Quadrant Marine InstituteQuadrant Marine Institute is looking for a Community Relations Administrator to join their Marine Service Technician training team at their head office in Sidney, BC. This dynamic position will support their team of instructors, apprentices, and employer partners across BC’s small craft/recreational marine service industry.

Maritime MuseumThe Maritime Museum of BC is pleased to announce that it will re-open to the public on Friday, July 17th. The new Friday hours will be from 10 am to 2 pm by appointment for one-hour time slots. All new procedures have been developed in line with government regulations and the guidelines from Work Safe BC.

Seakeeper Anti-Roll GyroThe revolutionary Seakeeper anti-roll gyro is now available through Wajax in Canada, providing stability to your vessel for increased safety, productivity, and a more enjoyable experience on the water.

Paddlers and Boaters SafetyBuilding on the recent News Week Editor’s Message about encouraging safe responsible boat operation, we wanted to share this message from BoatUS.

NMMAThe NMMA reports new boat sales in the United States rebounded sharply in May, up 59% compared to April, and up 9% from pre-pandemic levels on a seasonally-adjusted basis.

BrunswickThe Brunswick Public Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation, announced today that five organizations have received a total of $215,000 in charitable grants in 2020.

NMMA CanadaNMMA Canada has reported that with the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) that came into force on July 1st, NMMA is reminding members to review the changes that pertain to the recreational boating industry.

Simrad Chaparral and RobaloSimrad Yachting – a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems – has been selected as the exclusive marine electronics supplier for Chaparral/Robalo boats.

Lock 8 OttawaThis year, two guides are in production and underway now - The Rideau Canal & Lower Ottawa River and Trent Severn Waterway & Lake Simcoe! Editors are researching and writing, aerial photographers are out and our creative designers are prepping.

Groupe BeneteauFollowing first-half growth of 4.8%, the Group’s revenues for the third quarter, affected by the Covid-19 health crisis, came to €249.3 million, down 42.6% compared with the third quarter of the previous year. 

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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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