Century Boat Company was founded in 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1928, the company moved to Manistee, Michigan where it stayed for over 60 years.
Century Hurricane held the world's Outboard Speed record of 50.93 miles per hour. By 1937, Century offered 28 models.
Century was awarded a government contract to manufacture 3600 boats for WWII. Century received the Army-Navy E Citation for high achievement in the production of materials.
The "Thoroughbred of Boats” slogan was created. The popular Coronado boats were used in two Hollywood films. Century had 343 authorized dealers.
In the early 60’s, Century introduced a 45’ motor yacht and it's first jet-powered boat. In the late 60’s, they began creating fiberglass hulls.
Century began to grow the Parts, Sales and Marketing departments. They also purchased a fleet of tractor-trailers to haul their own product.
The Panama City plant was opened in 1983 where they reside today. The Century Tournament Skier was introduced as well as the Miramar model.
Yamaha Motor Corp. purchased Century in September of 1995. In August of 1995 Century and Cobia Boat Company merged to form C&C Manufacturing.
To meet consumer demand, Century began producing a selection of small and medium-sized center console boats and a new 19-foot Bay Boat. In March of 2005 Century sold Cobia brand moving to One Brand, One Vision.
In 2012 Century was purchased by Allcraft Marine, LLC and relocated to Zephyrhills. FL. Century offers a full line of saltwater fishing boats from 17' - 32' including Express, Walk-Around, Center Console and Inshore models to meet the demand of pleasure and tournament anglers.