Maritime Museum BCJoin the Maritime Museum of BC for a short commemorative presentation on the sinking of the S.S. Princess Sophia, followed by the unveiling of a new plaque, which will be permanently installed in the Parade of Ships memorial wall in Victoria’s Inner Harbour.

Chaparral Robalo Hurricane ReportOn October 10th, 2018, Florida’s Panhandle and southwest Georgia were severely impacted by a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane. Hurricane Michael is responsible for several fatalities and left major destruction in its path.

Bavaria YachtsThe future development of Bavaria is taking shape: the yacht builder will once again build its boats one hundred percent in Germany. Bearing the seal of quality “Made in Giebelstadt”, both sailing and motor yachts will be manufactured and handed over to customers in Franconia.

Mark SchwaberoBrunswick Corporation has announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark Schwabero will retire at the end of 2018, and will be succeeded by David Foulkes, president - Brunswick Marine Consumer Solutions and Chief Technology Officer.

 

 

TIBS Women's DayJoin keynote speaker and bestselling author Deb Cantrell and other special guests for a full day of interactive learning tailored to female boaters of all skill levels.

Pursuit BoatsMalibu Boats, Inc. (Malibu), a leading global manufacturer of recreational fiberglass boats, announced today that it has closed the acquisition of Pursuit Boats (Pursuit) for total consideration of $100 million.

Dame Award JuryThe Jury of the globally recognized DAME Design Award 2018 competition is pleased to announce that 63 products from a total field of 127 entries have been nominated to enter the final rounds of judgement.

Seafire Europe HFCSea-Fire Europe announced it is ceasing distribution of fire suppression equipment using HFC-based (hydrofluorocarbon) agents. The decision is two-fold.

New Ibex Show SuccessThe 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida, closed on October 4 with visitor and exhibiting figures considerably up for the three-day event. 

Hubbell TransformersWhen it comes to electricity, safety is paramount. Hubbell Marine now offers 15 and 25 kVA Isolation Transformers with an optional 12.5% Auto-Boost. 

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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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