Friday, April 12, 2013

Beacon Point Marine


Join us April 13 & 14, 2013, 9 am – 4 pm at the Greenwich Boat Show!

Over the last two decades, Beacon Point Marine has become one of the most trusted boat retailers in Connecticut. They’re a full-service marina with two locations along the Connecticut shoreline in Cos Cob and Shelton.

Backed by an experienced sales and service team, they’re a 5-Star Certified Dealer offering a large variety of the finest new and pre-owned vessels, ranging from 43-foot fishing boats to 14-foot pontoons. And they’re the go-to dealer for new Scout, Sea Fox and Bentley Pontoon boats. A few examples of their boats include the following:

Scout 275 XSF: The 275 XSF showcases Scout’s patented T-top/hardtop with tempered glass enclosure, and their revolutionary Nu-V3 high performance, fuel-saving hull design. The cockpit features spacious fishing room, a bait preparation station with a sink and stainless tackle drawers. It also has easy access to the transom, swim platforms and engines.

Sea Fox 256 CC: Known for having a dry, stable ride with plenty of power, the Sea Fox 256 CC is a fantastic boat whether you’re fishing with your friends or spending a summer afternoon cruising with your family. A quality boat at an affordable price, the Sea Fox 256 CC features comfortable seating, lots of tackle storage, and a layout that provides plenty of space for fish fighting.

Bentley 160 Cruise: With a design that makes it perfect for entertaining family and friends, the Bentley 160 Cruise pontoon boat is the ideal boat for enjoying a day on the water. Equipped with a Mercury 25-horsepower, four-stroke engine, the Bentley 160 Cruise is set-up like your own oasis on the water, with a Bimini top, carpet, stereo, lots of cup holders, an easy-to-use swim ladder and much more.

To learn more about Beacon Point Marine, visit

Contact: Rick Kral, Brian Luby or Karen Piscitelli 203-661-4033;
Address: 49 River Road, Cos Cob, Connecticut 06807 and 722 River Road, Shelton, Connecticut 06484

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Marine Max

Join us April 13 & 14, 2013, 9 am – 4 pm at the Greenwich Boat Show!

National boat retailer MarineMax has built a reputation in the Norwalk, Connecticut area for helping to make boaters’ dreams a reality. They offer Connecticut’s boaters the best in quality boat service and boat repair, and they offer a wide selection of new and used boats.

Sea Ray is the world’s largest manufacturer of superior pleasure boats, producing more than 40 models ranging from 18 to 68 feet. MarineMax is the world’s largest Sea Ray dealer, offering a complete line-up of boats and yachts. And MarineMax Norwalk has been awarded Sea Ray’s Master Dealer status for superior customer service. They’ve earned their reputation as the go-to dealer for Sea Ray’s selection of sport boats, sport cruisers, sport yachts and yachts.

MarineMax is also the top dealer for another ultra-popular boating line — Boston Whaler. Whaler offers a fleet of unsinkable fishing boats that includes the Montauk, Dauntless, Outrage, Conquest and Vantage lines. It also makes the versatile Super Sport and Sport series of runabouts, utility boats and tenders. Whalers are widely known for their ease of use, durability and almost peerless longevity.

If it’s Italian style and luxury you seek, MarineMax is a prominent U.S. dealer of Azimut yachts, carrying Azimut’s full line of vessels ranging in size from 38 to an impressive 120 feet. Azimut Yachts are world-renowned as forward thinking in style and technologically. Each Azimut Yacht is painstakingly crafted with an emphasis on details.

MarineMax is also a leading dealer of Meridian yachts, North America’s foremost builder of bridge boats. Ranging from 34 to 60 feet in length, Meridian yachts are designed to deliver comfortable livability and exceptional value. Its vessels feature intelligently designed cabin layouts and large, open living spaces.

To learn more about MarineMax, visit

Contact: David Dzurilla 203-831-6311;
Address: 144 Water Street, Norwalk, CT 06854

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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Twin Hull Boats

Join us April 13 & 14, 2013, 9 am – 4 pm at the Greenwich Boat Show!

The folks at Twin Hull Boats in Bridgeport, Connecticut, are like guardian angels for boat buyers. Purchasing a boat – the right boat – can be a big and intimidating investment. They understand that at Twin Hull Boats, and they make it their mission to create a boat-buying process that is easy, helpful and matches you to a boat that is right for you.

Twin Hull Boats can also assist you with your financing once you find the right boat that fits your needs. And chances are that boat will be a versatile, stable catamaran. Twin Hull Boats is a full-service, authorized power catamaran dealer for such lines as Carolina Cat, Glacier Bay and WorldCat.

