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Thursday, March 14, 2019

A quiet revolution in boat building has occurred over the past few decades. While most boat builders still use woven roving, glass mat, and open-mold layup with polyester resin, the best builders now use hybrid laminates of glass and carbon fiber, vacuum-infused epoxy, and vinyl-ester resins and high-tech cores. These high-tech

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Greenline Yachts was started in 2009 and, from the very beginning, were designed with environmentally conscious boaters in mind. We started developing the Hybrid system and became one of the first boat builders to implement vacuum infusion technology in the production of our yachts. When compared to traditional hand lay-up, this

tags: Dealerships, Environmental Impact, New Boat Models

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Most boat sales staff understand that customers want value from their purchase of a new or used boat. Dealers and brokers can now help their customers get more from their boat purchase with a free BoatUS 90-day Membership with Unlimited Saltwater/Freshwater towing with every sale. During the 90-day trial membership period, customers

tags: Boat Club, Dealerships

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Back Cove Yachts introduced the brand new 34O – the ‘O’ is for ‘outboard’ – at the 2018 Newport Boat Show, powered by a pair of all white Yamaha 300’s (optional 350 hp Yamahas or Suzukis), and the result was the award for “Best New Powerboat under 35 feet”. Previously best known

tags: Dealerships, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, New Boat Models

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

KAM Yacht Sales offers a wide variety of yachts and fishing boats for sale. Our licensed brokers work in Michigan and Florida to buy boats, and sell all models and sizes. Give us a call to quote a new boat for you, and for your trade. To best serve you, we have two locations in Detroit: KAM Marine and KAM Marine Jefferson. Both

tags: Dealerships, Lake Erie, New Boat Models, Service & Repair

Monday, January 14, 2019

Prestige Yachts are manufactured in France and lead the industry in almost all of the size classifications from 46’ to 63’. With a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that incorporates an efficient manufacturing process second to none, the Prestige yard is among the largest and most productive in the marine industry.

tags: Dealerships, New Boat Models

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The new Sirena 58 was selected as the ‘Revelation of the Year’ while her Italian designer Tommaso Spadolini won the ‘Best Designer' category in World Yachts Trophies 2018 at Cannes Yachting Festival in September 2018. Measuring 18.58 meters (61 feet) in length overall, arguably the highlight of the Sirena 58 is her

tags: Dealerships, Lake Michigan, New Boat Models

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The new Oceanis 46.1 takes the concepts and options brought to life in the Oceanis 51.1 and merges them into an ideal, intimate cruising package. Her stepped hull, designed by Pascal Conq, provides additional interior space without downgrading performance. Her large cockpit can accommodate eight around the center table, and she

tags: Dealerships, Lake Huron, New Boat Models, Sailing

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Antares 23 is an ideal coastal cruiser for some much needed R&R or for pushing your horizons. Her unique hull can easily conquer rough seas, while providing comfort and confidence to captain and crew. She comes with a 200hp Mercury outboard so there is plenty of power on tap. Inside, she features a 360º view of the

tags: Dealerships, Lake Huron, New Boat Models

Thursday, November 15, 2018

There comes a time in the life of every sailor when circumstances mean more help is needed on the boat. Maybe we’ve bought a larger genoa and it is too much to sheet in with our conventional two-speed winch. Maybe we’ve recently had shoulder surgery and hauling the mainsail to the masthead is no longer an easy task. Some

by: Bainbridge International

tags: Dealerships, Great Lakes, Sailing

March 2019