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Friday, July 12, 2019

It’s called the Game Changer Pad because this new pad, by Aqua Lily Products, will change what the market requires when considering a floating pad. Kids and families already have fun playing on the original Aqua Lily Pads, but the development team wanted to kick that fun up to the next level. A competitive bunch, the team has

tags: Accessories, Company Expansions, Kids & Pets, Water Toys

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Impact CBS, Inc. was founded by lifelong water-skiing boat owners who found themselves looking at impacting the boating industry in a big way. Many hours of experience on the water combined with a passion for both skiing and the marine industry allowed Brian and Courtney to come up with marine products that would, finally, take the

tags: Accessories, Boat Docks

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Outdoor technologies leader Scanstrut recently announced a new addition to their groundbreaking waterproof ROKK wireless range: ROKK Wireless – Active, the world’s first 12/24V waterproof wireless charging phone mount. ROKK Wireless – Active securely holds and wirelessly charges your phone even in the toughest

tags: Accessories, Electronics, Smart Technology

Friday, June 21, 2019

Yacht Boarding Systems, Inc. is a veteran-owned, thirteen-year-old company that manufactures the “Steady-Plank” boat boarding ramps, with all parts and components made in the USA. These boat boarding ramps have been enjoyed by powerboaters and sailboaters for use on vessels from 18ft all the way up to 190ft. The Army,

tags: Accessories, Boat Docks

Thursday, June 13, 2019

What would you build if you had the right resources? What would you create to solve those problems that irritate, those problems that simply diminish the joy in your boating adventure? Tom Prezioso and his wife found themselves asking these questions, revisiting them while building a boating lifestyle with their children on their

tags: Accessories

Friday, June 7, 2019

Have you ever wondered if there was an easy and fast way to launch your boat by yourself, without using your family and friends? Launch Assist is an innovative product that was developed by a professional charter boat captain to aid the trailer boater in the launching and docking process. After using Launch Assist to launch your

tags: Accessories

Thursday, June 6, 2019

No matter how strict a marina’s safety protocols may be, boat fuel tanks are going to belch. Nuisance spills and splashes on your hands and clothing can quickly escalate and become a real disaster when rags, pads, and boat surfaces are exposed to flammable liquid. Additionally, that swirling rainbow sheen lapping the pilings of

tags: Accessories, Environmental Impact

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Chafe-Pro®, the Chafe Solution Company, is a second-generation, family owned and operated business located in North Carolina. For over 20 years, Chafe-Pro has been the industry leader in chafe guards and rope protection systems for everything from the recreational boater to mega yachts, tug boats to commercial tankers, the USCG to

tags: Accessories

Friday, May 24, 2019

Have you ever wished for an extra hand on board when docking your boat? A thruster to navigate that tricky maneuver? A powerful searchlight in a black night on the sea? What about a low vision thermal camera to detect a person that fell overboard that same night? Or one to see an oncoming obstacle? Have you ever wished for a power

tags: Accessories, Electronics, Safety

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A quick and easy solution, that you can apply yourself, the SOS kit is used when there is a failure in a propeller shaft seal or a sudden, major hose leak. This can prevent a potentially catastrophic influx of water, commonly leading to a sinking vessel.

tags: Accessories, Do It Yourself (DIY), Safety