TACO Marine Announces Project Boat Raffle Winner

Hundreds of Thousands Raised To Aid Juvenile Diabetes

MIAMI, FLORIDA (USA)– The TACO Marine Project Boat Raffle Fundraiser winner is Roger LeFranc of Melbourne, Florida. He was randomly selected in a drawing held on November 5 at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Taco Metals Raffle Winner
Roger LeFranc of Melbourne, Florida is the winner of TACO Marine’s Project Boat,a fully-refitted, one-of-a-kind, 1989 Pursuit 2650 worth $150,000.The raffle raised more than $130,000 for Juvenile Diabetes research. Taco Marine

After a two-and-a-half year refitting project extensively chronicled on Ship Shape TV and a successful fundraising campaign with nearly 1,800 entrants and donations, the TACO Marine Project Boat Raffle Fundraiser raised more than $130,000 for the I’M LOGAN IT Foundation – supporting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and also continuing college scholarships for deserving youth.

The TACO Marine Project Boat showcased innovative products from more than 40 of the marine industry’s leading equipment and accessories suppliers, including Armstrong Nautical Products, Boat Outfitters, Canvas Designers, Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, Interlux, Magic Tilt Trailers, Pacer Group, Quantum Paints, TACO Marine, Taylor Made Systems, T-N-T Custom Boatworks, Vector Works and Yamaha Outboards. Click here to view the complete list of suppliers.



About Taco Marine

TACO Marine, a division of TACO Metals, Inc., designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of products, including Rub Rail, Marine Extrusions, Canvas & Metal Fab Hardware, Seating & Pedestals, Sport Fishing Equipment and custom/specialty products. All are backed by their industry-leading warranties and guaranteed to provide years of trouble-free use. -0-