June 11, 2019

Boating BCBoating BC is now accepting applications for the Glenn Spartz Scholarship, which offers financial support to students enrolled in Marine Mechanical Technician training at BCIT or Vancouver Island University. The scholarship is a collaboration between Boating BC and our partners in the marine propulsion sector: Mercury Marine, Yamaha, Volvo Penta, BRP/Evinrude and Suzuki Marine.

The scholarship is a response to the ongoing demand for certified marine technicians in BC and removes financial barriers for students while away from work and attending school. Launched in 2016, 25 Glenn Spartz Scholarships have been awarded to date.

The application deadline for anyone enrolled in MMT training that commences in October is Friday, September 6, 2019. For more information and to download an application form, click here.

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SOUTHERN SPARS JOINS FORCES WITH MAGMA STRUCTURES ON DYNARIG

Southern Spars and Magma StructuresSouthern Spars, a North Technology Group company, is proud to announce they have joined forces with Magma Structures to deliver a new generation of DynaRigs. The DynaRig concept has proven itself as an effective alternative to conventional rigs for superyacht owners who are looking to reduce crew numbers and optimize sailing time. This is a new chapter for the innovative rig solution and aims at making the efficient, safe, and high-performance rig more accessible. 

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SHARROW MARINE ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR MASS-PRODUCED, CAST PROPELLER

Sharrow Marine Cast Propeller Mass Market Version Will Make Award-Winning Propeller Accessible to Larger Array of Recreational Boaters.


Sharrow Marine has announced plans to have a mass-produced, cast version of their award-winning propeller in production by the end of this year.

 

 

 

 

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