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Boat Naming

By |August 13th, 2019|Categories: Tips & Techniques|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Boat Naming

Boat Naming Boat naming your vessel can be quite a daunting task. Do you go with something traditional like naming it after your significant other? Or do you shift gears toward where you’ve been, where you’re going or what you’ll do when you get there? Do you “tack” in some nautical terminology or do you steer clear of the puns? The options are endless and there is so much room to represent you and your life (or not). Check out a few considerations we recommend below to help aid you in your decision! Consideration 1:  Before finalizing your vessel’s name, do a quick search for its popularity. Be sure to take a stroll through your local marina and/or boat yard, too! If you pick a popular name, there is a good chance you’ll end up crossing paths with another vessel in your boating region with your same name. This creates [...]

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Hurley Marine at the 2019 Sydney Boat Show

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: Captain's Log, Product News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hurley Marine at the 2019 Sydney Boat Show

Hurley Marine attends Sydney Boat Show. Sydney Boat Show runs August 1 to August 05, 2019 and is the start to the largest recreational marine event in the southern hemisphere.  In the U.S.A. Pavilion - 605M, Level 4 the Hurley Marine staff and Authorized Distributor Carl Ronning will be demonstrating the Hurley Davit line. "We are extremely excited to have our Davit line so proudly exhibited and are excited to meet our new friends and see our old ones," said Todd Hurley, President and CEO of Hurley Marine. Stop and see the Hurley Davit line and say Hello to Carl and the Hurley staff at the 2019 Sydney Show. Carl Ronning:  carlronning@bigpond.com Todd Hurley:  todd@hurleymarine.com

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Miami International Boat Show

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Captain's Log|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Miami International Boat Show . . .  We'll Be There! The 2019 Miami International Boat Show has more than 1,400 of the latest boats and sailboats. Over 3 Miles of dock from yachts and catamarans, to fishing boats and family cruisers, plus the latest marine technology, gear and accessories from more than 1,000 exhibitors.  The Hurley Marine, Inc. booth C157 will be highlight in the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin at Virginia Key. Showcasing our flagship products, the Hurley Dinghy Davits and Hurley LED Sea-Vue Underwater Boat Lights, which is already recognized as industry standards. Todd Hurley, Hurley’s CEO will be in attendance along with the NMMA crew and special guests. Find us on social media or watch for us at the show, booth C157. Come and join us . . . February 14th - 18th from 10:00am to 6:00pm Proud NMMA Member.

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Hurley Marine Business Profile Video

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: Captain's Log|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hurley Marine Business Profile Video

Hurley Marine Business Profile Video Join us for a quick 4 minute look into our business!  Checkout our other video's.

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FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

By |March 6th, 2018|Categories: Captain's Log, Product News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest Hurley Marine has entered the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest and are currently working on a project that will make marinas safer all over the world. Stray current has become a real threat to marinas, boaters, swimmers, and those enjoying the water worldwide.  If we win, the grant money will be applied to our Research and Developement (R&D) for this project.  This Hurley Stray Current Detector will have the potential to save many lives. PLEASE VOTE and continue to help us!  Click this link to be directed to the Fedex Voting Site, then click the orange "VOTE FOR THIS BUSINESS" on the top right hand corner of the page & enter your name, email, & click "VOTE FOR THIS BUSINESS" to submit your vote.  You may vote one time every 24 hours from now until April 4th, 2018. Contact us if you have any questions. [...]

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Importance of our Dinghy Davit Worksheet

By |March 5th, 2018|Categories: Tips & Techniques|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Why the Davit Worksheet When you are ready to explore your Hurley Davit options, the first step is to fill out our Davit Worksheet. We do not keep a database of all the different vessel platforms or dinghies. There are just too many variations. From added platforms or other accessories like grills and grab bars, each set up is unique. We want to be absolutely sure the system we recommend is going to work with your specific set-up! We do not keep measurements on file based on vessel or dinghy types . . . The Davit Worksheet asks for a number of measurements including platform width (port to starboard), platform depth (transom out to the edge), height off the water (top of the platform down to the water), transom height (top of the platform to the top of the transom), as well as dinghy length, beam & total weight including [...]

