Nicole Vasilaros NMMA 400For the first time in more than ten years, the NMMA is represented on the U.S National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC), with the appointment of Nicole Vasilaros.

Jonathan LeeWe were saddened last week to learn that well-known Canadian boating writer Jonathan Lee has been hospitalized following a severe stroke. 

Brandon Wollard Prospec TeamProspec Electronics has hired Brandon Wollard as director of eastern US sales. Josh Berry, VP of sales and marketing, made the announcement.

Luc Joessel Joins Beneteau TeamBeneteau is pleased to announce the appointment of Luc Joëssel, who has joined the Sailing Yacht Product Marketing department.

ABYC Logo 400The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) announced that David Broadbent has been promoted to the position of assistant director of education.

Shelley Tubaugh Step AheadThe Manufacturing Institute in the USA is recognizing Shelley Tubaugh, marketing vice president at Grady-White Boats, as one of the marine industry’s honorees for 2017 STEP Ahead Awards at a gala in Washington, D.C., April 20, 2018.

Guido HibdonBRP staff are saddened that long-standing Team Evinrude icon and extended family member, Guido Hibdon, passed away on March 10th, 2018. 

Charlie StrangMercury Marine is saddened by the death of Charles “Charlie” Strang who served as Carl Kiekhaefer’s top engineer for 13 years at Mercury Marine. After leaving Mercury, he served as Director of Outboard Marine Engineering (OMC) and later CEO and Chairman of the Board.

Karin LarsonKarin was a graduate of the Ryerson Institute of Technology School of Journalism and in 1957 founded “Gam on Yachting”. She was recognized for her many...

 

 

 

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LOWER LOCK GATE PAINTING - FENELON FALLS LOCK 34, TRENT-SEVERN WATERWAY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

Fenelon Falls LockAs a part of an historic investment program along the Trent-Severn Waterway, the lower lock gates at Fenelon Falls Lock 34 were painted this winter. Painting and routine maintenance helps to extend the life span oflock gates by protecting against rusting, corrosion, and natural wear. This work has now been completed. The site has now been turned over to Parks Canada maintenance teams once again, to complete seasonal maintenance tasks in advance of the opening of the navigation season on May 18, 2018. READ MORE

 

 

 

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2018 BOAT BUILDER AWARDS

METS Boat Builder Awards 2018 400The 2018 edition of the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, in association with Raymarine, is now open for nominations in 10 categories that highlight key facets of the industry, from innovation and collaboration, through to future investment and performance by individuals.

Entry is free and easily accessed via the improved boatbuilderawards.com website, which offers clear explanations of each category.

Nominations can be made by individuals or companies on their own behalf. Or by any other industry professional who believes a boat builder, supply chain partner or individual should receive recognition. READ MORE

 

ALBIN MAKES ON BOARD HOT WATER AN AFFORDABLE LUXURY

Albin Pump

Hot water on board a boat is no longer an unaffordable luxury. Offered in a wide range of capacities and configurations, Albin Pump Marine's efficient Premium Water Heaters are engineered to ensure the highest water quality in a rugged, long-lasting marine housing.

Available in 120V or 230V, both drawing 850W, Premium Water Heaters run off AC current from shore power or a generator, or the engine's coolant exchanger. They heat quickly and efficiently. Sized to fit most installation spaces, they're direct replacements for common Isotemp models. READ MORE