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Friday, August 9, 2019

AMC Customs is proud to offer boaters IGL Ecocoat marine – a specially formulated coating that adheres strongly onto gelcoat, polyurethane, and acrylic paint. It is the company’s highest performance coating in terms of QUV Accelerated Weathering testing, which refers to the world’s most widely used accelerated method

tags: Hull, Lake Erie, Polishes & Waxes

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

Friday, December 22, 2017

Smoove Products were purpose-built by professional marine detailers with the sole intention of cleaning and protecting gel-coat and painted fiberglass. When creating, products from another industry — such as the auto detailing market — were NOT incorporated. Instead, each product was carefully formulated to work on the

tags: Cleaners, Hull

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

A dirty scum line has turned your boat’s usually white hull a dark brown hue. Scrubbing, even power washing, doesn’t remove it completely. What to do? ACID BATH We tested two popular hull cleaners on the same boat to see which works best. Our subject bowrider sat at the dock from early May to late October. Parked at the

tags: Cleaners, Hull

Friday, May 19, 2017

Poli Glow is a well-known, proven concept in restoring light or dark faded, dull, or oxidized fiberglass. Poli Glow Products feature a two-step process, which is guaranteed to last for twelve months. In 2015, Poli Glow introduced a new mitt applicator, which allows application of Poli Glow in a quarter of the time it used to take.

tags: Cleaners, Hull

Friday, April 21, 2017

Sea Hawk Paints, the world's leading premium nautical coating provider, announced the addition of several new colors to the Aluma Hawk line, a comprehensive aluminum boat paint lineup, which provides even more variety to boat owners for protecting and enhancing the longevity and performance of their vessels. The introduction of Jon

tags: Hull, Paint

Monday, April 17, 2017

To maintain your bottom paint’s performance and to stretch the time between haul-outs for applying new bottom painting, regular cleaning of your boat’s hull should be performed on a monthly basis. You will also benefit with better fuel efficiency when your hull bottom is kept smooth and clean. All things considered,

tags: Diving, Hull, Service & Repair

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

It seems everywhere you turn today someone has a new miracle marine wax on the market. Some advertise a year-long protection in one application; some advertise a “paint job in a bottle”. Usually if a product sounds too good to be true, it is! The basic question with so called “miracle” products should be: Are

tags: Cleaners, Hull

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The 35z utilizes MJM’s unique pre-preg epoxy composite construction for a stronger, lighter, longer-lasting hull. As the Soundings technical editor commented, “Those MJMs are built like the Boeing Dreamliner, they’ll last 100 years!” This Eco-Smart™ boat will deliver performance, efficiency, and

tags: Hull, Inland Boating

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Sea Hawk, the world’s leading premium nautical coating brand, announced the expansion of its Customer Advisory Town Hall Meetings during the New England Boat Show held in The Boston Convention Center this February. The Customer Advisory Town Hall Meetings involve experienced dealers and marine service experts who work directly

tags: Events, Hull