ABYC Standards WeekABYC 2019 Standards Week will be January 7-11, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The event is especially close to our readers in B.C.

MD Marine Insurance and Sylvain TisiThere is no easy answer to tackling the workforce crisis. Companies in all industries are finding it more and more difficult to attract and retain the talent they need to sustain and grow their businesses.

Jeremy M EskenaziHave you ever struggled to hire the right people? Do most of the people you interview seem like a questionable fit at your company? It might be a symptom of not using your employer brand to your best advantage. 

Boating Ontario ConferenceWith less than one week left before we gather at Blue, the excitement is in overdrive. Monday evening’s Tailgate Reception & Exhibitor Extravaganza will open the doors to the beginning of 3 days of great networking, learning and celebration.

IFAI ConferenceIf you've attended any IFAI events before, you know that they deliver a program filled with information to help you take your business to the next level.

Rick Layzell and Rob DavidsonCheck out this quick video – Andy Adams of Boating Industry Canada talked to Rob Davidson, Program Coordinator for the Marine and Small Engine Program and Apprenticeships for Georgian College, and Rick Layzell...

 

 

Boating Ontario ConferenceTuesday is where it is at. If you haven’t got enough reasons to join us and make memories out of moments, here are four more! 

NMEA LogoThe West Coast Boatyard Association is hosting their annual NMEA training in Vancouver this spring with discounts for members and apprentices.

ABYC LogoDelivered through Georgian College at their Midland, Ontario campus, this represents a convenient and well-timed opportunity to gain ABYC Marine Systems Certification. The course runs from December 18 - 20, 2018.

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Mercury Marine presented its 2018 Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) award to a record number of ...
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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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On January 27th in Cortina d’Ampezzo Italy, Boat International Media hosted the Superyacht Design ...
West Marine, the world’s largest boating supply retailer, has hired retail executive Ken ...
Groupe Beneteau is announcing Christophe Lavigne’s appointment as President of US brands Four ...
Weems & Plath President Peter Trogdon has announced a “Change of Watch” at the company he ...
North Sails are pleased to announce that Robert Greenhalgh has joined the team. A key hire ...
We are delighted to tell you that Les Sparks is celebrating his 45th anniversary with Mercury ...