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Rainbow Canvas
Cockpit cover Sun Fly and fighting chair cover
Do not buy from this merchant!!! Cockpit cover sun fly and fighting chair covers that this merchant made for my 62' Sportfis by Charle28 in ,
Bay Pump - CLOSED
#1 in Pumpout service
Mike does an exceptional job in pump outs. He's always timely, priced right and great to work with! by JoanBu1 in ,
Gambol Industries, Inc.
Kudo's to the Gambol Crew
The crew at Gambol is wonderful! They took such good care of my boat and the workmanship is outstanding. Quite a surprise w by JeffB0 in ,
All Island Marine Transport, Inc.
Not a Good Company
I have used All Island Transport a few times. The first time the driver blew a flat on the ramp because he tried to muscle th by bobbyj in ,

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VIDEO: Enthused crowds come out to NewportNEWPORT, R.I. — The 44th annual Newport International Boat Show, the opening of the fall show season and an early bellwether of the state of the industry, opened Thursday with a strong crowd and a consensus of optimism. “We sold a 32 Outrage today, which was nice,” Russo Marine owner Larry Russo said of a...more[read more]
Newport panel tackles changing consumer tastesNEWPORT, R.I. — The Newport International Boat Show resumed Friday morning with a panel discussion on the state of the industry before an audience of about 50 industry players. Soundings Trade Only editor-in-chief William Sisson was the emcee and prompted five panelists who represented industry segments to offer their insights on where the industry is...more[read more]
Newport show hands out new-product honorsNEWPORT, R.I. — The Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, today announced the results of this year’s Newport For New Products Awards. Judged Thursday during the opening day of the show and announced at an awards ceremony today, the winners of the ninth annual NFNP awards are: • Best...more[read more]
Malibu Boats reports 4Q, year-end resultsMalibu Boats reported a 9 percent increase in fourth-quarter net sales and said it had adjusted fully distributed net income of $5.5 million, or $0.24 a share, for the period. Unit volume increased 5.8 percent to 799 boats for the quarter that ended June 30 and net sales per unit increased 3 percent to $66,834....more[read more]
Coast Guard says it’s not prepared for Great Lakes oil spillA Coast Guard commander says the service and other responders are not adequately equipped or prepared for a “heavy oil” spill on the Great Lakes. A major oil spill could spell economic disaster for states in the region, severely damaging the multibillion-dollar fishing and recreational boating industries and killing wildlife, the Detroit Free Press reported....more[read more]
VIDEO: Blaze burns five boats near Arizona lakeAuthorities were trying to determine the cause of a fire that started on a dry-docked boat Thursday at Bartlett Lake in Arizona. The fire touched off a blaze that burned at least five other boats, authorities told The amount of damage was unclear: A spokesman from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said two to...more[read more]