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Thursday, June 25, 2020

On a hot, sunny day, a bimini top offers cooling shade and protection from harmful UV rays. But one lost screw or pin can mean the entire assembly stays in storage. With Accon Marine's innovative 401 Quick Release Bimini Hinge, the top is ready to offer respite from the heat of the day in a matter of seconds, all without tools and

tags: Accessories, Retrofitting

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

It was a bright, sunny summer day. Rona just gave birth to a baby girl, and she and her husband still didn’t have a name. Just then, a robin perched on the windowsill and looked right at them. Along came a wind gust and knocked the bird off. “That’s it!” they cried. “We’ll call her Robin Gale, like

by: Robin Coles

tags: Accessories, Batteries & Chargers, Environmental Impact, Generators, Sailing

Monday, March 23, 2020

Barry Berhoff, CEO of Shurhold Industries, is an avid diver off the coast of Florida and the Bahamas. After discovering E-Z Anchor Puller Mfg Co. at the 2017 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), Berhoff decided to install the Rebel EZ-4 on his 40’ SeaVee. “Once I got this in, I was really,

tags: Accessories, Anchors

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Golden Boat Lifts, the global market leader in aluminum boat lifts, won an Innovation Award for its Golden Dock Stabilizer, presented by the NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) at the 2020 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The product stabilizes wobbly floating docks and minimizes heaving, movement and

tags: Accessories, Awards, Boat Docks, Stabilization

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

It often seems no matter how many cubby holes, drawers, and lockers a boat has, there's always a need for more. Beckson Marine Soft-Mate holders are the simple way to add storage wherever needed. Soft-Mate solutions come in a wide range of sizes and styles to accommodate everything from cell phones to binoculars. Made from a soft,

tags: Accessories, Retrofitting

Monday, March 2, 2020

HydroHoist Boat Lifts, leading manufacturer of marine equipment, announced today a new addition to their product offerings, an all-new solution to dockside storage – the rugged and innovative 78-inch Rectangular HydroLocker™. The HydroLocker Series now offers two refreshing designs with unmatched durability, designed to

tags: Accessories, Company Expansions

Friday, December 6, 2019

Pontoon boats are all about enjoying time on the water with your friends and family. Yet, all too often, they are lacking basic functionalities and amenities you’d expect for entertaining a group of people. Serving space for food and drinks is hard to come by; a convenient trash can or even basic storage space is generally

tags: Accessories, Furniture, Inland Boating, Retrofitting

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A perfect day on the boat can be ruined by lost keys, spilled drinks, or a phone that goes for an unexpected swim. It doesn’t help that, no matter what boat you’re on, it seems like there’s never enough cup holders, especially where you need them most. Terry Graber & Associates has the solution. With room for

tags: Accessories, Gift Ideas

Monday, December 2, 2019

For over 20 years, Chafe-Pro® – a family-owned, second-generation business, has been providing chafe solutions to the commercial and recreational marine industries as well as several other industries. Through their expertise and experience, they have designed many custom units for unique applications around the world,

tags: Accessories, Gift Ideas

Friday, November 29, 2019

Enhance the life of a boater that you love! Here are some perfect ideas for making sure the next gift-giving occasion is smooth sailing. Many have special pricing with Great Lakes Scuttlebutt-specific coupon codes. Make sure to use them before checkout! Scroll to view, or click to jump right to each item. Dry Tote by Bitter End

tags: Electronics, Gift Ideas, Paddleboards, Water Toys, Accessories, Boat Club, Books & Charts, Cleaners, Clothing & Shoes

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