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Cleaning and Preserving Your Investment!

We all know that we need to take care of our boats, but do you really know how to extend the life of your investment? Here are some suggestions from our own John Sexton. John has been with Sunrise Marine since 2002, and he knows boats! *When you return from the water, the #1 task is RINSE, RINSE, RINSE! Not only your boat, but your trailer, and tow vehicle. Saltwater is very hard on your equipment. RINSE, RINSE, RINSE. *Prevent Corrosion? T... Read More

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It’s That Time Again!

Your boat has sat in the yard all winter and now it's time to go to the water! Do yourself a big favor, check your trailer. First, it's tires and wheels. Check the air pressure, it is bound to be low after sitting all winter and low tires are hard to pull.  They also build heat and that is not good, so air them up. Check your wheel nuts so you don't wobble your way down the road. Hook it all up to your vehicle and see that your lights are a... Read More

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Holiday Boat Parade!

Deck your boat for the 3rd annual Boggy Bayou Holiday Boat Parade!  Hosted by North Light Yacht Club, registration is only $20 to be in the parade plus an unwrapped toy (benefitting Toys-For-Tots) to attend the post-party parade.  Parade is December 10th from 5:30pm - 6:30pm.  Bring the family and enjoy the friendly holiday atmoshpere and be sure to keep your eye out for Sunrise Marine's new gorgeous red  Cape Horn!

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How will the test panel look after 2 weeks in the water?

If you recall our test methodology, the drill is to remove the test panel and blast it with the hose once or twice a week. This simulates the “washing action” a boat hull receives in use. Then I thought: “Folks take vacations; weather can cancel plans; your third cousin gets married. ... Life happens, and sometimes we just can’t go boating. What happens if I let the panel sit for two weeks, basically inviting marine life to come on in ... Read More

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Pensacola Boating Safety Class

Pensacola Sail and Power Squadron is sponsoring a boating safety class Saturday to educate boat and watercraft owners about rules, laws and regulations. The class will cover a wide array of topics, including Florida boating laws, anchoring, navigation rules and trailering. The course meets the state educational requirements for boater identification. The class is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 3410 at the Pensacola Junior College Warrington ... Read More

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The results of a Boat Owners Association of The United States (Boat U.S) membership survey, released May 15th, suggest that 96 percent of respondents said the economic downturn would not lead them to "stop using their boat this summer." While some boaters are seeing their boating activities curtailed, most remain positive about their boating plans for this summer, according to a statement from Boat U.S.  "Last summer, high fuel prices kept s... Read More

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You make your kids wear a life jacket when boating and swimming but what about your dog? Dozens of dogs are lost each year from drowning due to panic, exhaustion, and cold water immersion.   We know that dogs can swim, after all, that’s where we get the term “doggy paddle” from, but just like your kids, your dog can get tired and this could be dangerous in the water. A dog life vest will help keep him/her afloat should he/she tir... Read More

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