Regal BoatsRegal Boats CEO Duane Kuck recently announced winners of the company’s prestigious 2018 Top Dealer Awards, recognizing the best overall retail performers worldwide in both sales and service categories. Several Canadian dealers were awarded!

Mobile MarineGlastron led off the 2019 model year with their Dealer Conference in sunny Sarasota, Florida where they announced the 2019 awards to the top dealerships and their representatives from around the world.

 

 

 

Group Beneteau Dealer AwardsFollowing the close of the 2019 Groupe Beneteau Dealer Conference, the four Cadillac-built brands in attendance couldn’t have asked for a better representation of product and turnout of personnel.

Bruce KirbyOn Thursday last week, at age 88, Bruce Kirby has been invested into the Order of Canada for his contributions to the sport. 

3V8SThe North American Die Casting Association (NADCA) has awarded Mercury Marine’s V-8 engine block as the winner of the Aluminum - Over 10lb category for the 2018 Die Casting Competition.  The award honors Mercury’s launch of the all-new V-8, 4.6L FourStroke outboard lineup. 

Marquis LarsonLexus has returned to the water with its next expression of a Lexus yacht in the form of the LY 650.  Bearing the most contemporary expression of Lexus design language, L-finesse, applied beyond the world of automobiles, the production LY 650 picks up where the stunning Lexus Sport Yacht Concept left off.

Anderson GaardenNRG Marine, the UK-based manufacturer of Sonihull ultrasonic anti-fouling systems, has been helping the ‘Green Marina’ project in Norway get some amazing results with its research into a zero-toxin approach to leisure boating.

MasterCraft MCBC Holdings, Inc. the parent entity of MasterCraft Boat Company, LLC (“MasterCraft”), and NauticStar, LLC (“NauticStar”), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Crest Marine, LLC (“Crest”), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of high-quality pontoon boats in the United States.

NMMA CHOFANominations are now being accepted for the 2019 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame. Inductees in the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame include those who have, or those who continue to, generate substantial and lasting contributions toward the advancement of the marine industry.  

Trent Severn WaterwayThe Trent-Severn Waterway returns to shoulder season hours as of Tuesday, September 4, 2018 until Monday, October 8th 2018. Additional hours are available over the Thanksgiving weekend.

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New Brunswick StudyA study released July 31st, highlights the need to increase awareness among New Brunswick youth about career opportunities in the oceans industry, including aquaculture, shipbuilding, boatbuilding, tidal energy, and ocean technologies.

The Student Intentions and Perceptions Study, developed by researchers for the Marine People Partnership (MPP) at the Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise (IORE), along with the New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD), summarizes data and insights gained from a survey of over 3,200 students in grades 6-9 across New Brunswick regarding careers in the Oceans Industry. READ MORE

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Transducers USA, has announced the expansion of their Tonelight™ Series of warning indicators to include a family of new models with stainless steel housings. These panel-mounted devices feature a unique combination of audible and LED warning signals. Tonelight annunciators emit both sound and flashing lights, which is especially desirable in environmental conditions with high levels of ambient noise. READ MORE

 

 

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