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Coconut Canvas
Great Craftsmanship
Coconut Canvas delivered a beautiful top on time... Job well done, thank you. ... by Robert75 in ,
PlasTEAK Inc. / PlasDECK Inc.
Honestly just what I was looking for!
PlasTEAK came into my life when I was tired of the maintenance and needed to reevaluate my time, especially with my family. S by info46 in ,
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 ,

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IBEX 2014 VIDEO: Newcomers shine on the show floorTAMPA, Fla. — The marine industry bombarded me with innovation at the 2014 International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition & Conference and that innovation came from several newcomers to the show. “We had nearly 100 new companies participate in IBEX and we attribute this to boatbuilding continuing to rebound as the economy improves; there are many new companies...more[read more]
NMMA backs removal of life jacket type codeThe National Marine Manufacturers Association said it supports the Coast Guard’s decision to discontinue the life jacket type code scheme that has been used for years to label and differentiate life jackets and their use. The impetus for the decision, which takes effect Oct. 22, is that the codes (types I, II, III, IV and...more[read more]
VIDEO: Jeanneau expands display at U.S. Sailboat ShowFrench sail and motoryacht manufacturer Jeanneau, gearing up for its largest display ever at the United States Sailboat Show, plans to exhibit 12 boats at the Maryland event. “We’ve never before done a show of this size,” Jeanneau America president Paul Fenn said in a video the builder produced for the Annapolis show. Jeanneau will...more[read more]
Career day set for Annapolis showsThe Marine Trades Association of Maryland, the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation and Annapolis Boat Shows are partnering to present Maryland Boating Career Discovery Day, an opportunity for high school students to become familiar with the marine trades industry. The event will be held at the United States Sailboat Show (Oct. 9-13) and the United States...more[read more]
Chaparral and Robalo leaders win magazine honorChaparral and Robalo’s Jim Lane and Buck Pegg were named by Boating Industry magazine as its Movers & Shakers of the Year for 2014. Spotlighted in a cover story in the magazine’s October edition, Lane and Pegg were recognized for their innovation, leadership and highly effective partnership. The prestigious award comes as Chaparral marks its...more[read more]
Marinas International signs on to economic studyMarinas International said it will provide a $2,500 sponsorship for the development of the Association of Marina Industries’ Marina Economic Impact Model. The model, due out sometime in 2015, is a tool that marinas across the country will be able to use to calculate their economic impact on local communities and their region. AMI also...more[read more]