Custom Seadek In The Florida Keys

One of our custom installers in the Florida Keys just completed a great installation on “Good Karma”, a customized 2008 2360 Sailfish.

“Mike Meier, owner of Xact Canvas Boat Covers and Upholstery did an amazing job of installing the customized SeaDek. Xact Canvas is located at Tavernier Creek Marina. So if your looking to have SeaDek done on your boat I highly recommend giving Mike a call at 305-852-3639.   If your thinking about having it done stop by the Tavernier Marina and have a look. I must admit I was skeptical at first but I have to say this stuff is amazing.”

Reposted from: http://www.floridakeysfishin.com/

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Good Karma” is fully rigged for offshore/reef fishing. “Good Karma” is a customized 2008 2360 Sailfish open deck center console with over 35 rod holders. If you are new to ocean fishing you will love our 360 degree captain and co-pilot chairs.  You can get out from under sun and give your legs/feet a rest while still being in the fishing action. Good Karma is powered by a reliable and well maintained F250 Yamaha 4-Stroke outboard. For the ladies we have a clean private center console porta potty.”


Tavernier
 Creek Marina

90800 Overseas Highway
Tavernier, FL 33070
(305) 852-5854

 

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Former SeaDek Factory For Sale

We are moving into a larger building to accommodate our continued growth (http://www.seadek.com/blog/quad-copter-video-of-seadek-manufacturing-facility/). We have just put our current facility on the market. If you or someone you know are interested or want more information please let us know. It is a beautiful well maintained building.

Very well built/maintained 2004 industrial building in the Rockledge Industrial Park District. 800 amp, 3 phase electric, standing seam metal roof, (4) 10′X14′ overhead doors, 20′ eave height, 4 bathroom, 1 shower, florescent lighting, compressed airlines run throughout warehouse and completely fire sprinkled. The office area also has a conference room, kitchen and multiple offices. Base building square footage is 14,000 with over 2600 sq ft of additional mezzanine, part of which is climate controlled. There is climate controlled storage in a portion of the warehouse along with an air conditioned 2nd floor production office/manufacturing observation area.

Directions: US 1 or Murrell Rd to Gus Hipp Blvd, 485 is on the South Side of the road.

Listing: http://www.flexmls.com/cgi-bin/mainmenu.cgi?cmd=url+other/run_public_link.html&public_link_tech_id=zw07cm14mrg&s=15&id=1&cid=1

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Kim Fraser
321-917-3289
kimfraserhomes@gmail.com
www.kfraser.remax.com

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Aftermarket SeaDek Pads for Cruiser Yachts

Here are some recent Cruiser Yacht pads we created for a customer. Two separate projects, one is Mica/Black and the other is Mocha/Black Brushed-Teak.

Part numbers are M-CYT-15505 and Z102419

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Quad-copter Video of SeaDek Manufacturing Facility

Rockledge, FL…Today SeaDek Marine Products announced that the company will relocate its production operations, currently located in Rockledge, Florida, to a 72,000 square foot manufacturing facility in the same city.

The move comes after years of growth and expansion that necessitated multiple off-site facilities to meet the growing need for machine space and material storage. The move will bring all operations under one roof and allow room for expansion in the years to come. The move will also allow SeaDek to continue to bring good manufacturing and technology jobs to the Brevard County area.

“Prior to the recession we were just getting SeaDek off the ground and saw immediate and substantial growth. The economic down turn affected us just like everyone else in the industry but things have turned around and we are right back on track,” said Co-Owner and VP of Marketing, Jason Gardner.

One of the first new uses for the additional floor space will be a drive-in custom factory installation service. Customers will drive their trailered boats into one of the facility’s entrance ramps where trained SeaDek personnel will template, design and install custom non-skid kits. The added facility space will also allow SeaDek to expand their custom installer program.

