We are what you expect from a full service hobby shop

In 1969 Marine Specialties, with Charlie Pottol at the helm, introduced its first products on the market, a line of motor mounts and struts. From its beginning Marine Specialties has a long history of providing innovative firsts for the marine modelor such as the first with light weight, high strength pressure cast aluminum products, the first with a variably adjustable outdrive assembly, the first with an adjustable double rudder outdrive assembly, the first with quick change motor mount assemblies, the first with water cooled heads for most popular engines, the first with double tapered wedge rudders, the first with aluminum control arms, the first with clamping water pickups, the first with the double skeg turn fin, the first with the super flywheel nut, the first with the carburetor snozzler, the first with the straight pull throttle linkages, the first with the zero slip clutch and many more firsts past and future.

Here we are in 2013 with many companies doing many great things for our hobby, we are still here providing the very best in domestically manufactured components like our outdrives and Aeromarine boat hulls.

Today our helmsman is Andrew Tanner, who has been in the hobby since the late 70's. He was a Navy Seabee, trained as a construction mechanic, he worked with Ron Kitchen of Mercury Marine for several years as a marine technician
he has owned his own auto repair bussiness and now brings his passion for our hobby to Marine Specialties.