INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN BOATING?

CHECK OUT THESE GREAT MARINE INDUSTRY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES!

The business of boating is booming all the way across Canada and a career in boating offers both a good living and a great lifestyle.

The industry features a wide range of jobs that can all lead to a rewarding life. We always need talented technicians, but there are great jobs in parts, as sales and marketing professionals, yacht brokers and boat builders. Boating Industry Canada often has opportunities for Government employees and executive positions in finance and management. There is a wide range of opportunity in the recreational boating industry.

Since 2010, all sorts of employers have posted excellent career opportunities in this column. Make it a regular habit to keep tabs on the industry by checking this column every week.

If you are an employer, Boating Industry Canada will run your ‘Help Wanted’ advertising for FREE as long as the ads are for marine industry employment in Canada. We do this as a courtesy to the industry.

All we ask is that the wording of your job post be supplied in the format seen below:

  • Position
  • Location of work
  • Description of Work
  • Compensation
  • Contact information for candidates to respond

Boating Industry Canada and Kerrwil Publications Limited assume no responsibility or liability for the positions posted or the accuracy of the advertising. This offer can be withdrawn at any time without notice and this service is provided as a courtesy to the industry only. To have your Career Opportunity posted, email Elissa Campbell @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

 

Posted April 23, 2021

Position: Parts counter sales person

Location of work: Laurentian Marine Sales, Ottawa, Ontario

Description of Work:

Seasonal April thru November

Full or part time

Up to 40 hours a week

Laurentian Marine Sales

2636 Mac st

Ottawa Ontario

Phone 613-526-5622

Fax 613-526-2834

 

Knowledge and Skills:

Bilingual preferred

High school or equivalent

 

Compensation: Pay range $16 to $18 per hour

Contact: Send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Posted March 22, 2021

Position:  Full-time Service Technician

Location: Vector Yacht Services Ltd., Sidney, BC

Overview:

The Vancouver Island's premier marine service dealership is searching for a highly professional, ENERGETIC & EXPERIENCED service technician to join our team!  This is your chance to work on the island and enjoy the area working for Sidney's Premier haul out and service company – Vector Yacht Services Ltd. We have been in business for over 30 years and our team has enjoyed serving our amazing clients. We are major dealers for Volvo Penta, Mercury, Yanmar, Suzuki, Zodiac-Milpro, Kohler, Ultrajet and others.

Ideal Candidate

  • Three+ years’ marine mechanical experience
  • Merc and Volvo inboard / outboard
  • Experience with inboards (Volvo/Yanmar)
  • Experience working with gas or diesel engines.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical problems 
  • Work alone or with a team to go above and beyond.
  • Complete all repair jobs accurately and timely.
  • Keep updated with all manufacturer product launches, updates and product sales training.

Personal Qualities

  • Passion for boating and the overall Marine Industry.
  • Energy, drive, focus, intellect, and vision.
  • Work in a team, professional appearance, well-groomed.
  • Self-discipline and organizational ability;
  • Strong attention to detail, confidentiality, and professionalism..
  • Trustworthy, respectful, and able to demonstrate strong work ethics.

 Benefits:

  • Wage: $25+ per hour. (*depending on experience)
  • Comprehensive group Healthcare program including dental coverage.
  • Fun and empowering work environment

Contact: Interested parties should submit their resume to Frank at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Posted: March 17, 2021

JOIN THE TEAM AT THE RIGGING SHOPPE!

Do you know anyone who may want to join our team?

The Rigging Shoppe Limited in Scarborough, Ontario is hiring a Full-Time Permanent position and a Full-Time Seasonal position for the months of April thru August.

Candidates will be expected to answer the phone, assist customers shopping in the store, enter purchases into the computer, handle cash and restock inventory in the store.

Applicants should have sailing experience and/or love the water.

Our store hours are:    

  • Monday-Saturday 9-5  
  • Closed Sundays (except for April and May)   

Hours may vary due to COVID.

