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Friday, June 9, 2017

INCREASED BOARDING SAFETY Another advantage of the Nauti-Glide sliding mooring systems is increased safety and accessibility. By keeping your boat close against your dock, it allows for easier boarding of all passengers, crew and cargo. The Nauti-Glide mooring system allows vertical travel while eliminating horizontal travel. The

tags: Accessories, Safety

Friday, May 26, 2017

Do you worry about your boat during the week, hoping it's secure? The Nauti-GLIDE system was developed for boaters like you to give you peace of mind when you are not at your summer home. With Nauti-GLIDE, your boatcan safely weather the ups and downs of Great Lakes water levels. The sliding system increases safety and accessibility

tags: Accessories, Safety

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Fenders... no, not bumpers. They’re for your boat and the word is fenders. Fenders are something every boat must have and, in this case, bigger is always better. However, this is one area of boating equipment that is often overlooked. And, unfortunately, many boat builders and suppliers tend to provide insufficient fenders

tags: Accessories, Boating 101

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

KJM Applied Concepts announces the Nauti-Glide Mooring System, a better way to tie-off your boat. Nauti-Glide is a patented boat tie-up system that provides safe and secure dock tie-off for pleasure boats 20–60 feet. The system consists of a pair of marine grade aluminum glides with cleats that allow boats to safely weather the

tags: Accessories, Safety

Friday, May 5, 2017

Boat Fenders are one of the most important accessories any boater needs to have on their vessel. It should be the first item purchased when venturing out on any boat in any condition. They are the only protection a boat will have against docking or rafting with other boats. That is why it is important to purchase quality fenders, and

tags: Accessories

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

It's launch time! And with it comes thoughts of weekend cruising, gorgeous mornings on the lake and beautiful summers. So what if you could simplify some of the enjoyment on your boat by adding some great tasting drinking water without the need to lug cases of bottled water on board? Imagine that hot cup of fresh-brewed coffee made

tags: Accessories, Do It Yourself (DIY)

Thursday, April 13, 2017 Erik Kyle, Publisher of Great Lakes Scuttlebutt Magazine speaks to John Adinolfe from Fin Holder and More, at the 2017 Palm Beach International Boat Show. The show was held from March 23-26 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Check out all our videos from boat shows across the U.S. in our video gallery!

tags: Accessories

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

What do you do if someone says they have a problem? If you're in the boat business, you find a solution. And that's exactly what Greg Thompson, CEO of his startup company, has done. Presenting Birdie Blocker, the ingenious new way to prevent birds from roosting on your railing. How does it work and what makes it different you ask?

tags: Accessories

Monday, March 13, 2017

With the Milennia MILAMP200BT from Prospec Electronics, the ability to stream music without a traditional stereo becomes a reality. It functions as either a multi-zone or stand-alone amplifier, and is compact enough to fit into the tightest spaces. As a multi-zone amplifier, the product is truly unique. For example, a stereo receiver

tags: Accessories, Electronics

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Just because something is the most utilitarian tool on board doesn't mean it can't be attractive. Shurhold's premium Fishing Series Handles fit over 40 attachments available for the One Handle Does It All system, and are sure to turn heads in any marina. The first thing people notice about Fishing Series Handles is the sleek black

tags: Accessories, Fishing

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