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Monday, December 10, 2018

About the only thing more frightening than a slippery deck surface when you’re out trying to reef is discovering that the aging non-skid is cracking and peeling right under your feet. If your deck looks like it has a bad sunburn, it may be time to go into full nonskid repair mode. Diagnosis and Removal The first signs of

by: Zuzana Prochazka

tags: Do It Yourself (DIY), Flooring, Paint, Service & Repair

Friday, December 7, 2018

PlasDECK, Inc., the industry leader of synthetic teak boat decking, recently launched the Eco Series. This decking contains the same look and feel as classic PlasDECK and is made of the same high-quality, patented flexible PVC, but has a base layer that is made from recycled PlasDECK material. All made and produced in the USA, the

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Environmental Impact, Flooring

Friday, December 7, 2018

Infinity went into planning for the 2018 trade show with a mission: help to fight the ‘floor fatigue’ that is oftentimes felt during a large event like IBEX. They decided to do this by gamifying their booth as “High Stakes” and hosting a poker run, exclusive to boat builders, where the best hand received an

by: Infinity Luxury Woven Vinyl

tags: Lifestyle, Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, December 7, 2018

Albemarle Boats, The Carolina Classic held their 2018 Dealer Sales Meeting in Edenton, NC on November 13-14. The event was well attended, and the dealers toured the 103,000 square foot manufacturing facility, sea-trialed several models including the new 27 Dual Console, gained in-depth product knowledge, and enjoyed the camaraderie

tags: Awards

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Over the past decade, we have learned that we have to adapt to the times. We are constantly creating and engineering new “styles” of trailers to help our customers achieve the convenience they desire for their trailer needs. Whether it is combining numerous boats and toys onto one trailer, stacking them, or figuring out

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd.

tags: Trailers

Thursday, December 6, 2018

MarineMax is set to host the first ever Virtual Yacht Expo, December 7 – 9. To register, visit “As part of our commitment to providing the very best customer service, we are proud to bring the yachts to you!” stated Chuck Cashman, MarineMax CRO. From the comfort of your very own

tags: Event

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

After enjoying a full day of boating, returning to a dark dock or finding a slip at an unfamiliar marina can be stressful. Not anymore. LunaMar SmartDOCK™ and SmartSLIP™ systems remotely activate personal dock or slip lights, lower a boat lift, start a generator, and more from over 1 NM away using the VHF radio already on

tags: Boat Docks, Electronics, Navigation

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

New products make their debut every year, and each year some are off-the-charts great. This year, I was blown away by the versatility, functionality, and innovation of a number of new products that range from jump starters to marine security systems. Each one is designed to help boaters maximize their time on the water. Weego 44 I am

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Electronics, Gift Ideas

Monday, December 3, 2018

Chafing… not usually a topic that comes up over cocktails or during dockside dinner. However, those who experience it say they’d do just about anything to get relief. If you get your “motor running” by boating, sailing, cycling, running, or simply sweating from physical exertion, the team at the Kanberra®

tags: Clothing & Shoes

Monday, December 3, 2018

What do you get a boater for the holidays? How about providing some much needed on-water and on-road help – including free tows back to his or her home dock – in case of a breakdown? Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has three holiday gift ideas that are perfect for any boater, sailor or angler. An

tags: Towing, Boat Club, Gift Ideas, Hauling

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