Premier boat show anchors in Miami

January 1st, 2011

The 70th annual Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail Miami returns Feb. 17-21, 2011. The show will feature thousands of the newest powerboats, sailboats, engines, electronics and marine accessories from more than 2,000 leading manufacturers from around the world. Attractions this year include the new Dive & Travel Harbor, an ideal U.S. destination for […]

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Special-effect finishes

January 1st, 2011

Awlcraft SE finishes from Awlgrip feature fast-drying metallics, pearls and effect coatings with excellent opacity. Available in a full range of colors, Awlcraft SE provides a high-quality finish when applied using standard topcoat equipment. The fast-drying formulation allows multiple coats to be applied within a day, reducing overall working time. SOURCE Awlgrip

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Man overboard safety products

January 1st, 2011

The patented Autotether™ Wireless Man Overboard is an easy-to-install, unobtrusive wireless unit requiring no wiring or tools. The system clips to the boat ignition switch and is self-powered with AAA batteries. Operating via transmitter that sends radio waves to a receiver connected to a boat’s engine, Autotether shuts off the engine in the event that […]

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Wireless communication

January 1st, 2011

The Sports Alert from Aquatic AV is a wireless remote system that allows a skier to communicate with the boat driver without the use of hand signals. Sports Alert installs on a ski rope. The skier presses buttons to blink LEDs on the boat dash to alert the driver to speed up, slow down or […]

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Boat vents

January 1st, 2011

Vents from Airlette allow fabricators to install a venting device into boat coverings without the aid of hardware, adhesives or sewing. Airlette vents provide maximum ventilation to boat interiors to reduce the formation of mold and mildew. Produced in durable lightweight plastic, Airlette vents are manufactured in the United States and are unconditionally guaranteed. SOURCE […]

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Scissors sharpener

January 1st, 2011

4SharpScissors allows users to sharpen scissors at any time at virtually no cost in about 25 seconds. The unique design uses a small-diameter polishing wheel that produces a hollow ground cutting edge, while removing a minimum amount of steel from the blade. The sharpener gives a narrow, sharp edge growing into a thicker section for […]

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Spool tool

January 1st, 2011

Build a tangle-free cradle for binding and bungee. Problem Narrow goods, like binding, bungee and line, sold on spools, can be difficult to work with, and can tangle while working. Solution Build a simple cradle out of plastic or plywood to hold various size spools. Process Cut cradle pieces to the size and shape, as […]

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Service your customers

January 1st, 2011

By Pat Hayes We all know that service to our customer is critical, especially in this economy. How is it woven into your daily operation? Have you clearly defined your client expectations and established a means of meeting them in order to ensure satisfaction and a continuance of your business relationships? “Service” begins with the […]

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