Argos Dinghy OverheadHere’s a dinghy that will get you to the shoreside pier in style; this bespoke 10' RIB tender has a striking profile that quickens the pulse and unrivaled luxury. The 305 Yachting from Argos Nautic will be on display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in October.

AirheadThrustThe Airhead Thrust is an out-of-this-world thrill ride.  Get your wetsuite out and get ready for last minute on-the-water fun! 

RoatanTravelKayak1Airhead Recreational Kayak is perfect for cruising boaters at anchor.  Stow it, inflate and paddle from your anchorage. 

Regal 36At the end of July, Regal Marine unveiled their all-new models, the 36 XO and 36 Grande Coupe, on a live stream to the public. The versatile layout of the 36 XO starts at the transom, with a low-to-the-water wraparound swim platform, featuring wings on both sides of the Yamaha outboards.

ExcelWaterskisThe HO Excel Waterskis are your classic compression molded skis that are durable, but also have a ton of surface area to get those big riders out of the water and carving up a storm.

MarshMellowThe Ronix Marsh Mellow Thrasher is a lightweight, 3 fin wakesurf board ideal for those wanting a high-performance surf that won't break the bank.  

 

 

Mercury Racing PropellerThe new Mercury Racing 300hp Five‑Blade CNC Cleaver propellers are designed expressly to maximize the performance of 300hp outboards.

Beneteau Gran Turismo 36Beneteau may have outdone itself with introduction of its new Gran Turismo 36, manufactured in Cadillac, Michigan for the North American market. As its name implies, the Gran Turismo 36 was built for distance and speed with 2 x 350 horsepower inboard or outboard engine options.

OWave BackPackNew from Plastimo, this bi-colour backpack in Tarpaulin 500D will keep contents dry from ship to shore.

ROADIE

Being a boater can come with certain space restraints for additional items that may make your outings even more fun.  The Pulse Inflatable Roadie I-Sup is a great solution.

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