Transport Canada LogoTransport Canada has released the Pleasurecraft Licensing statistics for May 2018

AMI LogoOpen to both Canadian and American marinas, the Association of Marina Industries’ Marina Economic Calculator is a powerful tool that marina operators can use to calculate the impact of their marina on the economy around the marina. 

Transport CanadaTransport Canada has released the Pleasurecraft Licensing statistics for April 2018

NMMA CanadaThe National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada plans to release on May 2, 2018, the first two sections of the 2017 Canadian Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract 

AMI SurveyThe Association of Marina Industries (AMI) has partnered with Marina Dock Age Magazine to complete a portfolio of surveys that provide information on the health, employment trends...

AMI SurveyThe Association of Marina Industries just released the 2017 Marina Trends Survey Report.

AMI LogoThe 2018 Marina Operations Survey is open and will be until February 23th, 2018!

Discover Boating Logo 400Discover Boating is the industry's program is to grow recreational boating by generating awareness and interest in the boating lifestyle through the Discover Boating campaign, an integrated marketing strategy that is grounded in sound research.

PCL National Report by Region Oct2017 400Transport Canada has released the Canadian vessel registration statistics for October 2017

PCL National ReportTransport Canada has released the Canadian vessel registration statistics for August 2017 and also for the year to date, 2017

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CANADIAN BOAT SHOWS APPOINTS OFFICIAL PRINT AND DIGITAL SHOW GUIDE PUBLISHER FOR 2019

tibs vibs 400Canadian Boat Shows has announced AD ASTRA Media as the official publisher for the 2019 Toronto and Vancouver International Show Guides. “The 2018 Show Guide Editions included a suite of digital solutions and features that enhanced the experience for the reader and users of the guides while giving advertisers and partners metrics not available before said Cynthia Hare, Toronto Show Manager, plus we were able to send a digital copy to a combined list of 100,000 + boaters prior to the events.”  READ MORE

 

 

 

GEORGE’S MARINE AND SPORTS HAS OFFICIALLY CHANGED TO PRIDE MARINE GROUP

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The Pride Marine Group are excited to announce that George’s Marine and Sports has officially changed to Pride Marine Group.

The locations include:

Pride Marine Group - Kingston

Pride Marine Group - Ottawa

Pride Marine Group - Eganville

When you visit these locations, you will be greeted by the same friendly crew you’ve come to know, with the same product options (including Power Sports), and some new brands including Sea Ray, Chris Craft and Nautique. READ MORE

 

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MARINE INDUSTRY MOURNS THE LOSS OF ROBERT DESIRE SPIETAELS

Bob Spietaels 400Boating Industry Canada is saddened to advise you of the passing of Bob Spietaels on Wednesday May 30.  Bob and his wife Wendy have owned Marina Shores in Long Point for the past 45 years.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday June 5 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the Jeffrey W. Glendinning Funeral Home, 36 Front St., Port Rowan.  A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday June 6 at 11 AM. READ MORE