Oct 17, 2017

Oceanis 51

Beneteau’s Oceanis 51.1, the new generation in long-distance cruising, was on display in North America for the first time at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Oct. 5 – Oct. 9, 2017.

The Oceanis 51.1 features taut lines, a new stepped hull and a well-organized deck plan. This 51-foot cruiser is elegant, cleverly-designed, incredibly comfortable and fast. She‘s a joy to sail on with friends and offers improved performance. With excellent sea keeping and characteristic simplicity, this new generation of large cruisers is both stylish and elegant.

This latest model in the Oceanis collection comes with new customizations and 700 different combinations. To top this, major progress has been made in terms of performance. Marrying speed and great living comfort on board, she has a clear deck plan and outstanding maneuverability. Sailboat Sales Manager for Beneteau America, Chris Doscher, comments, “Even if you’re the kind of sailor who likes to stay well within the site of land, this is one seaworthy boat that's capable of cruising wherever you want to take her.”

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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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