The catamaran design allows for a stable, level boating experience, and allows for plenty of space onboard. And in the duel hull world, the inventory offered by Twin Hull Boats represent the best in the business.

Carolina Cat’s 18 and 23-foot vessels offer an incredible ride that will make you think you are in a much larger boat. Thanks to their hull design, they part the waves like no boats in their class, creating a smooth ride.

For something larger, the Glacier Bay line offers cats from 27 to nearly 37 feet. Glacier Bay has perfected the high-speed, displacement hull, and tests have shown their boats experience 50 percent less roll when at rest.

Their line of WorldCat boats offer a variety of cabin models, center consoles and dual consoles. WorldCat vessels are known for their soft, high-speed ride that can get you where you want to go fast. They feature plenty of usable deck space, and with their shallow draft you can access “skinny” water and not have to wade far to reach the beach.

To learn more about Twin Hull Boats, visit

Contacts: Chris & Donna 203-334-4403,
Address: 135 Bywatyr Lane, Bridgeport, CT 06605

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Harborside Yacht Sales

Join us April 13 & 14, 2013, 9 am – 4 pm at the Greenwich Boat Show!

Situated on Long Island Sound with great access by land or water, Harborside Marina and Yacht Sales sells only high-end boats with unique characteristics and exceptional quality. Harborside’s main facility is centrally located in Clinton, Connecticut, and offers dockage, quick launch, indoor showrooms and more.

With a great selection of Chris Craft and Bennington vessels, the folks at Harborside are skilled at matching customers with the right boat. They were one of the first 100 dealers in the United States to meet stringent criteria and earn the distinction of becoming a Marine Certified Dealer. They’ve also been awarded the top Customer Satisfaction Index Award from Chris Craft for four straight years. Of course, customer satisfaction is a natural result when you mix great customer service with great vessels like those from Chris Craft and Bennington.

First built in 1874, Chris Craft is an American boating legend. With an outstanding reputation and flawless design, these boats meet the need of any mariner, whether it be a need for speed or a relaxing day with the family. Chris Craft offers runabouts and yachts in a classic, retro line ranging from 20 feet to 40 feet. 

Also, Harborside Yacht Sales recently brought the pontoon boat from the lake to the Sound. They partnered with Bennington Marine, the world leader in pontoon boats, to create The Sound Edition – a pontoon boat created with the coastline boater in mind. The Sound Edition is the perfect pontoon boat for watersports, touring, diving and entertaining.

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Diamond Marine

Join us April 13 & 14, 2013, 9 am – 4 pm at the Greenwich Boat Show!

For more than a decade, Diamond Marine in East Haven, Connecticut, has been breaking new ground in providing boaters with a wide selection of competitively-priced new and pre-owned boats. And they’ve backed those efforts with a commitment to outstanding customer service and support.

As the world’s largest Steiger Craft dealer, Diamond Marine can offer competitive pricing and expert services to customers. Diamond’s close proximity to Steiger’s Bellport, Long Island, factory means they can provide quick delivery of boats from their in-house inventory as well as offering the option to custom-order vessels.

Diamond’s 40,000-square-foot indoor showroom is the largest in the Northeast. They carry proven and leading brands covering the entire range of boating styles, from luxury cruisers to sportfishing vessels to high-performance runabouts.

Their huge inventory includes the popular Steiger Craft. Steiger builds pilot house and center console fishing boats from 21 to 26 feet, and they’re known for their emphasis on rugged, sea-keeping construction with a Down Easter flair.

For over 30 years Steigers have been associated with quality “no frills” construction for anglers and cruisers who appreciate reliable low-maintenance boating. Steigers are popular with fisherman and commercial fleets, as well as traditionalists wanting an easy-to-maintain, reliable vessel. At Steiger, emphasis has been on limited production to tightly control build quality and guarantee the highest possible standards.

To learn more about Diamond Marine and their inventory of Steiger Craft, visit

Contact: Karl & Suzanne Muller
                  Mark Misbach
Address: 650 Coe Avenue, East Haven, CT 06512

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Friday, April 5, 2013

As Seen on The Wall Street Journal

Norwest Marine

Join us April 13 & 14, 2013, 9 am – 4 pm at the Greenwich Boat Show!

Among boaters looking for efficient and unparalleled service, Norwest Marine has gained a reputation as a “serious” boatyard. Known for superior motorboat repair, Norwest has been in business for nearly 50 years. They excel in the challenge of difficult motor maintenance and repair, and pride themselves on excellent customer service. Featuring two locations in Norwalk and Pawcatuck, Connecticut, Norwest also offers an impressive selection of Chaparral and Robalo boats.

