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Wednesday, 23 October 2013

23 Boat Models Offering SureShade Marine Shade Systems Expected to be Showcased; Includes 11 New 2014 Models Debuting at Show with SureShade as Factory Install Option or Standard Equipment

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – October 23, 2013 - SureShade, the designer and manufacturer of retractable sunshade systems for the marine industry, announces another record-breaking presence at the upcoming 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (Oct 31 – Nov 4). An expected 23 boat models will showcase the SureShade sunshade system as either factory option or standard equipment, of which an impressive 11 will be debuted by boat manufacturers as 2014 new model year releases.

The record showing of 23 boat models at the 2013 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show is a significant increase from the 9 boat models shown at the previous year’s show, and doubles the more recent record of 11 boat models at the 2013 Miami International Boat Show. Of the new models debuting at the show, half are from manufacturers new to the SureShade portfolio, while the other half represent current portfolio brands launching additional models with the shade.

The full list of featured boat models at the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show includes:

  • NEW: Back Cove Downeast 37 - Standard
  • NEW: Boston Whaler 345 Conquest • NEW: Cruisers Yachts 48 Cantius
  • NEW: Formula 350 CBR
  • NEW: Formula 370 SS
  • NEW: Grady-White Freedom 307
  • NEW: Grand Banks 50 Eastbay SX – Standard (including Flybridge model)
  • NEW: Larson Escape
  • NEW: Regal 53 Sport Coupe
  • NEW: Sea Ray 350 SLX
  • NEW: Tiara 50 Coupe
  • Boston Whaler 370 Outrage
  • Boston Whaler 350 Outrage
  • Boston Whaler 315 Conquest
  • Boston Whaler 285 Conquest
  • Cheoy Lee Alpha 76 Express
  • Chris-Craft 36 Corsair Hardtop
  • Cruisers Yachts 45 Cantius (including Black Diamond Edition)
  • Delta Powerboats 54 IPS
  • Grady-White Freedom 375 - Standard
  • Grady-White Freedom 335
  • Grand Banks 54 Heritage EU
  • Sea Ray 510 Sundancer

“The tremendous showcase of 23 boat models offering SureShade at Fort Lauderdale – across a wide array of boat styles and brands – signifies a powerful shift in boat design,” said Dana Russikoff, business leader and co-founder at SureShade. “Boat builders are recognizing that the shade is no longer an option, as technology-driven comfort is the new standard boaters are demanding.”

FOLLOW US AT THE SHOW: To see exclusive event photos of featured boats, follow @SureShade on Twitter along with the hashtag #FLIBS for live tweeting of event pictures from the 2013 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

SEE SNEAK PEEKS: Also view the latest portfolio of boat brands featuring SureShade retractable shade systems – including sneak peeks at new models - by visiting our Boat Brand Gallery.




SureShade® designs and manufactures innovative retractable sunshade systems for the marine industry that enhance and facilitate the boating experience. Utilizing a patented self-supported telescoping framework technology, SureShade products feature automated or manual canvas boat tops. Installed worldwide on over 35 different boat manufacturers in 15 countries, SureShade is setting the new standard for shade in the marine industry. For more information, visit http://www.sureshade.com.

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