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Century Boats president Bryan Lucius, left, chief financial officer Fred Brown, right, and Bryan’s father, John, travel around promoting the Century brand, acquired from Yamaha. In back is the 29-foot center console model powered by twin 300-horsepower Yamaha outboards.Photos by BRENDAN FITTERER | Times

Century Boats cruises to success in Zephyrhills

ZEPHYRHILLS Shortly after John Lucius and his son Bryan moved their boat-building factory to the Dade City Business Center in 2007, the national economic downturn nearly sank their dreams. Their response: "We're going to need a bigger boat." During survival mode, working with a skeleton crew, the Lucius family "scr …

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