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Life Proof Boats 33 Full Cabin- FOR SALE

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Meet this new Life Proof 33. Arriving soon at our LC8 headquarters!

 

You’ll want to snatch up this brand new Life Proof 33, incorporating Life Proof’s newest technologies designed for ultimate safety, control, and performance tailored to any boating lifestyle.

Craftsmanship. Comfort. Unparalleled Performance.

Built for serious play, the 33 Full Cabin is a sleek, refined boat designed for speed, adventure, and safety without sacrificing comfort, amenities, and good looks.

Refined Deep “V” Hull.

The refined deep “v” hull coupled with innovative enhancements, provides unmatched performance at speeds reaching in excess of 60 mph from triple 300HP outboards or 50 mph with twin 300HP outboards.

US Coast Guard Commercial-grade technologies.

Commercial-grade materials and construction processes provide recreational boaters with the safest platform available using the same technologies the USCG often requires for its own platforms.

Welcome aboard.

The Life Proof 33 Full Cabin is perfectly equipped with ample cockpit seating and the creature comforts such as a electric head and galley.

Grab this opportunity to own this Life Proof 33′ Full Cabin. Available in June 2021.

LC8 Marine Appoints Brigitte Lussier as Operations Manager

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Appointment will play a critical role in supporting LC8’s mission to provide a highly personalized experience to each of its clients.

PLYMOUTH, MA. (February 15, 2021) – LC8 MARINE announces that it has selected Brigitte Lussier as the company’s first Operations Manager. Based out of LC8’s new state-of-the-art facilities in Plymouth Massachusetts, Lussier will oversee all day-to-day operations of the service department, Yacht sales, billing office, transportation, logistics, safety and training as well as seasonal storage agreements.

Brigitte Lussier, our newly-appointed Operations Manager

“As LC8 Marine continues to grow, it is paramount that we maintain the attention to detail and white glove experience that our clients know us for,” says Scott Dyer, LC8 Marine Owner.

“Brigitte shares the same commitment to excellence we all have at LC8, and this coupled with her outstanding background makes her the ideal addition to our growing team.”

Lussier has nearly two decades of management experience in business Operations and Development. Prior to joining LC8 Marine, Lussier held the positions of Marina Manager and Dockmaster at Safe Harbor Plymouth, MA, a vibrant 110 slip marina with a staff of 13, as well as Marina Director at world-renowned Provincetown Marina. Commenting on her appointment Lussier says “I am thrilled to join the extraordinary team at LC8, where I will utilize all the skills obtained over my many years in management. I look forward to providing a customer experience like nowhere else.”

Lussier has a Medical degree in Oncology, a certificate in Sales, Management and Leadership Excellence from Sandler’s Training Institute. She also is a member of many medical organizations and serves on the Advisory Committee at Cape Cod Tech. High School.

We’ve Expanded! New Headquarters for LC8 Marine.

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LC8 Marine is excited to announce our new location in Plymouth, MA! Our new HQ provides us with additional space, more equipment and better resources, ready to serve our diverse client base.

State of the art workshop.

Our new workshop gives our service technicians and crew increased space and more resources.  We now have the capabilities to service even larger boats in our location.

Personalized service you won’t find elsewhere.

Our Founder, Scott Dyer, is all smiles outside our new location. We look forward to continuing to provide our clients with the high level of service they expect from LC8 Marine.

More Space. More equipment.

Our acreage for storing boats has grown significantly, and our recent investment in new ‘trucks’ and ‘vehicles’ enables us to tow even larger boats.

We look forward to welcoming you to our new location in Plymouth, MA!

Address:
LC8 Marine Management
170 South Meadow Road,
Plymouth, MA 02360

LC8 Marine announced as Official Sales and Service Provider for Life Proof Boats

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Life Proof Boats Expands into Northeast USA
Selects LC8 Marine as Official Sales and Service Provider

BREMERTON, WA. (July 21, 2020) – LIFE PROOF BOATS, renowned for their robust ‘virtually un-sinkable’ boats crafted from aluminum deep vee hulls and a patented foam/air collar system is expanding into the Northeast USA through a partnership with LC8 Marine as their first Official Sales and Service Center. Located in Plymouth MA, LC8 Marine has over 20 years of expertise with all-weather best in class boats, with a specialty in performance RIBS, and is perfectly aligned to strengthen the Life Proof Boats brand in New England.

