Frank HugelmeyerThe National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced May 17th, that its Board of Directors has selected Frank Hugelmeyer, a veteran leader in the outdoor recreation industry, as the association’s next president.

Storm Season PrepKnowing that there are quite a few Canadian boaters cruising in southern waters as well as many Canadian boat brokers and buyers doing business down south, we thought it was a good idea to share these 4 tips to ready your boat for hurricane season, from our friends at BoatUS.

Brunswick LogoOn Friday May 17th, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced that as part of the Company’s strategy to expand its presence and scale within the emerging and fast-growing boat club segment...

 

 

 

Sunseeker Collecting MBI award for Predator 50Sunseeker International has won the accolade for ‘Best Sportscruiser over 45ft’ at the 2019 Motor Boat Awards. The award was given to Sunseeker for its innovative Predator 50, which was launched in January 2018 and has already seen over 30 boats sold worldwide.

Seastar Power SteeringSeaStar Solutions, now part of The Dometic Group, and the leader in marine steering and control systems, was recognized with a 2019 Top Product Award from respected marine business journal Boating Industry magazine.

Sea Ray CelebrationSea Ray recently celebrated its 60th anniversary during a marine industry dealer meeting at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Texas.

Eight Million HoursMercury Marine’s Plant 12 product development team has been presented with the Brunswick Safety Leadership Award and a check for $10,000 for driving safety improvements leading to more than eight and a half million hours of no-lost time dating back to 2004.

Maritime Museum RelocationThe Maritime Museum of BC has asked the provincial government to conduct a heritage inspection immediately to identify the heritage value of the former Victoria Law Courts at 28 Bastion Square and to determine the need for protection and conservation in compliance with the heritage protection requirements as stipulated under the provincial Heritage Conservation Act.

10 Years of Icomia Refit GroupIn early May, the ICOMIA Superyacht Refit Group were hosted by MB92 Barcelona, for the biennial meeting of the group. This marked the ten-year anniversary since the first meeting of group, which was also initiated in Barcelona. 

Competition Composites Milling MachineCompetition Composites Inc.  (est. 2002), a fiberglass and carbon fiber composite product manufacturer located just outside of Canada’s capital city of Ottawa Ontario, is pleased to announce its installation of a large 5-Axis CNC milling machine.

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