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.

CSBC Awards 175The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) celebrated the 20th annual Canadian Safe Boating Awards (CASBA), that recognize the efforts of the public, volunteers, professionals, agencies and organizations who have distinguished themselves in the fields of boating safety and environmental stewardship.

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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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