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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Propspeed, leading innovator of underwater coatings, announced today the revolutionary foul-release coating designed specifically for transducers – Foulfree – is now shipping. “After years of development and testing in collaboration with Airmar, we are excited that Foulfree is now available to the market,”

tags: Environmental Impact, Polishes & Waxes, Propellers, Service & Repair

Monday, February 24, 2020

In our region, we may have a shorter season than our southern friends, resulting in long periods of time that our boats are sitting still. This makes them the perfect target for algae, barnacle, and mussel growth. In addition to reducing fuel efficiency, maneuverability, and speed, if left untreated, this marine fouling can cause

tags: Environmental Impact, Polishes & Waxes, Service & Repair

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

XPS is introducing a new line of care products that have been expertly engineered to extend the life of all types and brands of boats - from aluminum to fiberglass and canvas to vinyl – XPS has developed the right formula. Dealers that carry any BRP brand will be able to use all 21 of these new products providing customers with

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Cleaners, Polishes & Waxes

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, September 7, 2018

The Sansin Corporation, a global leader in environmentally friendly, high-performance wood protection, will showcase its expanded line of Teak Life deck products at the Newport International Boat Show being held in Newport, RI, Sept. 13-16. To meet market demand, Sansin has released a warm natural tone for teak wood protection called

tags: Environmental Impact, Polishes & Waxes

Monday, August 27, 2018

Are you looking for a way to cut light-to-heavy oxidation or P800 grit sand scratches? Trying to save time and labor while getting unprecedented cutting ability and gloss performance? Look no further than PMC™ Complete Compound and PMC™ Finishing Polish from Presta Marine. PMC Complete Compound is an innovative formula

tags: Cleaners, Polishes & Waxes

Monday, June 4, 2018

Everyone knows not to wax non-skid surfaces on your boat. Doing so makes them dangerously slippery, especially when wet. Slipping and falling can result in injury, or worse, going overboard and possibly drowning. The question is: how do you keep your non-skids clean and shiny? Dirt sticks like a magnet, footprints are hard to clean,

tags: Polishes & Waxes

Friday, February 13, 2015

Some time back, in the 1980’s, the French Navy were moored for a week on Biscayne Bay, off the coast of France. When they pulled up anchor and left, the fishermen found their oysters in very poor condition. The toxins from the huge fleet’s antifouling obviously had a devastating effect. Thus a Canadian, innovative, marine

tags: Canada, Environmental Impact, Hull, Polishes & Waxes