From the Helm | Boating Broadcast | Eco-Friendly Pelican Ops

Welcome to From the Helm with MarineMax, where hosts Lisa and Kelley connect with boating industry leaders for weekly Boating Broadcasts. In this episode, meet Troy Werner, soul surfer, water lover, and Owner Operator of Pelican Ops, an eco-friendly marine service provider.

Tune in to hear more about how Pelican Ops got started, how a Seabin can automatically clean a marina, how to create an underwater environment that filters water and nurtures sea life, and how to keep calm when taken down by a gnarly 20-foot wave!

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Eco-Friendly Pelican Ops

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HEADLINES: 

Tis' the season for giving! MarineMax locations around the country are hosting food and toy drives to help various causes this winter. Donate to Move for Hunger in New Jersey, Julie Weintraub's Hands Across the Bay in Clearwater, the American Red Cross in Charleston, Casey Cares in Maryland, Give Hope Foundation in Orlando, and various Salvation Army Toys For Tots drives across the country. Find your local donation event online.

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Finally, catch the winners of central Texas's largest and longest-running grassroots wakesurfing contest, the 12th annual Virtual Barrel Boss! Winners announced November 14 in a cool recap video. Over 50 entrants submitted a 1-minute unedited video of their best wakesurf run to qualify for the competition, and Nautique supplied team riders to judge the contest. Check out the winners.

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Meet Troy Werner, soul surfer, water lover, and Owner Operator of Pelican Ops, an eco-friendly marine service provider. 

Troy grew up in South Florida near The Everglades and began surfing at eight years old. His love for the water took him through a series of exciting adventures, including working as a Diesel Mechanic for the US Marine Corps, as a Commercial Diver for SeaWorld, and as a Salvage Diver for TowBoatUS. His most recent project, Pelican Ops, protects coastlines through eco-friendly marine services that clean waterways and enhance natural resources. 

Tune in to hear more about how Pelican Ops got started, how a Seabin can automatically clean a marina, how to create an underwater environment that filters water and nurtures sea life, and how to keep calm when taken down by a gnarly 20-foot wave!

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