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Brown's Point Marina
Service, Boat Yard
Excellent Customer Service. The Management and staff go above beyond to assist. We look forward to another great summer by JCassi in ,
Yacht Docktor, The
Expert craftsmanship in marine woodworking!
Randy is exceptionally talented. He has remodeled all of the cabinets in my galley, replaced the counter tops, customized som by JoanBu1 in ,
Blue Horizon Marine, LLC
Expert Mobile Marine Repair
Count on Blue Horizon Marine to get you out of your jam! I called on them to trouble shoot my port side Cummins marine diese by Charlieseattle in ,
Bunker A. Hill Marine Surveyor
top quality in depth knowledge.
Hard working on time reports. by Peterm05 in ,

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VIDEO: Mercury Marine president speaks at dealer meetingORLANDO, Fla. — Mercury Marine president John Pfeifer this morning welcomed the representatives of 600 Mercury dealerships from around the world to the company’s dealer meeting and celebration of its 75th anniversary. “We have two components of our mission statement, and one of them is being a product leadership company, providing the most reliable, best...more[read more]
Boat sales see slight gains in AugustOutboard fiberglass boats throttled up with a double-digit sales gain in August, but the rest of the recreational boat market struggled to keep up, leaving the market flat overall for the month. Fiberglass outboards have been an industry leader and they were the strongest performer among the industry’s main segments. Sales climbed 15.4 percent, or...more[read more]
VIDEO: Norwalk show exhibitors see sales momentumNORWALK, Conn. — Six years after the investment bank Lehman Brothers went under and the global economy imploded, leaving shell-shocked exhibitors at the Norwalk Boat Show in search of answers, the docks were decidedly upbeat this year. “We’re getting more serious buyers — definitely,” Bruce Chappel, a sales consultant with MarineMax in Westbrook, Conn., told...more[read more]
Georgia honors 50 years of ChaparralGeorgia Gov. Nathan Deal celebrated the 50th anniversary of Chaparral Boats by presenting company founder Buck Pegg and president Jim Lane with a special commendation Thursday at Chaparral and Robalo’s headquarters in Nashville, Ga. The event, attended by nearly 600 employees and more than 50 state, local and county officials, recognized the economic impact of...more[read more]
SNAME convention returns in OctoberAttendees to the 2014 Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Maritime Convention will not only have an opportunity to see new products, but also displays and demonstrations of cutting-edge technologies, tools and processes. Set for Oct. 20-25 at the Hyatt Regency Houston in Houston, the event will draw more than 75 of the industry’s...more[read more]
ABBRA names keynote speakersThe American Boat Builders & Repairers Association said Gunboat CEO Peter Johnstone and The Hinckley Co. CEO Jim McManus will be the keynote speakers at ABBRA’s Boatyard Business Conference in January. The event will take place Jan. 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Resort in Fort Lauderdale. The national marine trade group for boatyards,...more[read more]