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.

 

 

 

Taylor MadeTaylor Made Products, a leading supplier to the marine aftermarket, is pleased to announce that Jeff Smith has joined the company as its Director of Sales and Marketing – Consumer Products.

Mary BenderShow Management, producers of Florida's five largest boat shows including the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the largest in-water boat show in the world, announced the appointment of Mary Bender to the position of Vice President of Consumer Marketing.

Krista Miller and Maegan JacksonGeorge’s Marine and Sports has had a few staff changes we would like everyone to be aware of Peter Kane, who has been with the Kingston location for several years, has now taken on a larger role by becoming the Fixed Operations Manager in Kingston.

 

 

 

Roy ApplefordWe are sorry to report the passing of one of Boating BC’s former directors (1984-1996) and past president, Roy Appleford.

 

 

 

OliviaOn behalf of the expanding Annapolis-based team at Jeanneau America, we would like to welcome Olivia Schleicher to our team.

 

 

 

Paul BoomsmaOn Wednesday 26 April 2017, Honorary Member of the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA), Mr Paul Boomsma, was awarded the ‘Officier in de orde van Oranje Nassau’; the civil and military Dutch order of chivalry.

 

 

 

LucaBénéteau announces the appointment of Luca BRANCALEON as Sales Director as of 20 March 2017. He will manage the brand’s international commercial strategy.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Student Intentions and Perceptions Study, developed by researchers for the Marine People Partnership (MPP) at the Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise (IORE), along with the New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD), summarizes data and insights gained from a survey of over 3,200 students in grades 6-9 across New Brunswick regarding careers in the Oceans Industry. READ MORE

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“I am delighted to not only be bringing the IMM course back to the West Coast but to also be bringing it to our neighbors in Canada. Education is the key to success of any business and IMI is always looking for new regions to train marina industry professionals,” said Merritt Alves, IMI training coordinator. READ MORE

 

 

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“Developing the AIS technical report was a great collaborative effort between the boating industry and the resource management community,” said Brian Goodwin ABYC technical director. READ MORE

 

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Transducers USA, has announced the expansion of their Tonelight™ Series of warning indicators to include a family of new models with stainless steel housings. These panel-mounted devices feature a unique combination of audible and LED warning signals. Tonelight annunciators emit both sound and flashing lights, which is especially desirable in environmental conditions with high levels of ambient noise. READ MORE