Patents Assigned to Malibu Boats West, Inc.
  • Patent number: 7140318
    Abstract: An adjustable wake setting device for modifying a wake produced by a watercraft traveling through water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2006
    Assignee: Malibu Boats West, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel L. Gasper
  • Patent number: 6647915
    Abstract: A windshield edge assembly (31) for stretch forming to fit on the edge (81) of a curved boat windshield. The edge assembly (31) includes an elongated base member (32) having legs defining a windshield receiving channel (34) and a longitudinally extending cap receiving structure (37). An elongated cap member (38) is mounted on the cap receiving structure (37) of the base member (32) and the cap (32) has side edges (51,52) cooperatively formed to interlock with the structure (37) provided on the base member (32) during stretch forming of the combination. A clamping arm (54) is provided on the concaved side (46) of the assembly (31) to clamp against the cap member (38) and capture it in interlocked relation with the base member (32). The cap member (38) is preferably a roll formed stainless steel, while the base member (32) is preferably an extruded aluminum member. A method of stretch forming a curved edge assembly (31) for a boat windshield also is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2003
    Assignee: Malibu Boats West, Inc.
    Inventor: Darren A. Bach