Boat Company was founded in 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. In 1928, the company moved to Manistee, Michigan, where it remained for over 60 years. In the 1930s, the Century Hurricane held the world's Outboard Speed record of 50.93 miles per hour. By 1937, Century offered 28 models. In the 1940s, Century was awarded a government contract to manufacture 3600 boats for WWII. Century received the Army-Navy E Citation for high achievement in the production of materials. The 1950s saw the development of the Century slogan, "Thoroughbred of Boats” and Coronado boats were used in two Hollywood films. In the early 1960s, Century introduced its’ first jet-powered boat. In 1983, the Panama City plant was opened and this is where they reside today.
In 2012 Century was purchased by Allcraft Marine, LLC and relocated to Zephyrhills. Florida, USA. Today, Century offers a full line of saltwater fishing boats from 17' - 32' including Express, Walk-Around, Center Console and Inshore models.