Marquis LarsonLexus has returned to the water with its next expression of a Lexus yacht in the form of the LY 650.  Bearing the most contemporary expression of Lexus design language, L-finesse, applied beyond the world of automobiles, the production LY 650 picks up where the stunning Lexus Sport Yacht Concept left off.

Anderson GaardenNRG Marine, the UK-based manufacturer of Sonihull ultrasonic anti-fouling systems, has been helping the ‘Green Marina’ project in Norway get some amazing results with its research into a zero-toxin approach to leisure boating.

MasterCraft MCBC Holdings, Inc. the parent entity of MasterCraft Boat Company, LLC (“MasterCraft”), and NauticStar, LLC (“NauticStar”), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Crest Marine, LLC (“Crest”), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of high-quality pontoon boats in the United States.

NMMA CHOFANominations are now being accepted for the 2019 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame. Inductees in the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame include those who have, or those who continue to, generate substantial and lasting contributions toward the advancement of the marine industry.  

Trent Severn WaterwayThe Trent-Severn Waterway returns to shoulder season hours as of Tuesday, September 4, 2018 until Monday, October 8th 2018. Additional hours are available over the Thanksgiving weekend.

Beneteau LogoBeneteau and North Sails will officially launch their partnership next week at a press event in Newport, RI. This exclusive event will be dedicated to new sailboat discovery and sea trials.

NMEA LogoThe National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) is reminding all members that voting is underway for the 2018 NMEA Product of Excellence Awards.

Newport International Boat ShowNewport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today that plans are underway for integrating the boat show with the new Hammetts Wharf Hotel that will be built on the show grounds.

Seven MarineSeven Marine, the premium high-performance outboard engine manufacturer, has gained CE Mark certification for its flagship 627 hp model, enabling the American company to begin selling its top-of-the-range product in Europe.

 

 

BIC Employer of Choice AwardThe Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BICEOC) Award is the industry's only Made-in-Canada recognition for the recreational marine industry.

 

 

 

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HELP SAVE THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONER OF ONTARIO (ECO)

FOCA logoNews Week has just learned that on November 15, 2018, the Ontario Government introduced sudden plans to eliminate the office of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO). A vote on this was rushed through on December 6. The ECO is our environmental watchdog, supporting public participation through the Environmental Registry, as well as government accountability for decisions that affect our environment, now and into the future.

FOCA (the Federation of Ontario Cottagers Association) opposes the elimination of the office of the ECO, and has written to the Premier and party leaders but we feel the marine industry should add our voice.

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TIWAL UNVEILS A NEW POCKET SAILER DREAM BIG, PACK SMALL

Tiwal Pocket SailerFollowing the success of the Tiwal 3 (nearly 1,000 boats sold), Tiwal will be presenting their latest little boat at Boot Düsseldorf: Tiwal 2, the inflatable sailing dinghy which is even lighter, more compact, and is ready to sail in 15 minutes. Tiwal intends to make the Tiwal 2 the essential toy aboard cruising boats.

Designed and developed by Marion Excoffon, the Tiwal 2 inflatable sailing boat will be unveiled at Boot Düsseldorf from 19th to 27th January 2019. This small, inflatable, single-handed 2.80 m dinghy is equipped with a loose-footed sail of 5.6m².

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