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Boston Whaler Overview

Edgewater, FL
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Boston Whaler is known in the industry as the unsinkable legend. Whaler is a leader in marine manufacturing delivering the best fishing and pleasure boats on the market. We design, build, and sell premium boats from 11 to 42 feet.

Mission: The mission of Boston Whaler is to provide consumers with the safest, highest quality, most durable boats in the world.

Company Updates

  • During the Miami International Boat Show, the 160 Super Sport won the 2019 National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Innovation Award in the Deck Boat category.

  • Boston Whaler was recently awarded an Honorary Degree of Master of Business from the Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce. The City of Edgewater nominated Boston Whaler for many years of dedication, leadership and service in the community. As a Company, we continue to give back to our communities by making a positive impact around us. Read additional details on the recognition at:

    Boston Whaler receives honorary degree for service and leadership - Boston Whaler

    Boston Whaler has been awarded an Honorary Degree of Master of Business from the Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce. The company was nominated by the City of Edgewater in recognition of its many years of dedicated service and leadership in the community. "We're honored to receive this recognition," said Boston Whaler VP of Strategic Engagement ...

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Boston Whaler – Why Work For Us?

Since 1958, Boston Whaler has been building superior quality, unsinkable sport fishing, pleasure and yacht tender boats. With headquarters in Edgewater, FL,the company’s unique foam-cored construction process contributes not only unsurpassed flotation, but also superior ride characteristics and durability.

The current product line ranges from 11 to 42 feet and is distributed around the world by a network of exceptional dealers. For more information about The Unsinkable Legend™, please visit Boston Whaler is owned by Brunswick Corporation, the largest marine manufacturer in the world.


Working at Boston Whaler means working in an environment that:

  • Contributes thousands of dollars every year for team members pursuing their college degrees
  • Can take you anywhere in the world, as many of our employees travel and work around the globe
  • Respects you for who you are and the uniqueness your diversity brings to the team
  • Wins awards like “Boat of the Year” and the Governor’s “Job Creator Award” in 2015
  • Honors our veterans with close to 100 team members that served our country
  • Can turn into a lifetime career; several team members have been with us over 40 years

Boston Whaler employees taking time out for a fun golf tournament


We are proud to support Safe Boating Week. Always wear a life jacket when you’re out on the water!

A day in the life of a Boston Whaler Employee. 

Boston Whaler goes PINK for Breast Cancer Awareness

Our employees supporting the American Heart Association's Go RED day to support the prevention of heart disease.

Our Boston Whaler employees raise money every year for March of Dimes while joining the county Walk-A-Thon. 

Boston Whaler Reviews

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Boston Whaler President Nick Stickler
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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Edgewater, FL
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    I have been working at Boston Whaler full-time (More than 10 years)


    Very good benefits; profit sharing, 401k match, medical, dental, vision, company paid short term disability, tuition reimbursement.


    If you dont want to put in a hard days work, this is not for you. Loud, fiberglass dust in air, chemical smell.

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Boston Whaler Photos

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Boston Whaler photo of: Boston Whaler employees participated in the March of Dimes 2018.
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Boston Whaler photo of: Safe Boating Week
Boston Whaler photo of: Engineer John Barbier with a Bahamian local
Boston Whaler photo of: Brunswick Boat Group President Huw Bower and VP of Sales Jeff Vaughn
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Boston Whaler Interviews



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    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Edgewater, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Boston Whaler (Edgewater, FL) in August 2014.


    Phone Screening, Initial Interview, Panel Interview with four people in the department, then a final interview with my boss. The interviews were not difficult, but they were nerve racking. I felt good about the process when it was all said and done.

    Interview Questions

    • Why did I want to work at Whaler?
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Boston Whaler Awards & Accolades

  • 2018 NMMA Customer Satisfaction Index Awards, National Marine Manufacturers Association, 2018
  • 2018 Motorboat Awards Winner, Motorboat, 2018
  • 2018 MIBS Innovation Winner, Miami International Boat Show, 2018
  • 2017 Neptune Awards for Marketing Excellence, Neptune, 2017
  • NMMA Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI), National Marine Manufacturers Association, 2016
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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