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Reviews on Boater's Book

E.C. Ruff Marine Inc.
Great Service - Great Product
After months of indecision, I finally decided, this year is the year we enjoy some time on the water instead of working 7 day by JohnPa04 in hollywood, fl
Larson's Shipyard
Great Boatyard Option In Newport Beach
Had my boat hauled out at Larson's Shipyard and am very pleased with the results. They applied LP paint to the Hull and Tops by newport in costa mesa, ca
Advanced Marine Service
stay away
Let's just say they do shotty work. I am re-doing everything the did to my boat over again myself. They had my boat way longe by JASENH in huntington beach, ca
Aquarius Yacht Services
San Diego's Best Hull Cleaning!
I've dealt with several companies over the years, & these guys provide the best underwater service I've seen! Even made s by DougFV in fountain valley, ca

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West Marine reports 3Q resultsWest Marine today reported higher third-quarter revenue, but lower profits and said comparable-store sales rose less than 1 percent. “Comparable-store sales showed slight gains for the quarter and we experienced stronger results from our growth strategies in merchandise expansion and store optimization,” West Marine CEO Matt Hyde said in a statement. “We remain focused on...more[read more]
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VIDEO: IBEX exhibitors show off new productsThe switch to a venue in Tampa, Fla., proved to be a hit with exhibitors and conferees this year at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference. The Sept. 30-Oct. 2 show attracted 6,900 conferees to the Tampa Convention Center, a 47 percent increase from 2013, when the trade show was held in Louisville, Ky. The...more[read more]
NMEA hands out product awardsMarine electronics experts named 11 products in nine categories as winners of the 2014 National Marine Electronics Association Product Awards. Once again, Furuno USA was named Manufacturer of the Year for Support. Furuno also won for multifunction display, fishfinder and radar. The winners were announced at the Oct. 8-11 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference &...more[read more]