Boat SetterThe average US boat is taken out onto the water just over 11 days a year. Yet owners pay for maintenance, dock or storage fees, and other expenses for all 365 days.

NMMAThe bigger picture on the global trade wars is focused on the US and China situation but that was likely the origin of the U.S. Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum...

Pride MarineNorth America’s largest indoor boat show is back January 18 to 27, 2019 at Enercare Centre in Toronto, and Pride Marine Group - a division of Canada’s largest boat dealer and show sponsor - will host the biggest marina display.

Campion BoatsWith the high US dollar combined with 10% tariffs on American made boats entering Canada, boat builder Campion Marine is heading into this year’s boat show season with a highly competitive suite of handcrafted Canadian made quality boats.

Marine Fire Suppression FluidThere's currently a great deal of misinformation within the marine industry regarding fire suppression agents, especially in light of the EU-mandated phase-down of hydrofluorocarbon-based materials looming on the horizon.

Group ShotDesmasdon’s Boat Works in Pointe au Baril has acquired Beacon Marine, also of Pointe au Baril, Ontario. The two facilities are across the Pointe au Baril Station Harbour from each other, and are the two largest marine facilities in Pointe au Baril. 

Glenn SpartzThree students from British Columbia have been awarded Glenn Spartz Scholarships from Boating BC in order to further pursue their careers in the marine industry. 

Natural MarineAlex Milne Associates Ltd, considered an innovator in the Canadian marine business for over 50 years, has moved to new larger manufacturing and warehouse premises in Concord/Vaughn area in the northern region of Toronto.

NMMA Full LogoThe long simmering issue of derelict and abandoned vessels will not go away without significant clean-up costs.

BRNKL AppBarnacle Systems Inc. has reinvented how people check on their boats. Their product, BRNKL (pronounced barnacle), is like a “home security system for your boat”...

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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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“This is a very popular horsepower in Canada so there are a lot of boaters who will benefit from ...
Salt-X has become a new member of Boating Atlantic. The Salt-X product is a concentrated ...
Mercury Marine has announced the launch of the 400hp Verado outboard engine today, February 14th. ...
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SailTimer Inc. made the first-ever masthead anemometer that could transmit to smartphone apps. It ...
With the Vancouver International Boat Show just around the corner I contacted Campbell and Alex at ...
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On January 27th in Cortina d’Ampezzo Italy, Boat International Media hosted the Superyacht Design ...
West Marine, the world’s largest boating supply retailer, has hired retail executive Ken ...
Groupe Beneteau is announcing Christophe Lavigne’s appointment as President of US brands Four ...
Weems & Plath President Peter Trogdon has announced a “Change of Watch” at the company he ...
North Sails are pleased to announce that Robert Greenhalgh has joined the team. A key hire ...
We are delighted to tell you that Les Sparks is celebrating his 45th anniversary with Mercury ...