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Alsea Bay & Power Products, Inc.
Evinrude & Nissan Outboard Motors
I recommend Alsea Bay Power Products,, if your looking for a Outboard Motor they carry a full line of Evinrude & Nissan O by JimGat in ,
Crazy Stereo
Great experience
My first experience at Crazy Stereo, super!!! Very helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. And above all, the price is right. Th by Adrian05 in fountain valley, ca
Brothers Marine Canvas
Highly Recommend
Brothers Marine Canvas is a family owned business which I've used twice now and highly recommend. The first time I used by Michae72 in murrieta, ca
Custom Marine Carpeting
Best In Marine Flooring
Hat's off to Chester and crew at Custom Marine Carpeting. I wanted to add a teak "looking" floor in the main salon by hbboatlover in huntington beach, ca

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Boat sales on pace for 10 percent gain in 2014New-boat sales are tracking to be up about 10 percent this year from 2013, with about 95 percent of the sales that will commence in 2014 having already been made. Pontoons and personal watercraft were “the big winners,” Info-Link managing director Jack Ellis told Trade Only Today, although most segments have continued to grow. “The...more[read more]
Cummins and Konrad Marine debut new sterndrives at Seattle showLess than a year after formalizing their relationship, Cummins and Konrad Marine added 480- and 550-hp ratings to the diesel sterndrive packages they jointly offer. The 480 rating is approved for leisure and commercial applications. The package offers 37 percent more horsepower and 129 percent more torque than gasoline outboards, the companies said. It offers...more[read more]
Navico unveils new GoFree productsNavico, parent company to Lowrance, Simrad and B&G, announced the launch of its newest brand called GoFree. Designed to deliver content and services to consumers in the way they expect — from electronics — the GoFree brand can be used with Lowrance, Simrad and B&G multifunction displays, as well as mobile devices. GoFree products include...more[read more]
METS reports attendance boostA record number of 21,086 visitors were welcomed by 1,358 exhibitors at the Marine Equipment Trade Show, which wrapped up at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Center on Thursday. Post-METS surveys show that visitors and exhibitors alike were pleased with the results of the three-day event, organizers said, adding that METS attracted 6.5 percent more international...more[read more]
MDCE hands out exhibitor awardsChaparral/Robalo and Wet Sounds won Best In Show awards during the 2014 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, which wrapped up Wednesday in Orlando, Fla. The awards recognize exhibitors for creating engaging and informative displays. Wet Sounds won in the small-display category (a 10-foot by 10-foot space). Chaparral/Robalo took home the award in the large-display category...more[read more]
Operation Dry Water sees gains in national participationSignificantly more law enforcement agencies are participating in Operation Dry Water, a national campaign that is now in its fifth year and is designed to educate people and enforce laws on drunken boating. This year, 585 local, state and federal agencies joined forces in every U.S. state and territory for the campaign’s annual heightened awareness...more[read more]