Aug 6, 2019

Marine MuseumSince 1976, the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston has been dedicated to celebrating our unique position as an integral part of the community and as purveyors of Great Lakes history in Canada. The very good news is that the Museum finally has a new permanent home as a result of an extremely generous benefactor donation. This new home is, in fact, its old home - its historic site at 55 Ontario St in Kingston. This will make possible to establish a new, revitalized and re-imagined Marine Museum.

Former owner Jay Patry noted that with its “unique artifacts, and bibliographic and archival collections, the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston is a national jewel with world-wide recognition,” adding that, when, Patry Enterprises LLC’s initial vision for the property “was not shared by some, we felt that a prudent path to advance was to give back to the City and the Museum and see the property restored as an important tourism hub on Kingston’s waterfront and the wider community.”

The plan is to take advantage of this opportunity to rethink all aspects of the Museum in order to modernize and make the museum more relevant to the community, both in Kingston and nationwide. It also provides the Canadian Sailing Hall of Fame a permanent location. Said Museum Manager Doug Cowie. “Next steps will also include the development of a Strategic Development Plan that will articulate and prioritize the progressive opportunities available to the Marine Museum.”

THE INNOVATION AWARDS PROGRAM RECEIVES RECORD NUMBER OF ENTRIES FOR IBEX 2019

IBEXNMMA Receives 104 Entries From More Than 80 Companies

The 2019 IBEX Innovation Awards, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), received 104 entries from more than 80 companies, the most submitted in the program’s history. The IBEX Innovation Awards honor product development and the manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products for the recreational marine industry to market.

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The Innovation Awards program, organized by the NMMA and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), recognizes exceptionally innovative new consumer marine products that best meet the criteria of, “Having innovative distinction from other products currently manufactured in the marine industry...

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FUSION OFFERS FLUSH MOUNT SPEAKERS AND SUBWOOFERS FOR SLEEK, HIGH-QUALITY SOUND

Fusion Flush Mount SpeakersFusion®, a worldwide leader in marine audio entertainment, has announced the release of the new FM Series flush mount marine speakers and subwoofers, engineered to deliver high-quality acoustics and bass in a sleek form factor to meet the latest boat design trends. 

Designed with a minimalistic, clean look, the FM Series’ low-profile, near-flat installation allows for a visually appealing finish never before seen on a marine speaker or subwoofer. 

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