Their offering of Chaparral boats include the award-winning Signature series, SSi Sportboats and Sunesta Deckboats, ranging in size from 18 to 35 feet. With their commitment to quality and comfort, Chaparral has become the standard-bearer by which family cruisers are now judged. Chaparral also offers one of the best warranty programs in the boating industry.

Norwest also offers a full line of Robalo vessels, which have been a classic among fishermen for 40 years. Robalo is a legend in the boating industry, setting the pace with an extremely high quality line of fishing and family cruising boats that leave the competition in their wake. Their design innovation, fishing features and cruising amenities are unparalleled, and Robalos are considered the best dry, comfortable ride on the water today.

To learn more about Norwest Marine, visit

Contact: Harvey Haugarten 203-853-2822;
Address: 130 Water Street, Norwalk, CT 06854

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Catalano and Sons

Join us April 13 & 14, 2013, 9 am – 4 pm at the Greenwich Boat Show!

For more than half a century, the Catalano family has delivered a great boating experience to families and customers in the tri-state area and along the waters of Long Island Sound. Today, three Catalano brothers and their families carry on that tradition at their dealership in Greenwich, Connecticut, offering outstanding service and boats from Grady-White and Hurricane.

Catalano and Sons offer a wide selection of new and used boats. A few examples include the following:

Grady White Canyon 271: With the Canyon 271, Grady White successfully created the best of both worlds with a fishing boat that offshore anglers will love, while also being comfortable for the family. The wide layout has plenty of walk-around room for fish-fighting, and the Canyon 271 handles great in choppy conditions.

Hurricane Sundeck Sport: This affordable and versatile deck boat is perfect for fishing, cruising, skiing or camping. By opening up the bow to provide more seating and storage than other boats of the same size, a Hurricane Deck Boat means no one gets left at the dock. The Sundeck Sport can fit 10 people comfortably. Its boarding ladders make it easy to go for a swim, and it comes fishing-ready with a recirculating livewell and casting deck in the bow.

Grady White Freedom 375: Considered the world’s largest outboard-powered dual console, the Freedom 375 is set up for families who can use it for barbecuing, water sports, fishing, swimming, entertaining — essentially anything. It features hideaway sliding seats, storage, a Corian countertop and a kitchen/wet bar behind the helm seating.

For more information on Catalano and Sons, visit

Contact: Phil Catalano 203-531-9207;
Address: 34 South Water Street, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

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Monday, April 1, 2013

All Season Marine Works

Join us April 13 & 14, 2013, 9 am – 4 pm at the Greenwich Boat Show!

If you’re looking for personal service, consider that the folks at All Season Marine Works have never hired a salesman. The owner-operated business has focused on personal service to build a reputation over the past 15 years as one of Connecticut’s marine industry leaders.

With two on-the-water locations in Norwalk and Westport, All Season Marine Works offers sales, service and storage of outboard boats in Fairfield County and the surrounding areas. They offer Pursuit, Regulator and Sea Hunt boats, all powered exclusively with Yamaha Outboards. They have more new boats in stock and sell more new boats in Fairfield and Westchester counties than anyone else.

A few examples of their boats include the following:

Sea Hunt Victory 225: Sea Hunt’s Victory boats boast lots of features like roomy cabins, fishboxes, and aerated livewells. You can take the family fishing, camping, skiing or cruising — the choices are endless. The Victory 225 features a roomy walkaround that makes it easy to access the bow to drop anchor or lounge in the sun. The large, comfortable cabin is well-appointed and has enough space to sleep two adults.

Pursuit C 260: Representing a new generation of luxurious center consoles from Pursuit, the C 260 features an extensive list of standard equipment, yacht-caliber fit and finish, timeless styling and modern appointments. Interior highlights include bow storage port and starboard, a thru-hull optional windlass system in the bow, forward opening head access and a custom surfboard styled, vacuum-infused hardtop. Captain and crew share a double-wide adjustable leaning post/seat arrangement. And the C 260 is finished with such fishy details as a 30-gallon livewell, 31-gallon insulated fish storage box and separate cooler in the transom.

Regulator 34 CC: The newest Regulator model on the market, the 34CC is the biggest and best Regulator yet.  A true center console, this is the evolution of the very popular 34 Starboard Seating model. It features a smooth ride stemming from a combination of hull shape and rugged hand-laid construction. There’s plenty of room and standup space beneath the console. It features a roomy cockpit with in-deck stowage, and even a double berth stretching forward beneath the foredeck.

For more information on All Season Marine Works, visit

Norwalk (Rowayton) Location: 203-838-9038 or
Westport Location: 203-222-9038 or

Address: 167 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, CT 06853 & 609 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT 06880

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