Sospenders Inflatable Lifejackets (Personal Flotation Devices – PFDs) allow freedom of movement, are lightweight and comfortable, and provide maximum buoyancy so that boaters can safely enjoy most water-based activities. Stearns SOSpenders inflatable lifejackets/PFDs are U.S. Coast Guard approved.
Whether you are sailing, fishing, paddling, boating, or hunting, SOSpenders Life Jackets (PFDs) are a great choice, without sacrificing comfort or freedom of movement. Sospenders are not designed for personal watercraft, white water paddling, or towed activities.
October 10, 2008
Wesmar Bow and Stern Thrusters are an all stainless steel design. A low maintenance design is assured with polished stainless props, stainless steel casings and stainless steel seal and bearing carriers. Wesmar’s Bow and Stern thrusters are designed for low maintenance with extremely rugged and reliable operation, more thrust from the motor horsepower, easy of retrofitting or upgrading as well as precise operator control.
Wesmar’s new line of all stainless steel double propeller bow and stern thrusters is based on over 40 years experience in the ocean. From luxury yachts to commercial fishing vessels, some working in midwinter Arctic and Antarctic waters, Wesmar has been manufacturing rugged, reliable bow and stern thrusters.
Wesmar’s Customer Satisfaction Report is available as a PDF. From mega yachts to work vessels to tour boats.
Wesmars counter rotating dual propeller thrusters design was invented by Wesmar. The counter rotating propellers provide 40% more thrust from the same tunnel and input power over a single propeller design.
Wesmar Thruster are available from Go2marine in Direct Drive DC and Hydraulic Drives. Special orders can be fitted with Proportional DC Drive, AC Electric Drive and fitted for Central Hydraulics.
Direct Drive DC Electronic – (6 to 12 inch Thrusters), Two motor sizes with standard solenoid switch on/off control.
Hydraulic Drive – with load sense pumps, piston motors, proportional control valves, high and low pressure filtering, various sensing devices and a variety of tanks to fit vessels space requirements.
Wesmar Thrusters are available from 5 to 350 Horsepower and from 6″ to 42″ propellers for vessels from 25 to 250+ feet. Custom orders are available. Contact Go2marine to discuss your application.
October 8, 2008
Last year was a great success! Welcome to our second annual Go2marine Boaters Photo Contest. Submit the best picture of your boat (sail, power or otherwise) or boating activity.
Check out Last Years Photos!
First prize Winners receive a $100.00 Go2marine Gift Certificate in each of 3 categories:
1: Best Boating Action Photo
2: Best Family / Cruising Boating Photo
3: Best Classic Boat / Yacht Photo
Here are the rules:
You may submit as many photos as you want, just tell us the category you want them to compete in. Photos must be original material and not copyrighted. Have fun!
Email your entries directly to Go2marine at email@example.com
Photos must be submitted by December 31st 2008. Selected photos will be shown on Boatersline.com. Photos will be judged by our expert Boatersline Moderators.
Winners will be notified by email, and announced on Boatersline Jan 15th 2009.
Note: To ensure successful email deliveries, please try to keep photos under 2 MB . Submitting photos grants Boatersline permission to post photos and results to Boatersline.
1. Best Action Photo
2. Best Family / Cruising Boating Photo
3. Best Classic Boat / Yacht Photo
October 7, 2008
Solas Propellers is a unique manufacture of a quality product. Dr. Solas Y. J. Lin started R&D, manufacturing and distributing Solas Propellers over two decades ago. From the management philosophy to the mechanical construction of the propeller to the very building design the company uses; all are driven by a need to deliver the highest quality of products to it’s customer. Solas Propeller is a trusted name in outboard, sterndrive propellers and personal watercraft impellers.
Solas Propeller, founded by Dr. Solas Lin and based in Taiwan combines a world class research and design facility, highly skilled workers, cost-effective material sourcing, and a technologically advanced manufacturing facility to deliver products of the highest quality. The Solas management philosophy is “In virtue of love, we have always been holding to our core faith “Harmony, Honesty, Innovation, Excellence, Contribution, Value, Perpetuation, Progress” to pursue the perfect quality of the propellers.” Solas Propellers is also committed to the principle of “applying theory to reality for the welfare of human beings”, and Solas believes that the quality of Solas products improves the experience of all water sports. From this basis, the company offers their propellers and impellers, resulting in Solas being a customer responsive, quality orientated manufacturing company.
Solas propellers are available in:
Stainless Steel propellers are made of an ultra durable material that will NEVER rust as well as offering outstanding durability. Solas Stainless steel propellers are made by the investment casting process and feature the industry’s highest percentage of chromium, nickel, and molybdenum. Solas offers these propellers in either a three blade or four blade design, with many sizes to meet different requirements.
Aluminum propellers are manufactured by state of the art “squeeze casting” that gives the aluminum a finer grain with very little porosity. Available in many sizes, the Solas aluminum propeller is both stronger and more easily repaired.
Interchangeable Rubex propellers are easily swapped when a change from power to speed is needed – or you have damaged a propeller. Rubex propellers are available in Stainless Steel and Aluminum and are interchangeable with Flo-Torq and Vortex systems.
Go2marine is proud to carry Solas Propellers. Solas manufactures a complete line of 3 and 4 blade propellers.
Go2marine also carries Tohatsu, Suzuki, Honda and Yamaha outboard propellers as well as Volvo Penta sterndrive propellers.