“After exhibiting at the Newport International Boat Show last year, the popularity of the Life Proof Boats brand has continued to grow in the Northeast”, says Micah Bowers, CEO Life Proof Boats. “Our strategic partnership with LC8 Marine allows us to better serve current and future boat owners in the region, while providing the unparalleled level of service our owners expect.”

The unique characteristics of Life Proof Boats make them particularly well-suited to the Northeast USA. Purpose-built for performance in rough and unforgiving seas, each boat includes standard options like stabilized buoyancy collar systems, shock mitigation, and self-bailing decks, rendering them virtually un-sinkable and indestructible.

“These boats fill a niche that is currently unmet in New England,” says Scott Dyer, LC8 Marine Owner. “The line of boats from 17-50ft are constructed from commercial-grade premium materials with a full package of amenities to provide some of the world’s safest and stable boats on the water today.”

LEARN ABOUT LIFE PROOF

ABOUT LIFE PROOF BOATS

LIFE PROOF BOATS is a factory direct boat manufacturer located in Bremerton Washington. We specialize in high performance, collared aluminum boats with industry leading safety features, new innovative technologies, and foam/air hybrid collared systems. With the most advanced computer aided design programs and manufacturing equipment available, our boats are built to the highest level of quality and exceed commercial design requirements.

ABOUT LC8 MARINE

LC8 MARINE provides sales and service support to premium marine brands in the New England area. Specializing in performance RIBS and luxury brands we are committed to providing an exceptional level of service and management.

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New Protector CHASE 310 – Last One Available

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This is the LAST New! Protector Chase 310 for sale on the east coast.

 

You’ll want to snatch up this Protector CHASE 310 if you’re in the market for a Protector, since it might be your only chance.

This CHASE 310 is in New England and available today.

Blue Tube Set, Black Trim & More:

– Ultralon “Teak” Flooring
– Twin Mercury Verado 250 Outboard Engines
– Lenco Trim Tab System with Auto-retract
– Auto under bow anchoring system, Stainless Manson Anchor

NEW! Wider-design console

– More space at the helm
– Forward Console Seating
– Custom Bimini T-Top, Stainless support and frame
– Stainless Radar Bar & Light Bar

The Creature Comforts You Deserve.

– Aft Deck Wet Bar with Fridge, Sink, Bait Station & Dry Storage Locker
– 2-Section Rear Bench Seat with Under-Cushion Coolers
– Removable Stainless Tow Post
– Forward Stainless Sampson Post with Handrails
– Electric Head w/ Holding Tank
– Fresh Water Washdown System

Top Electronics.

– Simrad 12” NSS EVO 3 Chart plotter & Sounder w/vessel link
– Simrad VHF w/ AIS
– Fusion Stereo w/JL Audio speakers & Bluetooth.
– Compass

Grab the opportunity to own this Protector CHASE 310. In New England and available today.

LC8 is hiring for three marine service roles

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Hiring Now: Shop Foreman, Marine Technician and Boatyard Laborer

LC8 Marine is growing and we are hiring three positions within our service operations side of the business. See job descriptions below. Please send contact information and resume for immediate consideration to sdyer@lc8marine.com

Why work for LC8 Marine?

Based in a brand-new Plymouth, MA facility, LC8 Marine is a premiere full-service boat management and service/repair company, specializing in cutting-edge amphibious and rough-weather boats. Selected as the Official Service Center for Protector Boats on the East Coast as well the Iguana Yachts Service/Sales Provider in the USA, LC8 represents some of the world’s best boat builders. Learn more.

