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Thursday, February 27, 2020

For the third year in a row, Everglades Boats was recognized by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) as a recipient of the Customer Satisfaction Index Award at the 2020 Miami International Boat Show. Recipients are acknowledged for placing a continued emphasis on customer satisfaction through actively measuring

tags: Awards

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Have you ever been fishing Michigan waters and pulled in a fish with a missing fin or one with an external tag on it? Several fish species found around the state are marked in some way, and the details on the fish and the tags are important to several DNR studies and management efforts. Such species include Chinook and Atlantic

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Getting a boat loan? Make sure you find out these three things before you apply.

tags: Financing

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Mid-December marked Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council’s (WSBC) Sustainable Business Awards Ceremony during which Mercury Marine received the Sustainable Process Award. The award recognized Mercury Marine for several sustainable practices in the company’s process of using aluminum for manufacturing outboard marine

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Palm Beach Motor Yachts launched their next flagship—the high-performance, high-tech GT60—at the Miami Yacht Show (February 13-17) at Sea Isle Marina on Biscayne Bay. This new creation from the mind of yacht designer and CEO Mark Richards displays all the power, unmatched efficiency and smooth-running capabilities for

tags: South Coast, Boat Show, New Boat Models

Monday, February 24, 2020

In our region, we may have a shorter season than our southern friends, resulting in long periods of time that our boats are sitting still. This makes them the perfect target for algae, barnacle, and mussel growth. In addition to reducing fuel efficiency, maneuverability, and speed, if left untreated, this marine fouling can cause

tags: Environmental Impact, Polishes & Waxes, Service & Repair

Friday, February 21, 2020

Mastervolt is proud to congratulate the team at Sea Ray Boats for winning the Innovation Award for the Cuddy Cabin and Bow Rider Category at the Miami International Boat Show. The new SLX-R 400e, which was first introduced at the 2020 CES show in Las Vegas, incorporates breakthrough innovations in both design and functionality,

tags: Awards, Batteries & Chargers, Boat Show, New Boat Models, South Coast

Friday, February 21, 2020

Nuteak 2.0 is the latest version of ICA Group’s already popular Nuteak line of synthetic teak decking. Nuteak 2.0’s newest features include a strong side angle that offers 300% more bonding wall between strips, a vertical leg that eliminates possible lateral movement of the strips and is available in the most popular teak

tags: Flooring, Retrofitting

Friday, February 21, 2020

Garmin Ltd. announces it's redesigned, customizable speaker system! Speakers and subwoofers now available with innovative LED lighting that delivers an unprecedented spectrum of color variations to complement each unique boat and style.

tags: Electronics, Lighting

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Mercury Racing and Sea Ray, both part of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC), each won an NMMA Innovation Award at the 2020 Miami International Boat Show. Mercury Racing was honored for its 450R engine in the outboard category while Sea Ray won an award for its groundbreaking SLX-R 400e outboard which debuted at CES earlier this year.

tags: Awards, Boat Show, Engines, South Coast