Stocking Stuffers for the boater: Rigging kit, Drink holder, Fishing plier and knife holder, Filet boards

Outrigger rigging kit5 Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Boater in Your Life.

1. Rigging Kits: With 4 kits to choose from, one of these could make an excellent choice for stuffing Santa’s  stocking hanging from the hearth. Depending on the kit, they could include quality release clips, shock cord w/stainless steel snaps and pulley, barrel swivels, snap swivels, crimps, stainless steel pad eyes, balsa wood floats and screws, UV protected dacron line. All packaged in a durable blue marine mesh bag. Click Rigging Kits to find out more info, here for where to buy

2. Drink Holders: Santa has 1 or 2 drink holder styles which  hold full-sized insulated drinks and mugs. Stainless steel mounting screws are provided for flat or bulkhead mounting, and some drink holders come with suction cups.

Knife & Plier Holder3. Fishing Plier & Knife Holder: Santa-safe and convenient, it holds a pair of pliers and two knives. The white UV-stabilized polyethylene material resists sun damage and includes stainless steel mounting screws.

4. Removable Bait & Filet Board: This handy Removable filet boardfilet board can be attached in just seconds, stores flat and includes everything needed for mounting. It holds a knife and pliers and its heavy-duty, UV-stabilized polyethylene construction resists the harsh marine environment and reindeer horns.  

Adjustable Poly Filet table is rugged and tilts at any angle5. Adjustable Poly Filet Table Taco Marine’s filet tables have an adjustable tilt and fit into any rod holder. These FDA approved tables are made from UV-stabilized, high density polyethylene – it may not fit in a stocking, but it easily slides down a chimney.

Be sure to contact the dealer/store, (like Bass Pro shops, West Marine and your local dealers), to confirm they have the item you want in stock, as Santa’s elves are gathering them up quickly.

Helm Chairs Fit for Santa – And a Christmas Present for Your Boat!

Helm chairs for boats at Christmas

Here’s a great Christmas present idea for the boat that needs  comfortable new helm chairs.  DIY easy – Santa’s helper shows you how to replace your old seats, chairs and leaning posts with Taco Marine seating – they’re easy to install, watch this video and see how. It may not fit under the tree, but it will look and feel good in your boat or sleigh…

For more information –  http://tacomarine.com/cat–Helm-Chairs–cat_helm_chairs.html

Best 6 Gifts for the Boater in Your Life

Santa Claus, Christmas and Taco Marine

Fishing rod holder for kite cluster

 

1. Kite Fishing Rod Cluster: Santa recommends this cluster mount, kite fishing, 3-rod holder. It has a 15 degree bent shaft for clearance and fits all standard gunnel mount rod holders or sleighs.

Derink holder Taco Marine

 

2. Drink Holders: Santa has 1 or 2 drink holder styles which  hold full-sized insulated drinks and mugs. Stainless steel mounting screws are provided for flat or bulkhead mounting, and some drink holders come with suction cups.

Knife & Plier Holder3. Fishing Plier & Knife Holder: Santa-safe and convenient, it holds a pair of pliers and two knives. The white UV-stabilized polyethylene material resists sun damage and includes stainless steel mounting screws.

4. Removable Bait & Filet Board: This handy Removable filet boardfilet board can be attached in just seconds, stores flat and includes everything needed for mounting. It holds a knife and pliers and its heavy-duty, UV-stabilized polyethylene construction resists the harsh marine environment and reindeer horns.  

Adjustable Poly Filet table is rugged and tilts at any angle5. Adjustable Poly Filet Table Taco Marine’s filet tables have an adjustable tilt and fit into any rod holder. These FDA approved tables are made from UV-stabilized, high density polyethylene and easily slide down a chimney.

Taco Marine filet table6. Dock-side Filet Table: This FDA-approved dock-side filet table is made from UV-stabilized, high density polyethylene and can be permanently mounted on your dock. Included are lag bolts to secure each leg, and a water nozzle holder for convenient use and clean-up, a drink holder mounts to the side, plus plier and knife holder slots. Strong enough to hold Santa or up to 250lbs of fish.
 
Chirstmas presents form Taco MarineFor additional details about each gift item, click the product name links above. To find out where to purchase, please click here: Taco Marine dealer location map for the nearest dealer or store near you.  

