campionWhen a Kelowna, BC business building pickup truck campers caught fire, it was a Kelowna neighbour who extended a helping hand to keep the 40 person business in business to make their spring deliveries.

Campion president, Brock Elliott was driving to work when he saw the smoke from the burning camper truck factory fire.  
The factory roof had collapsed and it was clear that the business was destroyed. Elliott left a message for the business owner to contact him and that Campion Boats could help. Those who know Brock Elliott will not be surprised at the generous gesture.

Other area businesses also pitched in. It's a great story about neighbours and community. Have  look at the newspaper story that ran in the Kelowna Daily Courier:

http://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/front-page-news/neighbour-comes-to-aid-in-wake-of-business-fire-22714.html
 

Marine Products

  • Prev
During the heat of summer, many boat owners turn on their air conditioning units. Whether portable ...
Xantrex has expanded its popular Freedom series with the launch of four new models. The new series ...
Volvo Penta is pleased to announce the launch of its strongest marine engine ever at the Sydney ...
Moving a trailer with serious weight requires raw power. But the larger the tow vehicle, often the ...
For tournament anglers, keeping their catch alive means avoiding point deductions and potential ...
When bright, clear light is needed for walkway, task and general ambience use, but space is tight, ...
Aquila and Mercury have recently collaborated to offer a joystick piloting application for a power ...
Following the success of the Swift Trawler 34, which dominated the long cruise segment for nearly 8 ...
FLIR Systems, Inc., has announced the expansion of its Raymarine Axiom™ Multifunction Display (MFD) ...
Interior boat designers often mix and match plumbing equipment to accommodate space. The Tecma ...

VOLVO PENTA D13 1000 400

Recently, John Armstrong of Canadian Yachting magazine traveled to Maine to sea trial the exciting new MJM 35z.

MJM Yachts was founded in 2002 by Bob Johnstone, who also co-founded J Boats, Inc., the world's leading brand of performance sailboats (14,000 worldwide). Asked why the move to power, Bob, who is 83, replied, "Seems my wife and I had gotten older and our boats had to reverse roles. I'll always enjoy a daysail on the latest 'J.' But our quality cruising time is now on a motorboat." 

This was the concept behind the development of their line of power yachts and we talked with Bob Johnstone on video about his...READ MORE

VOLVO PENTA LAUNCHES ITS MOST POWERFUL MARINE ENGINE EVER – D13 1000 HP, AT THE SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

VOLVO PENTA D13 1000 400

Volvo Penta is pleased to announce the launch of its strongest marine engine ever at the Sydney International Boat Show. The newly designed D13 engine sees the company move into the 1000hp engine range for the first time. The D13-IPS1350 further strengthens the exciting new line-up, delivering more power and increased durability for yachts up to 120 feet. Volvo Penta’s complementary IPS pod drive, which is also being revealed at the show, has been upgraded to match the higher power of the engine. 

Volvo Penta has also enhanced its Inboard Performance System (IPS) pod design, to match the class-leading performance of its latest and most powerful diesel engine – the D13-1000. The upgraded IPS 30 pod is the largest in the range. READ MORE

SAFER AIR CONDITIONING WITH THE SMARTPLUG

Smart Plug 400During the heat of summer, many boat owners turn on their air conditioning units. Whether portable or installed, they have serious power requirements that can strain and overload outdated, twist-type shore power systems. A safer approach is to use the revolutionary SmartPlug. 

Available in 30 or 50 amp models, the SmartPlug consists of an inlet and cordset with connector. What sets it apart from traditional shore power equipment is the unique pin and clip design that provides more metal-to-metal contact. This dramatically reduces the chance of fire due to resistance and overheating from the loads an air conditioner can place on the system. Plus, its asymmetrical plug with spring-loaded locking clips slides straight in, making it easy to do when tired or it's dark. READ MORE