Boating Ontario CEO Rick Layzell sent along this brief End of the Summer Update. Wheels are well in motion as the association moves towards the celebration of their 50th Anniversary.
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Boating Ontario is pleased to ...
A significant number of entries have already been ...

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Every Tuesday we publish a fresh newsletter with informative articles pertaining to the Canadian boating and marine industry. Stay up to date with the latest products, research and industry developments.

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Boaters have long been challenged with lighting large areas like cockpits and foredecks, often ...
Digital Yacht's NMEA 2000 Starter Kit makes installing modern marine electronics a breeze.
IMTRA has announced the introduction of its new line of re-styled St. Maarten Reading Lights. ...
The StopGull® range of bird deterrent products silently and harmlessly keeps gulls and shore birds ...
Toilet control panels often need to be wired through areas with limited accessibility, such as ...
SADIRA TEAK SHAMPOO is a unique product to remove everyday stains on Teak and Exotic Woods.
Many boaters and outdoorsmen forgo cubes and freeze large chunks of ice instead. It lasts longer ...
Tohatsu America Corp.(TAC), distributor of Tohatsu Outboards, is proud to announce the debut of its ...
Yamaha Motor Canada has introduced SurfPointeTM, a new patent- pending technology that improves the ...
Windfinder, one of the world’s leading weather services for water sports, introduces interactive ...

STOPGULL KEEPS GULLS AND SHORE BIRDS OFF BOATS, YACHTS & DOCKS

StopGull Air Generic 400The StopGull® range of bird deterrent products silently and harmlessly keeps gulls and shore birds off boats, yachts and docks.

StopGull Air features a unique, US Patented, rotating system that repels birds- even in the slightest wind. Easy to install most anywhere on board or the dock (with optional supports), it can be removed from its base and folded for convenient storage.

StopGull Falcon is manufactured from a long-lasting aeronautical fabric and features an invisible rope and a mast that telescopes to 23 feet.

The StopGull range also includes the Keeper, S27 Swivel and the Riel. READ MORE

 

 

Featured Articles

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A trio of Canadian dealers were recognized at the Smoker Craft Inc. 2018 model year dealer meeting, ...
Township of Georgina Mayor Margaret Quirk and Andy Adams discuss the Jackson's Point Harbour ...
As we reported in the July 18 edition of News Week, Rick Layzell has been appointed CEO of the ...
Lifesaving Society launches multi-language, online boating safety program.     ...
If the truth be known Jack Pady was one of the first Yacht Brokers I ever met and over the years ...
Hydro Clean Hull Wash is Canada's first automatic, mechanical hull wash system and the company has ...
Last week we asked our readers to write if they were affected by high water levels and we got ...
NMMA Canada Touts New Economic Impact Data During Recreational Boating Day on the Hill.   ...
On May 9th, 2017, the National Marine Manufacturer’s Association (NMMA Canada) held their 5th “Day ...
It's about time that Boating Industry Canada shone the spotlight on Tom MacNair because he ...

HURRICANE SEASON 2017

hurricane irma 400As of Monday morning September 11, after watching the force of Hurricane Irma in real time as it plowed through Florida, having already decimated the charter fleets and towns throughout the Caribbean, what we are left with is a feeling of where do we go from here?  Social media has provided unbelievable photographs of the destruction of ruined marinas and crumpled boats stack upon one another.

Even in our world of instantaneous news cycles, we can’t forget the devastation that hit Texas only days ago when Hurricane Harvey brought incredible high waters, unprecedented loss of property and sadly, loss of life, especially in the Houston area.  I am writing this editorial on Monday morning...READ MORE

 

 

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The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) will recognize Chuck Rowe, President ...
“The wind is coming up. Tell the boys they can commence with the race.” Fittingly, these would be ...
BRP, a world leader in powersports, has announced that Tracy Crocker has been appointed to the ...
CMP has announced that Gerald Dyck has joined the firm to further enhance their growing portfolio ...
Lars Ljungström has been appointed to vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO) ...
John Alexander Roy passed away quietly at home on August 12 after a short battle with cancer. He ...
Torqeedohas announced that Greg Jung has been appointed vice president of marketing. In ...

NMMA TO INDUCT INDMAR'S CHUCK ROWE INTO HALL OF FAME

Chuck Rowe 400The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) will recognize Chuck Rowe, President of Indmar Products, with its 2017 Hall of Fame Award for his career achievements and contributions to the recreational boating industry. Rowe will be honored during the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) at the show’s annual Industry Breakfast on Tuesday, September 19 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Tampa’s Waterside Marriott Hotel.

The NMMA Hall of Fame was established in 1988 and recognizes individuals who have made, or continue to generate, substantial and lasting contributions toward the advancement of the marine industry. It honors individuals whose...READ MORE

 

NORTHPOINT COMMERCIAL FINANCE HIRES CHANTAL ROBIN AS DIRECTOR - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Chantal Robin 400Northpoint Commercial Finance is pleased to announce that Chantal Robin has joined the company as a Director of Business Development in Canada. Chantal joins the existing field sales team to provide enhanced regional coverage of existing customers, further develop their growing portfolio, and develop new business opportunities. 

Based in Quebec, Chantal will lead business development efforts in the Province of Quebec. She brings 15 years of floor plan financing experience with companies such as TCF Commercial Finance and Deutsche Financial Services. Chantal has gained a wealth of experience through her finance career and is passionate about customer service. Her experience, drive, and “can-do” READ MORE

Changing Scene

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Boating Ontario is pleased to offer ADVANCED REGISTRATION for the 2017 Boating ...
A significant number of entries have already been submitted for the 2017 DAME Design Award and ...
  September 12, 2017 Conversations with vendors and service providers confirm there is ...
Legend. Leader. These words have been used to describe Boston Whaler since way back in 1958, when ...
The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) is offering special IBEX show pricing for ...
Ashland announced September 6th, that it will increase the price of its complete portfolio of ...
The Atlantic Marine Trades Association recently sent a notice that Craig and Kathryn Newell have ...
Boating Ontario CEO Rick Layzell sent along this brief End of the Summer Update. Wheels are well in ...
IFAI Expo 2017 will be at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, September 26-29. ...
One of the highlights at the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) International Marine ...

SEVERAL CANADIAN DEALERS MAKE MONTEREY BOATS TOP CSI AWARDS

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Monterey Boats is proud to announce the Top Ten Monterey CSI Dealers for 2017! These dealers earned the highest marks from their returned Customer Service Surveys for the 2017 Model Year. The awards were presented during the Monterey Boats annual Dealer Conference held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida. The surveys rate each dealer on the customer’s sales experience, as well as their service experience. These dealer recipients achieved an independently measured standard of excellence of 90 percent or higher in customer satisfaction during the program year. READ MORE

 

 

ABYC MARINE ELECTRICAL CERTIFICATION (ONTARIO, CANADA)

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This 4 day course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 – 5 years’ experience working with marine electrical system design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards. The successful certification candidate should have some familiarity with ABYC electrical standards.

When: December 11-14, 2017.

Where: Ontario, Canada
Learn More & Register
Contact Sandy Brown at 410-990-4460 x101 or sbrown@abycinc.orgRegister today! READ MORE