Corn Harvesting E15Over the September 12th weekend, President Donald Trump promised to loosen a restriction on the sale of higher-ethanol fuel blends like E15, which drew strong objections from the recreational boating community. Once final, the policy change would allow E15 to be dispensed from pumps made for lower-biofuel blends, including E10.

ABYCABYC's Technical Information Report, T-32, Design & Construction in Consideration of Aquatic Invasive Species, provides guidance on the design and construction of boats, trailers, engines, components, and accessories in order to minimize the spread of AIS.

Asian CarpThe Michigan Boating Industry Association applauds Governor Whitmer for signing SB 745 into law on September 8th, restoring $8 million in funding to help keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes through a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to rebuild the Brandon Road Lock and Dam.

CalibriCalibre, Inc. provider of premier paint finishing and supply chain solutions has announced its entry into the Marine market. "Our decision to expand business into the marine segment is predicated on the successful long-term OEM partnerships we’ve established in the power sports and transportation markets...

BrunswickOn September 8th, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced the restart of its systematic share repurchase program. The share repurchase program had been suspended earlier this year due to the uncertainty related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Winterization ChecklistAnd everything else you ever wanted to know about putting away a recreational boat for the season. Boaters in much of the U.S. and Canada acknowledge the need to winterize their boat’s engines each autumn. But what else can go wrong?

BrigsOne of the Great Lakes’ best-known tall ships, sail training vessel TS Playfair, will soon be making her home berth at the Hamilton harbour thanks to the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) and a hard-working group of volunteers.

Sarah Douglas KitIn less than a year, Canadian athletes will compete in what started out as Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and will do so in style.

Freedom Boat ClubFreedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has been ranked in the Top 100 in Entrepreneur magazine’s first Top Growth Franchises list.

Marina LennoxWe are extremely pleased to welcome Marina Lennox in our North American dealer Network. As we have recently announced (Press conference, June 3rd) our group has strong ambitions to grow in North America, for both our brands Dufour and Fountaine-Pajot.

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STOP INVASIVE SPECIES SPREAD - SEE HOW EASILY YOU CAN “CLEAN, DRAIN, DRY” YOUR WAKEBOAT

 

Clean, Drain, DryFor owners of all types of boats that are trailered from one lake to another within Canada, (and perhaps to waters in the USA when the borders open again) please take the steps to clean, drain and dry your boat and trailer to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species. If you plan to venture into the USA with your boat and trailer, you may be required to follow specific cleaning protocols.

We should always do this here in Canada as well, even if there are no specific laws requiring it. 

 

 

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BOATERS BENEFIT FROM PEACE OF MIND ON LAND AND SEA WITH GARMIN ONDECK REMOTE CONNECTIVITY SOLUTION 

Ondeck ConnectivityComprehensive system lets users track, monitor and remotely control up to 5 switches on their vessel from virtually anywhere. Garmin® International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), leading marine electronics manufacturer, has announced its new OnDeck™ System, a remote monitoring and management solution that gives boaters 24/7 access to critical and timely information about their vessel.

When paired with the ActiveCaptain® app, OnDeck keeps users connected to their vessel by monitoring the boat’s battery status, bilge activity, door/hatch sensors, GPS location and more. For extra peace of mind...

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