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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

Friday, May 24, 2019

Have you ever wished for an extra hand on board when docking your boat? A thruster to navigate that tricky maneuver? A powerful searchlight in a black night on the sea? What about a low vision thermal camera to detect a person that fell overboard that same night? Or one to see an oncoming obstacle? Have you ever wished for a power

tags: Accessories, Electronics, Safety

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Capt. Randy Banger is a professional captain, mechanic, and fabricator, with over 150,000 nm at sea. More than ten times in the last dozen years, he has experienced first hand the terror of a sinking vessel due to shaft seal failures. Yachts that sit in slips unused for months are the most at risk. In an effort to save lives, and the

tags: Safety, Accessories, Do It Yourself (DIY)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Summer is around the corner, and so is boating season. We all want to get out there and enjoy the warm weather on the water. There are memories to be made, and great times to be had – which is why it is so important to remember to be safe on the water. Many of us know plenty about boater safety, from years of experience and

tags: Safety, Accessories, Decorative

Thursday, April 25, 2019

An industry leader in custom fabricated accessories, Boat Outfitters has released their latest product addressing the age-old problem of storage while on the water. Storage space on your boat is so critical, and often when you are on your boat, things get placed anywhere they can, including the top of your console. All is fine while

tags: Accessories

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Everyone loves the feeling of sand between their toes, but not when those sandy feet get on your boat! One of the most tedious tasks of owning a boat is keeping it clean, which is exactly what inspired the creation of Nauti Steps. Nauti Steps is a portable step with a built in water basin that provides boaters with easier

tags: Accessories

Friday, March 22, 2019

AMF Marine – a division of Alum Metal Fab, LLC and located in Valley View, OH – is owned and operated by Nick Shirk, an avid boater and outdoorsman. His extensive knowledge of fabrication and engineering has allowed him to expand his marine product line globally and offer many services. Swim Platforms AMF Marine currently

tags: Flooring, Accessories, Engines