The following lists a series of industry related conferences and events that will be of interest to marine professionals. If you are aware of an appropriate event that you would like to see listed here, contact Andy Adams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  .

2017 Canadian Marine Events Calendar


Van Isle 360 International Yacht Race
June 10 – 24, 2017
Vancouver Island, British Columbia


RDV2017 Tall Ships Regatta
Summer 2017
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GEORGIAN BAY ‘BLAST AROUND THE BAY’ CHARITY FUN RUN, Benefitting the Georgian Bay Hospital Association ‘Boaters for Best Care’
July 7 - 9, 2017
Midland, Ontario


7th Annual ACBS-Toronto Vintage Boat Show
July 8, 2017,
Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst, ON


World Recreational Fishing Conference 2017
July 16 – 20, 2017
Victoria, BC 


Muskoka Boat & Cottage Show
July 21-23, 2017
Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst, ON

The Sarnia Splash $5000 Best Hand Caesars Casino Run
July 21-23, 2017
Sarnia, Ontario 

THE PRIESTLY DEMOLITION SIMCOE SURGE CHARITY POKER RUN, Benefiting Ride for Dad in the fight against Prostate Cancer
August 25-27, 2017
Port of Orillia, Orillia, Ontario 


World Conference on Drowning Prevention
Oct 17 – 19, 2017
Vancouver, BC


Boating Ontario Annual Conference

November 26 - 28, 2017

Blue Mountain Village Conference Centre, Blue Mountains, ON

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