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Old 12-06-2010, 04:37 PM
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The latest from Mr. Fountain, http://boatermouth.com//index.php?vi...ntent&Itemid=8.

As the article indicates, this situation is dynamic and still unfolding. I will provide updates as they become available.
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Thanks for the update Matt, you can almost hear the tap dancing all the way up here........
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Tough deal for sure.

No matter what your opinion of Mr. Fountain or his business practices, you must agree he is a very competitive individual.

To be caught in a battle over the business he founded and built has got to be his toughest fight yet. Hopefully an agreement favorable for all (including the entire powerboat industry and its enthusiasts) can be reached.
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Thanks for the update Matt, you can almost hear the tap dancing all the way up here........
As I said, the situation is dynamic.

To his credit, Mr. Fountain was willing to address the topic.
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The latest from Mr. Fountain, [url]http://boatermouth.com/
LMAO.. what I did the mouse over I thought it said "the latest from Mr. Fountain BLABBERmouth"
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I'd say his comments are fairly transparent...I don't think he's too happy with someone else running his company.
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Tough deal for sure.

No matter what your opinion of Mr. Fountain or his business practices, you must agree he is a very competitive individual.

To be caught in a battle over the business he founded and built has got to be his toughest fight yet. Hopefully an agreement favorable for all (including the entire powerboat industry and its enthusiasts) can be reached.

While I agree it's a tough call whether to sign a non-compete, he already "lost" the battle when he sold the company. Now he's just an employee and the parent company, recognizing his potential to re-start elsewhere (re: Don Aronow), is trying to protect itself.

I haven't been a fan of his/their marketing tactics but can't argue the success of the brand and it's influence on the sport. Loosing the brand is simply not an option.
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Can you imagine trying to start up a competing boat company to the one with your name on it, in this economy, at his age?
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