SNAME APPEverything you need to know about the upcoming World Maritime Technology Conference (November 3-7, 2015 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode Island, USA) is now available at your fingertips when you download the WMTC 2015 mobile app.

 

 

Sun OdysseyWe are renewing our elegant, performance-oriented line of Jeanneau Sun Odyssey sailboats in order to offer a complete and more consistent model range, from 34 to 51 feet.

 

 

Mercury FourstrokeMercury Marine was recently honoured with the annual Innovation Prize of Propulsion System award at the China (Zhoushan Archipelago) International Boat Show for its 350hp Verado outboard engine...

 

 

Hurricane Tackle

Hurricane® Salt Tackle, an industry‐leading brand in salt-water fishing, announced an expanded product assortment for 2016. The new product line up is anchored by a line of premium accessories, featuring almost 50 SKUs of tough, salt water‐tested tools ranging from pliers to lip grippers, scales to knives.

 

 

Vesconite

Many plastics and metallic alloys present machining challenges. Some deform and are difficult to maintain exacting tolerances. Others require strict and costly adherence to environmental regulations. Vesconite has addressed these issues with a high-performance bearing polymer that is easy to tool on standard metalworking equipment, non-toxic, and environmentally-friendly.

 

 

Mercury V8Mercury MerCruiser’s new 6.2-liter V-8 300hp and 350hp sterndrive engines, which are purpose-built specifically for marine use, deliver increased power and torque while providing a remarkably quiet and smooth ride.

 

 

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.

 

 

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We had the pleasure of speaking to Mike Gridley, Show Chairman of the Gravenhurst Antique Boat ...
On June 6th, 2018, Boating Ontario welcomed a sold-out field of 124 golfers at Innisbrook Golf ...
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History was made in Amsterdam, Netherlands on November 15 as Campion Marine became the first ...

MIKE GRIDLEY: SHOW CHAIRMAN OF GRAVENHURST’S ANTIQUE BOAT SHOW

Mike GridleyWe had the pleasure of speaking to Mike Gridley, Show Chairman of the Gravenhurst Antique Boat Show, which took place this past weekend, on July 7th as part of the Toronto Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society. 

Mike reports that Another Vintage Boat Show is in the books. By all accounts and the feedback and comments that we have received thus far it was a fantastic show. An absolute sell-out with 120 boats on display in the water and more on land, including fiberglass boats! ACBS President Tom Crawford was in attendance. READ MORE

 

 

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Since March, the US has imposed a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminium. Rebalancing ...
In an investor relations call June 25th, 2018, Brunswick Corporation announced that the Sea Ray ...
Creditors have been notified that on the fifth day of June 2018, Grant Thornton Limited was ...
At the June 6th Boating Ontario Golf Tournament, Rick Layzell CEO of Boating Ontario announced a ...
In its first-ever venture into the recreational boating market, Forest City, Iowa-based camper ...
Across Canada, all the marine trades associations and NMMA Canada are taking action on the 10% ...
On June 5th, MarineMax Vacations announced that they are welcoming Cooper Boating as a preferred ...
Talk about starting the month on an explosive note. On Thursday, May 31, the Trump administration ...
Boating Industry Canada was fortunate to be invited to the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, ...

IBEX EXPANDS INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS TO ATTRACT A DIVERSE DELEGATION OF GLOBAL VISITORS

Ibex Expands International Program

 

The 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), held October 2nd through 4th at the Tampa Convention Center will include expanded programs for international visitors. Scheduled programs will include networking and educational opportunities developed to attract attendees and exhibitors from countries other than the United States. The show will continue the popular International B2B VIP Program launched last year, host the Export Excellence Award, include Country Pavilions, and have expanded exhibits from global vendors throughout the show floor. READ MORE 

 

BARNACLE SYSTEMS AWARDED "STARTUP OF THE YEAR" FROM VIATEC

Startup Award Barnacle

Boat Security Tech Company Receives High Praise from Entrepreneurship Organization

Barnacle Systems has been named "Startup of the Year" for 2018 by VIATEC, an organization focused on facilitating the growth of tech companies in Victoria, BC, Canada. Barnacle Systems was announced as "Startup of the Year" at the annual VIATEC Awards, which had an attendance of over one-thousand individuals.

Barnacle Systems' product, BRNKL, has been paving the way for boat security technology to catch up to the technology already available for 'smart homes'. Similar to home monitoring products from companies such as Nest and Ring, BRNKL is a hardware product that provides peace of mind to READ MORE

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Lars Ljungström has been appointed to vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO) ...
John Alexander Roy passed away quietly at home on August 12 after a short battle with cancer. He ...
Torqeedohas announced that Greg Jung has been appointed vice president of marketing. In ...

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