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Boat registration numbers decreased 2.2 percent, or 282,615 boats.
NMMA released findings from preliminary evaluations on isobutanol-gasoline blends.
Robert Deputy, former president and CEO of Godfrey Marine, inducted in NMMA Hall of Fame.
IBEX 2011 hosted more than 100 industry authorities, 90 different educational seminars.
The 2012 Time Standards Manual is now available for download.
Laurie Moers appointed to sales; Jonathan Chakales is appointed to Zone 4 CPA board.
The Rozalia Project For a Clean Ocean received top honors in Interlux Waterfront Challenge.
Bainbridge International’s headliner adds a clean, finished look to the inside of the cabin while helping to dampen outside noises.
Coronado Plush marine-grade carpet from Keyston Bros. features a soft hand while offering high UV stability.
KTTEX™ Area Reflective fabric provides weather protection and safety for any nighttime activity.
MarChem CFI ’s Mustang is a softer and more pliable version of the company ’s Top Gun fabric.
The Miami Corp. offers the latest lines of Sattler Solids, Stripes and Firemaster Plus®.
An addition to the PTFE thread market, Solar Thread II, from Pennsylvania Thread Co., maintains 100 percent of its strength after years of exposure to sun, rain, chemicals, UV radiation and salt.
Two new styles give fabricators needed versatility and performance. QTC Contrast T-270 bonded nylon thread is designed for seams that get noticed—bold colors recommended for decorative seat trimming, accent stitching and more.
Solarscreen PPS flexible PVC screen sheets from Vicar International protect your marine interior from the sun ’s hottest UVA and UVB rays while maintaining visibility.
Vicar International added 138 UVR to its Aqualon line of bonded polyester threads, which combines durability with aesthetics.
Bella-Dura introduces a new line of casual fabrics with the help of Hable Construction.
Clear Grommets disappear from sight when your banner or graphic is hung.
Intermold’s Lever Lock Joiner connects adjustable support poles of standard 3/4-inch tubing to 7/8-inch tubing without the need for modifications, eliminating the risk of scratching the tubing when adjusting screws.
Offray Specialty Narrow Fabrics introduces E-Z Lace Supreme™, a patented grommet-free lacing system.
Bungee Shock Cord fasteners have low, slim profile for a clean, finished appearance.
Paskal ’s GLOCK and SLOCK waterproof zippers feature interlocking offset teeth that block water.
The Strap 'n Hold quick-release buckles attach in seconds with no sewing or loops required.
Flexi-Hinge™, from Positive Design, securely joins nearly any combination and length of fabric, vinyl, film, mesh, leather, rubber and neoprene.
SNAD fasteners flex and conform to tubing, boat hulls, decks and more, allowing you to place snaps where screw-in studs won’t work.
STA-LOK self-fit terminals easily and efficiently terminate wire ropes.
Custom edge seals from Xtreme Seal are made by fabricators for fabricators and recently received patent 8,028,640 (compositions and methods for sealing), which covers the company ’s designs and profiles.
The Juki DU-11181N-7/X73096-AA is a single-needle, lockstitch, top-and-bottom-feed machine ideal for sewing heavy-duty materials such as canvas and leather.
Carlson Design T-bar Digitizer allows you to create digital patterns quickly and accurately.
Consew’s 206RB line of long-arm sewing machines easily stitches through light- or heavy-weight materials including leather, vinyl, upholstery, synthetics, canvas and coated products.
Cosmos and Kabar, the largest manufacturers and suppliers of RF Welding equipment, tooling and parts in the United States, offer a wide range of equipment and products for the boating industry.
Flexi-Hinge™ ProSail ’s MkIII plotter accommodates wide projects of virtually any length, making it useful for projects such as biminis, spray hoods and boat covers.
3M’s Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division offers low-emission versions of the company’s aerosol adhesives.
The AQ-DM-4B Digital Media Locker from keeps digital music-playing device clean and dry.
From Armstrong Nautical Products, the RIB and Center Pole Telescopic boarding ladders make it easy and safe to board a variety of boats.
ExactFlat automates the pattern-making process, taking you from a 3-D CAD model to a finished 2-D flat pattern file in minutes.
Herculite Products Inc. offers Riviera Sew-in labels as an addition to its Herculite Riviera Marine Fabric line.
Larson Electronic ’s Magnalight LEDWP-400 wall pack light incorporates a light assembly containing twelve 3.33-watt LEDs with a special reflector to produce an intense illumination.
From Manson Anchors, the Boss anchor features the patented Manson Shackle.
First craze resistant, anti-fog, water-shedding polycarbonate window for the marine industry.
There are many good ways to reinforce aft covers or mooring covers.
The transformation of a classic sailboat emphasizes the importance of communication between owner and fabricator.
Wood replacement options include marine plywood, PVC board and plastic board.
Turn up the volume and spread the news about your business–even with limited funds.
Battling city hall can, in many instances, be funded with tax write-offs and deductions.
Darren Arthur of Nautilux Custom Canvas gives insights on how his shop runs.