Ritchie Supersport Venture CompassIt only takes one foggy, disorienting day on the water to make a boat owner understand the value of a compass. The SuperSport Venture SS-PR2 from Ritchie Navigation is the ideal new or replacement magnetic compass for boats from 16' to 35' in length.

Liqui Moly Gear OilWhether on an outboard or sterndrive, the lower unit needs clean, fresh gearcase oil for continued reliability and to extend its overall service life. While changing gearcase oil is a simple DIY task typically done once a year or every 100 hours, a premium product should be used. Fully synthetic LIQUI-MOLY Marine High Performance Gear Oil SAE 85W-90 is the ideal choice.

Dockmate Remote ControlDockmate®, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote controls for yachts, announced today that it has developed an interface that allows complete compatibility with a wide variety of digital (CANbus) and analog engine and thruster controls. Additionally, they have custom-made splitter cables for easy connection to existing controls with plug-and-play simplicity.

Shoremaster Hydraulic TruliftShoreMaster, LLC from Minnesota, a leading manufacturer of waterfront lifts, announced this Fall the launch of its latest and most versatile hydraulic lift model yet – the TruLift. 

Taco Marine Rub RailThe sleek, low-profile navigation light fits V11-9960, V11-9950 and V11-9990 SuproFlex profiles, meets ABYC and USCG requirements for both sail and powerboats and has a water-resistant IP68 rating for hours of maintenance-free use. Sold in pairs with one 3-watt port (red) light and one 2-watt starboard (green) light.

Rariton Raw Water StrainerWithout filtration, cooling pumps and hoses used for propulsion, auxiliary and generator engines will become clogged with waterborne debris. If this happens, it means an expensive, time-consuming repair.

“Overall, a better and more comfortable ride.” That’s what Bob Konz, captain of the 71-ft. Jim Smith custom sportfishing yacht Fantasia, had to say after the installation of a Humphree stabilization system.

Delta Moisturizer EliminatorsNot removing moisture and salt spray from marine engine intake air can cause a decrease in fuel burn rate and an increase in combustion duration. This opens the door to poor ignition and potential misfires.

Vacuum MountNo one wants to nail into the side of a boat to hang holiday decorations as they might on a house. With the new white Wreath Hanger from SeaSucker, they don't have to. Attached to any clean, non-porous surface, it holds up to 120 pounds—enough to hang a plastic Frosty.

IRIS New CMACIris Innovations, specializing in affordable on-board camera security and situational awareness systems, has announced the launch of the industry’s first, fully-integrated command and control system for boat cameras and alarms – CMAC, as well as IrisControl, a new HTML5 application to run on OneHelm™, a third-party application platform by Garmin®.

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2022 AMI Conference & Expo, Feb 1-3, 2022| Daytona Beach

 

Association of Marina IndustriesSave the date for the 2022 AMI Conference & Expo in Daytona Beach, FL on February 1-3, 2022. Plan ahead and book your room at the host hotel to receive your discounted rates!

The Association of Marina Industries Conference & Expo is THE leading marina and boatyard conference. It is geared specifically toward marina and boatyard owners; operators and managers; as well as dock masters, harbormasters, boat builders and repairers, and industry consultants. 

 

 

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Vision marine unveils its E-Motion™ fully electric powertrain matched with the iconic Bruce 22 at Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

Vision MarineThe first on-water event showcasing the Company’s innovative powertrain technology with equal parts performance and art, sees the astonishing Bruce 22 and the efficacious E-Motion™ Outboard are set to break a previous speed record.

Vision Marine Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VMAR) (“Vision Marine” or the “Company”), a global leader in the electric recreational boating industry serving both OEMs and consumers, is pleased to announce its return to the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, the largest unsanctioned boat race in the US, taking place August 28-29, 2021.

 

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IMTRA expands sales and support teams and celebrates retirement of industry veteran

Dick DavidsonIMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality solutions and products for the marine, energy and transportation markets, announced August 19th, that the sales team has been bolstered, anticipating the upcoming retirement of long-time sales and service representative, Dick Davidson.

With an impressive career that spanned decades, Davidson spent over 30 years serving California, the American Southwest and customers throughout Asia. He will be replaced by Will Vrooman, a 20-year marine industry veteran. Vrooman comes to IMTRA after serving as national sales manager for Maxwell Marine, where he handled all aspects of new business development and client service. 

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