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Friday, November 23, 2018

Protecting your boat from scratches and dents is a basic concept, but not always so easy. Some are perfect for pontoons, while others are needed for deep V-style hulls, while still others may be needed for differing dock designs. Some install at the dock permanently and then others are needed for travel. They can be heavy or awkward,

tags: Accessories, Hull

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Since the inclusion of Edson’s ComfortGrip in the PowerWheel in 2003, countless hands have been saved from rough days out on the water. However, the wheel isn’t the only place where boaters grab to keep themselves steady while underway. Introducing Edson’s iconic ComfortGrip™️ now in 8” and

tags: Accessories, Safety

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Chafe-Pro®’s patented Fender Hook is a new and improved method to secure fenders and fender lines to handrails on yachts Installed in a convenient wrap-around manner, the Fender Hook uses Velcro® hook & loops to close and secure itself around the piping or handrails. With an interior liner of our proprietary

tags: Accessories, Decorative, Gift Ideas

Friday, October 19, 2018

Based in Phoenix, among some of the best and most overlooked river boating destinations, Swim Platforms Inc. has been making the highest quality extended platforms for almost twenty years. Shipped nationwide and all over the world, each platform is custom made for your boat specifically. Almost every boat owner knows that space on

tags: Accessories, Do It Yourself (DIY)

Friday, October 5, 2018

Is your boat your favorite summer destination place? Perhaps your boat is your “true” home? There is something special about being on the water, but finding that right boat for you can be a project. And even when you do, most likely she’s going to need some work to make her yours. One of the big advantages of

by: Laura Gills, Owner of Freshwater Gills

tags: Accessories, Decorative

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Since the inclusion of Edson’s ComfortGrip in the PowerWheel in 2003, countless hands have been saved from rough days out on the water. However the wheel isn’t the only place where boaters grab to keep themselves steady while underway. Introducing Edson’s iconic ComfortGripTM️ now in 8” and 12”

tags: Accessories

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The 2018 Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), were presented at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) during the annual Industry Breakfast on Tuesday, October 2. Eight BWI judges with various technical

tags: Lighting, Propellers, Accessories, Awards, Boat Cover, Boat Docks, Decorative, Electronics, Engines, Events

Monday, September 24, 2018

Jeanneau America and Harken are teaming up at the 2018 United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis to launch "Demo Afloat," a hands-on opportunity to experience Harken sailing products aboard a 2019 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 419 - without even leaving the dock. Sailors can try Harken electric winches, a Reflex® Top-Down kite furler, a

tags: Accessories, Boat Show, East Coast, Sailing

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Weems & Plath, celebrating its 90th year as the leading manufacturer of fine nautical instruments, will host its 27th annual Tent Sale during the Annapolis Boat Shows, October 4 – 14. This event, held at their headquarters at 214 Eastern Ave, in Annapolis, MD, offers savings on discounted, overstock & sample items. These

tags: Accessories, Charity, Coupons & Discounts, Decorative, East Coast

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Elkhart Plastics Inc. (EPI) has hired Dale Ohlrich as Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) Sales Manager. Dale brings more than 20 years of manufacturing and business development experience to the position. His responsibilities include overseeing Elkhart Plastics’ IBC division and contributing to strategic growth initiatives.

tags: Accessories, Employment News