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Congress focuses on improving infrastructure

Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke stressed the need for 21st century infrastructure in the nation’s land and waterways last week as he testified before the House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources regarding the fiscal year 2018 budget, which Congress is now developing. During the hearing, Zinke repeatedly talked about the need to update

West Marine raises $33,000 for BlueFuture Fund

West Marine said it raised $33,380 during its annual National Safe Boating Week fundraiser at its stores and on its website. From May 18-29 manufacturers of the retailer’s personal flotation devices donated $2 for every life jacket purchased to the company’s nonprofit BlueFuture Fund. “This fundraiser clearly resonated with West Marine customers, both in stores

Freedom Boat Club continues support for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Freedom Boat Club announced its second year of a national campaign to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters, a 113-year-old volunteer-supported mentoring network. The more than 300 affiliates across the country serve more than150,000 children, professionally matching adult volunteers, referred to by the group as “bigs,” with children ages 6 to 8 years old, referred to

Pleasurecraft employees volunteer at camp for child cancer patients

Pleasurecraft Engine Group employees recently volunteered during Camp Kemo’s Lake Fun Day, providing and driving a towboat powered by PCM so children could enjoy a day on Lake Greenwood in South Carolina boating, tubing and swimming. Camp Kemo is Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital’s annual weeklong summer camp for cancer patients ages 5 to 18 and

Cobalt Boats adds North Carolina dealer

Cobalt Boats has announced that Off The Hook Yacht Sales, LLC, has joined the dealer team with its location in Wilmington, N.C. Founder and president Jason Ruegg opened Off the Hook in 2012. “Cobalt Boats is thrilled to have Off the Hook join our family,” said Cobalt Eastern U.S. sales manager Jeffrey Morales in a

Arcadia Yachts to unveil 85-foot model at Cannes

At the 2017 Cannes Yachting Festival in September, Arcadia Yachts will unveil its A85S, a boat that’s focused on passenger space and energy efficiency. The linear design of the superstructure and vertical line of the bow are all intended to make the most of all the boat’s living space. Auxiliary electrical power is provided by

Recent Reviews on Boatersbook

Pacific Fire and Marine Reviewed by -Kevin B., Yorba Linda, Ca


Recertification of onboard system

This season we needed to re-certify the engine compartment automatic fire extinguishing system on our 12 year old boat. Pacific Fire and Marine responded to our inquiries very quickly. John answered all of our questions and provided assistance with

Outboard Wizard, The Reviewed by -Guiseppe G., Islip Terrace, Ny

Star 6/15/2017

Lower unit 225 Johnson ocean runner

Ralph is a stand up Buisness owner he said i got this he took care of my problem his lower unit mechanic rebuilt my lower unit took out for a test drive yesterday very stoked for this weekend. And he's got parts thats hard to find to his workers were

Copier Specialists Reviewed by -Sarah M., Newport Beach, Ca


Great copier

I called Copier Specialists looking for a new copier for my small office. Said was friendly and helpful. The copier works great and I haven't had any problems so far!

Copier Specialists Reviewed by -Doug M., Fountain Valley, Ca


Great Sales AND Service

I've been a Copier Specialists customer for over five years now, and have been very pleased with their products, knowledge, and customer service. They keep me updated with the latest technology, which increases the efficiency of my office. It's impre

California Yacht Marina - Port Royal Reviewed by -Lilly G., Costa Mesa, CA



Located in Redondo Beach, close to Los Angeles, this California Yacht Marina, Port Royal location is one of my favorites! To be honest, I am a huge fan of California Yacht Marina though. What makes them so great is the fact that they are a family-own

California Yacht Marina - Wilmington Reviewed by -Lilly G., Costa Mesa, CA


Best marina experience!!!

I adore California Yacht Marina and all of their locations! Their Wilmington location is just as amazing as the others. It's a wonderful place to be and have your boat. Their staff is always amazing and delightful. Their marina is always clean and we

California Yacht Marina - Chula Vista Reviewed by -Lilly G., Costa Mesa, CA



I've written reviews for their other locations and I must disclose that I am a huge fan of every California Yacht Marina I've visited; their Chula Vista location is no different! The staff here is amazing, everything is clean, well-maintained and ca

California Yacht Marina - Cabrillo Reviewed by -Lilly G., Costa Mesa, CA


California Yacht Marina- Cabrillo is the BEST!!!!

I am a fan of California Yacht Marinas and all of their locations - Cabrillo is no different. Their staff is wonderful, helpful and friendly. The facilities are clean. Great security. Everything is well managed and maintained. California Yacht Marina

Marine Waste Pumping Reviewed by -Francisco R., Miami Beach, Fl


Quick, Convenient, Professional

I operate a tri deck motor yacht and needed a quick convenient pumping service. Tim was professional and used sanitary precautions to protect our vessel. He was easy to reach and promptly available. He came to me. Nice! I highly recommend and will co

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