Marine CorrosionKevin Ritz is returning to Canoe Cove in Sidney, BC to offer his Marine Corrosion Surveying course. This intensive 5-day workshop includes conducting electrical and corrosion surveys on a variety of hull types. 

NMEA ABYCThe National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) have announced the 2018 Combined Electronics & Electrical Installer Training Schedule.

Superyachts In hallAs enjoyable as our shows are here at home, a trip over to Dusseldorf, Germany for the biggest European boat exhibition, boot, really adds some perspective. Besides the comprehensive array of power and sail boats that make your eyes pop and heart beat you’ll get up close to some boats that simply are too grand for us.

CSBC Awards 175The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) celebrated the 20th annual Canadian Safe Boating Awards (CASBA), that recognize the efforts of the public, volunteers, professionals, agencies and organizations who have distinguished themselves in the fields of boating safety and environmental stewardship.

Andy Adams and Ron HuibersBoating Industry Canada had the opportunity to sit down and interview Ron Huibers, President and CEO of Volvo Penta of the Americas, Fred Lachlan, National Marine Sales Manager of Volvo Penta Canada, and Chris Chapman, Canadian Dealer Sales Manager of Volvo Penta, at the Toronto International Boat Show. 

Boating Ontario LogoThe Boating Ontario Association Board of Directors and Staff will be hosting a strategic planning session at the end of January 2018.

Nautical Nights Cherisse Du PreezThe Maritime Museum of BC is thrilled to host our fourth Nautical Nights Speaker Series featuring Cherisse Du Preez. 

Employer Choice Award2018 175On Friday, January 12th, at the Toronto International Boat Show, the Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BICEOC) Award program presented awards to the first winners in this important employee development program.

John LeeNamed for John Lee, founder ofJ J L Events and long-standing IFAI member who passed away October 2016, this new award was inspired by his legacy of service, dedication to IFAI and his willingness to share and give back.

ABYC LogoABYC will host two non-certification marine training seminars during the Toronto Boat Show. Additionally, two Marine Systems Certification classes are scheduled in February

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Tony Kelleher 400Volvo Penta of the Americas today announced the appointment of Tony Kelleher as vice president for customer support and training. 

“Tony Kelleher will lead the customer support and product training teams to further expand and strengthen our partner network capabilities,” said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas. “During his tenure as head of our leisure marine business segment, he and his team have made great strides in strengthening our business and relationships with partners and customers. His collaborative approach has developed positive rapport among U.S. and international team members, as well as OEMs and dealer partners.”  READ MORE

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