Halifax Boat ShowThe Halifax International Boat Show returns this Thursday thru Sunday at Exhibition Park in Halifax. This event encompasses the largest and most sought after brands of boats and boating equipment in Eastern Canada and it’s all under one roof.
 
The Halifax International Boat Show is the largest boat show in Eastern Canada. Exhibited boats range in size from 6' to over 30' and include runabouts, cruisers, motor yachts, sail boats, sailing dinghies, pontoon boats, bass boats, inflatables, RIBS and personal water craft.
 
“For nearly four decades this show has not disappointed,” says Show Manager Scott Sprague.

Nova Scotia Island DocumentaryNova Scotia Islands documentary airs Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 12 Noon. With intriguing pasts and mysterious happenings, the islands of Nova Scotia have been the setting of stories that stir the senses and rouse the imagination. Abandoned settlements and homesteads, lighthouses and keepers, fisherman and fishing grounds, pirates and treasure, contagious diseases and mass burials, ghostly apparitions and lost cemeteries are all highlighted in this homage to Nova Scotia's colourful island history.

Islands are part of the geography and history of the Maritimes, nowhere more so

Family Day at VIBS 2013Vancouver International Boat Show EXTENDED TO Monday, February 11, 2013 in honour of B.C.'s Family Day holiday.

BC Place & Granville Island Maritime Market and Marina:

    Monday  February 11   10am to 5pm

Mercury Marine logoMercury Marine has announced several appointments within its global finance organization.
 
Bob Flesch has been named director of global operations - Finance. In this role, Flesch has financial responsibility for manufacturing, distribution, procurement, capital expenditures, product development and engineering, Mercury Racing and Mercury Marine’s manufacturing operations in Asia.
 
Flesch has been with Mercury Marine for 26 years, and has held a number of finance and strategy positions of increasing responsibility. He was most recently Mercury’s division controller for commercial operations. Flesch holds a bachelor’s of science and a master’s of business administration degree from the University of Wisconsin –Oshkosh.

Northern Lights Diesel Exhaust Cleaning SystemNorthern Lights, specializing in marine power generation, propulsion and HVACR, will feature its unique Diesel Exhaust Cleaning System (DECS) at the 2013 Miami International Boat Show, February 14-18 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Based on DCL International’s MARINE-X™ system, DECS removes soot and particulate matter as it is emitted from the diesel engine. The air and water quality on and around the vessel is vastly improved, offering a clean, enjoyable environment for everyone on board.

When equipped with DECS, exhaust gas is routed through a

Seakeeper GyroSeakeeper has been named Brunswick Boat Group's preferred supplier for stabilization systems.  Seakeeper's actively controlled gyros will be offered as options, with projects already underway on the Hatteras 77, and several new Sea Ray and Meridian Sport Yacht, Yacht and Sedan Bridge models in development.

In making this commitment to Seakeeper, Brunswick Boat Group can now offer enhanced comfort and safety to its boat customers.  After

Thomas Marine GroupSea Ray Boats is pleased to announce the appointment of Groupe Thomas Marine to its leading network of more than 400 marine dealers operating on six continents. The company joins Marina Fortin in serving customers throughout the province of Quebec.

Marina Fortin has been a top Sea Ray dealer for over 20 years and remains an important part of the Sea Ray dealer network.

“The addition of Groupe Thomas Marine strengthens our already considerable presence in the Quebec market,” said Andy Graves, president of Brunswick Boat Group. “I am delighted to welcome the dealership’s 29 years of experience to the Sea Ray team. Groupe Thomas Marine is committed to offering first-class service to its customers and will undoubtedly maintain the standards of excellence that our boat owners expect and deserve.”

NMEA logoThe National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has just released an extensively upgraded version of NMEA 2000®, the industry's open architecture network standard. New Edition 3.00 replaces version 2.20 and includes updates and additions to the NMEA Network Message Database, NMEA 2000® Main Document, and NMEA 2000® Appendices A and D.
 
"While the NMEA Standards Committee created many improvements in the overall standard, significant changes occurred in the NMEA

Network Messages Appendix B, which contains the Network

Halifax Boat Show 2013The Halifax International Boat Show returns February 21 – 24, 2013 at Exhibition Park in Halifax. This event encompasses the largest and most sought after brands of boats and boating equipment in Eastern Canada and it’s all under one roof.

The Halifax International Boat Show is the largest boat show in Eastern Canada. Exhibited boats range in size from 6' to over 30' and include runabouts, cruisers, motor yachts, sail boats, sailing dinghies, pontoon boats, bass boats, inflatables, RIBS and personal water craft.

“For nearly four decades this show has not disappointed,” says Show Manager Scott Sprague. “This high caliber event

CPYB logoPat Sturgeon offers this February 13th seminar as the first in a series of eleven Open only to CPYB Designated Yacht Sales Professionals.

This e-Seminar will kick-off the series by discussing tips and techniques for the best ways to rescue a client or deal that may be slipping away.  We all know how frustrating it can be when all of your efforts to bring a deal to the table start to smolder and the deal is in jeopardy of burning up and disappearing from sight.


When: Wednesday, February 13th at 12:00 - 1:00 pm Eastern

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Ashland’s solvers are making waves again. The company has launched a new white gelcoat to help boat manufacturers improve the efficacy and usability of their products in demanding marine applications. Maxguard™ EZM marine white gelcoat offers easier application in complex molds and excellent weathering performance.

In addition to its application properties, this gelcoat achieves the high level of ultraviolet (UV) and blister resistance required by the world’s top boat builders to deliver an alluring finish desired by consumers. 

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Employer Choice Award2018 400On Friday, January 12th, at the Toronto International Boat Show, the Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BICEOC) Award program presented awards to the first winners in this important employee development program.

This is the only “best employer” recognition award for Canada’s recreational marine industry. This is a national program that creates leading employer brand recognition and a true competitive advantage for attracting, retaining and engaging top talent. There are two award categories: