Boaties Baking PanNew from Salish Boat Supply is the Boaties Baking Pan™. The baking pan is designed to fit in your oven and for one handed use, making removal from the oven easier when under way.

The compact detachable handle is always cold when used and stows neatly away with the pan.  The heavy gauge aluminum pan has an even and stable heat transfer, and at 12” x 8” x 2-3/8”, it has a volume of over 2 quarts.  Double coated non-stick surface ensures easy cleaning and long life.

BIC Marine CareersBoating Industry Canada magazine continues with its support of the marine industry in Canada by posting current marine career postings Canada-wide.
 
Canada’s marine industry needs a growing number of people to enter the business and for many years now, potential employers have posted excellent career opportunities with Boating Industry Canada magazine online. If you know of a bright and dedicated person who is looking for a solid and rewarding future, please share this newsletter with them.

The Brunswick Boat Group, a unit of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has announced that Tim Schiek has been named president of the Sea Ray Group effective March 11.  He will report to Andy Graves, president – Brunswick Boat Group. 

Schiek, with Brunswick for the past 18 years, has been president of the Boston Whaler Group since 2010.  Joining Schiek at the Sea Ray Group will be Dave O’Connell, who will assume responsibilities as senior vice president global sales for the Sea Ray and Meridian brands.  O’Connell most recently was president – Hatteras/CABO and will report to Schiek. 

Fortress PilingsCentek Industries, manufacturer of fiberglass tubing and related components for marine exhaust systems, has launched a sister company, Fortress Pilings, to manufacture eco-friendly composite piles for a wide range of marine applications including docks, piers, boatlifts and seawalls, as well as bridge support and general construction.

“Since 1962, Centek has designed, engineered and manufactured over 15,000 custom fiberglass exhaust systems and has sold countless standard

Volvo PentaStandard engines from Volvo Penta will deliver diesel power to the world’s toughest and most extreme round-the-world races - the Volvo Ocean Race.
 
The 2014-2015 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race is the fifth race with Volvo Penta as official engine supplier. During a nine-month journey that covers over 39,000 nautical miles, the Volvo Ocean Race boats, crew and engines will meet some of the toughest challenges in round the world sailing.

Boating OntarioGraham Lacey, Boating Ontario President recently sent out a member communication that it is time to 'spring forward' and prepare for another season, starting by attending the slate of Regional Meetings planned by the staff at Boating Ontario.

Lacey raises several challenges that lie ahead for the industry and the Boating Ontario Association. The obvious issues of low water levels, operational and rate changes in the Trent- Severn and Rideau systems and water lot leases are examples. Lack of funding for the association programs, skilled staff shortages and sustainable funding for the Association are not new, but still demand attention.

Crates MarinaCrate Marine Sales is pleased to announce that Crate’s is expanding to Belleville, Ontario.  With plans to open for the 2013 boating season, work is already underway at what was previously the Morch Marine location. Crate’s Belleville will be a full service marina and will offer full sales, service and dockage.

Sales at Crate’s Belleville will include new boats from Carver, Marquis, Regal, Cruisers Yachts and Cruisers Sport Series meaning buyers will have a choice from these premium brands ranging from 19 foot bow riders to 72 foot luxury yachts. Dockage will be expanded to over 200 slips with

West MarineIn support of its ongoing efforts to improve and conserve the marine environment, West Marine is seeking applications for Marine Conservation Grants. There will be five to ten grants awarded in amounts ranging from $500-$5000 per recipient. 

Applications are available online at www.westmarine.com/bluefuture. The closing date for entries is May 1, 2013 and the winners will be announced on World Oceans Day, June 8, 2013.

BVI Spring Regatta 2013Warm water and hot racing are guaranteed at the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, March 25-31, 2013!
 
With less than three weeks to go until the 42nd edition of the BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival at Nanny Cay, a truly international cast is making ready to take centre stage in the beautiful sailing grounds off Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

The BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival has always attracted sailors from around the world to take part and this year is no exception.

ADP LightspeedIn the latest release of LightspeedNXT (ver 3.9.7) and LightspeedEVO (ver 5.6) hosted users of ADP Lightspeed will have access to Service Connect, an integrated smart-help menu designed to provide answers to user’s questions without leaving their workflow. This simple, time-saving feature knows what screen the user is working from and will suggest topics to answer questions.

Service Connect picks up right where the user left off providing helpful hints, tips, and even offering LIVE web chat with Lightspeed customer

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