Rigging Shoppe, 44 Midwest Road, Toronto
Email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 


 

 

Posted: March 16, 2021

Position: Boat Mechanic

Location: Bluewater Rigging Ltd., Vancouver, BC.

Description and Scope of Work:

Join a growing company with a passion for helping boaters enjoy the water.
We are a boat service company specializing in recreational boats and yachts of all sizes.  Bluewater is currently seeking an experienced Boat Repair Mechanic to join one of our three locations in Vancouver (Granville Island), Richmond (Shelter Island) and North Vancouver (Lions Gate) with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the following areas:

  • Diesel/gasoline engines (inboard and outboard) and generators
    • Strong diagnostic and repair skills and be passionate about high-quality work.
    • Service, maintenance, and repair of a diverse range of boat engines, running gear, and onboard yacht systems - on-site and in the field.
    • Marine running gear
    • Research and problem solving skills
    • Self-motivated, flexible and willing to research and learn new equipment
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Enjoy being part of a successful team
    • Excellent communications and customer service skills
    • Safe driving record

    Experience working with HVAC, hydraulic, electrical, boat hull and plumbing systems is considered an asset.

    Keys to success with Bluewater are:
    • A desire for a long-term career
    • Solid work ethic
    • Professional attitude
    • Ability to complete tasks in a safe and timely manner
    • Willingness to work in a team environment and;
    • Valid BC driver's license and clean driving history.

    Bluewater offers competitive compensation including wages based on experience and a health plan.  From Sept to February, Bluewater offers a 4 day, 40 hour work schedule for qualified experienced mechanics.

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

https://bluewaterrigging.com/careers/

 

 

 


 

 

Posted: March 16, 2021

Position: Apprentice Marine Mechanical Technician 

Location: Bluewater Rigging Ltd., Vancouver, BC.

Description and Scope of Work:

Join a growing company with a passion for helping boaters enjoy the water.  Work at the water’s edge in one of Bluewater’s Metro Vancouver locations and become part of a dynamic work environment and vibrant marine community.

We are a marine service company specializing in upgrade, repair, and maintenance of recreational boats and yachts.  We are currently seeking an Apprentice Marine Mechanical Technician to join our team to become a certified MMT through a combination of on-the-job apprenticing and two terms of BCIT classroom learning.   The apprentice will develop skills and become a certified technician working in the following areas:

  • Service, maintenance, and repair of power and sailboats in the boatyard and at marinas
  • Diesel and gasoline engines and generators
  • Marine running gear including propellers, shafts, struts, shaft seal systems
  • Onboard systems including watermakers, heaters, hydraulics, plumbing
  • Hull protection including anti-fouling paints, gelcoat polishing, hardware installation and repair

Keys to success with Bluewater are:

  • A desire for a long-term career
  • Interest in continual learning
  • Solid work ethic
  • Professional attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interest in technology
  • Ability to complete tasks in a safe and timely manner
  • Working in a team environment
  • Interest in diversity of work on a variety of boats, systems, and tasks – every day is different
  • Working in both sheltered and outdoor environments
  • Valid BC driver's license and clean driving history

Although marine mechanical experience isn’t required for this position, the successful candidate may have mechanical aptitude or experience from a non-marine background like automotive or industrial, a connection to boating, or experience in another trade.    

Bluewater offers competitive compensation based on experience, a benefits plan, and a welcome environment for team members looking to learn, grow and thrive around some of the coolest boats in BC.

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

https://bluewaterrigging.com/careers/

 

 

 


 

 

Posted March 4, 2021

Position:              Sales & Service Attendant

Location:             Flagship Marine; Kelowna, British Columbia

Job Type:             Full-time

Overview:

Flagship is a leading marine dealership established over 30 years ago in Kelowna. We are excited to offer a newly created position to help us keep growing. If you are dedicated, ambitious, and want a genuine opportunity to develop a career in the marine industry, do not hesitate to apply.

