May 29, 2017

Parkit CampingParkit360, leading manufacturer of power trailer dollies, named OMG Camping! its newest dealer. The Saint-Gilles, Quebec-based company specializes in drop selling and conducts business primarily in French, the mother tongue of 7.3M Canadians.

Established in 2016, OMG Camping! offers a collection of unique and versatile products aimed primarily at RV, camping and travel enthusiasts. Harnessing a strong social media presence for promotional purposes, the company runs its ecommerce website on a secure Shopify platform. Its website is www.omgcamping.com.

"OMG Camping! found a niche market that attracts a new generation of people who enjoy the outdoors," said Stefan Houle, Parkit360 sales and marketing. "Our innovative time- and labor-saving products are a perfect match for its tech-savvy customer base."

Parkit360 manufactures three models of power dollies that move trailers with payloads up to 15,000 lbs. through the tightest of obstacles with ease. The Ontario-based company reported a 40% increase in sales last year and will be moving to a larger production facility this year.

Contact Parkit360, 130-502 Industrial Ave., Carleton Place, ON, Canada K7C 3T2. Toll-free 888-926-5517. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.parkit360.com.

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VICTORIA INTERNATIONAL MARINA WELCOMES STEVE SINCLAIR AS DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS - FIRST YACHT TO BE WELCOMED TO THE NEW MARINA IN MID-AUGUST

Steve Sinclair 400Marina management expert Steve Sinclair has been appointed as director of operations for the new Victoria International Marina.

Sinclair will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the marina, including welcoming guests, provisioning and servicing yachts, and working with the concierge team to anticipate owner and guest needs and requests.

“We are incredibly excited to have Steve Sinclair join our team, knowing that his combined knowledge of marina management and the west coast waters of BC will be an amazing asset to the operation of the new Victoria International Marina,” says Craig Norris, CEO of Community Marine Concepts...READ MORE

FINANCIAL POST REPORTS - HOW BRP CAUGHT A BIG WAVE, WHILE BOMBARDIER WAS LEFT TREADING WATER

BRP Logo 400In a recent story in the Financial Post, writer Alicja Siekierska reported that BRP's stock is at all-time highs, it has a new dividend and an ambitious growth plan, meanwhile the former parent limps along.

We thought our readers would find this story interesting. It’s a reflection of BRP innovation and the strength of the boating market. 

On April 3, 2003, José Boisjoli gathered the 2,000 employees at Bombardier Inc.’s historic recreational product division in Valcourt, Que. to break some big news: The core unit upon which the aerospace and transportation giant had been built was being sold. READ MORE