The guys that can afford a brand new Cig or Skater are probably not the ones who are relly affected byhow much a gallon of gas costs or the state of our economy right now. They have made money and will continue making it no matter what.
As far as Fountains profitablity, just because you can make a fast boat that wins races doesn't mean you are a good business man. Boat manfactures really need to look into lean manufacturing and improving process to become more effiecient at what they do. I am not talking about cutting corners, but improving they manufacturing processes to save time, money and labor.