Responsibilities for Customer Service and Sales

  • Perform informal and formal needs assessments for each customer to recommend appropriate goods and services.
  • Assist customers with pick up and delivery of boat packages.
  • Operate equipment including Bobcats, forklifts, and power tools.
  • Launch, retrieve, and operate vessels up to 40.’
  • Assist customers with parts, sales, and service inquiries.
  • Develop a rapport with customers, demonstrating a friendly and helpful manner.
  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance to represent a positive image of the company and its brand at all times.
  • Participate in training and development and put new skills to immediate and meaningful use.
  • Foster a positive and pleasant working relationship with members of the service and sales team
  • Familiarize yourself with current information about services and products available for customers.
  • Accurately record customer demographics, sales orders, or other information digitally or in written form
  • Communicate with clients and refer to appropriate members of the team.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.

Qualifications for Customer Service Sales

  • 2+ years of customer service or sales experience preferred.
  • Clean driving record
  • Boat operators’ licence
  • Comfortable trailering, launching, and maneuvering small vessels.
  • Comfortable learning to operate large equipment.
  • Ability to cooperate with and support other members of customer service team.
  • Strong verbal communication skills in the English language
  • Willingness to interact daily with customers from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds.
  • Must be comfortable working independently and making minor decisions without direct supervision.
  • Good sense of organization and keen attention to detail
  • Knowledge of customer service best practices and desire to participate in trainings and professional development.
  • Ability to perform well in a fast-paced working environment.

Contact: Interested parties should submit their resume to Jennifer Ness: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Posted March 4, 2021

Position:              Marine Technician  

Location:             Flagship Marine; Kelowna, British Columbia

Job Type:             Full-time

Overview:

The Okanagan’s premier boat dealership is searching for a highly professional, ENERGETIC & EXPERIENCED service technician to join our team!  This is your chance to work in the Okanagan Lifestyle Industry with Kelowna’s Premier Marine Group – Flagship Marine.  For 34 years our team has enjoyed serving our amazing clients, helping them create lasting boating memories and having fun along the way.

Ideal Candidate

  • Three to five (3 – 5) years’ marine mechanical experience
  • Merc and Volvo inboard / outboard or outboard certification
  • Experience with outboards, and personal watercraft
  • Experience working with gas or diesel engine.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical problems along with basic winterizing and summarization of boats.
  • Proficiency in trailering and operating a vessel with the utmost care and safety. (helpful)
  • Work alone or with a team to go above and beyond our client expectations.
  • Complete all repair jobs accurately and timely.
  • Keep updated with all manufacturer product launches, updates and product sales training.


Personal Qualities

  • Passion of boating, watersports, and the overall Marine Industry.
  • Energy, drive, focus, intellect, and vision.
  • Professional appearance, well-groomed.
  • High levels of self-discipline and organizational ability; with a focus on delivering promises.
  • Strong attention to detail, confidentiality, and professionalism.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Trustworthy, respectful, and able to demonstrate strong work ethics.

 

Benefits:

  • Wage: $28-$35 per hour. (*depending on experience)
  • Bonus Program
  • Comprehensive group Healthcare program including dental coverage.
  • Fun and empowering work environment

Contact: Interested parties should submit their resume to Jennifer Ness: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

 

  

 


 

 

Posted February 8, 2021

Position:       Marine Service Technician Apprentice

Company:       Toronto Yacht Services Inc.

Reports to:     Service Manager

Employment Status:  Full Time Equivalent (FTE) hours with Overtime (OT) as required.

Location:        Toronto Outer Harbour Marina, 475 Unwin Avenue, Toronto, ON

Start Date:      March 2021

Compensation:          $40,000 to $50,000 annually depending on qualifications and experience

Comprehensive health and dental benefit package

Smart phone allowance

Summer/Winter Uniforms provided, including PPE and allowance for safety footwear.

