I am Richmond Kennedys daughter. My father is the builder of Kennedy Kraft boats out of Destin, Fl and Pana Craft airboats out of Lake Panasoffkee, Fl. I've noticed inquiries asked on this forum and I will reply the finest to my information. The initial Kennedy Kraft boats ended up previous manufactured in 1972. Pana Craft airboats ended up previous manufactured in 2000. Any boats following the produce dates, are unauthorized copies.