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Thieves Want YOUR Boat

Monday, October 31, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Is your boat shorter than 26 feet? Does it have an outboard motor and rest on a trailer? If you said yes, beware,   you’re a big target for theft. A newly released study that looked at five years of BoatUS Marine Insurance claims files shows that 75 percent of all boats stolen matched this description. With the long winter lay-up period nearing, BoatUS has five tips to make your boat harder to steal.  Read Full Story

Scout Boats Photo Shoot

Sunday, October 30, 2016
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Free winterizing guide for your boat from BoatUS

Thursday, October 27, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, Va.— Water mistakenly left in a boat’s engine block to freeze over the winter is sure to become an expensive repair bill come springtime. As the ice expands, it can crack the block and ruin the motor, damage fiberglass, split hoses, or destroy a boat’s refrigeration system. To prevent a mishap while putting the boat away this fall, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), a boating advocacy, services and safety group offers the free 15-page “Boater's Guide to Winterizing.”  Read Full Story

Twin Disc reveals new tech at FLIBS next month

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Twin Disc, leader in innovative marine propulsion technology, debuts three new products at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, November 3–7. The company will be exhibiting the equipment both in its booth, Engine Tent 1205, 1224, and on its Maritimo C60 demo boat. Media and the public are invited to schedule a sea trial.  Read Full Story




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