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Hurley Marine, Inc. nominated for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award!

By |January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Captain's Log|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hurley Marine, Inc. nominated for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award!

Hurley Marine, Inc. nominated for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award! Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award each year to highlight second stage companies throughout the state and encourage entrepreneurship in the upcoming generations.  The 2017 theme for the award is Propelling Impact & Innovative.  This award has specific criteria that must be met in order to be eligible. Some of the criteria includes, but is not limited to:  Being a privately held commercial enterprise, being past the start-up stage, employing 6-99 full-time employees, demonstrating the intent and capacity to grow, and must be headquartered in Michigan. Michigan Celebrates Small Business began in 2004 with the purpose to “bring together the resources of collaborative partners and supporters so that they may raise the profile of small businesses in Michigan, build a network of entrepreneurial companies, and tell the stories of successful, growing Michigan [...]

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Hurley Marine Introduces Fish ConTroll

By |October 23rd, 2016|Categories: Captain's Log, Product News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hurley Marine Introduces Fish ConTroll

Fish ConTroll With Hurley Marine’s new Fish ConTroll, avid anglers can focus on one thing while out on the water:  The next big catch.  The Fish ConTroll acts as a fisherman’s cruise control, maintaining boat speed based on desired hook speed while trolling. To consistently catch fish you need to know lure speed, sub-surface temperatures and depth.  That’s what the Hurley Fish Con-Troll™ does and more.  It will maintain boat speed, in all conditions, at your desired lure speed depending upon your preferred fish species to make for precision trolling. The Fish ConTroll ™ relays important speed information from the downrigger ball to the angler and the kicker motor to maintain lure speed. When trolling against the current, the angler must slow the boat down to keep the lure working at optimal speed; trolling with a current, the angler needs to speed up, the Fish ConTroll™ does this for you. If the [...]

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Hurley Marine Lands 3 Boat Builders for OEM

By |May 6th, 2016|Categories: Captain's Log, Product News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Hurley Marine Lands 3 Boat Builders for OEM

Hurley Marine becomes OEM for three more major U.S. Boat Manufactures Alone in 2016 Hurley Marine, Inc.® has become an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for three major U.S. boat manufacturers. Regal Boats® has added Hurley's Underwater Lights and Davits as options to their vessels 36' and up. Grand Banks® has also chosen Hurley as a davit option.  In fact, Grand Banks® has added a Hurley H3O Davit™ to their hull #1, 44 Eastbay™. Hinckley Yachts®, another prestigious boat builder, has added our Davits to their list of options. Todd Hurley, owner and CEO of Hurley Marine, says, "We are very proud and honored that these prestigious boat builders have chosen Hurley Marine products.  What a great compliment!" Hurley Marine® is also OEM for other numerous international boat builders. Hurley has developed an array of products including their patented Sea-Vue™ Trim Tab Lights and Drain Plug Lights.  Also added to that list are the Hurley Dinghy Davits™ that are [...]

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The Dish on Davits

By |January 1st, 2016|Categories: Captain's Log, Product News, Tips & Techniques|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Dish on Davits

Davits - Helpful Questions when looking for a Davit Todd Hurley of Hurley Marine explains how the right davit makes loading your dinghy a breeze. Crystal Hayes / Regal 32 What are the benefits of bringing a tender aboard using a davit? Hurley: Instead of towing a dinghy behind your craft, you easily can bring it aboard to eliminate performance-robbing drag. The low-profile storage position on Hurley Davits provides exceptional stern visibility. What factors should be taken into consideration when choosing a davit? Hurley: Platform and dinghy measurements, as well as weight, should be kept in mind. We advise choosing the best davit for your boat and letting that dictate your choice of dinghy. Remember that dinghy size and weight may impact trim, performance and the structural integrity of your vessel. While some boat owners get around this by towing their dinghy, it's neither safe nor practical. Are davits hard to install? Hurley: Hurley Davits are easily mounted with simple [...]