How We Started

Boat Bling, Inc ® was founded in 2004 by two avid boaters and friends, Patrick Jones and Tom Kruse, with the goal of bringing premium, innovative products to the boating market. Initially, cleaning products were not even part of the plan. Tom’s architecture background inspired the original Boat Bling® engine covers which were meticulously machined of aircraft aluminum to replace the stock plastic cover on the Mercruiser 496 and 496HO engines. These products were very well received works of art but it was clear to Patrick early on that this was an amazing niche product that was not scalable with potential sales less than 1% of all boat owners. Seeking a scalable product to reinvent the marketplace, cleaning products became the direction and the “Sauce” names were created on a cocktail napkin over Mexican food (hence the Hot Sauce name).

With Patrick taking over the helm exclusively in 2014, an immediate plan to develop a world-class executive team was formed. Today, the leadership team consists of two other key members whom have vastly different expertise and experiences that have come together for the same goals. Fred Scuncio, formerly a Vice President with Simple Green and 303 Aerospace products, joined Boat Bling® in 2015 as the VP of Global Sales. Zack Bale, the first Boat Bling® employee, became a member of the leadership team in 2015 as well with an expanded role as Director of Operations.

Today, you will see Bling Sauce® as the marketing name as the Sauce product line celebrates its 15th year in the market place. The Bling Sauce® evolution will lead the expansion of the Sauces into the RV, Powersports and Aviation markets. We are humbled and honored to be the company you know and trust to deliver the highest quality, premium care products to simplify your life and provide more time enjoying your passion with your friends and family. The vision was and remains simple:

"Provide the most discriminating enthusiast with a simple, easy to use line of care products that exceed expectations in quality, appeal, and provides world class results in less time than any other products."

Bling Sauce® has become a World Wide company servicing over 1200 retail outlets in 10 countries and on 4 continents. The best part; It’s our amazing customers like you that have propelled our success and growth opportunities and for that, we say ‘Thank You’ and are forever grateful.

Your satisfaction is our number one priority, if for any reason our products or service fall short, we’ll buy it back and make it right— 100% GUARANTEED. We appreciate your interest and look forward to doing business with you.