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. 

NMEA ABYCThe National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) have announced the 2018 Combined Electronics & Electrical Installer Training Schedule.

Superyachts In hallAs enjoyable as our shows are here at home, a trip over to Dusseldorf, Germany for the biggest European boat exhibition, boot, really adds some perspective. Besides the comprehensive array of power and sail boats that make your eyes pop and heart beat you’ll get up close to some boats that simply are too grand for us.

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IBEX EXPANDS INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS TO ATTRACT A DIVERSE DELEGATION OF GLOBAL VISITORS

Ibex Expands International Program

 

The 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), held October 2nd through 4th at the Tampa Convention Center will include expanded programs for international visitors. Scheduled programs will include networking and educational opportunities developed to attract attendees and exhibitors from countries other than the United States. The show will continue the popular International B2B VIP Program launched last year, host the Export Excellence Award, include Country Pavilions, and have expanded exhibits from global vendors throughout the show floor. READ MORE 

 

BARNACLE SYSTEMS AWARDED "STARTUP OF THE YEAR" FROM VIATEC

Startup Award Barnacle

Boat Security Tech Company Receives High Praise from Entrepreneurship Organization

Barnacle Systems has been named "Startup of the Year" for 2018 by VIATEC, an organization focused on facilitating the growth of tech companies in Victoria, BC, Canada. Barnacle Systems was announced as "Startup of the Year" at the annual VIATEC Awards, which had an attendance of over one-thousand individuals.

Barnacle Systems' product, BRNKL, has been paving the way for boat security technology to catch up to the technology already available for 'smart homes'. Similar to home monitoring products from companies such as Nest and Ring, BRNKL is a hardware product that provides peace of mind to READ MORE

XTREME BOAT PROOF MAY BE THE LAST COATING YOU WILL EVER HAVE TO APPLY

Xtreme Boat Proof

 

 

Xtreme Boat Proof is dedicated to providing new generation durable coatings and sealants for the marine industry applied using our Fusion Gun. Products like fastest curing polysulphide teak sealers and anti-graffiti silicone coatings are just a few of the unique offerings for this market. The hottest seller is the Fusion Gun applied polyurea which is used for extreme waterproofing, reinforcing, corrosion proofing and abrasion proofing boat bottoms and also used in many... READ MORE 

 

 

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