Travel to Cuba by boat

October 14th, 2015

The White House Administration announced that persons traveling to Cuba are now able to do so by boat whether it is for hire or for recreation. Prior to the revisions made by the administration, air travel was the only form of transportation to Cuba. Travels will still need to follow all guidelines and travel purposes, […]

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Bringing back Acania

September 1st, 2015

Faithful restoration brings back the style of the roaring '20s. Back in the 1920s and ’30s, large, luxurious cruising yachts were status symbols—often produced for the wealthy who sought to entertain and delight their guests in these elaborate vessels. When built, they earned accolades aplenty—even The New York Times published articles touting the ordering and […]

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That’s a wrap: business opportunities in boat graphics

March 1st, 2012

In today’s challenging market, many in the marine fabrication industry are looking for ways to diversify their businesses and offer new services to clients. One service area that could be a logical fit is boat wrapping. As an almost 30-year veteran of the boat painting and wrapping industry, I have witnessed the development of the […]

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Cash in on classic boat upholstery

January 1st, 2008

Restoring the interior of a classic boat begins by knowing when “nearly perfect” is just fine and when it is a dismal failure. Knowing the difference and educating your customers is the first order of business in any upholstery restoration project. “Our members who are interested in showing their boat—even winning a ‘best of’ category […]

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