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Brothers Marine Canvas
Fly bridge canvas
Brothers just finished my flybridge in Long Beach did an excellent job and took care of some small extra details as request by Richar60 in fullerton, ca
Orion Yacht Solutions Inc.
rip off
Andy the owner of this company is the worst marine contractor I have dealt with in 16 yrs of running private yachts. Not only by andrew14 in fort lauderdale, fl
Pullen Tows - Vessel Assist Lake Washington
Poor Attitude and Overcharge
I had the distinct displeasure of having to deal with this guy 'JP" from Pullen Tows- on Sat 12 July on Lake Union. He was o by Michae71 in kirkland, wa
Sun Country Marine
Great service!
Thank you so much to Derek Watson of Sun Country Marine in Ontario for such wonderful service. My wife and I just purchased a by Thomas26 in arcadia, ca

Latest Boating News

Brunswick reports 2Q resultsSecond-quarter sales at Brunswick Corp. increased 4 percent from last year to $1.14 billion, up from $1.1 billion in the 2013 quarter, reflecting growth in outboard boats and engines, as well as parts and accessories for the marine segment. Those gains were partially offset by revenue declines in fiberglass sterndrive and inboard boats and engines,...more[read more]
MarineMax reports 3Q resultsMarineMax said today that its revenue grew about 22 percent, or $39 million, to $214.4 million in its third quarter and same-store sales grew 22 percent on top of 16 percent growth in the quarter last year. “The extra effort by our team, combined with having the right strategies and product to satisfy the demands...more[read more]
West Marine reports 2Q resultsRevenue at West Marine dropped slightly, compared with last year, to $236.5 million, and comparable-store sales decreased by 0.7 percent in the second quarter, prompting the company to lower its 2014 guidance. The retailer now expects pretax income to be in the $8.5 million to $11 million range —$7 million lower than previously forecast—compared with...more[read more]
Marine Products 2Q sales depended on regional weatherSales of Robalo’s larger sportfishing and bay boats increased in the second quarter despite encountering “a real struggle”in regions affected by bad weather this spring. Jetboats also continue to be a bright spot looking ahead as the company ramps up production to meet consumer and dealer demand. “As you could imagine, the Southeast is the...more[read more]
VIDEO: Anglers pitch in for shark studiesWith shark sightings and attacks on the rise, an effort is under way in Montauk, N.Y., to understand one of the ocean’s most mysterious creatures. NOAA Fisheries is in charge of managing the health of the marine resources that live as much as 200 miles off the U.S. coast. The most critical resources available for...more[read more]
Larson Boat Group signs deal to build Gekko Sport towboatsLarson Boat Group will start manufacturing Gekko Sport’s four models of towboats from its Little Falls, Minn., facility. “Larson’s state-of-the-art production facilities are impressive and their market-leading production team is the right fit to build Gekkos,” Gekko founder and president Mark Overbye said in a statement. “Gekko’s headquarters are just 100 miles away, so working...more[read more]