Several weeks of retrofitting and upgrades are expected going into the New Year. Work will include roof repairs, lighting efficiency evaluation, server upgrades, three phase electric service, office and workspace modifications, rail spur restoration, trash and recycling services as well as safety and security upgrades.

About SeaDek:
SeaDek manufactures a wide range of marine products for OEM boat builders, after-market customers and marine retailers. SeaDek non-skid materials offer safe and comfortable alternatives to molded-in non-skid, paint-on textures and other marine traction products currently available.  Made in the USA from UV protected non-absorbent foam, SeaDek features an innovative, textured micro-dot surface for added non-slip characteristics or a unique brushed faux teak finish.

Formulated with an acrylic based high-bond 3M™pressure sensitive adhesive, SeaDek’s robust, peel-and-stick application makes it easy to install and requires no mounting of hardware.  Easy to clean and highly stain resistant, the product also provides protection for boat surfaces, especially in high traffic areas as seen on the tender.

In addition to the Marine Industry, SeaDek is actively expanding its product offering into other markets such as automotive, pool & spa, and action sports to name a few.

For more information visit us at: http://www.seadek.com/

More media images available here: SeaDek Flickr.com images

Video courtesy of: http://hapdigital.com/

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SeaDek Purchases New Manufacturing Facility

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Rockledge, FL…Today SeaDek Marine Products announced that the company will relocate its production operations, currently located in Rockledge, Florida, to a 72,000 square foot manufacturing facility in the same city.

The move comes after years of growth and expansion that necessitated multiple off-site facilities to meet the growing need for machine space and material storage. The move will bring all operations under one roof and allow room for expansion in the years to come. The move will also allow SeaDek to continue to bring good manufacturing and technology jobs to the Brevard County area.

“Prior to the recession we were just getting SeaDek off the ground and saw immediate and substantial growth. The economic down turn affected us just like everyone else in the industry but things have turned around and we are right back on track,” said Co-Owner and VP of Marketing, Jason Gardner.

One of the first new uses for the additional floor space will be a drive-in custom factory installation service. Customers will drive their trailered boats into one of the facility’s entrance ramps where trained SeaDek personnel will template, design and install custom non-skid kits. The added facility space will also allow SeaDek to expand their custom installer program.

Several weeks of retrofitting and upgrades are expected going into the New Year. Work will include roof repairs, lighting efficiency evaluation, server upgrades, three phase electric service, office and workspace modifications, rail spur restoration, trash and recycling services as well as safety and security upgrades.

About SeaDek:
SeaDek manufactures a wide range of marine products for OEM boat builders, after-market customers and marine retailers. SeaDek non-skid materials offer safe and comfortable alternatives to molded-in non-skid, paint-on textures and other marine traction products currently available.  Made in the USA from UV protected non-absorbent foam, SeaDek features an innovative, textured micro-dot surface for added non-slip characteristics or a unique brushed faux teak finish.

Formulated with an acrylic based high-bond 3M™pressure sensitive adhesive, SeaDek’s robust, peel-and-stick application makes it easy to install and requires no mounting of hardware.  Easy to clean and highly stain resistant, the product also provides protection for boat surfaces, especially in high traffic areas as seen on the tender.

In addition to the Marine Industry, SeaDek is actively expanding its product offering into other markets such as automotive, pool & spa, and action sports to name a few.

For more information visit us at: http://www.seadek.com/

More media images available here: SeaDek Flickr.com images

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Jacksonville Kayak Fishing Classic

SeaDek is looking forward to being a part of this year’s Jacksonville Kayak Fishing Classic. The catch-photo-release charity event run by JaxKayakFishing.com, is the world’s largest kayak fishing event and attraction industry leaders such as Ocean Kayaks, Malibu Kayaks, Emotion Kayaks, Native Watercraft, Hobie Kayaks, KC Kayaks, Freedom Hawk Kayaks, Jackson Kayaks, NuCanoe, Native Watercraft, Costa Del Mar, Lowrance, Tsunami, Maui Jim, and KayakFishingSupplies.Com. The Classic also pulled together all of Northeast Florida’s kayak and fishing retailers led by Strike-Zone Fishing, Black Creek Outfitters, All Wet Sports, and Dick’s Sporting Goods to name just a few of the over 80 sponsors.

