Sold Out Golf TournamentOn June 6th, 2018, Boating Ontario welcomed a sold-out field of 124 golfers at Innisbrook Golf Course in support of Ontario Sailing, CNIB Lake Joseph Centre and the newly launched Boating Ontario MarineWorx Development Fund.

Walker Bay Delux DLX3Walker Bay Boats, has launched the new Supertender 325 Deluxe Console for Spring 2018, rounding off this RIB line to four different models. 

Back Cove Yachts 340 OutboardLaunching later this summer, the all-new Back Cove Yachts 34O will be powered by a pair of Yamaha Motor Company 300's, with optional 350 hp Yamaha or Suzuki's available. 

YBAAUYBAA's annual low-cost YBAA University (YBAA U) events are offered each summer, providing yacht sales professionals with full-day educational programs...

IBEX RegistrationRegistration is now open for the 28th International Boat Builders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), being held October 2-4 at the Tampa Convention Center.

Polynt Application CentreIn the face of the growing shortage of marine industry workers, we were impressed with the education session hosted May 22 to 24 by Polynt-Reichhold and Composites One at the Polynt Composites Application Centre in North Kansas City.

IMBC Call For PresentersPresentations should be designed for entry-level to advanced levels of experience without overt company or product promotions.

Safe Boating Courtesy CheckSome years ago now, Canada’s National Safe Boating Awareness Week and the American National Safe Boating Week were harmonized to be held at the same time; this year it’s May 19–25 and events and media activities will be shared across the border.

BIC Employer of Choice Award Logo 400The Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BICEOC) Award is the industry's only Made-in-Canada recognition for the recreational marine industry.

 

 

 

Martime MuseumThe Maritime Museum of BC has been in the process of re-structuring its organization since moving out of the old Bastion Square Courthouse location in December 2015.

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EDUCATING MARINA MANAGERS IN NORTH AMERICA WITH BOATING BC & IMI

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The International Marina Institute (IMI), a subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), is working with their affiliate partner Boating BC Association to bring our much sought-after Intermediate Marina Management (IMM) Course to Nanaimo, British Columbia, December 2-6, 2018.

“I am delighted to not only be bringing the IMM course back to the West Coast but to also be bringing it to our neighbors in Canada. Education is the key to success of any business and IMI is always looking for new regions to train marina industry professionals,” said Merritt Alves, IMI training coordinator. READ MORE

 

 

ABYC AND BOAT MANUFACTURERS WORK TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES

ABYC AQUATIS INVASIVE SPECIESThe American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) has published a technical information report that provides information regarding Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) with consideration to the design and construction of boats, trailers, engines, components, and accessories in order to minimize the spread of AIS. The report reviews current AIS inspection and decontamination processes and provides best practices and recommendations for manufacturers to reference.

“Developing the AIS technical report was a great collaborative effort between the boating industry and the resource management community,” said Brian Goodwin ABYC technical director. READ MORE

 

TRANSDUCERS USA INTRODUCES EXPANDEDLINE OF TONELIGHT™ SERIES WARNING INDICATORS

Tonlight Warning Indicators

 

 

Transducers USA, has announced the expansion of their Tonelight™ Series of warning indicators to include a family of new models with stainless steel housings. These panel-mounted devices feature a unique combination of audible and LED warning signals. Tonelight annunciators emit both sound and flashing lights, which is especially desirable in environmental conditions with high levels of ambient noise. READ MORE

 

 

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