Civil AviationWe recently learned through the Composites World newsletter that EHang Holdings Ltd.  (Guangzhou, China), an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, announced on July 29 that its EHang 216 has obtained a Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC)...

NMMA CanadaIn January, the NMMA announced it was entering a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Transport Canada to ease the process of declaring compliance with Canadian Regulations on NMMA Certified boats and yachts for sale into the Canadian marketplace.

Maritime MuseumOn February 25, 2020, the City of Langford and the Maritime Museum of BC entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the proposed construction of the Pacific Maritime Centre (PMC) that includes a new state-of-the-art Maritime Museum, office tower and conference centre that will be located at 790 McCallum Road.

Tohatsu MotorJapanese outboard motor manufacturer, Tohatsu Corporation, has started deliveries of the first production units of its newest model line-up, MFS75/90/115, to worldwide distributors.

NMMA ReportAccording to NMMA’s latest Monthly Shipment Report, wholesale boat shipments increased for the second consecutive month in June, up 60% compared to May, as boat building activity ratcheted back up following lockdown restrictions during the early days of the pandemic response.

Brad ZoelleBrad Zoelle has accepted the position as General Manager, Mercury Canada effective immediately.  Brad joins Mercury from Sea Ray, where he spent the last five years in various roles, including most recently as Category Vice President where he was instrumental in the design and launch of many of Sea Ray’s flagship models...

MRAAIn an environment where dealers are seeing unprecedented levels of activity and struggling to keep up, one area that can get missed is post-sale follow-up. To solve that issue and promote strong relationships with customers after the sale, MRAA today announced its new Virtual Business Development Center (vBDC) for dealerships.

Lifecycle Solutions for FibreglassRhode Island Marine Trade Industry Association aims to grow boat recycling across the U.S. with novel pilot program

Scania EnginesScania, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of engines for boats, trucks, buses and industrial applications, has announced the availability of its new powerful and lightweight range of engines – fully emissions certified for the U.S. pleasure craft market.

Navico Florida OfficeNavico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands has announced the opening of a new U.S. office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The new office allows Navico to enhance its presence in Florida and work more closely with resellers, dealers, boat builders, consumers and major shows.

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STOP INVASIVE SPECIES SPREAD - SEE HOW EASILY YOU CAN “CLEAN, DRAIN, DRY” YOUR WAKEBOAT

 

Clean, Drain, DryFor owners of all types of boats that are trailered from one lake to another within Canada, (and perhaps to waters in the USA when the borders open again) please take the steps to clean, drain and dry your boat and trailer to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species. If you plan to venture into the USA with your boat and trailer, you may be required to follow specific cleaning protocols.

We should always do this here in Canada as well, even if there are no specific laws requiring it. 

 

 

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Ondeck ConnectivityComprehensive system lets users track, monitor and remotely control up to 5 switches on their vessel from virtually anywhere. Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), leading marine electronics manufacturer, has announced its new OnDeck™ System, a remote monitoring and management solution that gives boaters 24/7 access to critical and timely information about their vessel.

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