SeaDek will be providing retail product for giveaways and prizes such as our innovative non-skid anti-fatigue traction kits (http://www.seadek.com/c-97-kayak-non-skid-pads.aspx) as well as other retail products.

Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville won big at the 2013 Columbia Sportswear Kayak Fishing Classic as 403kayak anglers raised over $35,000 for the charity’s programs. For more results and information about next year’s Classic visit Jacksonville’s kayak fishing community at www.JacksonvilleKayakFishingClassic.com. A media and press image preview package is available online.

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Marine Industry – Strong Economic Report from NMMA

So can we start to pare back just a little of the partisan doom and gloom yet and get on with business?

PR_Mel_High_Business_Academy_007 SeaDek’s Jason Gardner speaks with Melbourne High School Business Academy.

NMMA Economic Overview                   December 19, 2013

NMMA Economic Overview, formerly Boating News Net, is a monthly report on boating and economic markets featuring industry and general economic indicators that impact your business.

U.S. Economic Indicators

+ GDP
Third quarter GDP growth was upwardly revised to 3.6% from 2.8%, primarily reflecting a greater pickup in inventory investment and a downward revision to imports. Offsetting these gains were slowdowns in consumer spending on housing, utilities, and health care. For 2014, economists with the NABE expect GDP to expand by 2.8%, an upward revision from previous forecasts.  (Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis)

– CONSUMER CONFIDENCE INDEX
Consumer confidence fell again in November to 70.4 as both the Present Situation Index and Expectations Index turned down slightly to mixed reports. Meanwhile preliminary results the Thomson Reuters consumer sentiment survey indicates that confidence will rebound in December (by 7.4 points to 82.5), mitigating the decline seen during the federal shutdown. (Source: Conference Board)

– CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX
CEO confidence gave up its previous gains and fell to 54 in the third quarter, reflecting declines in assessments of both current conditions and short-term outlooks. On the bright side, executives were generally more upbeat in their current assessments and outlooks for the Eurozone.  (Source: The Conference Board)

+ UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
The unemployment rate fell to a 5-year low 7% in November with another 203,000 primarily private-sector jobs added to payrolls. YTD, 2.1M jobs have been added to payrolls, averaging 189K jobs monthly. The broader U-6 unemployment rate, which includes discouraged workers, similarly fell to a 5-year low 13.2% in November. Manufacturing payrolls posted gains for the past 4 consecutive months, with 63K jobs added YTD. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

+ RETAIL SALES
Retail sales were up 0.7% totaling $432B in November following eight consecutive months of growth. Excluding auto and food, retail sales were up 0.3% from the previous month and 3.1% from a year ago. Furthermore, according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, Cyber Monday sales reached a record high this year while Walmart reported record Black Friday online sales.  (Source: U.S. Census Bureau)

+ PURCHASING MANAGERS INDEX (PMI)
The PMI increased for the sixth consecutive month to a 2.5-year high 57.3 in November with significant increases in new orders, production, and employment. Prices also rose in November, although at a slower pace. (Source: Institute for Supply Management)

+ HOUSING
Housing starts surged in November to 1.1M (SAAR), the first time since March that it’s surpassed the 1M mark . Home builder confidence continued to improve through December to 58 and has been over 50 for 7 consecutive months. New home sales were similarly strong in October, rebounding to 444K (SAAR). Meanwhile, existing single-family home ebbed in October to 4.5M (SAAR) after hitting a 6-year high in July. The inventory of available homes for sale corresponds to a 5-month market supply, maintaining upward pressure on prices. (Source: National Association of Realtors, U.S. Census Bureau)
Boat Manufacturers Economic Indicators

