Boot 2019At its 50th anniversary, boot 2019 - the world’s largest and leading international water sports trade fair – held in Düsseldorf, Germany...

Quadrant MarineWhole Boat Training is a solid foundation for any career in marine service. For the first time, Quadrant will deliver MST in a block release training in Nanaimo to serve the small craft/recreational marine industry from Duncan to Port Hardy and Port Alberni to the Sunshine Coast.

Greenline 39The Vancouver International Boat Show will provide boating enthusiasts with a first look at 2019 premiere models, accessories, amenities, more than 100 seminars - and an array of entertaining guest appearances.

NMEA LogoOn Feb. 1, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will launch a new technician certification-National Marine Electronics Technician, or NMET.

BICEOC AwardsOn Friday, January 18th in the Heritage Court at the Toronto International Boat Show, News Week editor Andy Adams and Employer of Choice program head Jeff Doran presented the 2018 Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BICEOC) Awards.

Brock Elliott HonouredOn January 22nd, NMMA Canada inducted Brock Elliott, retired president of Campion Marine, into the NMMA Hall of Fame.

Miami Yacht ShowMiami Yacht Show owners Informa Exhibitions and the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA) have listed the Top Six Experiences at the 2019 Miami Yacht Show.

Montreal Boat ShowHeld from 2019, January 31th to February 3th at Place Bonaventure by the Quebec Marine Association (QMA), the 20th edition of the Montreal Boat and Water Sports Show offers you the opportunity to meet professionals of the boating sector, speakers, sailors and retailers from across the province.

Quadrant MarineThe West Coast Boatyard Association is hosting their annual NMEA training in Vancouver this spring with special discounts for WCBA members and Quadrant Marine Service Technician apprentices. Register now: February 26 - March 01, 2019.

IMBC Marina conference opened with strong pre-registration numbers and sold-out pre-conference events.

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CATALINA YACHTS ACQUIRES TRUE NORTH LINE OF DOWNEAST POWERBOATS

True NorthOne of the most versatile cruisers on the market today, True North Powerboats was recently acquired by Catalina Yachts. True North Powerboats have the timeless, rugged Downeast aesthetic, with a hull design that handles the roughest conditions. With more than 30 years as one of the premier yacht builders in the United States, True North was a leader in resin infusion technology, a construction method that results in lighter, stronger hulls. True North initiates Catalina’s entry into the growing market segment of Downeast-style powerboats and promises traditional style with great performance and Catalina value.

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FELL MARINE AWARDED MARINE SAFETY PRODUCT OF THE YEAR BY THE CANADIAN SAFE BOATING COUNCIL

Fell MarineThe 2018 Canadian Safe Boating Awards (CASBAs) were held on January 20th in Toronto, at the Westin Harbour Castle. At this gala event, the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC), its members and stakeholders in recreational boating safety assembled to honor the people, programs, organizations and marinas that help to make boating in Canada safer and better for all of us, and to keep the environment clean.

FELL Marine received the Marine Industry safety award for the MOB+ wireless man overboard system. This award recognizes FELL for having introduced a product that significantly improves boating safety.

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