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    The innovative Safashor Basic Dock Model is a 36" slip-resistant gangplank that installs permanently on a dock or seawall.

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    Veratron GPS Antenna Boasts Integrated Receiver

    The new veratron GO is a GPS/GLONASS/Galileo constellation receiver and antenna in one compact package. NMEA 2000® certified, it has easy plug-and-play installation that requires minimal setup.

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    AirWave Combo Antenna

    Few antennas can match the versatility of AirWave Marine's Combo VHF/AIS+AM/FM.

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    Schmitt & Ongaro Wheel

    Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products' new 14.2" Model 30 marine steering wheel is a striking, contemporary design by Stella.

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    Shurhold Deck Mop

    Shurhold's new 60" and 72" Water Sprite Deck Mops have fixed wooden handles that simply won't scratch if accidentally rubbed against paint, chrome, vinyl or powder coating.

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    No Wind? No Fuel? No Problem!

    Few things are as frustrating to a boat owner as being becalmed or running out of fuel—or both. If a tow isn't available, paddling is the next-best solution.

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    Sleek All-Black Antennas

    The all-black Full Stealth line of antennas, mounts and cable from AirWave Marine delivers superior quality and performance in a sleek modern package.

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    A Clean, Odor-Free Bilge With BOATLife

    Bilge Cleaner from BoatLIFE quickly and effortlessly emulsifies oil and scum, leaving the vessel smelling fresh and new.

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    JMP's Engine Pumps For Caterpillar

    Caterpillar marine diesels command respect for their efficient and reliable power. When their OEM or aftermarket engine cooling seawater pumps need replacing, JMP Marine is the name to turn to.

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    MarPower Energy Storage Inverter

    In addition to its shore power converters, Nauti-Tech now offers the state-of-the-art ESI, the world's smallest and lightest energy storage inverter.

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    SeaSucker's Wreath Hanger

    With SeaSucker's new Wreath Hanger, it's easy to add holiday decorations to ensure neighbors and sleigh bells don't pass by your marina.

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    Just Like New

    It's easy to get your outdoor furniture looking new again with Iosso Products' Vinyl and Leather Cleaner & Conditioner.

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    Sea-Fire 3M Novec 1230

    Sea-Fire Marine has introduced its first US Coast Guard-approved 3M Novec 1230 engineered fire suppression system available at 725 psi (50 bar).

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    Blow It Up

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    Dock Box, Love Seat—What's the Difference?

    Most dock boxes aren't sturdy enough to sit on. Nor are they too comfortable. The Waterside Lounger from Better Way Products is both.

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    Light It Up

    EuroLED 95 Down Lights from Hella marine feature a low profile, European design that complements a wide range of interior décors.

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