May 14, 2019

Ed LethertTroubleshooting the Problem Boat
(for technical/service staff)
IMI Electrical Webinar Series 
June 5, 2019
12:00pm - 1:15pm EST   

Previous IMI webinars included a review of the challenges faced by marinas and boaters as ground-fault protection becomes a larger and larger part of the boating environment. It is bad enough when one has a problem, but far worse when no one can be found to locate and correct it. This technical session will review many of the known causes of GFP tripping, and how to diagnose, locate, and correct the condition. While all are welcome, this session will be directed toward those individuals that have some understanding of electrical circuits and how they work. Familiarity with AC electrical systems aboard boats and with the operation and use of basic electrical text tools will be helpful.

IMIWebinar Instructor 
Ed Lethert is a retired electronic technician, designer, consultant and instructor. His retirement activities include working with the Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Association to promote ESD awareness, particularly in the marina environment. Additionally, Ed assists marinas with ESD investigation and mitigation. He is now helping marina operators and boaters investigate and resolve ground-fault trip issues. Ed has also become involved, along with others, in endeavors to ensure that the National Electrical Code writers understand the marina and recreational boating environment when adding new requirements to the Code. Ed lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota and can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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ICOMIA Refit GroupIn early May, the ICOMIA Superyacht Refit Group were hosted by MB92 Barcelona, for the biennial meeting of the group. This marked the ten-year anniversary since the first meeting of group, which was also initiated in Barcelona. 

The ICOMIA Superyacht Refit Group represents quality refit, repair and maintenance yards and aim to collectively improve quality within the group, follow professional working standards and meet specified environmental best practices. The group has produced documents such as the Code of Practice and the ICOMIA Superyacht Refit Standard Framework Contract which aim to improve certainty in refits. 

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2019 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW’S “BUY A BOAT & WIN $10,000” CHEQUE PRESENTED

Buy a Boat Winner

On Friday May 3rd, the winner of the 2019 Toronto International Boat Show’s “Buy a Boat & Win $10,000” contest received their cheque at Gordon Bay Marine in MacTier, ON.

Jason & Lori Hunt of Cambridge, ON,  Lake Huron boaters, bought a 16’ Bayliner Element at the recent TIBS show and the $10,000 went towards the purchase of their boat. 

 

 

 

 

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