Whisperpower Ion Lithium BatteryWith the introduction of the Ion Power Basic, a safe Lithium Ion battery formulated with Lithium, Iron and Phosphate cells (LiFePO4), a new era has begun, according to WhisperPower, with the perfect sustainable alternative to the conventional lead-acid battery.

Frank HugelmeyerThe National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced May 17th, that its Board of Directors has selected Frank Hugelmeyer, a veteran leader in the outdoor recreation industry, as the association’s next president.

Storm Season PrepKnowing that there are quite a few Canadian boaters cruising in southern waters as well as many Canadian boat brokers and buyers doing business down south, we thought it was a good idea to share these 4 tips to ready your boat for hurricane season, from our friends at BoatUS.

Brunswick LogoOn Friday May 17th, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced that as part of the Company’s strategy to expand its presence and scale within the emerging and fast-growing boat club segment...

 

 

 

Sunseeker Collecting MBI award for Predator 50Sunseeker International has won the accolade for ‘Best Sportscruiser over 45ft’ at the 2019 Motor Boat Awards. The award was given to Sunseeker for its innovative Predator 50, which was launched in January 2018 and has already seen over 30 boats sold worldwide.

Seastar Power SteeringSeaStar Solutions, now part of The Dometic Group, and the leader in marine steering and control systems, was recognized with a 2019 Top Product Award from respected marine business journal Boating Industry magazine.

Sea Ray CelebrationSea Ray recently celebrated its 60th anniversary during a marine industry dealer meeting at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Texas.

Eight Million HoursMercury Marine’s Plant 12 product development team has been presented with the Brunswick Safety Leadership Award and a check for $10,000 for driving safety improvements leading to more than eight and a half million hours of no-lost time dating back to 2004.

Maritime Museum RelocationThe Maritime Museum of BC has asked the provincial government to conduct a heritage inspection immediately to identify the heritage value of the former Victoria Law Courts at 28 Bastion Square and to determine the need for protection and conservation in compliance with the heritage protection requirements as stipulated under the provincial Heritage Conservation Act.

10 Years of Icomia Refit GroupIn early May, the ICOMIA Superyacht Refit Group were hosted by MB92 Barcelona, for the biennial meeting of the group. This marked the ten-year anniversary since the first meeting of group, which was also initiated in Barcelona. 

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COVEDespite the recent growth and attention on the marine industry in Nova Scotia, a new study by the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE) finds that interest in career opportunities among students remains low.
 
The Student Intentions and Perceptions Study found that only 12% of grade 6-12 English, French, and Mi’kmaq Kina’matneway students in Nova Scotia are interested in the career opportunities in the marine industry.

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Fusion Flush Mount SpeakersFusion®, a worldwide leader in marine audio entertainment, has announced the release of the new FM Series flush mount marine speakers and subwoofers, engineered to deliver high-quality acoustics and bass in a sleek form factor to meet the latest boat design trends. 

Designed with a minimalistic, clean look, the FM Series’ low-profile, near-flat installation allows for a visually appealing finish never before seen on a marine speaker or subwoofer. 

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