Moorings BVISAfter last year’s large-scale efforts to stage the 2018 BVI Spring Regatta in the wake of Hurricane Irma, organizers and participants are looking forward to a more “normal” event this year.

Mercury 80th LogoMercury Marine presented its 2018 Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) award to a record number of dealerships this year, all of whom embody the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

Larson Boat GroupBoating Industry Canada News Week has learned that the assets of the Larson Boat Group brand have been sold to Polaris Industries, adding to their portfolio of boat brands.

Morgan Huntley Vanish BoatsIn the January 8th edition, we reported that Morgan Huntley, owner of Vanquish Boats planned to attend the Toronto International Boat Show to meet our Canadian buyers and experience the show first hand.

False Creek Fuel DockMost of us have heard of fuel additives, whether it be for gasoline or diesel. But which one to choose, if any, and why? False Creek Fuels in Vancouver has decided to take the guess work out of the equation and supply ValvTect Marine Fuel, a pre-treated fuel formulated for marine use.

DockmasterOn January 23, DockMaster officially announced full integration with Kenect and FuelCloud. DockMaster continues to lead the Marine Management Software Industry, partnering with the best third-party solutions that bring powerful and effective technology to all business models.

Brunswick CorporationBrunswick Boat Group, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has announced plans for the Brunswick Fiberglass Boat Technology Center (BFBTC), the most extensive recreational boat design and technology center in the United States.

Manhattan 65The 2019 Vancouver International Boat Show, Western Canada’s largest Boat Show, will see a number of exciting debuts and unveils – as more than 250 exhibitors display the latest and greatest.

Nova Scotia CoveThe Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) continues to onboard tenants in 2019. 

IridiumIridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) has announced the commercial launch of its Iridium Certus broadband service, the first new capability activated from the company’s $3 billion Iridium NEXT satellite replacement program.

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THE MARITIME MUSEUM OF BRITISH COLUMBIA PLANS TO REINVENT ITSELF AS THE CANADIAN MARITIME MUSEUM

 

Maritime MuseumBy Marianne Scott

Four years ago, the Maritime Museum of British Columbia (MMBC) lost its premises at 28 Bastion Square, a historic building it had occupied for more than 50 years. Some fallen plaster and several leaks had caused the Province, who owns the National Historic Site, to judge the structure unsafe and therefore asked MMBC to vacate the property. The Museum was forced to pack up its vast collections and put them in storage, thus keeping them mostly hidden from the public, scholars and historians.

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