Stephen Miles to Paint First 34-Foot Pilini Marine Technologies Cat

Adding another performance-boat builder to its growing client roster, Stephen Miles Design in Owensboro, Ky., will paint the first 34-foot catamaran for Pilini Marine Technologies. That’s the word from ace paint man Stephen Miles and Jay Pilini of the Clearwater, Fla., boat company that bears his name.

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Stephen Miles Design is scheduled to complete its plant expansion just in time to take on work from Pilini Marine Technologies.

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Kuttawa Cannon Ball Run Opens Registration

Scheduled for June 16-17 on Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake, the Kuttawa Cannon Ball Run opened registration today via a new website. Current sponsors of the inaugural Kentucky-based event, as listed on the website, include Stephen Miles Design, Lively Machine Company, Buzzard Rock Resort and Marina, Eddie Creek Marina and Resort, Kuttawa Harbor Marina, Inc., Prizer Point Marina and Resort and Black Horse Motorsports.

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Next Generation VesselView System Released In Miami

New for 2017 and currently on display the Mercury Marine exhibit—by far the largest and busiest indoor display at the Miami International Boat Show—the Mercury VesselView® 703 is the latest generation of the marine engine and accessories builder’s engine monitoring and operations system. VesselView 703 incorporates the new Simrad® SolarMAX® HD display for precise, reliable control combined with increased clarity, high-definition resolution, wide viewing angles, and enhanced controls for easier operation in all conditions, according to press materials from the Fond du Lac, Wis., company.

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Mercury Racing Offers New Prop for Verado 400R and ROS Outboard

While a more-powerful supercharged Verado outboard engine isn’t in the cards, as previously reported on speedonthewater.com, for Mercury Racing in 2017, a new propeller for the company’s two most powerful current Verado offerings—the 400R, 400R Carbon Edition and the ROS (Race Offshore) models—definitely is. The Fond du Lac, Wis., company unveiled its new surface-piercing CNC Outboard Cleaver propeller shortly after the Miami International Boat Show opened this morning.

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Mercury Racing's new CNC Outboard Cleaver propeller is offered in 32-, 32-1/2-, 33-1/2- and 34-inch pitches (click images to enlarge).

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Sunsation Adds Davis Watersports As Mid-Atlantic Dealer

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Sunsation's builds a line of 29-, 32- and 34-foot CCX (Center Console Xtreme) powerboats.

Davis Watersports of Richmond, Va., has signed on as the Mid-Atlantic dealer for Sunsation Powerboats. The news was announced in a press release from the Algonac, Mich., high-performance center console dealer.

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FB Marine Group Takes On Baja, Donzi Classic and Fountain Brand Sales

FB Marine Group has been appointed to represent the Florida region for the Baja, Donzi Classic and Fountain boat brands, according to a press release from the Pompano Beach, Fla.-based full-service marine dealership, which also has locations in Fort Lauderdale and Aventura/Miami.

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Wozencraft Insurance Lights Up New Easy To Navigate Website

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In an effort to improve the online experience for its customers, Wozencraft Insurance Agency, which specializes in coverage for high-performance powerboats and powerboating events across the country, has launched a new website. The site, which features a 360-degree video montage on its home page, went live this morning.

Site features and functionality include:

•Comprehensive online form for boat insurance.
•Multiple online insurance forms for various other types of insurance.
•Online Claims reporting for Wozencraft’s customers.
•Customer service ticketing and tracking system directly with the company’s office.
•Wozencraft finance for boat lending.
•Up-to-date correspondence from Wozencraft’s social community.

“We think this improved site will better help us meet the needs of our boating community members with there insurance and finance needs,” said Devin Wozencraft, the owner of the Southern California-based company, in a press release from the outfit.

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