Abandoned VesselIn their Jan 10, 2018 newsletter edition, the Georgia Strait Alliance asks for boaters to assist with the problem of abandoned and derelict vessels.

Denys Lapointe 400Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada Hall of Fame.

PrideMarineGroup 400Pride Marine Group Ltd., is pleased to welcome George’s Marine and Sports to the Pride family effective November 6, 2017. Both organizations share a proud history of supporting the boating industry and lifestyle through leadership, excellent customer service and a strong crew.

George Amendariz and Andy LindsayOn September 10, Andy Lindsay and George Amendariz welcomed an anticipated 300 dealers for their 2017 Groupe Beneteau dealer meeting and new boat introductions.

Andrew SemprevivoSeakeeper Inc., the leader in marine stabilization, announced today Andrew Semprevivo’s promotion to Chief Operating Officer.

CMP EMCSUnder a new agreement announced on January 31st, Canada Metal (Pacific) Ltd (“CMP”), manufacturer of Martyr™ Anodes, and EMCS Industries Ltd (EMCS), inventors of the first Marine Growth Protection System (MGPS) and the NOXX LFP Antifouling solution, will leverage their respective strengths to offer a complete turn-key antifouling and anti-corrosion solution to the shipping industry.

Mercury EDP Plant

Mercury Marine, the world leader in recreational and commercial marine propulsion and technology, has officially opened its new 49,000-square-foot electro-deposition paint (EDP) primer system expansion. The new addition, which broke ground in mid-2015, will double Mercury’s current processing capabilities. 

 

 

Quebec LakesAs the boating season nears its end, the Quebec Boating Council (QBC) is taking stock of its 25th boating safety awareness campaign. In total, eight drownings occurred during recreational boating activities on Quebec’s lakes and rivers this summer.  This is the lowest number in the past 10 years.