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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
Crazy Stereo
Crazy Stereo is great fast and very good prices. I love my JL system by LynnWo in fountain valley, ca

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VIDEO: Scenes from the Barcelona boat showBARCELONA, Spain — The producers of the Barcelona International Boat Show, which wrapped up Sunday in the Mediterranean port city, reported 53,000 visitors at the five-day show. Although the Spanish economy is just beginning to show signs of recovery, organizers were optimistic that the country’s recreational marine market will follow in its wake. About 650...more[read more]
Correct Craft buys two engine buildersCorrect Craft announced today that it bought the companies that manufacture PCM Marine Engines and Crusader Engines. Correct Craft, the owner of Nautique Boat Co. and Aktion Parks, now owns 100 percent of both PCM Marine Engines and Crusader Engines. The acquisition was effective Thursday. Correct Craft said it has no plans to change the...more[read more]
Pay for play? College anglers already do itThe college fishing circuit, run by fishing-tournament organizations outside the NCAA, has grown to more than 600 registered clubs that offer a glimpse of what college sports might look like when athletes can collect paychecks. At one such event this month, boats departed from a Maryland marina on a tributary of the Potomac River and...more[read more]
Edmiston & Company names new CEOAfter 18 years leading the yacht brokerage firm Edmiston & Company, founder Nicholas Edmiston plans to step back from day-to-day management of the business. Edmiston’s son Jamie will become CEO, effective immediately, with Nicholas serving as chairman. Founded in 1996, Edmiston offers sales, charter, management, new construction and crew services. “I have been involved in...more[read more]
Mercury Marine offers repower financing programMercury Marine introduced a “Repower Revolution” promotion that offers consumers a choice between promotional financing for repower engines and repower rebate dollars when they buy a qualifying engine. The Mercury Repower Financing Program, which was launched in September, laid the groundwork for the Repower Revolution promotion and offers repower-engine financing to creditworthy consumers. Repower Revolution,...more[read more]
Bermuda cleans up after Hurricane GonzaloHurricane Gonzalo, though a powerful storm that delivered a direct hit to Bermuda on Friday, ultimately fell well short of the widespread devastation that Fabian caused in 2003. Bermudians are cleaning up after Gonzalo downed power lines and damaged buildings and tore several yachts from their moorings on the tiny Atlantic territory. Bermuda was “bruised,”...more[read more]