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Walker Bay Launches New Special Edition RIBS

Walker Bay Launches New Special Edition RIBS

01-Apr-2016

Walker Bay Boats has added special edition RIBs to its popular Generation line, which debuted at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show in February. Custom editions include carbon, blue or yellow accents and special features include deluxe cushions, SeaDek padded floor and steps, integrated JL...
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Vitruvius Converts Ex-Military Ship Into Luxury Superyacht

Vitruvius Converts Ex-Military Ship Into Luxury Superyacht

29-Mar-2016

Talk about a remodel: After 26 months of work, a team has converted a naval ship into a luxury superyacht, the Enigma XK. Previously named the Norna and built in 1988, the ex-military vessel was used to patrol fisheries in the North Sea. It was then purchased by its current owner, who envisioned...
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Navico Debuts New Technology

Navico Debuts New Technology

29-Mar-2016

Navico, leader in marine electronics, has introduced a boatload of new electronics from its Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands. The Lowrance Elite Ti Series Fishfinder/Chartplotter (pictured) is available in 5- and 7-inch displays and features CHIRP sonar, StructureScan HD and DownScan imaging. ...
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Carver and Marquis Add Midwest Dealer

Carver and Marquis Add Midwest Dealer

24-Mar-2016

Centerpointe Yacht Services is the newest dealer of Marquis and Carver Yachts. Centerpointe has three Lake Michigan locations: Milwaukee, Kenosha and Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, with a fourth location opening this spring in Holland, Michigan. The dealership will serve Marquis and Carver owners all arou...
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MarineMax Partners with Galeon Yachts

MarineMax Partners with Galeon Yachts

23-Mar-2016

Luxury yachting in the U.S. has a newcomer: Galeon Yachts. MarineMax recently announced that they are partnering with Galeon Yachts to introduce the brand to the U.S. market and become the exclusive Galeon Yachts representative in the Americas. Galeon has been manufacturing yachts for more th...
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Wear It! Campaign Reminds Boaters to Stay Safe

Wear It! Campaign Reminds Boaters to Stay Safe

22-Mar-2016

As the days get longer and the time to get back out on the water draws nearer, organizations are reminding boaters to review basic safety protocols through the annual Wear It! boating safety campaign. "Situations on the water can escalate quickly, and wearing a life jacket not only gives you...
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Batboat Reappears For 50th Anniversary

Batboat Reappears For 50th Anniversary

21-Mar-2016

The Batboat is back! Crystal Lake Marine Services from Woodstock, Illinois reconstructed a replica of the 1966 Batboat just in time for the 50th anniversary of the 1966 "Batman" film. The boat was originally designed and created by Mel Whitley and Robert Hammond with Glastron Industries fro...
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Torqeedo Announces New Drive Systems

Torqeedo Announces New Drive Systems

15-Mar-2016

Building on their goal of making electric boating easier and more accessible, Torqeedo has announced several new drive systems for the 2016 boating season. Sailboat owners might fancy Torqeedo’s first Cruise Fixed Pod motors, lightweight and powerful pod drives that are mounted below wat...
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BoatU.S. Offers Online Navigation Course

BoatU.S. Offers Online Navigation Course

15-Mar-2016

Basic navigation is a great skill for any boater; however, finding the time to work a navigation course into your daily schedule can be tough. Now, thanks to the BoatU.S. Foundation and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, boaters can take an online marine navigation course for only $40. The &ldquo...
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Infinity Fabrics Unveils New Upholstery Line

Infinity Fabrics Unveils New Upholstery Line

15-Mar-2016

Beige, crimson, navy — pick a color, any color, with the new Superior vinyl upholstery line from Infinity Fabrics. Superior is a colorfast upholstery line for the marine and RV industries that carries a 7-year UV/fade warranty. Available in 54-inch width, Superior is offered in leatheret...
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