May 29, 2017

Garmin VirbGarmin has announced the VIRB 360, a compact, rugged and fully spherical 360-degree camera. The waterproof VIRB 360 is an easy-to-use camera that captures impressive high-quality video up to 5.7K/30fps with four built-in microphones to ensure everything sounds as good as it looks in any direction. Whether you’re landing the fish of a lifetime or cruising the Great Loop, the VIRB 360’s 4K Spherical Stabilization makes every video smooth and steady.

A few additional highlights include:

• The VIRB 360 can capture video with automatic in-camera stitching up to 4K at 30 frames per second and the footage can be easily uploaded for editing or sharing instantaneously.
• Its built-in GPS and numerous sensors provide owners with customizable G-Metrix data overlays in a new captivating 360-degree augmented reality setting.
• By downloading the free VIRB Mobile app and desktop software, customers will be able to edit, stabilize, share and add data overlays to any VIRB 360 content.
• To make the most of the VIRB 360 experience, the camera features livestream capabilities to post to YouTube or Facebook Live with a compatible smartphone or tablet.
• The VIRB 360 will be available in the USA this June for $799.99.

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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