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Paragon Plastics Company
Best King Starboard Shop
Gotta hand it to Paragon Plastics. They are hands down the "go to" shop in Southern California for any marine plas by newport in costa mesa, 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
Toyota Rent A Car
Great service
My boat came in for a week after a fishing trip in the Bahamas, we needed a pick-up truck to take our tender for service. Bri by JohnSm01 in miami, fl
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

Latest Boating News

FLIBS 2014: Sea Ray debuts new SPX seriesFORT LAUDERDALE — Sea Ray brought its A-game to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show again this year, displaying 11 boats new to the show in four categories, including the new L Class 650 Fly and the first model in the builder’s new SPX series, the SPX 19. Sea Ray introduced the SPX series Thursday...more[read more]
FLIBS 2014: Italian builders have big presence on the docksFORT LAUDERDALE — The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has clearly become international, from the languages spoken on the docks to the array of foreign-designed and built boats. The Italian presence at Bahia Mar is profound, especially along the Face Dock where the large luxury yachts reside. On Thursday night Monte Carlo, the French-Italian luxury...more[read more]
FLIBS 2014: AIM Marine Group hands out Editors’ Choice AwardsFORT LAUDERDALE — Bill and Bob Healey of Viking Yachts will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award when the Active Interest Media Marine Group Editors’ Choice Awards are handed out tonight during a special event at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The brothers founded Viking in 1964. The company is celebrating its 50th anniversary with...more[read more]
Fairline Boats plans new-model rolloutBritish luxury yacht builder Fairline Boats said the company plans to introduce eight new models during the next three years and will reveal details at the London Boat Show in January. “We’re excited to be announcing these plans to introduce eight new models over the next three years and looking forward to sharing the full...more[read more]
Maine shipyard gets $10 million federal loanThe Maine-based Front Street Shipyard was chosen to receive a $10 million federal loan that will help the boatyard with expansion plans. The company got a number of smaller loans from investors when it started in 2011 and the new Business & Industry Guaranteed Loan from U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development “basically replaces all...more[read more]
Malibu Boats completes deal in AustraliaMalibu Boats finalized the acquisition of the company’s exclusive licensee in Australia. Malibu Australian Acquisition Corp. sold shares of Malibu Boats Pty Ltd., which had owned the rights to manufacture and distribute Malibu and Axis products and spare parts in Australia and New Zealand since 1995, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and...more[read more]