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Metal Shark Adds Custom-Configurable Pilot Boats

Metal Shark 64 Defiant Pilot

  They have over 500 boats in the recreational, passenger, military and law enforcement markets under their build belts. Now Metal Shark Boats, the government/commercial entity of Gravois Aluminum Boats, LLC, has its sights set on the pilot boat market …

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Twin Disc Helps Make Duffield 58 a Game-Changer

Oftentimes, it’s the last-minute changes in a boatbuilding project that make all the difference when the owner takes the helm for the first time. Such was the case with the new Duffield 58 from Duffield Yachts. Well into the build, …

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Bitcoin and Denison yacht brokers 

  Yacht broker Wiley Sharp of Denison’s St. Thomas office recently brokered a deal for a 48ft sailing catamaran in the Virgin Islands. Nothing unique there, you might say, until you look at the transaction. Using Coinbase, a digital currency …

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New Phone/TV/data Inlet from Smartplug

Staying in touch with the outside world when in a marina can be a problem. How do you get all those cables connected to the boat? SmartPlug Systems, manufacturer of safer and smarter shore power connections, offers the BDCOAX, a …

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Holding Tank Odors Gone in a Splash

  Even the most seasoned mariner finds it difficult to stay below when noxious smells from a sanitation system waft through the cabin. With a mere four ounces added to a 25 gallon holding tank, K.O. (Kills Odors) from Raritan …

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Puerto Rico Police Buy More Metal Shark Patrol Boats 

Metal Shark’s latest 35ft Defiant 35 is now in service with the Puerto Rico Police Department. Photo courtesy of Metal Shark Boats

Louisiana-based boatbuilder Metal Shark has delivered its latest new law enforcement patrol boat to the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD). The new 35-foot Defiant welded aluminum pilothouse patrol vessel, built at Metal Shark’s Jeanerette, Louisiana production facility, joins the fleet …

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Over $300,000 Awarded in CCA Florida STAR

Conservation of one of Florida’s most popular marine resources, namely fish, is the main objective of the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) of Florida’s annual State-wide Tournament & Anglers Rodeo (STAR), presented by Yamaha. The 2017 event concluded with CCA Florida …

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How to Clean Your Diesel and Keep it Running Clean

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The boats cruisers use to follow their dreams, whether sail or power, usually rely on diesel fuel. It is the lifeblood of engines and generators, and often the one component that receives the least amount of care. Microbial contamination of …

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Inflatable Boat Pro Opens Second Location

There’s a new locale in town to see ZAR Formenti Boats and ZAR Mini RIBs up close and personal. Earlier this fall, Inflatable Boat Pro announced the opening of its North American flagship store in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to display …

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Mast Mount Adapts to a Wide Range of Antennas

Finding a stable, reliable platform to mount valuable antennas off a mast can be challenging. The new 4366-R Mast Mount from Shakespeare® provides a firm, robust base to install the company’s SeaWatch™, WebWatch™, WebWhip™ and stainless steel whip antennas. Built …

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