Volvo Penta Control Display SystemVolvo Penta has unveiled a new Water Sport Control system designed to create a unique user experience for wake surfing, wake boarding and water-skiing enthusiasts.

Mercury JoystickMercury Marine has announced that it will offer joystick piloting on V-6 3.4L 200hp and 225hp FourStroke outboards with DTS and V-6 3.4L 200hp SeaPro outboards with DTS.

ShurholdIn over 100 years, the chamois hasn't changed that much. But Shurhold Industries found a way to improve upon the classic cleaning tool.

HubbellWhen it comes to electricity, safety is paramount. Hubbell Marine now offers 15 and 25 kVA Isolation Transformers with an optional 12.5% Auto-Boost. 

Hella MarineThe United States Coast Guard (USCG) recently published an alert (bit.ly/2PPRK50) detailing the effect of Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) caused by some LED products, and the potential for electronic communication interference. 

Sunbrella SeamarkWeather-Resistant and Design-Forward Sunbrella SeaMark Offers 100% Waterproof Material for Marine and Commercial Environments. 

Sea-Doo Fish ProBRP has come out with a new, specialized Sea-Doo model purpose-built for fishermen and women. The 2019 Sea-Doo FISH PRO is the first and only true Personal Watercraft (PWC) built specifically from the factory for fishing.

 

 

Tandem Origami KayakHere’s some fun! Oru Kayak, makers of the original origami-inspired folding kayak, are unveiling the “Haven,” an all new convertible tandem kayak.

TeakLifeThe Sansin Corporation, a global leader in environmentally friendly, high-performance wood protection, will showcase its expanded line of Teak Life deck products at the Newport International Boat Show being held in Newport, RI, Sept. 13-16.

BECKSON Utility PumpHaving a utility pump with a flexible intake hose can be a welcome problem solver in many situations onboard.

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