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!

 

 

Slidemoor 2The 2015 Atlantic hurricane season has arrived, with forecasters predicting as many as 11 named storms, six of which could become hurricanes before the season officially ends on November 30.

 

 

AchillesAchilles Boats has introduced an aluminum-hulled inflatable boat into its model lineup for the first time in 2015. In addition to a high-tensile, marine grade aluminum hull, the new HB-310AL features the same durable, high quality Achilles CSM fabric used in all Achilles boats.

 

Quick CleatQuick Cleat™ is the fast, easy way to secure dock lines, anchor lines, mooring lines and fenders - without knots. The unique, durable, low-profile design quickly secures a line in seconds. Just drop a line into the rope slot and release. Easy to install on board or on the dock. Available in three sizes: 2" (max. 1/4" line); 3" (max. 3/8" line) and 4" (max. 1/2" line).

 

Racing OptimaxMercury Racing® is well known for its line of high performance consumer and race outboards. For the United States government, the Fond du Lac, Wisconsin-based company released a second “stealth” outboard today that will be rarely seen: the OptiMax Diesel. Developed for the U.S. Department of Defense, this exclusive spark ignited, direct fuel injected two-stroke runs on ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel, which is readily available around the globe. 

 

Weather MaxChris Lohmann, owner of Lohmann Sails & Covers Ltd., knows first-hand the durability and superior colour retention of WeatherMAX fabric. After 10 years, a 65' trawler motor yacht cover he crafted is still as strong as the day he made it and the color hasn't faded.

 

 

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POSITIVE ACTION ON MARINE INDUSTRY LABOUR SHORTAGES

Staffing SolutionsCheck out this quick video – Andy Adams of Boating Industry Canada talked to Rob Davidson, Program Coordinator for the Marine and Small Engine Program and Apprenticeships for Georgian College, and Rick Layzell, CEO of Boating Ontario about ways they are taking positive action to address the labour shortages in the marine industry.

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FUGAWI ANNOUNCES THEY WILL NO LONGER SELL DOWNLOADABLE CHARTS

Fugawi logoIn their recent newsletter on November 7, Fugawi has announced that downloadable charts sales will be available ONLY until November 30, 2018.

As of Friday, November 30, 2018 Fugawi.com will no longer sell downloadable charts, renewals, or content for use with navigation software and apps.

For those who have existing subscriptions, the site will be operational until December 31, 2019 and your Fugawi.com account will remain accessible.

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NEW KID ON THE BLOCK - CANADA’S ARCTIC TALL SHIP, NORTH STAR INDUCTED INTO THE NW PASSAGE HALL OF FAME

North StarCanada's Arctic tall ship, North Star of Herschel Island, was inducted into the NW Passage Hall of Fame at the Annual Arctic Awards Gala at the Vancouver Maritime Museum. The ship is currently moored at the Vancouver Maritime Museum's Heritage Harbour.

North Star is the last of the sailing ships involved in Canada's Arctic fur trade, originally owned and operated by two Inuit trappers from 1935 until 1961 she was subsequently chartered by both the Diefenbaker and Pierre Trudeau governments to assert Canadian Arctic sovereignty.
 
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Christophe LavigneGroupe Beneteau is announcing Christophe Lavigne’s appointment as President of US brands Four Winns, Glastron, Wellcraft and Scarab. This appointment takes effect immediately.

Christophe has been Vice President of Engineering and Customer Service in Cadillac (Michigan, USA) for the past eleven years, leading engineering and product development for all four brands. He is a twenty-five-year veteran of the marine industry and has spent most of his career in Canada and the United States. The acquisition in 2014 of RBH by Groupe Beneteau marked the start of an intense period of product renewal for all four brands that was successfully led by Christophe.

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