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UMT Marine is ramping up their stainless steel repairs division.

Boat owners from Maine to Texas have a reason to become edgy in the late summer and fall: Each year, on average, two hurricanes will come ashore somewhere along the Gulf or Atlantic coasts, destroying homes and damaging boats. Florida is struck most often, but every coastal state is a potential target.

Our new davits are a thing a beauty. Those of you who aren't really boat people might not recognize this fact, but for those of you who are: please, take a moment to appreciate the stainless steel art that is hanging off the back of our boat.  Sigh.  I am so excited how this turned out I cannot even tell you.

I first approached UMT Marine because when it comes to custom stainless steel work, they are the best.  Their expertise, however, comes at a price.  We were beyond ecstatic when they agreed to partner with us to design and create our dinghy davits.  We had considered buying pre-manufactured davits but were concerned about the look and strength of them.  Not to mention, our pushpit (back of the boat) is unique and quirky because of two bucket seats back there. We love those seats and didn't want to compromise their comfort or functionality with davits that got in the way.  Enter UMT.

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