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Connected Fishing Rods and Boat ElectronicsANGLR, Lowrance® and Abu Garcia®, announce the successful collaboration between the three brands to blend their cutting-edge technologies to create a powerful new way to plan, record and relive fishing adventures – all while using precise data to catch more fish.

Corby Spirit and WineAs part of the national effort to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Corby Spirit and Wine Limited and its Walkerville Hiram Walker & Sons Distillery in Windsor, Ont. are proud to announce that they will be producing hand sanitizer.

Hanse YachtsOn March 19, 2020 HanseYachts announced that while the coronavirus crisis defines the international headlines and reduces public activity to a minimum, HanseYachts AG was able to secure their production sites on time and therefore ensure the ongoing yacht production as well as its employees’ health.

BrunswickMETTAWA, Ill., March 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC), today announced that it will suspend production at certain of its propulsion and boat operations over the next few weeks in response to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Volvo Penta GroupFor the second year in a row, Volvo Penta of the Americas has achieved recognition as a Great Place to Work by a national institute that promotes and measures workplace excellence.

Ranger Boats Customer SatisfactionNational Marine Manufacturers Association honors Ranger Boats for world-class quality, customer service with two coveted CSI Awards

Garmin Supplier of the YearGarmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), the world’s leading marine electronics manufacturer, today announced that it was awarded the prestigious Supplier of the Year distinction for the second year in a row from the Independent Boat Builders, Inc. (IBBI).

Boating OntarioBoating Ontario has announced that due to the current climate and the key measures that need to be taken in preventing the continuing spread of COVID-19 as being avoidance of large crowds and practising ‘Social Distancing’ they are making the difficult decision to cancel both their Regional Meetings and Spring Training events.

YBBA 100th AnniversaryCelebrating a century of service, the Yacht Brokers Association of America (YBAA) provides a strong voice for the yachting industry. This year marks 100 years of providing guidance and support for its members, while successfully navigating many changes and challenges over the decades.

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UPDATE ON LUXURY TAX OPPOSITION

 

Luxury Tax OppositionFollowing its seventh annual “Day on the Hill” lobby day in Ottawa last month, NMMA Canada is continuing to advocate against the federal government’s proposed 10% luxury tax on recreational boats over $100,000. History has shown that similar taxes have failed to raise the expected revenue for governments while putting thousands of rural and small-town jobs at risk. The industry believes there are other financial measures that can be applied instead of a tax that would be beneficial to government and less impactful on industry.

Read more about the Luxury Tax Opposition..........................

 

 

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Seatronx, manufacturer, distributor and designer of rugged electronics catering specifically ...
Traditionally, each onboard radio requires a separate antenna. This is expensive and unnecessarily ...
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TACO Marine SuproFlex Rub Rail Kits make it easy to replace worn or damaged rub rail this spring.
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A lifelong boater, Steve Resta's advancing disability left him unable to safely board and disembark ...
Siren Marine were looking to advance their popular Connected Boat® Platform by adding NMEA ...
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When speed is important, new SikaForce®-315 from Sika® Marine is a very fast-setting, polyurethane ...

HUBBELL CIRCUIT TESTER VERIFIES CONNECTIONS WITH EASE

Hubbell Circuit TesterChecking shorepower connections for proper wiring can be time-consuming, especially when working in dimly-lit or difficult-to-access locations. An innovative UL- and CL-listed Twist-Lock Circuit Tester from Hubbell Marine speeds this process by using simple LED visual codes to indicate electrical circuit conditions.

The patented, compact design of the HBLT26CM11 Twist-Lock Circuit Tester closely resembles a standard Hubbell Twist-Lock Plug. Once inserted into a 30A/125V receptacle, its LED back panel immediately displays whether the circuit is complete and properly wired.

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The Canadian boating industry lost one of the great ones this past week. Cameron Wardlaw sadly ...
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas named Ed Lofgren of 3A Marine Service, ...
Kyle MacDonald first came to Bayport as a dock runner in 1994. Over his 25 year career he has ...
Peter Bolton, Chief Commander and Chair of the Board of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons announced ...
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