Beauty & Balance

Unrivaled craftsmanship and service push StanCraft Boat Company forward!

Robb and Amy Bloem are partners in most aspects of life. The married couple share ownership and management of StanCraft Wooden Boats, and the success of the business relies on how they complement each other on the job.

“Amy and I have worked together at many jobs since we were in college and in our professional careers,” Robb said. “We balance each other out – with my aggressive growth mission and Amy’s ability to take it all in, analyze and slow down when necessary. We have the combination that gets us the growth we want with the reality of what it takes to get there.”

That balance has led to enormous success since they started the business in 2003. StanCraft has roots as far back as 1933, and three generations of family ownership. Amy’s parents, Syd and Julie Young, sold the previous incarnation of the business to the Hagadone Corporation in 1997, but the StanCraft name and boat manufacturing aspect remained under family ownership.

le opzipni binarie sono ancora bloccate After graduating from the University of Colorado and establishing careers in Seattle, Robb and Amy began pondering ideas of how to return to Coeur d’Alene and make a living. One night in 2002, Robb called Amy’s father and asked if he could teach him how to build wooden boats.

opzioni binare plus 500 “After a few discussions we decided to throw caution to the wind, sell our home, quit our jobs, move back to Coeur d’Alene and give this boat thing a try,” Robb said.StanCraft-torpedo stern

binäre With the guidance of Syd, and a slew of design and marketing ideas, StanCraft steadily grew into the business it is today – more
than 55 employees, four North Idaho locations, a location in Portland, Ore., a just established location in the Phoenix area, and a brand known for its gorgeous custom wooden boats.

binární opce výdělek “We make people’s summers better,” Robb said of the multi-hyphenate business. “We build, sell, service, deliver, dock, trailer, clean, detail, fill up, drive, store – we offer full marine services and full concierge service for any customer. We do everything you need except drive the boat, and we’ll even do that if you request.”

handeln mit 365trading StanCraft Marine Centers are boat dealerships that represent  and service MasterCraft and other elite brands. The “mothership of the business is StanCraft Wooden Boat Company. The wooden boats are high end and one-of-a-kind machines – sold around the world by word of mouth and reputation. Boats start at $45,000 and go as high as $1.4 million, and are anywhere from 14.5 feet in length to 46 feet in length.

referencing sources research papers StanCraft boats are unique from each other and custom made to the customer’s satisfaction. Every boat is made in North Idaho. The quality of the product is second-to-none, and locally the latest StanCraft design is usually the envy of North Idaho’s waterways.

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Viagra billigt sverige “Most organizations are sales first, service second,” Robb said. “We truly make service the priority and our reputation is everything. Without it, those sales don’t amount to much besides temporary revenue.”

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opzionibinarieinamerica “It is very tough to combine family and business and try to get normalcy for days like Christmas, Easter and even birthday parties,” Robb said. “Too much business and money can enter into every conversation, and it makes it tough to get away from it all.

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binäre optionen handeln “Bill has been wonderful in his ability to take what can look like our chaos and put it in order. We have created processes for accounting and production under the guidance of Bill,” Robb said of Jhung. “In our busy lifestyle, it’s nice for Amy and I to slow things down and talk about what is going on. We leave each session in a calm mood with a plan.”

el mejor broker en opciones binarias “We have a lot moving parts, and hearing a third party’s advice adds new light to our views. It has been a great experience.”

trading options iq Robb and Amy hope to produce up to 45 boats per year, as well as expand employee growth to more than 100 in Idaho and near 50 in StanCraft’s dealer network. The company already has a new manufacturing headquarters being constructed in Hayden, and will soon have their Garwood facility transitioned to a fully operational retail store to better serve the Sandpoint and northern Idaho markets.

الخيارات الثنائية الفيديو بالطبع Being a Coeur d’Alene company and staying connected to the local community also remains a top priority moving forward. StanCraft’s numerous charitable contributions locally include the Boys and Girls Club, the Community Cancer Club, numerous league sports sponsorships and several events supporting the elimination of hunger in the community.

Tastylia buy “We should be very proud of what we produce here in Idaho – a product that will last lifetimes and is shipped all over the world,” Robb said. “We love where we live and are proud to be able to bring great jobs to the area, live, play and create our business in Idaho.”

indici transazioni binarie When Robb reflects on the various challenges he and Amy have faced since starting the business, he can only remember how they learned and moved forward from every tribulation.

binaire opties kbc “It is rewarding, trying, testing, amazing, freeing and scary to be a business owner, but if you love what you do, it’s easy,” he said. “Love what you do. Cheesy, but so true.

StanCraft Boat Company’s central North Idaho location is at 4739 E. Seltice Way in Post Falls. Other locations include 1705 NW Blvd in Coeur d’Alene, 58383 N Old Hwy 95, Rathdrum, and 2936 W. Dakota Ave. in Hayden. Call (208)457-8000 or visit

For more information about North Idaho College’s Idaho Small Business Development Center, visit  or call (208) 655-5085.

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