Marine Technician

We are looking for a full-time Marine Technician, who has experience providing marine electronics and electrical maintenance and repair. Individual MUST have high attention to detail and a passion for accuracy in order to fit into our ‘get it done right the first time’ culture. Successful candidate should have the desire to work in a commercial boat repair/storage environment.

LC8 Marine offers a full training program for the right candidate. A great opportunity to learn and grow with one of the best service centers in New England.

Skills required:

– General marine technical knowledge
– Outboard engine experience
– Marine electrical and electronics experience
– Able to handle pick up size truck/trailer with boats up to 30’
– Boat handling skills a plus, but not necessary
– Ability to work independently on the road
– Boat handling skills a plus, but not necessary
– Passionate about good customer service

Contact Scott Dyer to apply for this role. sdyer@lc8marine.com (401) 714-2925

Marine Service Shop Foreman

** COMPANY TRUCK & BONUS PROGRAM**

We are looking for a full-time Marine Service Foreman with technical expertise to help manage our marine service shop and technicians. Company truck. Bonus Program. Comp based on experience.   Individual MUST have high attention to detail and a passion for accuracy in order to fit into our ‘get it done right the first time’ culture.

 Skills required:

– Must have 5 years’ experience as a marine service shop manage
– Ability to manage multiple technicians
– Outboard engine experience
– Inboard diesel experience
– Marine electrical and electronics experience
– Transportation and logistics management
– Able to handle truck and trailer with towable boats up to 40’
– Class A CDL license a bonus
– Boat handling ability
– WINNING ATTITUDE!!!!!!
– Passionate about good customer service

Contact Scott Dyer to apply for this role. sdyer@lc8marine.com (401) 714-2925

Boatyard laborer

We are looking for a full-time boat yard laborer to help our busy boat yard, including boat detailing, bottom painting etc. Individual MUST have high attention to detail and a passion for accuracy in order to fit into our ‘get it done right the first time’ culture.

LC8 Marine offers a full training program for the right candidate. A great opportunity to learn and grow with one of the best service centers in New England.

Duties:

– Boat detailing
– Bottom Painting
– General shop/yard helper
– Light mechanical work if required
– Passionate about good customer service

Contact Scott Dyer to apply for this role. sdyer@lc8marine.com (401) 714-2925

Island Hopping in the British Virgin Islands

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The BVI are “Back”

It’s been two years since Hurricanes Irma and Maria have passed through the Caribbean and it’s hard to believe the level of destruction that occurred. The BVI are now full of life with almost all businesses back up and running and the islands are abuzz with tourism. LC8’s founder Scott Dyer just spent a week chartering a catamaran down there. Read about it below!

CAUTION: jealousy alert 🙂

Home sweet home.

We arrived at the fine sailing yacht “Knot on Call” around 4pm the day after Christmas 2019 with a mini van bulging at the seams.  Spent the night on board and woke up refreshed and eager to set sail! After a complete briefing and orientation on the cat, we were off steaming out of Charlotte Amalie Harbor. Mahoe Bay in St John’s here we come.

Island Girls

With the reality of our life back home becoming a distant memory, we steamed into Mahoe Bay with all smiles and grabbed a mooring ball to settle in for the afternoon. Before long we were in the water with masks and snorkels exploring the clear blue water. This was our first sighting of a sea turtle and would be a small sampling of many sightings to come.

U-Turn

An early morning run to Tortola for customs clearance, ended in us quickly finding out that we had some missing areas in our paperwork! 20 minutes later and $965 down, we cleared into the BVIs!  I was in such a hurry to get to The Indians for some snorkeling that I forgot that we needed to hit a dock and fill the water tanks. Quick U-turn, and a few hundred dollars later for some fuel and water  we were steaming east!

Love Shack and Pain Killers

No moorings at The Indians, so off to the caves at Norman Island!  Snorkeling was awesome ….  and after we headed over to the Bight. After fending off the British fighting for our mooring ball (long story!) we found ourselves taste-testing Pain Killers and dancing to “Love shack” off the back of the boat while the kids frowned.  And that’s all I remember. ha.

