SOURCE: Brownie's Third Lung

March 17, 2006 09:30 ET

Nautica Places Order for Brownie's Built-in System Within One Week of Attaining OEM Status

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 17, 2006 -- Fort Lauderdale-based boat-builder Nautica International fills its first order for a Brownie's (OTC BB: UCPJ) Built-in Hookah Diving System in their 24-foot Catamaran model only one week after attaining Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) status. The addition of a Brownie's Diving System is now offered to Nautica customers as a feature on new boats and as a refit for existing vessels. An example of a similar vessel outfitted with a Built-in Diving System, Nautica's 22-foot Widebody Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) will be on display at the Palm Beach Boat Show from March 23-26, 2006.

Nautica International designs and builds a complete line of standard model and customizable RIBs for various applications. Nautica produces as many as 400 boats per year between 11 and 36 feet; many of which can accommodate Brownie's Built-in Boat Diving System. Nautica's RIBs are popular for recreational, commercial and military applications and are frequently used as tenders for larger yachts.

Brownie's Built-in Hookah Diving System is designed to be compact, functional and easy-to-use for both pleasure and maintenance diving. This system consists of components that can either be mounted together if space allows, or separately where space is more limited. This flexibility makes the system a practical addition to almost any boat.

Brownie's designs, builds and installs diving solutions from floating recreational hookah diving systems to a full-line of state-of-the-art air compressors and mixed-gas blending stations. For more information on Brownie's Third Lung, please visit us online at www.browniedive.com and www.tankfill.com or contact us at info@browniedive.com. For more information on Nautica International, please visit www.nauticaintl.com. Brownie's Third Lung Stock Symbol: (OTC BB: UCPJ).

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