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Jury rules Brunswick infringed on Cobalt patent

A federal court jury ruled that Brunswick Corp. willfully infringed upon a Cobalt Boats LLC patent when it offered retractable swim steps on several Sea Ray models. The jury returned a $2.69 million verdict, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Virginia on Wednesday. That amount could be increased

New national fisheries manager named at NOAA

Chris Oliver has been appointed to manage national fisheries for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Trump administration announced Tuesday. For the past 27 years Oliver worked at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, first as a fisheries biologist, and since 2002 as executive director. In that post he served as lead staff for

Yamaha unveils new version of V6 Offshore outboard

Yamaha Marine Group said it has a new mechanical-control version of its 300-hp 4.2-liter V6 Offshore outboard. It’s available in left- and right-hand rotation and should be available this summer. “Yamaha Marine is dedicated to providing premium boating experiences for all of our customers, and we believe it’s important to incorporate a variety of choices

Flagstone Island Gardens developer sues Miami

The developer of the Flagstone Island Gardens project on Watson Island has filed a lawsuit against the city of Miami, according to the South Florida Business Journal, seeking $122 million in damages because the city threatened to cancel its lease. The move followed a vote by city commissioners, who agreed that Mehmet Bayraktar’s Flagstone has

MDCE names opening keynote speaker

Best-selling author and innovation guru Tim Sanders has been named the opening keynote speaker for the 2017 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, which is set for Dec. 10-13 in Orlando, Fla. Slated for Monday, Dec. 11, Sanders’ presentation, titled “How Digital Can Supercharge Your Business,” will address how to leverage customer media, inexpensive content and

RIMTA has new producer for Providence show

The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association has partnered with a new producer to continue growing the Providence Boat Show. RIMTA said Marketing & Events, based in Newport, brings a track record of producing trade shows, festivals and boating events that stretches back 30 years. M&E founder David Rosenberg began his career in event management at



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Pacific Fire and Marine Reviewed by -Kevin B., Yorba Linda, Ca

6/17/2017

Recertification of onboard system

This season we needed to re-certify the engine compartment automatic fire extinguishing system on our 12 year old boat. Pacific Fire and Marine responded to our inquiries very quickly. John answered all of our questions and provided assistance with

Outboard Wizard, The Reviewed by -Guiseppe G., Islip Terrace, Ny

Star 6/15/2017

Lower unit 225 Johnson ocean runner

Ralph is a stand up Buisness owner he said i got this he took care of my problem his lower unit mechanic rebuilt my lower unit took out for a test drive yesterday very stoked for this weekend. And he's got parts thats hard to find to his workers were

Copier Specialists Reviewed by -Sarah M., Newport Beach, Ca

6/12/2017

Great copier

I called Copier Specialists looking for a new copier for my small office. Said was friendly and helpful. The copier works great and I haven't had any problems so far!

Copier Specialists Reviewed by -Doug M., Fountain Valley, Ca

6/7/2017

Great Sales AND Service

I've been a Copier Specialists customer for over five years now, and have been very pleased with their products, knowledge, and customer service. They keep me updated with the latest technology, which increases the efficiency of my office. It's impre

California Yacht Marina - Port Royal Reviewed by -Lilly G., Costa Mesa, CA

6/7/2017

AMAZING!!!!!

Located in Redondo Beach, close to Los Angeles, this California Yacht Marina, Port Royal location is one of my favorites! To be honest, I am a huge fan of California Yacht Marina though. What makes them so great is the fact that they are a family-own

California Yacht Marina - Wilmington Reviewed by -Lilly G., Costa Mesa, CA

6/7/2017

Best marina experience!!!

I adore California Yacht Marina and all of their locations! Their Wilmington location is just as amazing as the others. It's a wonderful place to be and have your boat. Their staff is always amazing and delightful. Their marina is always clean and we

California Yacht Marina - Chula Vista Reviewed by -Lilly G., Costa Mesa, CA

6/7/2017

WONDERFUL!!!!

I've written reviews for their other locations and I must disclose that I am a huge fan of every California Yacht Marina I've visited; their Chula Vista location is no different! The staff here is amazing, everything is clean, well-maintained and ca

California Yacht Marina - Cabrillo Reviewed by -Lilly G., Costa Mesa, CA

6/7/2017

California Yacht Marina- Cabrillo is the BEST!!!!

I am a fan of California Yacht Marinas and all of their locations - Cabrillo is no different. Their staff is wonderful, helpful and friendly. The facilities are clean. Great security. Everything is well managed and maintained. California Yacht Marina

Marine Waste Pumping Reviewed by -Francisco R., Miami Beach, Fl

6/6/2017

Quick, Convenient, Professional

I operate a tri deck motor yacht and needed a quick convenient pumping service. Tim was professional and used sanitary precautions to protect our vessel. He was easy to reach and promptly available. He came to me. Nice! I highly recommend and will co


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