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Friday, July 19, 2019

SwiftKnot is one of this summer’s hottest new boating must-haves! Luckily, SwiftKnot’s owners, Shawn and Laura Jo Roberts, sat down and brought us up to date on what it’s all about. First, tell me, what is the SwiftKnot? Laura Jo: The SwiftKnot is a TEMPORARY docking device that helps take the stress out of coming

tags: Accessories, Do It Yourself (DIY)

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Our revolutionary product, DockEZ, is an important tool in the everyday safety of boating life. Everyone is aware of the fun, unforgettable experiences that can be had on a boat. Whether it’s tooling around in the bay, inviting friends over for drinks, or setting sail to a far-away location; however, many are unaware of the

by: Chase White, Co-Founder of Boat-EZ, LLC

tags: Accessories, Boat Docks

Friday, July 12, 2019

It’s called the Game Changer Pad because this new pad, by Aqua Lily Products, will change what the market requires when considering a floating pad. Kids and families already have fun playing on the original Aqua Lily Pads, but the development team wanted to kick that fun up to the next level. A competitive bunch, the team has

tags: Accessories, Company Expansions, Kids & Pets, Water Toys

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Impact CBS, Inc. was founded by lifelong water-skiing boat owners who found themselves looking at impacting the boating industry in a big way. Many hours of experience on the water combined with a passion for both skiing and the marine industry allowed Brian and Courtney to come up with marine products that would, finally, take the

tags: Accessories, Boat Docks

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Outdoor technologies leader Scanstrut recently announced a new addition to their groundbreaking waterproof ROKK wireless range: ROKK Wireless – Active, the world’s first 12/24V waterproof wireless charging phone mount. ROKK Wireless – Active securely holds and wirelessly charges your phone even in the toughest

tags: Accessories, Electronics, Smart Technology

Friday, June 21, 2019

Yacht Boarding Systems, Inc. is a veteran-owned, thirteen-year-old company that manufactures the “Steady-Plank” boat boarding ramps, with all parts and components made in the USA. These boat boarding ramps have been enjoyed by powerboaters and sailboaters for use on vessels from 18ft all the way up to 190ft. The Army,

tags: Accessories, Boat Docks

Thursday, June 13, 2019

What would you build if you had the right resources? What would you create to solve those problems that irritate, those problems that simply diminish the joy in your boating adventure? Tom Prezioso and his wife found themselves asking these questions, revisiting them while building a boating lifestyle with their children on their

tags: Accessories

Friday, June 7, 2019

Have you ever wondered if there was an easy and fast way to launch your boat by yourself, without using your family and friends? Launch Assist is an innovative product that was developed by a professional charter boat captain to aid the trailer boater in the launching and docking process. After using Launch Assist to launch your

tags: Accessories

Thursday, June 6, 2019

No matter how strict a marina’s safety protocols may be, boat fuel tanks are going to belch. Nuisance spills and splashes on your hands and clothing can quickly escalate and become a real disaster when rags, pads, and boat surfaces are exposed to flammable liquid. Additionally, that swirling rainbow sheen lapping the pilings of

tags: Accessories, Environmental Impact

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Chafe-Pro®, the Chafe Solution Company, is a second-generation, family owned and operated business located in North Carolina. For over 20 years, Chafe-Pro has been the industry leader in chafe guards and rope protection systems for everything from the recreational boater to mega yachts, tug boats to commercial tankers, the USCG to

tags: Accessories