Apr 17, 2017

Lightarmor PluginAttwood announces the release of new LightArmor Plug-In Bases, a complete line of light bases designed for premium performance, styling, and durability.

The all-new Teardrop Series features an elegant teardrop shape with a contemporary, compact footprint. Traditional round and rectangle shapes complete the product offering and all three shapes come in composite and 316 stainless steel finishes. The teardrop and round bases also come in 304 stainless steel.

The LightArmor Plug-in Bases have a new proprietary threaded design feature that not only ensures a tight fit, but also enhances ease of installation. The durable bases will securely hold up to a 72-inch pole light and are offered in 2 and 3-pin options to accommodate task lights. The cover design stays secure while opened or closed and prevents rattling while underway.

The new plug-in bases were first unveiled at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida in October of 2016 and are now available for OEM orders through your Attwood Sales Representative.

LightArmor has become the premium name in marine lighting and accessories. Each LightArmor lighting product is engineered to be the brightest and most durable to perform in the harshest marine environments.
About Attwood Corporation

Attwood Corporation has been an award-winning leader in the design, development, testing, and manufacturing of the highest quality boat parts and accessories in the marine industry for over 100 years. Today, Attwood is a broadly diversified supplier of navigational lighting, pumps and blowers, fuel accessories, electrical products, gas springs, trailer components, boat seating, boat covers and boat bimini tops – everything you need to enjoy your boating experience.

 

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Fenelon Falls LockAs a part of an historic investment program along the Trent-Severn Waterway, the lower lock gates at Fenelon Falls Lock 34 were painted this winter. Painting and routine maintenance helps to extend the life span oflock gates by protecting against rusting, corrosion, and natural wear. This work has now been completed. The site has now been turned over to Parks Canada maintenance teams once again, to complete seasonal maintenance tasks in advance of the opening of the navigation season on May 18, 2018. READ MORE

 

 

 

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2018 BOAT BUILDER AWARDS

METS Boat Builder Awards 2018 400The 2018 edition of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, in association with Raymarine, is now open for nominations in 10 categories that highlight key facets of the industry, from innovation and collaboration, through to future investment and performance by individuals.

Entry is free and easily accessed via the improved boatbuilderawards.com website, which offers clear explanations of each category.

Nominations can be made by individuals or companies on their own behalf. Or by any other industry professional who believes a boat builder, supply chain partner or individual should receive recognition. READ MORE

 

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