Beneteau Gran TurismoElegance, quality fittings, top-level finish and sensations guaranteed. The new Gran Turismo range developed by Beneteau is full of surprises. Harmonious throughout, many of the details on the new Gran Turismo 40 boat underline the balance between her strong sporting character and the type of functions you might expect for a pleasant, luxurious yet practical life on board...

 

Mercury Active TrimDesigned to suit entry-level and expert boaters alike, Active Trim simplifies boat  operation, while improving engine performance and decreasing fuel costs. New boaters immediately are able to trim their engines properly with no intimidating learning curve, and experienced boaters won’t need to monitor and adjust trim constantly upon changes in boat speed or turns. 

 

Lowrance Structure ScanLowrance has announced the release of a game-changing, sonar-imaging system – Lowrance StructureScan® 3D.  Lowrance StructureScan 3D allows anglers to easily see fish, underwater structure and bottom contours in a stunning three-dimensional display on their HDS Gen3 fishfinder/chartplotter...

 

 

Swell AdvantageSwell Advantage launches the first location based social network for boaters combining the ability to identify and track family and friends out on the water, with unique navigation tools.

 

 

Hanse 315Hanse Yachts focused precisely on style, class and a certain degree of sex appeal during the development of the Hanse 315. With high-quality equipment, a performance people have come to expect from a Hanse and with a confident style that leaves no questions unanswered...

 

Carbon Fibre ToiletThetford Marine's Tecma X-Light carbon fibre toilets combine performance and luxury. Designed for maximum adaptability, the X-Light Short is the company's newest addition.

 

 

Vari Focal DomeThe new IRIS085 Static Dome from Iris provides 960H High Resolution video and benefits from the industry leading SONY Super HADII CCD chipset for excellent low light operation...

 

 

AqualiteSailors and powerboaters seeking fresh, pure water, without the space or electric demands of a full-sized watermaker, will enjoy FCI Watermakers' Aqualite series...

 

 

Beneteau MC6Beneteau together with Monte Carlo Yachts is pleased to announce the North American premiere of the Monte Carlo 6 (MC6) at the 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, November 5-9. The new flagship of the Monte Carlo range debuted to large acclaim earlier this year in Europe at the indoor Dusseldorf boat show.

 

Andy Yamaha DeerhurstAndy Adams puts the hammer down on a new Yamaha V Max 150. Yamaha Motor Canada launched a whole series of new V Max engines at Deerhurst Resort in early June. The acceleration is really impressive!

 

 

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LOWER LOCK GATE PAINTING - FENELON FALLS LOCK 34, TRENT-SEVERN WATERWAY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

Fenelon Falls LockAs a part of an historic investment program along the Trent-Severn Waterway, the lower lock gates at Fenelon Falls Lock 34 were painted this winter. Painting and routine maintenance helps to extend the life span oflock gates by protecting against rusting, corrosion, and natural wear. This work has now been completed. The site has now been turned over to Parks Canada maintenance teams once again, to complete seasonal maintenance tasks in advance of the opening of the navigation season on May 18, 2018. READ MORE

 

 

 

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2018 BOAT BUILDER AWARDS

METS Boat Builder Awards 2018 400The 2018 edition of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, in association with Raymarine, is now open for nominations in 10 categories that highlight key facets of the industry, from innovation and collaboration, through to future investment and performance by individuals.

Entry is free and easily accessed via the improved boatbuilderawards.com website, which offers clear explanations of each category.

Nominations can be made by individuals or companies on their own behalf. Or by any other industry professional who believes a boat builder, supply chain partner or individual should receive recognition. READ MORE

 

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CANADIAN BOATING WRITER JONATHAN LEE HOSPITALIZED

Jonathan LeeWe were saddened last week to learn that well-known Canadian boating writer Jonathan Lee has been hospitalized following a severe stroke. The former editor of Boatguide, Boating Business and Ports Cruising Guides remains in critical care at Hamilton General Hospital, where it is hoped he will ultimately make a full recovery. Industry colleagues may send cards care of the Hamilton General Hospital stroke unit. In lieu of flowers, donations on Jonathan’s behalf to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. READ MORE

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