Rick Layzell Orillia Regional Meeting 400Boating Industry Canada News Week attended the March 27th Boating Ontario Regional Meeting in Orillia and we were pleased to see that the strong attendance we reported at the March 8th Hamilton meeting, has continued.

AMI LogoThe International Marina Institute (IMI), a subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), is offering its popular Intermediate Marina Manager (IMM) program in beautiful, sunny San Juan, Puerto Rico, from June 17-21, 2018.

ABYC LogoSpecial offer for LAST 10 spots available! For the final registrations, the Francis Marion Hotel is giving $50 vouchers to use at their restaurant & bar, spa, parking, hotel fees, etc! 

CEO Rick Layzell Boating OntarioInterest in Boating Ontario’s 2018 spring regional meetings appears to be very high among marina operators and the boating trade, with record attendance reported at each of the first three regional meetings.

Hanse yachtsOn February 20th,  2018, Privilège launched the first sailing catamaran into the water (at Port Olona) completely built after the takeover from HanseYachts. 

NMEA Advanced Installer Training CourseThe National Marine Electronics Association’s (NMEA) Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI) Training course is totally new for 2018 and will be taught for the first time this year at the NMEA training event in Nashua, NH, on March 8. 

Robert Turner Nautical NightsThe Maritime Museum of BC is thrilled to host our fifth Nautical Nights Speaker Series featuring Robert Turner, who will speak on Canadian Pacific's B.C. Coast Steamship service and the challenges of the coast. 

Onboard Technology For SHKSWith a network of sophisticated digital devices, the yachts in the Volvo Ocean Race are among the world’s most connected boats.

Marine CorrosionKevin Ritz is returning to Canoe Cove in Sidney, BC to offer his Marine Corrosion Surveying course. This intensive 5-day workshop includes conducting electrical and corrosion surveys on a variety of hull types. 

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FLIR Systems, Inc., has announced the Raymarine Magnum™ high-performance open array radar featuring superior bird mode and beam sharpening technology. Including many of the same radar technologies trusted by the United States Coast Guard, Magnum offers enhanced target tracking, reliable performance, and superior image detail packaged in a sleek open array pedestal built to withstand the harsh marine environment. READ MORE

 

 

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Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad® and B&G® brands – announced today the appointment of Steve Rae to the position of Country Manager for Canada. Based in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Rae will be responsible for sales, service and support for the company’s three marine electronics brands. In addition, he will oversee a new Edmonton-basedNavico service center that will open its doors on May 30.  READ MORE