About Toronto Yacht Services Inc.:  In 2009, Toronto Yacht Services Inc. (TYS) was launched to provide a comprehensive range of mobile, professional, marine services in the Greater Toronto Area. TYS is now the preeminent Authorized Volvo Penta service centre for the Greater Toronto Area and north shore of Lake Ontario. TYS handles service, warranty, and engine sales/installation for the full range of Volvo Penta Volvo Penta IPS of all types from twin to quadruple installations on vessels ranging in size from 34 to 82 ft as well as gasoline sterndrive engines, diesel stern drives, and Volvo Penta compact diesel engines and saildrives.

Toronto Yacht Services is also an authorized dealer Yanmar and Westerbeke marine diesel engines and Kohler Marine Generators.  We are proud association members of ABYC, Boating Ontario and NMEA.

Our commercial clients include the Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks, the Peel Regional Police, the Toronto Police Service, the Toronto Regional Conservation Authority, and the Canadian Coast Guard.

Toronto Yacht Services is based at the Toronto Outer Harbour Marina – which is one of the largest and best equipped freshwater marinas in North America.  TYS is seeking a confident, and highly organized Marine Service Technician Apprentice based in the Greater Toronto Area Ontario, Canada.

Marine Service Technician Apprentice Role and Responsibilities

TYS requires an apprentice to assist our Marine Service Technicians. Marine Service Technicians install inspect, maintain, and repair vessels of all types. Using diagnostic equipment, they test and repair vessel engines, transmissions, propellers, and running gear.  They also install and test sanitation and refrigeration systems, AC/DC electrical systems/equipment, steering gear, and accessories.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review work orders and execute diagnosis/repairs.
  • Maintain accurate/detailed documentation of work performed.
  • Perform maintenance/repairs on gas and diesel engines.
  • Perform maintenance/repair on transmissions/reverse gear, outdrives and POD systems (Volvo Penta IPS and ZF Zeus)
  • Perform maintenance/repairs on AC/DC on board electrical systems.
  • Perform maintenance/repairs on board domestic systems.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Attend factory training (Volvo Penta, Yanmar, Kohler, Raymarine, ABYC) as required

NOTE:  At TYS we are dedicated to providing training opportunities in order to help our technicians upgrade their skills/qualifications and build capacity in the Marine sector.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Have attended or currently by enrolled in a Marine Engine Technician Training Program (offered by Canadore College, Georgian College or Sault College) or other motive power training program (i.e., automotive, truck/ coach, heavy equipment, motorcycle and powersports)
  • Industry certification (Volvo Penta, Mercruiser, Raymarine, ABYC)
  • Experience with gas (EFI) and diesel engines
  • Experience with AC/DC on board electrical systems
  • Experience with on board domestic (plumbing and HVAC) systems
  • Experience operating power and/or sailing vessels
  • Experience in other motive power trades (automotive, truck/ coach, heavy equipment, motorcycle and powersports)

Required Qualifications:

  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
  • Have a valid (class G) Ontario driver’s license (clean driving record)
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment; demonstrate a strong sense of flexibility; self-motivated; able to work effectively under pressure and with minimal supervision; ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines; detail oriented and passionate about providing excellent service
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Standard computer skills [e.g., Microsoft Office suite]

Working Conditions:

  • Standard hours, 44/week. OT/Saturdays during peak seasons [Spring (April-May) and Fall (October-November)]
  • Travel 10% of the time within the GTA
  • COVID-19 safety measures in place [e.g., office dividers, face masks, face shields, hand sanitizer, policy when working on vessels

Contact:

Interested applicants should send the Resume/CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 


 

Posted: February 8, 2021

Position:       Marine Service Technician

Company:       Toronto Yacht Services Inc.

Reports to:     Service Manager

Employment Status:  Full Time Equivalent (FTE) hours with Overtime (OT) as required.

Location:        Toronto Outer Harbour Marina, 475 Unwin Avenue, Toronto, ON

Start Date:      March 2021

Compensation:          $60,000 to $85,000 annually depending on qualifications and experience

Comprehensive health and dental benefit package

Smart phone allowance

Summer/Winter Uniforms provided, including PPE and allowance for safety footwear.