+ WHOLESALE SALES
Traditional powerboat wholesale shipments rose for the third consecutive month in September YOY for NMMA’s control group of manufacturers and were up 3.8% YTD. Skiboats, aluminum outboards boats, and fiberglass outboard boats remain bright spots (up 12.8%, 7.3%, and 6.7% YTD YOY respectively), representing the bulk of the market and offsetting slowdowns in all other boat segments. Corresponding dollars for all traditional powerboats were up 9.1% while average prices were up across all major categories, with increases ranging from 0.2% to 31.3%, suggesting a more expensive product mix relative to volume.  (Source: NMMA MSR)

+ RETAIL SALES
Through the third quarter, new registrations of traditional powerboats were up 4.1% (R12M YOY). Sales grew in the third quarter ranging from 5.7% to 21.2% (YOY) for categories representing the bulk (91.6%) of boat sales. On a R12M basis, sales of fiberglass outboard, aluminum outboard, and ski boats remain strong, (up 7.5%, up 6.4%, and up 11.7% YOY respectively.) PWCs which account for 20.1% of all powerboats sold were up 2.5% (R12M YOY) while the R12M decline in cruiser sales moderated to -3.9% (R12M YOY) through September. Gains were offset by downward trends in sterndrive and jet boat sales (-8.4% and -30% R12M YOY respectively.) Sales across all regions improved in the third quarter on a R12M basis, moving up by 0.7 to 5.0 percentage points. Among high-volume regions, growth was led by the South Atlantic region (which spans the Atlantic Coast from Delaware south to Florida), up 8.9% YOY, and the East North region (including the Great Lakes states), up 3.9% YOY. Together, these two regions represent 40.1% of total new boat sales. Advanced data indicates shipments were up 6.6% through November (R12M YOY) in bellwether states for powerboats greater than 15’.  (Source: NMMA New Powerboat Registrations Report, Info-Link)

– TRADE
Recreational boat and marine engine exports were down slightly (-0.7% YTD YOY) through September, primarily reflecting weak exports during the first quarter (-6.5% YOY). On a rolling-twelve month basis through September, exports were up 5.0% (YOY), totaling $2.23B. Imports continue to show strength in September, up 10.3% YTD YOY. On a rolling twelve-month basis, imports totaled $2.1B (up 8.4% YOY). The strength of imports lowered the trade surplus to $108.3M, down -18.4% from the previous month.(Source: NMMA Export/Import Abstract)

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National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) http://www.nmma.org/

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SeaDek and Monterey Boats

SeaDek has been a supplier of innovative non-skid products to Monterey Boats (www.montereyboats.com/) for many years. Monterey was among the first large boat builders to embrace our new products and help us take them to the next level.

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SeaDek Europe

While we are a US based manufacturing company, we distribute SeaDek products all over the world. In recent years our presence in Europe has expanded and next year should take a giant leap forward. Here are a few photos of projects we are currently working on with Aktivboot (http://www.aktivboot.de/), Waterworld Land (http://waterworldland.de/) and SteinBacher Trailers.

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SeaDek Traction For Your PWC

Some of the very first projects we worked on, even before we called ourselves SeaDek, were on PWCs. Since then we’ve stretched out into the broader marine industry and worked on every kind of boat type imaginable. From America’s Cup sailboats to military patrol boats to little Sunfish we’ve SeaDek’ed them all. But we haven’t forgotten where we started.

Here is a great custom SeaDek installation by our friend Will Owen over at Jet Boat Pilot (http://jetboatpilot.com/) This 2012 Yamaha VXR came with a simple factory traction kit. After removing the original pads JBP replaced them with a custom, faux teak SeaDek kit which not only provides exceptional non-skid but looks incredible and is made from a high-end, marine-grade EVA foam that will last longer and preform better than the lower grade products currently available on the market.

Will is located in the Florida Panhandle area and can handle all your custom SeaDek needs.

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