18 Years and an Octopus

I awoke early the next morning which happened to be our 18th wedding anniversary. I was hoping to be the 1st boat at the Indians. It was about 630 am when I saw another catamaran steaming out of The Bight. Uh OH, better get moving. Sure enough the cat ‘Mango” had taken the 1st and best mooring. We slid in second place right beside him and had a spectacular spot to take in some of the best snorkeling Evah! Octopus sighting- check!

Security Guard Chat

We steamed into Dead Mans Bay around 11am or so. Dropped the hook, and the crew hit the beach. I stayed on board to tidy up a few things and prepare lunch. What a beautiful spot. The resort there was still closed from the hurricanes and they had stationed a security guard on the island to keep folks out of the structures. He said they were expecting to reopen in two years. Finished the day with an adult-only dinghy ride in to the cocktail bar!

50 in 30 knots

Janine brought her 50th birthday in with a bang. The hull was banging, the water bottles were banging, and the spray was coming all the way up to the helm as we steamed east towards Cooper Island. It was blowing 20-30 knots and seas were 4-6’ with the occasional 6-8’. Kinda like a steep Buzzards Bay sea state. I had my hat on tight, and a dish towel wrapped around my face to prevent the salt water from stinging my eyes.  We made it ashore safely after dodging a few cruise ships and picking up the last mooring in Cooper Island and we capped off the day with a terrific dinner at the Beach Club where both my girls had Mahi Mahi for the first time.

New Years Eve Bath Fun

No trip to the BVIs is complete without an exploration of The Baths. After dodging a Disney Cruise full of passengers we meandered down to the water and discovered a herd of turtles. Later we headed over to the fancy Scrub Island resort for some water trampolining, swimming and Pain Killer consumption. We were blessed with a beautiful sunset and happy kids. Back to the boat for another dance party and a New Years Eve “beach ball” dropping at….10:00 pm? Wait, what?

“The Time of my life”

The next few days brought about a tarpon feeding frenzy, serious bow jumping maneuvers, a pirate show, some glorious sailing and an intense snorkel with a sea turtle for a while who didn’t mind me filming his every move (that was a highlight for me of the trip. Its very surreal to swim with sea life in their habitat). Our arrival to the entrance to Charlotte Amalie came a bit too quick so I tacked the rig south bound for one more jaunt before entering the harbor. We entered the west side of the harbor to enjoy every last moment when the skies opened up to give us one more tropical shower as we pulled up to the CYOA base. Soon the debriefing
started and we had to pack up our stuff for the long trek home. I could not have asked for a better week, and better crew than “Team Dyer”, and “Team Wodzinski”.

New Protector Boats CHASE 33- For Immediate Delivery

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With no more build slots available, this is your chance to own a new CHASE 33.

 

You’ll want to snatch up this Protector CHASE 33 if you’re in the market for a Protector, since it might be your only chance.

All available build slots for delivery this year have been sold, (and, as the official support boat for The America’s Cup, the factory has a large boat order to fulfill for the upcoming racing), there are only a handful of new boats left in inventory in the USA.

This CHASE 33 is in New England and available today.

The Center Console. Re-imagined.

This brand new CHASE 33 offers an entirely different experience. The new console features a walk in head, and a new large dash layout accepts multiple 16” screens.

The creature comforts you deserve.

New aft locker behind helm seats with fridge, wet bar, and sink.

The 33′ hull is in a class of her own

How do you improve on perfection? The 33’s smaller sister the Protector 30 is revered as the workhorse of the fleet with incredible handling skills and performance. The 33 provides even more performance, handling and speed. She’s an incredible ride!

Grab the opportunity to own this CHASE 33. In New England and available today.

LC8 Marine Delivers NEW Tauranga 38 Protector

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Tauranga 38 Delivery Day!

There’s nothing more exciting for us than delivering a new boat to her owner, but delivering this Tauranga 38 was something else! From Marion, MA to Fisher Island, NY, we delivered this beauty to her new owner! Fresh off the production line in New Zealand and rigged and prepared by LC8 Marine, this new Protector has unique features and technology that we’re really excited about. Read more below!

