Megan MorrisPursuit Boats, a luxury fishing and cruising boat manufacturer, is pleased to welcome Megan Foley Morris to the team in the role of Marketing Manager for the award-winning brand.

Greg FalknerLowe Boats has named Greg Falkner as General Manager effective immediately.  Falkner joins Brunswick from Harley-Davidson where he worked in a variety of leadership positions since 2001, most recently leading H-D’s Parts and Accessories Product Portfolio...

Tamás NagySeaSucker, LLC, manufacturer of innovative vacuum-mounted boating and fishing accessories, has hired Tamás Nagy to fill the newly created marine sales manager position. Genevieve Casagrande, president and COO, made the announcement.

Ron BaileySmartPlug Systems, the leading manufacturer of safety-focused shore power delivery systems for the recreational and commercial marine, RV and specialty vehicle markets, has hired Ron Bailey as its new global VP of sales and marketing. 

Alexandra FoineauLumishore, manufacturer of high-performance marine LED lighting systems, announced today the appointment of Alexandra Foineau as Senior Product Manager for its underwater lighting and newly launched LUX Lighting Collection worldwide.

Matt BrayFuruno USA has announced the hiring of Mr. Matt Bray as a new Sales Associate for the Southeast region. A 2010 graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, Matt comes to Furuno with a background in marine electronics and electronics system installation, having led technical installation teams for several years. 

Olaf HarkenPreliminary plans include a visitation and service Saturday morning, October 26 at Galilee Lutheran Church in Pewaukee, followed immediately by a celebration at Harken corporate headquarters. For overseas friends, another celebration of Olaf's life will be held during the annual METS show in Amsterdam in November.

Glenn CookSenior Sail Designer and Superyacht Sail Design Expert Glenn Cook will join North Sails from October 2019. After 16 years with Doyle Sails North America as Head Designer, Glenn will play a key role as part of North’s global Superyacht team.

Kyle FastWestern Marine Company would like to welcome Kyle Fast to their sales team. Kyle brings with him 10+ years of experience in the customer service and retail sectors of the BC marine and boating industries. His sales territory will include Vancouver Island, Nanaimo North, and the West Coast.

Adam Fortier-BrownThe Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has strengthened the voice of the marine dealer in Washington, D.C., with the appointment of Adam Fortier-Brown as MRAA’s Government Relations Manager.

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2019 BOATING ONTARIO ANNUAL CONFERENCE ATTRACTS RECORD ATTENDANCE

 

2019 Boating Ontario ConferenceThe 2019 Boating Ontario Annual Conference, held at the Sheraton on the Falls, was a resounding success. The three-day conference saw the largest attendance in our history and the introduction of several networking moments, such as BOATS (Boating Ontario Annual Trade Show), the Spousal Program, and the First-Timers Reception were all well received.
 
The First-Timers Reception welcomed an astounding 37 new attendees to the conference and provided a chance for newcomers to mingle with other first-time delegates as well as meet memb

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ROYAL VICTORIA YACHT CLUB SECURES HIGHEST ECO-RANKING IN CLEAN MARINE BC RECERTIFICATION OF ITS CADBORO BAY MARINA 

Clean MarineThe Royal Victoria Yacht Club’s Cadboro Bay marina has earned the highest certification in Clean Marine BC, a voluntary eco-certification program for recreational boating facilities that is run by Georgia Strait Alliance.

To be eligible for Clean Marine BC certification, boating facilities must meet environmental standards set by the program and are awarded a ranking that ranges from one to five anchors. These anchor ratings reflect operational practices and initiatives that help to reduce the impact of recreational boating in local fresh and saltwater throughout British Columbia.

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OCEAN SAFETY PRESENTS UPDATED OCEAN ISO LIFERAFT CONTAINER

Liferaft CanisterOcean Safety has developed a new container for its Ocean ISO Liferaft, reducing weight and making the raft easier to handle, a critical factor when launching it over the side of a vessel. The Ocean ISO is one of the most popular liferafts on the market and the latest design evolution of the container is developed from years of customer feedback, industry expertise and research.   

This new Ocean ISO container had its debut at the METSTRADE 2019 show.

 

 

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