Andy Adams 2018 Edited 400It might not surprise you to learn that the IBEX Show in Tampa that's on from September 26 to 29th is my favorite show marine industry show.

Lock36 KirkfieldDue to ongoing mechanical issues, the Kirkfield Lift Lock will remain closed for the foreseeable future to all boater and land-based visitors. Parks Canada advises boaters planning to transit the Kirkfield Lift Lock to revise their plans to avoid this location.

Warrior Sailing CupLast week in conjunction with the Canada’s Cup, Toronto’s Royal Canadian Yacht Club welcomed competitors, family, and supporters from around the World for the inaugural Warrior Sailing Cup, which hosted six teams from the Netherlands, Australia, USA (2 teams), and Canada (2 teams).

Mercury Racing GroundbreakingMercury Racing, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC), held a ground-breaking ceremony for its manufacturing operations plant expansion to help meet global customer demand for the company’s high-performance marine propulsion systems.

OXE Diesel Outboard enginesBCI Marine is announcing that it will become Canada's distributor of OXE Marine's high-performance diesel outboard engines.

 

 

 

 

Discover Boating Social InfluencersDiscover Boating, powered by NMMA and MRAA, has been amplifying the storytelling power of social content creators throughout summer to engage the next generation of boaters and inspire young, diverse audiences to experience life on the water.

Several years ago now, at the NMMA Canada Recreational Boating Industry Breakfast at the Toronto Boat Show, I showed a chart of Canada’s population by age group and graphically, it was clear that the Baby Boomers continue to be a large group and significant group.

Volvo Penta has launched a new range of variable speed marine generator sets – a key enabler for electric propulsion for marine vessels – demonstrating the company's commitment to leading the marine industry in its transformation towards sustainable marine propulsion.

RELiON® Battery, a global leader in lithium batteries, has announced a partnership with 1% for the Planet non-profit organization The Bee Cause Project. As part of its Limitless Blue™ initiative, RELIiON is a 1% for the Planet business member and partners with a range of non-profits supporting causes such as ocean conservation, food security, and access to solar energy.

The 2022 Boating Ontario Golf Tournament, held at beautiful Bonaire Golf Club in Coldwater, Ontario on Tuesday August 30th was an overwhelming success.

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Nominate Your Boating Heroes Today - CANADIAN SAFE BOATING AWARDS

 

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The Canadian Safe Boating Council wants to acknowledge these heroes and showcase their commitment to safe boating. The CANADIAN SAFE BOATING AWARDS, usually called the CASBAs, honours the people, programs, and organizations that help to make boating in Canada safer and better for all of us.

Who are these heroes?

They could be a family or individual who saves a life; a boating safety advocate, a volunteer or teacher whose passion for boating engages people and influences boating safety...

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Marine Products

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Shurhold Snap and Zipper LubricantWords of exasperation wafting across a marina often signal a boat owner fighting with a jammed zipper or snap that won't catch. This frustrating situation is simple to avoid by using Snap Stick from Shurhold. Made in the USA, the easy-to-apply lubricant keeps marine fittings working smoothly for up to three months and reduces stress levels around the docks.

A unique, wax-like formula, Snap Stick lubricates and protects plastic and metal snaps, zippers, hinges and other small hardware from the effects of harsh marine environment exposure. Unscented, non-toxic and biodegradable, it won't harm fabrics and other boat surfaces. Non-soluble, it doesn't rinse off when exposed to rain and spray, or boat washing. 

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HanseYachts AG announces Boris Heitmann new VP Communications & Investor Relations

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As of August 2022, Boris Heitmann (58) has taken over responsibility as Vice President Communications & Investor Relations at HanseYachts AG.

The graduate in business administration, communications manager and yachtsman brings with him many years of experience in international companies from various sectors and as an independent entrepreneur. Heitmann started his career in 1991 at the energy company Esso.

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