BELLINGHAM, WA – (January 21, 2010) The SafetyHub250 from Blue Sea Systems, a Bellingham based manufacturer of marine electrical products, has earned recognition from West Marine, the largest retailer of boating supplies and accessories, as one of the most innovative boating products of 2010. The recognition will be mentioned at a press conference February 11 at the 2010 Miami International Boat Show in Miami, Florida.
"Whether it's safety, sustainability or style, West Marine searches for the best possible boating products for cruising to fishing to sailing," said Chuck Hawley, Vice President Product Information. "Our vast selection of products is always accompanied by the experience and know-how of our Associates.""
"Being recognized by West Marine is a special honor for our company," said Scott Renne, President of Blue Sea Systems. "We strive for excellence in our customers’ minds and recognition from the West Marine is gratifying."
The SafetyHub250 combines an ignition protected fuse block with a remote battery switch and integrated connecting plugs. It consolidates up to seven circuits from 1A – 200A, eliminates loose wires, protects fuses from explosive fumes, and provides main battery shutdown from a safe location. The SafetyHub250 provides boatbuilders, installers, and boaters a compact and cost-effective solution for circuit protection and battery switching needs, and is ideal for vessels ranging from ski boats to offshore fishing boats. Additional product information and photos are available at: http://bluesea.com/products/7727. A brief product video is available at: http://bluesea.com/viewresource/1402.
About Blue Sea Systems
Blue Sea Systems was founded in 1992 based on a commitment to create innovative high quality marine electrical products to improve the safety, simplicity, and reliability of boating. Blue Sea Systems designs and manufactures AC and DC electrical products engineered to withstand the demanding applications in Marine and Specialized Vehicle electrical systems. Products are shipped from the company’s Bellingham, Washington manufacturing facility to distributors and original equipment manufacturers worldwide. For specific product information and to learn more about Blue Sea Systems, visit www.bluesea.com.
About West Marine
West Marine, the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, has more than 344 stores in 38 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and a franchised store located in Turkey. The Company’s catalog and Internet channels offer customers approximately 50,000 products - far more than any competitor - and the convenience of exchanging catalog and Internet purchases at its retail stores. The Company's Port Supply division is one of the country's largest wholesale distributors of marine equipment serving boat manufacturers, marine services, commercial vessel operators and government agencies. For more information on West Marine's products and store locations, or to start shopping, visit www.westmarine.com or call 1-800-BOATING (1-800-262-8464).
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