Keep the water on the outside

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The new TruPlug was definitely one of the stars at Forespar's Miami International Boat Show booth. People just couldn't walk by, it seemed, without stopping to ponder the 9-inch-high piece of Day-Glo orange foam.

{flv}truplug{/flv}And they were even more impressed when they saw what this inexpensive piece of safety equipment (less than $20) could do. In fact, the product is made of a proprietary foam formulation that is solid, spongy and coated with a flexible sealer, according to the company, and can be twisted, compressed or cut to fit any shape opening to keep water on the right side of the boat.

Editor Bill Sisson chatted with Forespar's Bill Hanna about its newest product.

Stories in this issue:

Miami boat show - bringing back the heat
On Powerboats Online
Keep the water on the outside
The Cup is back home