Informed DecisionsWe thought our Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest readers would find this recent press release from BoatUS a useful resource - Ed.

Viking ShipsWe thought our Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest readers would be interested to learn that Viking Line ships have announced their return to service.

Get On BoardOn June 15th, Discover Boating and Take Me Fishing launched the industry-wide "Get On Board" campaign (watch video here) to help get more people on the water to experience the restorative power of boating and fishing amid COVID-19.

Yamaha Helm MasterPerfect for all types of boats, this new joystick option (the same as used on multi-outboard systems) allows boaters who desire single-outboard power to enjoy the vast majority of the long list of benefits* associated with multi-outboard Helm Master EX applications.

BuoyThis month, a basketball-sized Spotter buoy began sending data to GLOS, (the Great Lakes Observing System) making it the first buoy of its kind to be part of the GLOS network.

National Marina DaysNational Marina Days (NMD), an industry event committed to bringing the marina community together, is dedicating the summer of 2020 to getting families on the water and promoting socially distant, responsible boating practices.

Freedom Boat ClubFreedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has announced the launch of its newly designed website at www.FreedomBoatClub.com. The new site features a contemporary, modern design, improved functionality, and easy access for anyone looking to learn more about the world’s oldest and largest boat club.

Boating OntarioEarlier this year, Boating Ontario issued a request for proposal to a total of six different media firms to help take an existing good product – our printed directory – and guide its future to the next level.

Damaged BoatFor decades, abandoned boats have increasingly littered our coastal shorelines and waterways, posing an environmental and safety risk.

Vantage Certified CleanVantage Resource Group, Inc. is proud to announce a new Certified Clean program for marine dealers to implement in their dealerships.

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STOP INVASIVE SPECIES SPREAD - SEE HOW EASILY YOU CAN “CLEAN, DRAIN, DRY” YOUR WAKEBOAT

 

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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Ondeck ConnectivityComprehensive system lets users track, monitor and remotely control up to 5 switches on their vessel from virtually anywhere. Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), leading marine electronics manufacturer, has announced its new OnDeck™ System, a remote monitoring and management solution that gives boaters 24/7 access to critical and timely information about their vessel.

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