NMEAThe National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has published a new version of NMEA 0183-Version 4.11, which replaces Version 4.10 and includes updates to the entire suite of GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) sentences. 

Four WinnsExpanding its dealer network in London Ontario, Four Winns boats, a division of Groupe Beneteau, Cadillac Operations is excited to announce Hully Gully Powersports & Marine as the newest addition to their distribution channel.

Miami Innovation AwardsIt’s time to enter your new product for the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards competition, the industry’s most prestigious honors, recognizing manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products to market.

BRP LogoBRP is announcing a leadership reorganization within the Powersports Group which will now be co-led by Sandy Scullion as Senior Vice-President, Global Retail & Services and Thomas Uhr as Senior Vice-President, Product Engineering & Manufacturing Operations. 

BoatsetterThe average boat owner never wants to do the math: adding up all the seasonal expenses and dividing by the number of times the vessel was used. 

Boat Dealers logoDigital Era Media Inc., (DEM: www.ThinkDEM.com) Digital Media Publishers of Canadian Marine & Powersports Listing Sites announced that it has launched all new versions of BoatDealers.ca and OutboardDealers.ca powered by their 6th Generation MyDealers.ca platform.

 

 

Boating Dreams Winner with PrizeIt pays to dream. Travis Christ of Charleston, South Carolina is the winner of Volvo Penta of the America’s Boating Dreams contest, a social media promotion in which customers posted stories of their dreams and aspirations of spending time on the water.

Develop Nova ScotiaWaterfront Development Corp. is getting a new mandate to help drive strategic economic development across Nova Scotia.

Lumishore Dame Award Special MentionLumishore, manufacturer of high-performance LED lighting systems, has taken all its expertise in underwater lighting above the waterline with a new range of products designed for interior use.

Victoria Harbour MarinasFour marinas in the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority have raised the bar as they work toward curbing pollution in Victoria's Inner Harbour. They’ve just achieved the highest ranking possible in our Clean Marine BC program! 

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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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