59 Cantius ProfileCruisers Yachts, a division of KCS International, Inc., announces the 59 Cantius, setting a benchmark for design within the company. The 2016 model year yacht features fresh exterior styling and a contemporary interior. It will be unveiled this summer and available at dealerships in the fall.

 

Neptunus 62Boating Industry Canada's John Armstrong visited Neptunus Yachts in St. Catharines. Pictured at left is Jan Willem De Jong, Managing Director of Neptunus standing in front of a new Neptunus 62 which will launch early in May.

 

 

TorqeedoTorqeedo has updated its electric outboards with a new design to meet the demands of commercial users. The Cruise comes in 5 hp and 8 hp equivalents and has proven to be the leading electric solution for pontoon boats, sailboats, small boats, work boats, water taxis, and users on lakes that limit the use of combustion motors since its introduction in 2008. 

 

Dometic Cup CoolerThe Dometic Eskimo Cup is a refrigerated cup holder that can be installed in any convenient location to keep drinks refrigerator-cold (results may vary based on environmental conditions).

 

 

Liferaft

Three models - for coastal, under 24-hour ocean and over 24-hour ocean use - are available in sizes to accommodate 4-12 people. The 24-hour models (such as the model pictured here) are Lloyds Class ISO Approved. A 12-year fabric and seam warranty and an extended service period of three years reduce ongoing maintenance costs.

Pelican Pro GearPelican Products, Inc. has introduced rugged Pelican ProGear™ Voyager cases for both the Apple iPad Air® 2 and Apple iPad mini™1/2/3.

 

 

LEHR 25hpLEHR, LLC has unveiled its new 25 hp Propane Outboard to the worldwide press and the boating public at the 2015 Miami International Boat Show, bringing clean, efficient outboard power to a new range of boats including pontoon boats, fiberglass and inflatable yacht tenders, RIBs, aluminum fishing boats, small center console skiffs and other vessels.

 

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.

 

 

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