Island Packet Yachts is a United States-based builder of sailing and motor yachts. They are based in Largo, Florida. The incorporated name for the company is Traditional Watercraft, Inc. Production facilities are located on nine acres of ground with 125,000 square feet (11,600 m2) of covered manufacturing space in central Pinellas County. Map:
According to the company's website, the name Island Packet Yachts is a subsidiary of Traditional Watercraft, Inc., founded by naval architect Bob Johnson. Johnson is currently CEO and owner of the company.
... chronological order of introduction) Island Packet (26 Mark I) -1980 Island Packet 26 (Mark II) -1982 Island Packet 31 -1983 Island Packet 27 -1984 Island ...
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