Mercury 5hp Propane EngineMaking it’s global debut at the Toronto International Boat Show January 18 to 27th, the new Mercury 5hp Propane FourStroke delivers no-hassle portability, reliability and convenience running on alternative clean-burning fuel – whether it’s powering aluminum boats, inflatables or sailboats.

Lumishore With SIMRAD and BandgLumishore, manufacturer of high-performance LED lighting systems, has announced that its advanced LED lighting solutions can now be controlled directly through the latest Simrad NSO and NSS evo3, select GO series* and B&G Zeus3 Glass Helm, Zeus3 and Vulcan series multifunction navigational displays.

Echomap Plus SeriesGarmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), has announced that its popular line of ECHOMAP™ Plus sonar combination units will now include its new BlueChart g3 and LakeVü g3 cartography products built-in for coastal and inland boating and fishing.

Albin Remote Vessel MonitoringFew things worry boat owners as much as water incursion. The damage can range from a ruined cabin sole to complete loss of the vessel.

ScrubbisPowerboaters and sailors may disagree on how to get around, but they agree that fast is fun. Algae and other marine life clinging to the hull, however, rob a boat of its speed—even with bottom paint.

Shurhold MoldawayKeeping a boat spot-free is a constant battle, with many owners resorting to harsh, toxic chemicals and lots of elbow grease. Moldaway from Shurhold Industries is different. It's an oxygenated cleaner that's effective on a wide range of surfaces and removes stains the natural way.

Garmin LVS12 TransducerGarmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), has announced the Panoptix LiveScope™ LVS12, a new transducer in the award-winning Panoptix LiveScope series that offers both 30-degree forward and 30-degree down real-time scanning sonar views.

Multi Sim InstrumentsAgile Interoperable Solutions (AIS) kicked off its marine availability at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show in late 2018. Their products work in Canada as well the U.S.A. and internationally.

Delta T New LouvresAirflow onboard a boat is essential, especially in an engine room. Delta "T" Systems custom-builds its new Louvers to sizes to fit most applications. 

Whisperpower Smart InverterThanks to the introduction of the WhisperPower WP-Sine 12/3000 sine wave inverter, yacht owners no longer need to limit their use of luxury equipment such as an espresso machine or an induction hob on board.

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