About Toronto Yacht Services Inc.:  In 2009, Toronto Yacht Services Inc. (TYS) was launched to provide a comprehensive range of mobile, professional, marine services in the Greater Toronto Area. TYS is now the preeminent Authorized Volvo Penta service centre for the Greater Toronto Area and north shore of Lake Ontario. TYS handles service, warranty, and engine sales/installation for the full range of Volvo Penta Volvo Penta IPS of all types from twin to quadruple installations on vessels ranging in size from 34 to 82 ft as well as gasoline sterndrive engines, diesel stern drives, and Volvo Penta compact diesel engines and saildrives.

Toronto Yacht Services is also an authorized dealer Yanmar and Westerbeke marine diesel engines and Kohler Marine Generators.  We are proud association members of ABYC, Boating Ontario and NMEA.

Our commercial clients include the Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks, the Peel Regional Police, the Toronto Police Service, the Toronto Regional Conservation Authority, and the Canadian Coast Guard.

Toronto Yacht Services is based at the Toronto Outer Harbour Marina – which is one of the largest and best equipped freshwater marinas in North America.  TYS is seeking a confident, and highly organized Marine Service Technician Apprentice based in the Greater Toronto Ontario, Canada.

Marine Service Technician Role and Responsibilities

TYS requires Marine Service Technician to join our amazing service team. Marine Service Technicians install inspect, maintain, and repair vessels of all types. Using diagnostic equipment, they test and repair vessel engines, transmissions, propellers, and running gear.  They also install and test sanitation and refrigeration systems, AC/DC electrical systems/equipment, steering gear, and accessories.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review work orders and execute diagnosis/repairs.
  • Maintain accurate/detailed documentation of work performed.
  • Perform maintenance/repairs on gas and diesel engines.
  • Perform maintenance/repair on transmissions/reverse gear, outdrives and POD systems (Volvo Penta IPS and ZF Zeus)
  • Perform maintenance/repairs on AC/DC on board electrical systems.
  • Perform maintenance/repairs on board domestic systems.
  • Other duties as required.
  • Attend factory training (Volvo Penta, Yanmar, Kohler, Raymarine, ABYC) as required

NOTE:  At TYS we are dedicated to providing training opportunities in order to help our technicians upgrade their skills/qualifications and build capacity in the Marine sector.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Have attended a Marine Engine Technician Training Program (offered by Canadore College, Georgian College or Sault College) or other motive power training program (i.e., automotive, truck/ coach, heavy equipment, motorcycle and powersports)
  • Minimum 2 year working experience as a marine technician or related motive trade (automotive, truck/ coach, heavy equipment, motorcycle and powersports)
  • Industry certification (Volvo Penta, Mercruiser, Raymarine, ABYC)
  • Experience with gas (EFI) and diesel engines
  • Experience with AC/DC on board electrical systems
  • Experience with on board domestic (plumbing and HVAC) systems
  • Experience operating power and/or sailing vessels
  • Summer/Winter Uniforms provided, including PPE and allowance for safety footwear.

Contact:

Interested applicants should send the Resume/CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Posted January 26, 2021

Position: Experienced Marine Technician
Location: Toronto, Ontario 

Objective/ Job Description: 

Someone who has a minimum of 3 years in the marine or powersports industry.

Has experience repairing and troubleshooting personal watercraft.

Can work independently and in a team environment.

Has basic computer skills to communicate with customers and manufacturers.

Previous experience on Kawasaki PWC, however will be expected to repair and maintain all major PWC brands. 

Someone who is looking to learn and grow in this constantly changing industry.

Compensation: 

Starting wage $45K plus commission and is based off previous experience. Health/Dental and RRSP benefits. 

Contact information: 

Maddy Rotman, Service Manager 416-752-1560. Please email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

  

   


 

 

Updated February 2, 2021

Position: Certified MMT, Full time permanent

Location: Looking for a certified MMT to join our Deans Marine Family on beautiful Vancouver Island

Description and scope of work: Must be CERTIFIED JOURNEYMAN MECHANIC WITH AT LEAST 4 YEARS EXPIERIENCE. Positive attitude, strong work ethic, able to work as a team player, great problem solver, Reliable, valid drivers license, must have own tools. Must have the knowledge to work on sterndrives as well as outboards.

