BoatUSA sign of the times, the U.S. Coast Guard reports that it’s common for recreational boaters today to use cellphones to call during a boating emergency. 

Most Watched VideoIf you judged boaters by what they like to watch, you may think they prefer sitting on anchor all day. But just because “How to Drop and Retrieve Your Anchor” was the number-one watched Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) video of 2018...

Miami Boat ShowTwo of Miami’s Epic Shows are partnering on their first-ever joint marketing campaign to promote the five biggest days in boating. 

Mercury 80thMercury Marine will celebrate its 80th anniversary throughout 2019, reflecting on its strong heritage of innovation and leadership in the marine industry.

GuritOn 21st December 2018, Gurit (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) announce the successful closing of the divestment of all shares in the Company`s PVC production site in Qingdao, China.

SearayFourteen prestigious Sea Ray® Dealers were recognized for Unsurpassed Service -unsurpassed service, incomparable business operations, and unwavering professionalism are just three of the many qualifications Sea Ray dealers, the most awarded dealer network in the country, must achieve to be named a Top 100 Dealer by Boating Industry.

Sea Ray 60thFor 59 years, Sea Ray has set the standard and pushed the limits of performance and craftsmanship to elevate the boating experience. 

Newstar MarineThe owners of NewStar Marine in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia are excited to announce their new location featuring an indoor showroom, marine accessories and marine service center. 

Thom Dammrich HonoredNMMA President, Thom Dammrich, was recognized with a special award Tuesday December 11th during the Marine Dealer Conference and Exposition by MRAA President, Matt Gruhn, for his leadership and the positive impact he's made on the broader recreational boating industry. 

Kingfisher BoatsOn December 10th, KingFisher Boats announced that it has completed their expansion at its Center of Excellence on Highland Road in Vernon, B.C. According to the company, which creates heavy gauge welded sportfishing boats, the expansion will allow its manufacturing facilities and workforce to grow.

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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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