Tracy CrockerBRP, a world leader in powersports, has announced that Tracy Crocker has been appointed to the position of senior vice-president and general manager, Evinrude following the retirement of his predecessor last month.

Gerald DyckCMP has announced that Gerald Dyck has joined the firm to further enhance their growing portfolio of manufacturing facilities.

Lars LjungstromLars Ljungström has been appointed to vice president of finance and chief financial officer (CFO) for Volvo Penta of the Americas, effective July 2017.

John RoyJohn Alexander Roy passed away quietly at home on August 12 after a short battle with cancer. He was 61.

Greg Jung

Torqeedohas announced that Greg Jung has been appointed vice president of marketing. In that role, he will oversee worldwide marketing and communication strategies for the company, a global market leader in the growing segment of electric marine propulsion.

Barry SladeFreedom Boat Club President and CEO John Giglio recently announced the appointment of Barry Slade as Vice President of Business Development.

 

 

 

Laurent Fabre“We are very pleased to welcome Laurent Fabre, into our core team of Business Developers” confirms Steven Guedeu, Sales Director for FountainePajot

 

 

 

Clarence MaloneMarineMax Vacations is pleased to announce that Clarence Malone has been appointed to the position of Director of Operations of the company’s charter base in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

 

 

 

Chris MeyersLumishore, has announced the promotion of Chris Myers to the lead Sales role for Lumishore in the USA & Americas.

 

 

 

DAVIS DEBUTS CARBON FIBER WIND VANES

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Whether learning to sail in an Optimist, perfecting technique in a Laser or taking line honors in the latest sportboat, the ability to visualize apparent wind angle and read the shifts is critical to sailing well. Traditional wind indicators tend to be fragile and easily bent or broken. Davis Instruments introduces Blacksmith Wind Vanes, made from super lightweight 3D carbon fiber and duraluminum to withstand the rigors of hard racing. For Opti sailors, an equally durable, carbon-free class legal version is offered. READ MORE

 

  

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CAMPION MAKES HISTORY AT METSTRADE BOAT BUILDER AWARDS

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History was made in Amsterdam, Netherlands on November 15 as Campion Marine became the first Canadian company to be honoured at the annual METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement.

The Kelowna, BC-based boat builder was named the winner of the 2017 Award for Best Environmental Initiative, in recognition of its ongoing efforts to incorporate sustainable manufacturing practices and eco-friendly materials into its everyday operations. The Boat Builder Awards judging panel – consisting of an international panel of boating trade representatives – were impressed with Campion’s...READ MORE

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METSTRADE KEYNOTE BY MARK D SCHWABERO - GROWTH GOOD, BUT THE WORLD IS CHANGING

Mark Swabero Metstrade2017 400The keynote speaker of the 30th anniversary METSTRADE Show Breakfast Briefing, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of US-based Brunswick Corporation, Mark D Schwabero, set the tone of his talk by reminding a packed audience in RAI Amsterdam on the morning of November 15, of the need for companies to evolve continually to meet changing market opportunities.

Schwabero provided a brief glimpse into how Brunswick had evolved over its 172-year history, from making billiard tables, to being the world’s largest record recording company with Al Jolson on its board, to the $4.5bn company it is today, with 80 per cent earnings in marine and 20 per cent in the fitness market. READ MORE

 

ABYC MARINE ELECTRICAL CERTIFICATION (ONTARIO, CANADA)

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This 4 day course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 – 5 years’ experience working with marine electrical system design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards. The successful certification candidate should have some familiarity with ABYC electrical standards.

When: December 11-14, 2017.

Where: Ontario, Canada
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