the First "swallow" the shipyard is out of the workshop in Whittington (Il) in March 1991: it was the 18-foot open boat Crownline 182 BR. Six months later, a young shipyard leased larger premises, and after only 3.5 years (already having his own shop in West-Frankfort), the company celebrates its ten-thousandth (!) the boat. The range of its boats also rapidly growing: in 1993 it consisted of 9 1997 — 13 1998 — 17, in 2002-m — 24 models. The secret of such a rapid "take-off" — in successful design solutions, attention to detail, meticulous quality control and more than adequate prices. However, rapid growth brings with it its excesses. That Crownline was forced to stop production at the end of 2008. Crisis hard hit the yard, but she did not die: new owner less than a year resumed the work of the company. With the arrival of the new owners of Crownline model range has undergone some restyling, but now it's four lines of sports and cruise boats range from 18 to 34 feet (5.5 to 11 metres), equipped with a petrol/diesel "hospitals" Mercruiser or Volvo Penta. The dealer network currently is about 150 "scattered" by the world missions. Over the last 20 years of the workshops Crownline came out about 40 models, numbering more than 50,000.