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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Whether for the boat, car or cabin, few things put a damper on the day more than dropping a set of keys in the water. Davis Instruments' patented Key Buoy is a key fob that automatically inflates a bright orange tube when immersed, making spotting and retrieval easy. Key Buoy's plastic case pops open when exposed to water. The 14"

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

SkipperBud's invites you to join us for a weekend of demo rides as we team up with Seakeeper! One Seakeeper 3DC was installed on a Contender 35 ST to provide roll stabilization at anchor and underway. The vessel will be at Burnham Marina in Chicago, Illinois on T Dock from July 8th-10th. Please contact SkipperBud's at North Point

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Even on the largest boats, owners can run out of storage space. Lazarettes that were empty at the beginning of the season are often overflowing by summer. The key is to consolidate. Shurhold's One Handle Does It All system is a perfect solution to the age-old problem of onboard storage, and one that saves time and money to boot. The

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

SeaDek by SC Wake is comfortable while standing, sitting, walking, or leaning on boat surfaces. SeaDek custom swim platforms serve as extra seating for your sunbathing guests. The noise reduction characteristics help when you are fishing on a sunny day or watching wildlife on one of the Great Lakes we all enjoy. SC Wake certified

tags: Accessories, New Boat Models

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Turning 50 is a big event for anyone or anything. But for a business to turn 50, in this day and age, is certainly cause for celebration. Forespar® Products Corp. is proud to announce they have reached that very special 50th Anniversary milestone and are prepared to launch a year-long celebration! In April 1966, with modest

tags: Accessories, Anniversaries, Boat Show

Friday, February 26, 2016

Few things can be more frustrating than snaps and zippers that stick, refusing to operate properly. It's a common problem for boaters, and often related to corrosion. Snap-Stick is a solid lubricant from Shurhold that protects snaps and zippers from the effects of corrosion and grime build up to ensure they always work well. Users

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Friday, October 9, 2015

That phrase sums up the newest product available for relaxing in the water. We are Tom and Taunia Rogers, and our patented, ballasted product keeps your drink safe in even the roughest water conditions. The Floatinator was born four years ago on our vacation.

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Friday, May 15, 2015

You have seen it or maybe it has happened to you, a dock or mooring line frayed to the point of snapping. Or a gorgeous new finish marred by a scratchy fender and spring lines. Maybe you’ve even lost some lines or worse yet, your boat that was tied to an old wooden or concrete dock. Whatever the case what did you do about it?

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Friday, April 17, 2015

The Dometic Cup Cooler is the first open-top thermoelectric refrigerated cup holder for boats. It replaces standard 4-inch (102 mm) cup holders. It is large enough to accommodate standard aluminum cans or 20-ounce bottles of water or soda. There is an angled bottom insert that keeps beverage containers in constant physical contact

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

We have a new product now available for 2015! It's an adjustable internal pile guide. We made it adjustable on assembly of a dock so that size can range to accommodate literally any size piling within the adjustable range of our holder that adjusts from 9-3/4" all the way up to 18-1/2". We also invented a new design of roller assembly

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