Cruisers Yachts Recognizes 58 Crew Members for Long Service

Twenty-four employees celebrate 20 to 45 years, 33 employees celebrate 5 to 10 years

OCONTO, Wis. (May 1, 2007) - Cruisers Yachts, a premier manufacturer of luxury yachts headquartered in Wisconsin, recently held an anniversary event to honor 58 of its “Crew Members” for their impressive number of years of dedicated service to the company. Terms of employment range from five years to an exceptional 45 years of employment with the company. Moreover, nearly half of these employees celebrated more than 20 years and an impressive 25 individuals have been with Cruisers Yachts for 10 years.

“To say we are truly blessed is an understatement,” said Jim Viestenz, president of KCS International, parent company of Cruisers Yachts. “We are extremely proud of our continued success in employee retention at a time when many Americans are experiencing job dissatisfaction. This is telling of our approach at Cruisers Yachts. That of a family-oriented environment who in fact cares about their employees both on and off the clock.”

Headquartered in Oconto, Wis.,Cruisers Yachts is a division of KCS International Inc., which includes sister company Rampage Sport Fishing Yachts. Cruisers Yachts is known as one of the world’s premier designers and manufacturers of pleasure yachts and produces 15 models from 28 to 56 feet in its Oconto facility as well as their boatbuilding operation in Wilmington, N.C. For additional information about Cruisers Yachts, visit