Sealife MicroHDThe world’s first permanently sealed waterproof camera, the SeaLife Micro HD, is ready for shipping. This ultra-compact camera can be used above or below the water line and is guaranteed not to leak for the life of the camera. Introduced with limited numbers last fall, the SeaLife Micro HD is in full production, and the camera is now in stock and shipping to dealers.

 

Boating BC EventsAs Boating BC continues to grow and expand their reach to the boating public through social media, newsletters and events like the Boat Show, the traffic to our website continues to increase. This means more people visiting our Member Directory for companies like yours. This not only means it is important to keep your member profile up to date, it is also a great opportunity for you to advertise upcoming events to the general public through the Boating BC Event Calendar.

Seakeeper StabilizerUntil now, owners of 30’-50’ boats put up with a rolling vessel in rough weather, or simply stayed ashore. With the recent launch of the state-of-the-art Seakeeper 5, they now enjoy the comfort and safety of gyro stabilization, in a wide range of sea states.

 

 

Power LED'sMarine Lighting Leader’s 2- and 4-wire Solutions’ Proven Designs Match Seamlessly with Most Vessel Management Systems

 

 

Merc Inertia

Mercury Marine this week celebrates the casting of its 2,500,000th stainless steel propeller in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. 

Oceanis 35

Beneteau America announces the U.S. premiere of the all-new Oceanis 35 at the upcoming Annapolis Sailboat Show, October 9-13 2014.  The Oceanis 35 is being introduced on the heels of the world-acclaimed Oceanis 38, which made its debut last fall and was awarded European Yacht of the Year 2014 along with Best Boat 2014 in the U.S. by the publishers of SAIL magazine. The Oceanis 35 is designed to offer the same elegance and level of customization as the Oceanis 38, but in a sailboat under 35 feet.

Anchor Alarm AppEven the most experienced skippers and yachtsmen have gone through stressful moments at anchor. As a sailor, you have probably already experienced a few sleepless nights at anchor: “What will happen if my anchor rips? Will I notice it in time?” To detect a ripping Anchor in time, you need an anchor alarm.This new app offers boaters piece of mind with an anchor alarm you can download right to your smartphone. Designed by a skipper, Anchor! is intuitive and easy to handle.

The CoolestRegular coolers are boring, break easily and are a hassle to haul around just to carry the ice. The COOLEST cooler is 60 quarts of awesome packed with so much fun you'll look for excuses to get outside more often. Boating Industry Canada found this product which is actually still in development but the product itself looks like it has great potential and is a good fit for the boating/waterfront lifestyle as well.

Bavaria 1The SPORT 360 BAVARIA has redefined the design of motor yachts and sets a new milestone in terms of driving dynamics, comfort and space utilization.

Jensen MS

ASA Electronics has introduced the MS30BTR, a self-contained AM/FM/USB 3.5”compact Bluetooth stereo. This unique stereo offers boating enthusiasts every feature they are looking for in a compact, simple-to-use design.

BIC Twitter

 

Boating Industry Canada is now on Twitter @BICnewsletter. We are interested in interacting with you as you are an integral part of the Canadian marine industry. Next time you're online please give us a nudge; we'll follow you back. Our e-News goes out weekly, across Canada, reaching every sector of the marine industry. If you have a newsworthy item please send it anytime and we will consider it for inclusion in our next issue. We'll be Tweeting from locations and events across the county on a regular basis.

Please join our conversation! www.twitter.com @BICnewsletter

 

 

 

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