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Compact Navigation Systems

Courtesy of Pacific Yacht Systems This year manufacturers featured several big value navigation systems that came in small packages. A number of fellow boaters purchased these systems for their day boats or runabouts and called us to say how impressed they were with the performance …. If you’re looking for... Continue reading
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Great Gift Ideas for Boaters

Holiday time is upon us and gift ideas are like gold.  If there’s a boater on your gift list, we’ve polled our staff and vendors for gifts that he or she will love! Your Favorite Harbor in 3D 3D nautical wood maps make the perfect home and office décor.  These bathymetric, wood-carved... Continue reading
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The Boatbuilding History at Kingman Yacht Center

We’ve talked with the old-timers and pored through history books and periodicals to learn the real story of boatbuilding on Red Brook Harbor, much of it dating back into the 1800's. But when it comes to Kingman it’s somewhat confusing. Here’s what we’ve got: Our boatyard’s founder, T. Barry Kingman,... Continue reading
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What’s the Best Way to Winterize My Boat’s Gas Tank?

With winter storage season comes the frequently-asked question, "What's the best way to winterize my gasoline tanks?" Our best answer comes from an understanding that there are three basic threats to your gasoline fuel system during long-term storage:   1) "Bad Gas." When left sitting still, gasoline can begin to "go bad" in a matter of months.... Continue reading