Marine Business Updates

Reviews on Boater's Book

Diesel Services Of America, Inc.
Diesel services of America
Diesal services of america was hired to fix a leak on my port 900 man engine approx. 3 months ago. They came to my boat and e by JohnMa02 in fall river, ma
Ryan Boats
Great Evinrude Outboard Mechanics
I was referred to Ryan Boats by a friend to service my Evinrude Etec Outboard. They were a good choice. Ernest is a knowled by mdrocean in marina del rey, ca
Hillco Fastener Warehouse
Marine Fasteners Galore!
How did I not find this place earlier? I had been buying fasteners at West Marine for years. They're over priced, understoc by newport in costa mesa, ca
Rynkel Marine
Excellent Customer Service
Efficiently handled customer service. Thanks Rynkel Marine. by Mahbub in port saint lucie, fl

Latest Boating News

Premier Marine names new presidentPontoon builder Premier Marine promoted Lori Melbostad to president. The move will place Melbostad, who had previously served as vice president of operations, in charge of the company and all operations. Current president and founder Bob Menne will remain CEO and continue his involvement as a spokesman for the company and an ambassador for the...more[read more]
Georgia dealership passes to fourth generationFour generations of the entrepreneurial Huggins family have operated Huggins Outboard in Albany, Ga., since it was founded 73 years ago. Huggins Outboard has become the largest boat and motor dealer in an 85-mile radius of Albany. Frank Huggins started Huggins Outboard in 1941 in a one-car, dirt-floor and galvanized-tin garage. He kept his day...more[read more]
VIDEO: Investor seeks to revive Florida yacht basinFort Myers (Fla.) City Council heard a pitch Monday from a real estate investor who hopes to lease the city’s money-losing yacht basin and turn it into a profitable venture. Local investor Steve Israel says he can add services to the marina. From 2012 to 2013, the city operated the yacht basin at a loss...more[read more]
Video workshop set for dealer conferenceParticipants in Lenny Rudow’s workshop “Shooting and Editing Boat Walk-Through Videos” at the 2014 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo will learn the ins and outs of filming video and how to use it to sell more boats. First, dealers will discover the best ways to shoot a walk-through video on a trailerable boat, including a...more[read more]
Bellingham Marine builds dock system for Florida marinaCity officials joined local boaters to celebrate the completion of a $7.5 million renovation project at Dania Beach Marina in South Florida. The project included rebuilding the city-owned marina and supporting upland structures. The new marina features a dock system from Bellingham Marine with the capacity for 120 boats as large as 50 feet. Other...more[read more]
HydroHoist Marine Group gains ISO certificationHydroHoist Marine Group said it recently made the transition to a more rigorous set of standards in order to join Rotek, the parent company’s plastics division, and HyPower, the company’s power pedestal division, in ISO 9001:2008 certification. By making this move, HydroHoist said it became the first boatlift company to comply with ISO standards, which...more[read more]