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Monday, December 7, 2020

The Lifeguard Launcher is a remote controlled, all-terrain vehicle that launches watercraft in and out of the water in a matter of minutes. Powered by an industrial grade Kohler 26.6 hp EFI gas engine coupled with state-of-the-art hydraulics, the Lifeguard can navigate up a 33% incline fully loaded, with a combined payload of 3,000

tags: Lifts & Hoists

Monday, December 7, 2020

Norseman Boatyard just welcomed a new Marine Travelift TM60 self-propelled transporter to their yard. This TM60 model has 132,000 lbs. capacity and is customized with hydraulic lifting pads and lightweight aluminum keel beams for transporting a wide variety of boats. This transporter joins a 100 BFMII Marine Travelift mobile boat

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Sunday, December 6, 2020

ShoreMaster, LLC, which merged with HydroHoist, LLC in 2019, announced this week the acquisition of Neptune Boat Lifts, Inc., the premier salt-water boat lift brand based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Collectively, these three market leaders provide the most comprehensive suite of waterfront products in North America. With the

tags: Company Expansions

Saturday, December 5, 2020

2020 has been a year filled with the privilege of continuing to provide our youth education programs across the country. Never could we have imagined, after 26 years on the water, how our program would be required to change in its delivery but, more importantly, we never imagined how very quickly our curriculum would be needed to

tags: Education

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Officials with ShowSpan, Inc., producer of the Milwaukee Boat Show held at Wisconsin State Fair Park, announced today that the 2021 edition of the Milwaukee Boat Show will be canceled. The show is traditionally held in January, but due to the unavailability of the Expo Center, this year’s Milwaukee Boat Show will not be able to

tags: Boat Show

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Sharrow Marine announced today plans to build its global manufacturing headquarters for the award-winning Sharrow Propeller in Detroit, MI. Sharrow Marine LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sharrow Engineering LLC - a nautical and aeronautical engineering company dedicated to the research and development of revolutionary

tags: Company Expansions, Propellers

Friday, December 4, 2020

EXPERIENCE MATTERS With more than 45 years of experience, the team at Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales (JBYS) knows boating like few others. The course charted has a simple foundation. Just like their customers, each employee has a deep-rooted passion for the boating lifestyle and this passion has been the premise for building the team

by: Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales

tags: New Boat Models, Dealerships

Friday, December 4, 2020

Docktail® Bar manufactures premium, marine grade, food and beverage accessories for boaters and floaters. Our tables allow boaters to organize all their favorite food, drinks, and snacks and provide a stable platform to host a party, serve lunch or catch dinner. Whether you are cruising, rafted up, anchored, docked, fishing or

tags: Retrofitting

Friday, December 4, 2020

Lowrance, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the most powerful EliteTM series fishfinder/chartplotter available – the new, Elite FS. The latest introduction in Lowrance’s line-up of mid-range fishfinder/chartplotter displays, the Elite Fishing System (FS) combines a full line-up of

tags: Fishing, Navigation, Accessories

Thursday, December 3, 2020

As the famous sailing quote goes, “gentlemen don’t sail to weather.” Certainly good advice for a civil cruiser, but any experienced sailor also knows downwind sailing is not always a picnic. Depending on the strength of the wind and sea-state, it can be either the sail of dreams or highly, highly annoying. In

by: Ken Quant, Broad Reach Marketing

tags: Retrofitting, Sailing

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