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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

Latest Boating News

Brunswick CEO addresses growth plansBrunswick Corp. CEO Dustan E. McCoy stressed that the company is poised to grow both organically and through acquisitions during a conference call discussing third-quarter earnings Thursday. “Our first priority is not acquisitions. Our first priority, and … perhaps I wasn’t clear earlier, is growth, and it’s both organic and acquisitive,”McCoy told investors and analysts...more[read more]
FLIR Systems reports 3Q resultsFLIR Systems said third-quarter revenue was $375.4 million, up 5 percent from the same quarter a year earlier. Revenue from the maritime segment was $44.7 million, up 8 percent from last year. Profit for the quarter rose to $52.9 million, or 37 cents a diluted share, compared with $46.5 million, or 32 cents a share,...more[read more]
NMMA CSI report touts success of certified dealersBoat dealers that were Marine Industry Certified Dealerships received higher customer satisfaction scores than those without certification, according to recent data collected by the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s Customer Satisfaction Index program. Certified dealers outperformed their non-certified counterparts in all areas deemed most impactful to customer satisfaction: overall rating of the boat, engine and dealer;...more[read more]
Sea Ray set to roll out new models in LauderdaleSea Ray will debut six new models at two venues at the Oct. 30-Nov. 3 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. “This past year we’ve introduced 11 new models, including the flagship L650 Fly that marked the debut of our exquisite L-Class luxury yachts,” Sea Ray Group president Tim Schiek said in a statement. “Sea Ray’s...more[read more]
Volvo Penta debuts 24/7 support programVolvo Penta of the Americas launched a round-the-clock technical support program for dealers, distributors and OEM customers. The new 24-hour, seven-day-a-week service provides access to Volvo Penta experts for assistance in handling technical issues for the company’s leisure marine, commercial marine and industrial products across the United States, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. “At...more[read more]
Bellingham Marine completes California marinaThree years after it was devastated by a tsunami triggered by the 2011 earthquake in Japan, Santa Cruz (Calif.) Harbor is in full operation, with all docks in working order. The marina was rebuilt through a series of bids and the final price tag was close to $12 million. Twenty docks and about 470 berths...more[read more]