Law of Recreational BoatingThis book explains the unique maritime laws that typically affect the recreational-boating community.  The author, a maritime attorney, presents the well-researched statutory and case law material in an informative, understandable, and often-entertaining style.

HexionBoating Industry Canada has learned through the Composites World Today newsletter that Hexion Inc, (Columbus, Ohio, U.S.) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization on April 1, 2019, through the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware.

California Air Resources BoardThrough the IFAI / Industry News, Boating Industry Canada has learned that California Senate Bill SB 1013 will prohibit Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) 134a and other HFCs used as the foam expansion agent in new marine flotation (buoyancy) foam beginning January 1, 2020.

Boating OntarioCalling all Boating Ontario Trade Members.  Do you have obsolete inventory taking up valuable storage space in your facility?  The Boating Ontario Member Marketplace is here for you. 

Recall, Bulletin, AdvisorySafety recall, service bulletin, product correction bulletin, service advisory: What do these terms mean to you? Some use the force of law to require manufacturers to repair defects.

Woodard Hypower ProductsWoodard and Company is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded Canadian Representation for the HyPower line of pedestal products aimed at the Marine and RV markets.

 

 

 

ICOMIAThe ICOMIA Marinas Group publish a policy paper on marina concessions/lease renewals which is now available from the ICOMIA Library.

Boston Whaler Safety AwardBoston Whaler’s dedication to employee safety has resulted in a major milestone: As of February 20, 2019, the company logged two million hours without a lost time incident. These accident-free hours represent approximately 12 months’ time. 

Boating OntarioBoating Ontario recently announced a great win for our industry in how we move new and customer’s boats around the province of Ontario. The new Service Plate is a great solution and Boating Ontario sincerely thanks the MTO and the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario for their support.

Christopher DreesBrunswick Corporation today promoted Christopher Drees, president – marine parts and accessories, to president – Mercury Marine.

 

 

 

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Business ValuationsBy: Patrick Ungashick

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Business valuations are an important tool for owners and leaders of privately-held companies. For example, if you are doing sophisticated tax planning, buying-out a business partner, or if an owner is going through a marital divorce, then a valuation may be highly prudent—if not legally required. However, business owners and leaders should avoid rushing to get a valuation in circumstances where the need is not clear.

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