David J ChinskyEven when leaders are clear about where they want to take their teams, pushback from colleagues, combined with self-doubts, can cause them to become paralyzed at the point of action. Clarity without confidence is an ineffective formula for success. 

Quadrant MarineAs director of the Quadrant Marine Institute, I’ve lost count of how many people have said this to me over the past few years. We hear this from recreational boaters at shows, educators and career councellors, and skilled trade workers in other industries.

Supercharged 4.6-Liter V8 Offers Unmatched Power Announced on June 18, the exciting new Mercury Racing 450R outboard is purpose designed to bring Mercury Racing DNA to a wide range of high performance and larger boats. 

 

 

 

Quadrant MarineThe Quadrant Marine Institute has sent us this information about a webinar being held today June 18th in French and tomorrow June 19.

Ports CoverPORTS The Cruising Guides have been acquired from Metroland Printing Publishing & Distributing Ltd by the parent company that publishes Canadian Yachting. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Crates Cantius 45Orillia’s Spring Boat, Cottage & Outdoor Show at the Port of Orillia and waterfront parks, Lake Couchiching brought out the crowds for a perfect weekend, June 7-9.

IFAI ExpoIFAI Expo takes place Oct. 1-4 in Orlando, FL. While there are countless benefits to attending Expo, take a peek below at a few reasons why you should join us for this year's show.

Annapolis Boat ShowWhile boaters enjoy the start of the boating season, Annapolis Boat Shows is busy planning their iconic fall international boat shows. Celebrating its 50th year, the United States Sailboat Show will take place October 10-14, 2019 on miles of docks and offer acres of exhibits for thousands of cruisers, sailors, and new boaters...

Seattle Boats AfloatSeattle’s 41st annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show gets underway on Thursday, September 12 and continues through Sunday 15, 2019. It brings you all the best of boating in one place on beautiful South Lake Union in sunny September.

Golf Tournament WinnersThe Boating Ontario team would like to thank all those who participated and contributed to this year’s sold out event. Although teams were faced with less than ideal conditions your spirit and enthusiasm was truly appreciated. We hope that everyone had as much fun on the course as we did putting this event together. 

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LCI INDUSTRIES SUBMITS OFFER TO BUY LEWMAR

LCI IndustriesLCI Industries (NYSE: LCII) has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Lippert Components, Inc. (“LCI”), a supplier of a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs") of leisure vehicles and mobile transportation, and the related aftermarkets of those industries, has reached an agreement with the board of directors of Lewmar Marine Limited (“Lewmar”), a supplier of leisure marine equipment, headquartered in Havant, United Kingdom, on the terms of a recommended cash offer for Lewmar by LCI, pursuant to which LCI would acquire the entire share capital of Lewmar. 

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BOATING ONTARIO LAUNCHES THEIR ABANDONED BOATS PROJECT

Boating Ontario LogoBoating Ontario announces the official launch of the Abandoned Boats Project Awareness Campaign aiming to increase boat owners’ awareness of their responsibilities, including proper management of their boat at the end of its life.

Boating Ontario was the recipient of a grant under Transport Canada’s Abandoned Boats Program assisting in the removal of abandoned or wrecked small boats posing a risk to Canadian Waters.  The program will help to educate small boat owners about how to responsibly manage their boats and support research on boat recycling.

 

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