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July 22, 2015 LADD Distribution LADD website now in 7 languages.LADD Distribution, supplier of TE Connectivity’s DEUTSCH, AMPSEAL, and AMPSEAL 16 electrical connectors and accessories, is pleased to announce that the company’s website,, is now available in seven languages. In addition to English, content is now available in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Chinese. ladd-website-now-in-7-languages.pdf 236KB
June 15, 2015 Scepter Canada Inc. Scepter Marine appoints five new distributors for its fuel tanks and fittings, serving the US, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. scepter-expands-distribution.pdf 13KB
June 12, 2015 DIAB DIAB launches Divinycell HM – the toughest core ever. diab-divinycell-hm.pdf 103KB
June 8, 2015 Winboat WINBOAT™ starts to sell patented foldable RIBs in the United States. Inventor of internationally patented foldable RIB design presents first fully foldable rigid inflatable boats in the United States. New technology was utilized in the production line of foldable RIBs, ranging in sizes from 9 to 15 feet.  WINBOAT™ - when storage place does matter! winboat.pdf 171KB
May 5, 2015 Serge Ferrari Pollution Resistant MaterialSerge Ferrari Announces Pollution Resistant Material for Marine Industry pollution-resistant-material_.pdf  80KB
May 5, 2015 Airtech Multi-purpose tape. Airtech Advanced Materials Group introduces the NEW Econobreaker 2R multi-purpose tape. econobreaker_2r.pdf  430KB
April 29, 2015 Yanmar Marine International Yanmar relocates marine recreational HQ to Europe. ymipr201502.pdf 27KB
April 28, 2015 Professional BoatBuilder magazine Refit Show logoProfessional BoatBuilder launches Annual Conference and Exhibition for Yacht Refit Professionals at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January28-29, 2016 refit-show2016.pdf 107KB
April 23, 2015 Talon Technology Carbon Hinge system Using materials that will be familiar to advanced boat builders the Carbon Hinge system is extremely thin, lightweight and durable. And with exceptional corrosion resistance is perfect for marine applications.
Geoff Germon, the CEO of Talon says, “our 50mm hinge is only 1.6mm thick when closed, it weighs less than 5 grams and yet can hold over 150 kgs.”  
March 19, 2015 NSI Ultimate marine keyboard.The ultimate marine keyboard for the most demanding jobs. NSI proudly announces their 103 key backlit keyboard with integrated ergonomical trackball and scroll wheel. Easy typing, scrolling & rolling throughout your applications, even in the harshest of marine environments. This keyboard is available with or without IEC 60945 marine certification as required for use with ECDIS & Radar systems. ultimate-marine-keyboard.pdf
March 10, 2015 Yanmar Europe / Yanmar Marine International The record-breaking achievement of Banque Populaire VII, winner of the 2014 Route du Rhum transatlantic single-handed yacht race is a tribute to the combined efforts of her designers (Van Peteghem Lauriot-Prevost) builders (Multiplast) and, not least, the skill of her skipper Loïck Peyron in setting the performance of this exceptional ocean-racing .... yanmarpress-banque-populaire-vii.pdf 27KB
March 2, 2015 Taco Marine Rub rail mounted LED navigation lightsTaco Marine’s Rub Rail Mounted LED Navigation Lights are 3-watt port and starboard LED lights that can be seen up to two miles away. These low voltage LED lights preserve battery life by drawing less than .25 amps. They are made of a heavy-gage stainless steel joiner cover designed to fit popular Taco Marine rigid vinyl rub rail profiles.  
January 28, 2015 YANMAR America Yanmar America engineYANMAR America, a leader in the sailboat engine market, is pleased to announce the introduction of five new Tier 3 compliant engines designed for pleasure boats. These new engines are the first of their kind to offer direct injection common rail technology, which will lead to increased performance for boaters in the North and South American markets and worldwide. yanmar-rail-sailboat-engines.pdf 90KB