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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced today that its GOST NT-Evolution 2.0 security system was instrumental in thwarting an attempted electronics theft off of a 39-foot Invincible in West Palm

tags: Electronics

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Volunteers in the Tawas Point Lighthouse keeper's program are trained to provide tours in the lighthouse and area's unique history.Winter may have just begun, but it's the perfect time to start making summer travel plans. Looking for uncommon travel experiences? How about a two-week stay at the historic Tawas Point Lighthouse, located

tags: Job Opportunites, Lake Huron

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

It’s here! Winter has once again brought a halt to our boating fun in the Great Lakes. For many of my friends, this can be a depressing time of year because they can no longer play with their nautical toy. Compounded by short days and cold grey skies, they sink into an off season funk not knowing what to do with themselves with

by: Ken Quant

tags: Lifestyle, Sailing

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Annapolis, MD, (November 27, 2018) - The Annapolis Boat Shows, Inc. is excited to announce their 2019 schedule, including four in-water sail and power boat shows taking place in Annapolis and the surrounding region. Along with producing boat shows, the Annapolis Boat Shows, Inc. also coordinates several educational and training

tags: Boat Show, East Coast, Sailing

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

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

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