 

Easy-to-Use Quick-Release Fender Lock Clip

Boat fender quick-release clipTying up to the dock and looking for something quick and easy to help you? You only need one hand with Taco Marine’s quick release fender clip and locking device – it ensures that lines remain at the optimum length for your fenders. When this clever fender clip and mounting pin is attached to your line, you simply insert the pin into the fitting and your boat is protected with your fenders at their ideal position. When you are ready to leave the dock, simply press the large stainless steel button, it releases the pin and away you go.

To view the fender lock device in a 360 degree view, click here.

For additional product information click here: Fender Lock

Taco Marine LED Lighting

Taco Marine has a wide variety of LED marine lighting solutions for deck flat mount, pipe mount and other T-top applications – check out the short video below.

LED lighting applications from Taco Marine
LED T-Top pipe mount, deck flat mount, and deck light pipe mount

From LED spotlights, navigation, spreader, blaster, T-top to deck lights, for additional information on our impact-resistant and water-proof lights able to withstand the rigors of marine and other outdoor lighting applications go to our website at: http://tacomarine.com/cat–Marine-LED-Lights–cat2_lighting.html

Taco Marine wins 2014 IBEX INNOVATION AWARD

Taco Marine introduced 5 new products at the IBEX show; LED top lighting, a shock absorbing pedestal, flex-bright rub rail insert, a fender locking device and a ratchet hinge that won an IBEX Innovation award. The ratchet hinge is the focus of this blog.

At the International Boat Builders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced the 2014, IBEX Innovation Awarded winners.The IBEX Innovation Award

NMMA created the Innovation Awards program to recognize significant contributions to marine technology. The winning products were selected from over 90 entries by a panel of experienced technical boating journalists from Boating Writers International (BWI).

Ratchet Hinge is Ideal for sunpad cushions, bolsters, lounge backrestsThe 2014 IBEX Innovation Award for Deck Equipment & Hardware went to Taco Marine for its innovative Ratchet Hinge  —>

Taco Marine’s newly patented stainless steel ratchet hinge is designed to provide boaters the ability to easily adjust the sitting angles for sun-pads, loungers, and many other types of boat seats. The ratchet hinge automatically locks securely into place every 15 degrees – adjustable depending on the seating application. It’s easy to adjust by simply pulling up on the seat back to engage or past 90 degrees to release the hinge. To see it in action, watch this 1 minute video:

 

In applications such as the transom seat, you only need one locking and release position, and it can be adjusted based on the draft in the boat. What’s more, while most armrests have to fold upward, Taco Marine’s versatile ratchet hinge provides additional flexibility by allowing the armrests to fold down and out-of-the-way.

For a PDF information sheet about this award-winning product, please click here: Taco Marine’s Ratchet Hinge PDF data sheet.

“Follow” this blog to find out details about our other new products introduced at the IBEX show.

New Taco Marine Products being shown at the IBEX Marine Technology Showcase in Tampa

New Taco Marine products at the Marine Technology Showcase in TampaCome see us at the IBEX Marine Technology Showcase on September 30th through October 2nd, at the Tampa Convention Center.

Taco Marine has a 20×20 display space at the IBEX show, on the center aisle; booth number 1433.

New Taco Marine products on display for the 2015 model year include: Premium helm chairs, aluminum leaning posts, shock-absorbing pedestals, clever ratcheting hinges for a variety of uses, LED low profile lights for mounting to T-tops and pipe, LED rub rail navigation lights, Flex-core rub rail, and a Flex-chrome rub rail inserts.

The Secret to Filleting a Fish & Clever Taco Marine Adjustable Filet Tables

Adjustable Poly Filet table is rugged and tilts at any angle
Adjustable poly filet table fits into any rod holder and the mount locks at any angle. This FDA approved table conveniently folds flat for storage.

After you have put Taco Marine outriggers to the test, caught your breakfast, lunch and dinner – now what? Taco Marine offers a wide variety of marine accessories designed to enhance your fishing experience. A new line of filet tables from docks to gunnels are now available featuring a heavy duty, dockside filet table to portable, tilt-mount gunnel mount models. These products can help bring the big catch to the dinner table. No bones about it – here’s a video that shows the step-by-step secret on how to easily fillet a fish:


Taco Marine Filet Tables are made from UV-stabilized, high density polyethylene and all are FDA approved. Our dock-side table is for permanent mounting and our gunnel tables mount securely in gunnels.
 Reminder: Come see us at the IBEX show at the Tampa Convention Center, September 30 – October 2.

Taco Marine Removable Bait Filet Board
Removable Bait Filet Board

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