Canada Metal (Pacific) logoIronbridge Equity Partners acquires majority stake of Canadian marine equipment manufacturer.

 

 

 

Boating Atlantic The Boating Atlantic/Atlantic Marine Trades Association will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at 1PM. The meeting will be held at the Mahone Room, Oak Island Resort, 36 Treasure Dr, Western Shore in Nova Scotia.

 

 

Ibex Innovation LogoBoating Industry Canada Editor Andy Adams was at The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) this past week, and attended this exciting awards ceremony at the Annual Industry Breakfast.

Yamaha OutboardCraig writes, “Representatives from a significant number of boat builders, law enforcement agencies and boat dealers attended Yamaha’s gala outboard engine event in North Vancouver last week. 

Boating Ontario ConferenceThe Annual Boating Ontario Conference is coming up this November 26th - 28th at the Blue Mountain Resort. 

ABYC LogoThe American Boat & Yacht Council is offering a Marine Systems Certification at Georgian College on December 18th 2018 from 8:30am-5:30pm.

 

 

 

Webasto at the DockAt the recent Groupe Beneteau Cadillac dealer meeting in Sarasota, John Armstrong and I were introduced to the industry’s first A/C and heating system for open cockpit boats. 

Andy Adams and John PfeiferThis August, Mercury Marine announced the acquisition of the Power Products group of companies. Boating Industry Canada traveled to a special media event in New York City where we had an opportunity to interview John Pfeiffer, president of Mercury Marine to ask him about this development.

Miami International Boat ShowCome February, Miami becomes the hot spot for hundreds of thousands looking to escape the winter blues, and the place to be for a host of high-profile events, including the Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show. 

 

 

Boating Ontario logoBoating Ontario and the American counterpart, The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, have launched a collaborative effort to expand the delivery of resources and tools across borders.

 

 

 

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EDUCATING MARINA MANAGERS IN NORTH AMERICA WITH BOATING BC & IMI

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The International Marina Institute (IMI), a subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), is working with their affiliate partner Boating BC Association to bring our much sought-after Intermediate Marina Management (IMM) Course to Nanaimo, British Columbia, December 2-6, 2018.

“I am delighted to not only be bringing the IMM course back to the West Coast but to also be bringing it to our neighbors in Canada. Education is the key to success of any business and IMI is always looking for new regions to train marina industry professionals,” said Merritt Alves, IMI training coordinator. READ MORE

 

 

ABYC AND BOAT MANUFACTURERS WORK TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES

ABYC AQUATIS INVASIVE SPECIESThe American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) has published a technical information report that provides information regarding Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) with consideration to the design and construction of boats, trailers, engines, components, and accessories in order to minimize the spread of AIS. The report reviews current AIS inspection and decontamination processes and provides best practices and recommendations for manufacturers to reference.

“Developing the AIS technical report was a great collaborative effort between the boating industry and the resource management community,” said Brian Goodwin ABYC technical director. READ MORE

 

TRANSDUCERS USA INTRODUCES EXPANDEDLINE OF TONELIGHT™ SERIES WARNING INDICATORS

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Transducers USA, has announced the expansion of their Tonelight™ Series of warning indicators to include a family of new models with stainless steel housings. These panel-mounted devices feature a unique combination of audible and LED warning signals. Tonelight annunciators emit both sound and flashing lights, which is especially desirable in environmental conditions with high levels of ambient noise. READ MORE

 

 

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