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Alsea Bay & Power Products, Inc.
Evinrude & Nissan Outboard Motors
I recommend Alsea Bay Power Products,, if your looking for a Outboard Motor they carry a full line of Evinrude & Nissan O by JimGat in ,
Crazy Stereo
Great experience
My first experience at Crazy Stereo, super!!! Very helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. And above all, the price is right. Th by Adrian05 in fountain valley, ca
Brothers Marine Canvas
Highly Recommend
Brothers Marine Canvas is a family owned business which I've used twice now and highly recommend. The first time I used by Michae72 in murrieta, ca
Custom Marine Carpeting
Best In Marine Flooring
Hat's off to Chester and crew at Custom Marine Carpeting. I wanted to add a teak "looking" floor in the main salon by hbboatlover in huntington beach, ca

Latest Boating News

Opposition mounts against Florida rail bridge plansThe Marine Industries Association of South Florida is urging the region’s marine interests to tell the Federal Railroad Administration that they are not at all on board with the proposed All Aboard Florida high-speed passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando. The service, which would start in Miami and end at Orlando International Airport with...more[read more]
Exhibitors show faith in Miami show site plansDespite some early wrenches in funding renovations at the Miami Marine Stadium, where the Miami International Boat Show announced it will be located in 2016 and 2017, some exhibitors have faith that the issues will be resolved in time for the show. Show owners and organizers the National Marine Manufacturers Association say that deal falling...more[read more]
Industry unhappy with EPA delay on fuel standardThe National Marine Manufacturers Association and Mercury Marine are among the groups voicing disappointment over the Environmental Protection Agency’s announcement Friday that it will delay until 2015 the final rule that will tell fuel refiners how much ethanol must be blended into the nation’s fuel supply. The EPA said it won’t finalize 2014 percentage standards...more[read more]
Furuno USA names new presidentFuruno USA president Jim Atteridge is retiring after 30 years and assuming a new role as director and corporate adviser. Brad Reents will become president and chief financial officer of Furuno USA, a subsidiary of Japan-based Furuno Electric Co. Reents has been with Furuno USA for 15 years as treasurer and a member of the...more[read more]
Consumer confidence drops in NovemberThe Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index dropped in November. The index now stands at 88.7, down from 94.1 in October. The Present Situation Index declined from 94.4 to 91.3 and the Expectations Index decreased sharply to 87.0 from 93.8 in October, the board said today. “Consumer confidence retreated in November, primarily due to reduced optimism...more[read more]
Mystic Seaport honors American Cruise Lines founderMystic Seaport honored Charles A. Robertson with the 2014 America and the Sea Award. Presented annually by the museum, the award recognizes an individual or organization whose contribution to the history, arts, business or sciences of the sea best exemplify the American character. Robertson received the award at a Nov. 5 gala held in his...more[read more]