VIBSThe 57th annual Vancouver International Boat show – scheduled Wednesday, February 6th through Sunday, February 10th is now less than one month away.

IFAI ConferenceTime is running out to register in advance for the 2019 Marine Fabricators Conference. Don't miss your chance to experience the beautiful Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. Network with your peers and learn new ideas for building your business.

CASBAThe 21st Canadian Safe Boating Awards Gala (The CASBAs) will be held Sunday, January 20 at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, from 6-10PM.

Miami Marine StadiumThe Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, celebrating its 78th year, returns to the iconic Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin February 14-18, where an estimated 100,000 attendees from around the globe will gather to enjoy the five biggest days in boating. 

NMMA 2019 BreakfastAgain this year, partners NMMA Canada, Wells Fargo and Boating Industry Canada News Week will host the NMMA Canada Boating Industry Breakfast at the Toronto International Boat Show for members of the boating industry.

NMEAThe National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced the lineup and dates of their marine electronics installer training classes for 2019.

Children BoatingNews Week has written a lot about needing young people to enter the marine industry. We believe part of the challenge is reaching people young enough to establish a childhood interest in boating.

ABYC The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) is launching new online education opportunities for marine technicians, broadening the educational offerings already available.

FOCANews Week has just learned that on November 15, 2018, the Ontario Government introduced sudden plans to eliminate the office of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO).

Ottawa Boat ShowTicket sales have opened, and until December 24th prospective visitors can take advantage of a Holiday Special: 2 tickets for $20, a savings of $10 in total. Tickets are available online.

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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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