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Gulfapalooza to Rock the Cruisers in November

Gulfapalooza Logo

The Central Gulf Marine Trades Association (CGMTA) has announced plans to host the first Gulfapalooza, a three-day social event for transient boaters to be held on the Alabama Gulf Coast, from November 12-14, 2014. Gulfapalooza will offer its participants the …

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Largest Covered Space for Yachts On Gulf Coast!

Bird's Eye view of Saunders Yachtworks.

Saunders Yachtworks Now Provides Covered Work Space for Up to 10 Yachts Out of Water Largest Covered Space Along the Gulf Coast With the recent addition of more than 13,000 square feet of covered work space, Saunders Yachtworks now offers …

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Fisher’s Adds Flavor to Orange Beach Marina

Fisher's Dockside waterview

One of the Southeast’s top marinas now gives boaters another reason to tie up there. Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina, a new waterfront restaurant, offers two very different dining experiences: Upstairs and Dockside. The establishment is named for owner Johnny …

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Saunders Yachtworks: Building Trust Since 1959

All photos courtesy of Saunders Yachtworks

When John Fitzgerald first joined Saunders Yachtworks in Alabama, the bulk of the company’s business was engine service, and their key clients were commercial boat operators, including tugboat skippers who were running 24/7. “Those clients lost money every hour their …

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The Sinking of the LuLu – Alabama’s New Artificial Reef

Photography by Lila Harris, Aquatic Soul Photography

Her cavernous births and sprawling cargo decks once clamored as merchant marines bustled about making wage managing the apportioned consignment. Heavy payloads pushed wake, taxing the giant diesels, who churned tirelessly across vast oceans to distant ports of call. Here, …

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Christmas Boat Parade Calendar through the Southeast

The Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce presents “A Coastal Christmas,” a month long celebration including land and sea parades, food, singing and of course, Santa. Photos courtesy of Clayton Wallace and the Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce

Waterways across our region come alive during the holiday season as communities hold their annual Christmas lighted boat parades. For many communities, what may have begun as a simple floating parade with some twinkling lights outlining the vessel has turned …

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Wharf Boat Show Coming in May to Orange Beach AL

Wharf Boat & Yacht Show (WBYS) to be held May 2-5, 2013, in Orange Beach, Ala.   Boasting one of the most diverse in-water and land displays of boats, yachts and marine business along the central Gulf Coast, the Wharf …

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