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Lowe Heritage


Lowe Heritage 1971

A Better Boat

Humble beginnings

Lowe was founded in 1971 to build high value aluminum boats and canoes to fit a family's boating needs.


Lowe Heritage 1975

Cardinal Moments

One Leap at a Time

In 1975, Lowe Line built its first dedicated bass boats; the 15' Stinger and 16' SS Hustler. Featuring innovations such as adjustable chairs and raised casting decks.


Lowe Heritage 1979

Good Clean Fun

Bringing Families Together on the Water

Pontoons had been gaining popularity throughout the early 70's. In 1979, Lowe brought forth their vision of a more feature-rich, easier to use pontoon boat. With the growing success of their pontoon line, Lowe Line changed the company's name to Lowe in 1981.


Lowe Heritage 1982

Enter the Deep-V

Defining and Redefining Aluminum Boats

In 1982, Lowe produced its first Deep-V, the Lunker III 16'.


Lowe Heritage 1988

Innovation at Every Turn

Integration into the OMC Corporation

Lowe continued developing a reputation for building high quality, yet affordable aluminum boats and pontoons to suit almost any need. In 1988 Lowe was purchased by the OMC corporation.


Lowe Heritage 1992

Cruising Appeal

Decked Out Performance

In 1992 Lowe introduced the first aluminum deck boat, the Lowe 2200 QR Silhouette.


Lowe Heritage 1994

Legendary Roughnecks

Boats as Tough as You Are

In 1994, with the help of professional river guides, commercial users, boat dealers, and industry leading engineers, Lowe introduces the world to the now legendary, heavy-duty Roughneck line-up.


Lowe Heritage 1999

Under One Roof

A Unified Vision

In 1999, Lowe integrated its Roughneck, Sea Nymph and Suncruiser lines under the Lowe brand. This consolidation strengthened Lowe's equity and led to Genmar Holdings' purchase of Lowe in 2001.


Lowe Heritage 2004

Wide Open Throttle

Lowe Joins the Market Leader

In 2004 Brunswick Corporation, a Fortune 1000 company, acquired Lowe Boats. Brunswick Boat Group is the world's leading manufacturer of pleasure boats.


Lowe Heritage Today

A New Generation

The Legacy Continues

After over 50 years of boat building, the Lowe legacy pushes forward with continual strides in innovation and quality for a new generation of boaters and sport enthusiasts!