US Boat SalesThe National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), representing North American recreational boat, engine and marine accessory manufacturers, announced on January 7th that as it finalizes 2019 sales numbers, retail unit sales of new powerboats are estimated to have held steady in 2019 at approximately 280,000 units...

TwiggyWinner to receive a Toronto International Boat Show Prize pack including VIP show passes, hotel accommodation, and a remote-control boat just like Twiggy’s.

RossiterRossiter Boats celebrates the one-year anniversary of its restart.  In September 2018, an investor group acquired the assets of Rossiter and quickly moved to restart the Company.  One year later the Company is back up and running, making quality boats for discerning boaters across North America.

Macdonald Turkey Point MarineBrad Thomson, General Manager at MacDonald Turkey Point Marina sent us this letter reporting that he and Rick Layzell, CEO of Boating Ontario, met with The Honourable Diane Finley, MP for Haldimand-Norfolk recently regarding Lake Erie and the Great Lakes’ high water levels.

Brunswick DisplayBrunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) will showcase its technology leadership in recreational boating with its debut exhibition during the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) beginning January 7, 2020 in Las Vegas.

Boating BCBoating BC is now accepting applications for the 2020 grant and scholarship program that supports not-for-profit organizations that undertake capital infrastructure projects or events and initiatives that help to grow or increase participation in recreational boating.

SafashoreSafashor Products International, manufacturer of safe boarding solutions, has signed the Ibsen Company as its newest sales representative. Stephen Resta, Safashor president, made the announcement.

Parks CanadaJust before Christmas, we received the following email from Parks Canada regarding a Request For Information (RFI); if you are able to contribute to their request, please do so using the attached form.

Ken ReadJeanneau America has announced that world-renown American yachtsman and North Sails President Ken Read will campaign the new Jeanneau Sun Fast 3300 in the double-handed division of the 2020 Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race along with navigator Suzy Leech.

Ford McDonalds Coffee WasteWe just read in the Composites World newsletter that Ford Motor Company, in efforts toward sustainability, has teamed up with fast-food chain giant McDonald’s USA to turn coffee chaff — the dried skin of the coffee bean that peels off naturally during roasting — into commercial vehicle parts such as headlamp housings.

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Luxury TaxOur industry needs everyone to raise their voice in opposition to the ill-considered Liberal Luxury Tax proposal.

The NMMA has shared results from the American introduction of a luxury tax in the early 1990s and the data should help persuade our government that this will be ineffective and overall, damaging to the industry and negative to their tax revenues. 

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ADD COMFORT AND STYLE WITH TACO MARINE® HELM CHAIRS

Helm ChairMade in the USA, TACO Marine® helm chairs are hand crafted in a variety of premium quality vinyl fabrics and stitching to provide long-lasting comfort and style on deck.

SIESTA SPORT CHAIR (shown here)
This unique design features a sporty tapered head support, which is less bulky around the crest than other chairs. Down the center of the chair’s body and wrapping down the front of the bolster is a stylish diamond pattern, which adds to the chair’s overall opulence.

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