day to be on the shop floor daily working on the models – back in 1989. From the very first 14-footer to the now expansive offering of more than 20 class-leading models ranging from 17’-42’, one of the many consistent items that set Scout Boats apart from other manufacturers is product quality.
Within the marine industry, there are numerous manufacturers producing all types of boats for consumers, but none with as much thought and effort as Scout Boats puts into their models. Year after year, the Research & Development team create stunning new model after new model. So much so that Scout has introduced more than 20 new models in the previous five years alone. No one else in the industry has even come close. And not only are new models continually being developed, they are the most innovative, attractive and highest performing models in their class time after time.
Wood-free construction, 100% hand laid fiberglass, finished lids and hatches, attention to every detail and process – from the upholstery fabric we use to how we paint a boot stripe. We’ve even created a series of short videos that bring you into our facility and show you exactly how our boats are made differently, and made better.
- Scout produces the most innovative, best looking, highest performing and most fuel efficient models in its class
- Scout is a debt-free company. They own the land they sit on, the buildings on this land, and even the transportation that delivers the models. Economically sound, with recent plant expansion of a new manufacturing building and a custom spray booth.
- Scout is one of the most respected boat builders in the marine industry, not only due to their cutting edge innovations, but also by the way they run their company and treat their employees.
- In its 25+ year history, Scout has established its presence and continually gains market share each and every year at a significant rate against competitors that have been around for much longer. Scout has revolutionized the coastal fish boat market.