Protector Tauranga 38 delivery (5)

Underway with brand NEW Twin Mercury’s!

The trip down the coast gave us a great opportunity to try out the new twin Mercury racing 400’s. The verdict? Fast and responsive. Coupled with the new deep V hull design (see below) these engines provided the speed and power that the boat was designed for.

New Hydro V hull

Untouched handling and stability are the defining features of this boat, the new Hydro V hull extends the V the length of the hull, cuts through the waves and gives this boat the ‘handling feel’ of a much smaller boat. Here we are in Marion, MA backing away from the dock to begin our delivery!

Our First Zipwake system install!

This system automatically levels the boat while under way! The newest Zipwake technology provides an advanced, intuitive control system to deliver a more comfortable ride, better performance and improved fuel consumption –no matter the conditions.

Protector Tauranga 38 delivery (1)

Marion, MA to Fishers Island, NY!

Here you can see our route we took on our trip!

  • Splashed boat in Marion, MA at 9:30am
  • Left at 9:45 into Buzzards Bay
  • Just 2:45 minutes later! Arrived in Shelter Island, NY to meet up with my colleague, Andrew, and drop off a Protector 30 at 12:30.
  • Left Shelter Island and headed for Fishers Island. Picked up owner of Tauranga 38, and we headed for Spicers Marina in Groton, CT.
  • Grabbed an Uber back to Andrew’s truck left at a nearby boat ramp where he launched the 30.
  • Back at LC8 headquarters by 4:15PM.

Can’t do that with just any boat!

The Draco 27 RS – Scandinavian fun at its finest

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In August we shared this Scandinavian beauty with our clients in New England, and, boy, did we have a blast! Learn more below.

Evenings on board the Draco 27 this summer were a little more James Bond-esque, let’s say, than what we were used to!  She’s a boat that touches upon the ‘unexpected’ adventure.  All the while retaining that refined nature of a classic Euro-styled boat.

Here are some highlights from our trips!

  • Beaching her was a breeze thanks to the easy-to-use auto-retracting and electric bow anchor!
  • Lake Winnipesaukee was abuzz when the Draco hit her waters for a week! In every marina and facility we pulled into (literally) we had people in awe of the boat.
    • So impossible to resist, that, in fact there will be one or two more Dracos on that lake next summer!
  • What an exhilarating ride as we shot across the harbor and beyond with a family of 4 on board for an impromptu whale watching adventure.
  • Several clients commented on the smooth and dry ride.
Draco 27 RS Lake Winnipesaukee

More about DRACO

Draco brand offers an unmatched fit and finish in the under thirty foot, outboard driven, family dayboat, bowrider market. Kåre Drangsholt, the founder of Draco boats in Flekkefjord, Southern Norway, was known for his ambition, drive and passion for boats.

From standard Custom Stainless steel fittings, optional hand laid teak decks, to the hand-stitched upholstery utilizing Europe’s finest outdoor textiles by Oniro, nothing is overlooked.

Not only will you love these boats, you’ll love the price point too. Built to order with owner’s choice of engine.  

Schedule to see this boat at the Newport International Boat Show!

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The Draco 27RS is sleek, robust, versatile and fun… she corners on rails and boasts exhilarating performance from a range of powerful outboard options. A deep, safe cockpit makes her an ideal and safe choice for the family whilst being packed with clever features.

KEY FEATURES

  • Deep, safe cockpit with closing transom gates
  • Pilot / co-pilot sports seats
  • Stainless windscreen with integrated handrail
  • Comfort package (heads, fresh water system and sink with tap)
  • Camper canopy and bow rider tent options
  • Tonneau cover for cockpit and bow section
  • Wide range of hull colours and finishes.
  • Teak or synthetic laid decking
  • Radio with blue tooth
  • Fridge in the cockpit
  • Removable ski pole
Draco 27 RS