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ABYC Safety Checklist App

ABYC Safety Checklist App

Don’t leave the dock without making a safety list and checking it twice — on your smartphone, that is. The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) developed a boating safety app called “Boat Essentials-USCG Safety Gear.” It’s essentially a safety checklist int...
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Chris-Craft Launches Men's Apparel Collection

Chris-Craft Launches Men's Apparel Collection

Chris-Craft, the legendary American boat manufacturer, recently announced an extension of its design line to include men's apparel, with a collection themed "A Day on the Water," drawing upon the company's rich heritage and authentic ties to boating and the boating lifestyle. The sports casu...
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Volvo Penta Introduces New Marine Diesels

Volvo Penta Introduces New Marine Diesels

Volvo Penta has introduced a new line of marine diesel engines based on its proven and successful D11 series. Offered in three power classes ‚625-, 670- and 725-hp, the new D11s provide more powerful torque, improved drivability and reduced noise levels compared to other engines in th...
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Hobie Mirage Tandem Island

Hobie Mirage Tandem Island

Back in July, Lakeland Boating art director Christy Tuttle Bauhs and her husband, Mark, rented a brand new Hobie Mirage Tandem Island through Chicago Jet Ski Rentals out of the city’s 31st Harbor and had a blast. Here’s what she had to say about the experience: “While searc...
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Seabreacher

Seabreacher

Who isn’t fascinated by sharks and dolphins? Well, thanks to the folks at Innerspace Productions in Redding, California, now you can actually become one — sort of. Innerspace, a design and fabrication company, builds fully customizable, high-preformance, submersible watercraft it...
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Original Hardware Tote

Original Hardware Tote

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind summer catchall to transport your must-have goodies onto the boat, definitely check out the Original Hardware Tote by San Francisco-based designer Susan Hoff. These bags are handcrafted from reclaimed sail with the hardware still intact, heavy-duty rei...
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The Beachlauncher

The Beachlauncher

Looking for spontaneous, hassle-free boat launching and retrieval? Then consider the Beachlauncher, a self-propelled boat launching system designed to save you time and trouble, transporting your boat in and out of the water in just a few minutes. Unlike a pier, ramp, dock or conventional b...
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Solar Shield ClipOns

Solar Shield ClipOns

Prescription sunglasses are expensive. So what happens if you accidentally lose them overboard, or leave them at the marina? It can certainly be a wallet-busting hassle. Kiss potential tragedy goodbye with Solar Shield ClipOns from Dioptics Sunwear. These easy-to-use and -store clip-on front...
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Glow-in-the-dark Boat Dock Bumpers

Glow-in-the-dark Boat Dock Bumpers

It’s unavoidable that sometimes, you’re pulling up to your boat dock after the sun sets. Keep the area constantly alight with glow-in-the-dark boat dock bumpers visible both on water and land. Safety was top-of-mind when manufacturer GaMra Composites of Hudson, Wisconsin develope...
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What's On My Boat? iPhone App

What's On My Boat? iPhone App

On the heels of its successful Man Overboard (MOB) app created for the Apple iPhone, Intelligent Maintenance just released a new app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod designed to help boaters get organized and ready for the upcoming season. The app, called What’s On My Boat?™, lets b...
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