Kingston AnchorsDave Plumpton, Sales Manager at Kingston Anchors is pleased to announce that Woodard and Company will represent the company as its Manufacturer Representative for the province of British Columbia.

Tampa Boat ShowOut of an abundance of caution, as Hurricane Dorian threatened the state of Florida, the 2019 Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show, presented by West Marine, originally scheduled for September 6 to 7, is postponed to October 25-27. It will remain at the Tampa Convention Center for its new October dates.

Pirsuit Breaks GroundPursuit Boats, manufacturer of luxury sport fishing and cruising boats, broke ground for the first phase of an expansion that will ultimately bring their campus footprint to 100 acres of land with 773,000 square feet of manufacturing and support space and increase their local employment to 600. 

NMMATo help bolster Canada’s recreational boating industry, specifically in the global marketplace, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada announced it was approved for $116,849 in funding from Global Affairs Canada through its CanExport Associations program.

Crescent 117Crescent Custom Yachts has a Gregory C. Marshall designed Crescent 164’ (50m) under construction in their shipyard in Richmond, BC.  The project was sold to an American client who has named the yacht “Danzante Bay” after his resort and golf course in Loreto, Mexico.

NMMAThe NMMA newsletter wrote that the U.S. Coast Guard released its 2018 Recreational Boating Statistics Report last week, revealing that there were 633 boating fatalities nationwide in 2018, a 3.8 percent decrease from 2017.

Campion 2020 YearCanada’s largest fiberglass boat builder, Campion Marine officially kicked off their 2020 model year with the Waves of Change dealer meeting.

Protect from Hurricane DamageIf you want to know how to best protect recreational boats from damage in a hurricane, ask the experts who’ve been tasked with cleaning up the mess for nearly 40 years. They’re the ones who’ve seen the evidence after the storm passes: a lack of preparation, poorly maintained docks, low seawalls, fallen boat lifts, and destroyed marinas. 

Sea Ray SLXRAt the Cannes Yachting Festival, Sept. 10–15, Sea Ray will continue its celebration of 60 years of remarkably crafted boats with the European debut of the limited-edition SLX-R package of the all-new SLX 350 Outboard.

VeloWe thought our News Week readers would enjoy this short video showing someone reach into the build chamber of a metal additive manufacturing machine and pull parts out of a powder-bed—without any support structures tying them to a build plate. 

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