Qualifications & Compensation: Mercury training as asset. Will train. Wage dependent on qualifications. We offer extended health care, vision care and dental. Not to mention the incredible chance to live on beautiful BC

Contact: Please apply This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 250-748-0829

 

 

 

 


 

 

Updated February 1, 2021

Position: Marine Tech

Location: Campbell's Landing Marina Ltd, Gravenhurst, ON

Description & Scope of Work: Year-round employment available. Must be versatile, able to work unsupervised, have Boat Operator's Card and WHIMIS training.

Contact: Email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ATTN: Glen G Campbell  (705)687-3821

 

  

  


 

Updated February 1, 2021

Position: Experienced Marine Technician

Location: Brown's Marina, Chaffeys Lock (On the Rideau Canal) Ontario

Description and scope of work: At this time, we need to add a fully qualified and certified marine technician to our busy repair shop.   We are looking for someone with at least 10 years experience in Evinrude or Mercury outboards, and Mercruiser stern drives.  This position is full time, year round with a wage rate of $30/hour for the right candidate.

Qualifications & Compensation: Certification and training in one or more of the following: Evinrude/Johnson, Mercury, and/or Mercruiser. Wage rate of $30/hr is being offered for the right candidate. Must have own tools and valid drivers license.

Contact information for candidates to respond: Please send cover letter
and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using Word or PDF format.

 

 


 

Updated February 2, 2021

Position: Marine Electrician / Technician (Vancouver)

Location of work: Granville Island, Vancouver, BC

We are a marine contractor specializing in commercial and recreational vessels from 40 to 180 feet in length.

We are currently seeking a Marine Electrician or Marine Technician with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the following areas:

  • AC and DC generators, 40kW - 60kW
  • 12 / 24 Volt DC power systems
  • Single / three-phase AC systems
  • Solar charging systems
  • Diesel engine electrical systems
  • Automated controls, PLCs
  • Marine navigation systems including data communication, PC based navigation software
  • NMEA 2000 compliant data communication networks
  • Satellite communication and television systems
  • Marine security and monitoring systems
  • Watermakers (desalination machines)

Applicants with experience working closely with HVAC, hydraulic, and plumbing systems is considered an asset.

An ideal candidate will have experience in the Marine Industry, however we welcome resumes of journey men electricians that have relevant experience.

Keys to success with Bluewater Rigging are

  • A desire for a long-term career
  • Solid work ethic
  • Professional attitude
  • Ability to complete tasks in a safe and timely manner
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and;
  • Valid BC driver's license and clean driving history.

Our company offers a competitive salary based on experience and a medical benefit plan.

If interested, please reply with your resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

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Vesper Appoints U.S. National Channel Manager to Drive Sales of the Award-Winning Cortex Product Line

Damien FryeVesper Marine, manufacturer of innovative marine safety and communication products, has announced that due to rapid growth in the vital North American market, Damien Frye, based out of Seattle, Washington, has been hired as U.S. National Channel Manager.

"We are thrilled to welcome Damien to the Vesper Marine team as U.S. National Channel Manager,” said Jason Young, Vesper Marine, Global Sales Director. “With an extensive resume in sales and service for marine electronics and safety products, Damien is well-versed in our product line, having previously managed our sales efforts in Alaska. 

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James Neophytou joins North South Nautical Group

James NeophytouJames was first introduced into boating in 1980, in the town of Port Severn. Almost immediately he developed a passion for boating and purchased his first boat, a 15’ Kodiak with a 50hp Johnson.

It wasn’t long before James got the ‘itch’ to move to a bigger boat. He and his family spent several years cruising the beautiful waters of Georgian Bay in their 23 Reinell. Unfortunately, a busy work schedule forced James to take a break from boat ownership. He knew though, that one day he’d return.  

 

 

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