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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Inspired by his own survival story, Scott Smiles developed Life Cell, a revolutionary floating safety device. So confident in its ability to save lives, the very organization that rescued him endorses it. Two hours into a fishing trip five miles east of Sydney, Australia, Smiles noticed smoke coming from the exhaust of his new 42'

tags: Accessories, Electronics, Safety

Monday, February 6, 2017

Volvo Penta of the Americas will feature the new innovative Joystick Inboard system at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show. The Volvo Penta Joystick for Inboard is the first and only joystick for twin inboard shaft installations that includes both docking and driving modes and integrates all five steering components: thruster,

tags: Accessories, Electronics

Monday, January 30, 2017

The use of 50 cycle electrical systems in many countries outside the US and Canada can present hazards for boats that were built to run on domestic 60 cycle power. Hubbell Marine solves this problem with its line of dedicated, CE-certified ship-to-shore products. They are configured for use exclusively on 16, 32 or 63 amp circuits and

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

With its long life, greater efficiency and ultra-low battery drain, LED lighting remains one of the most popular improvements that owners can make to their boats. But with such a wide range of products to choose from, a simple upgrade can quickly seem overwhelming. A comprehensive selection guide from Hella marine, 10 Things to

tags: Accessories, Lighting

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

PlasDECK, Inc., is the industry leader of synthetic teak boat decking and the only synthetic made in the USA. PlasDECK offers more customizable options for boat owners with high quality custom inlays, professional designers to help explore different layout options, and a broad color spectrum to choose from. Custom inlays allow

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Monday, January 9, 2017

To attain high-end outdoor audio, boat, motorcycle, UTV and golf cart owners don't have to sacrifice dash space, nor spend too much. Ideal for both upgrade and OEM, Prospec Electronics' Milennia PRV19 round receiver fits into a standard tachometer cutout. It provides the clear, quality sound of a premium automotive listening

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Monday, January 2, 2017

Most boat owners store their supplies inside the pail they use for cleaning. The problem is, when it's time to fill it with wash water, all the bottles and tools have to come out, and are constantly under foot. Shurhold Industries' innovative Bucket Caddy organizes it all, and fits inside a common 3.5 or 5-gallon bucket. The Bucket

tags: Accessories, Cleaners

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Since its introduction in the late '60s, the ubiquitous five-gallon plastic pail hasn't changed much—until now. Shurhold Industries introduces the One Bucket System. It turns its World's Best Rope Handle Bucket into an extraordinary, multipurpose cleaning and storage solution. The 5 Gallon Rope Handle Bucket is made in the USA

tags: Accessories, Cleaners

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Moeller Marine Products, the leading fuel tank manufacturer for the recreational marine industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Kyle to Aftermarket Sales Manager, effective July 19, 2016. A lifelong boater, Kevin Kyle has worked in the marine industry for more than 28 years. Most recently, he was the Area Sales

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Yacht Group announces a new, innovative and easy to install boat monitoring system, called Yacht Protector. Designed for a wide range of boat types and sizes, Yacht Protector utilizes a comprehensive suite of wireless sensors to allow owners to continuously track the location of their boat and condition of vital onboard systems.

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