TankiTanki, the start-up company behind a novel environmentally safe sanitary paper designed to prevent blockages in sewage treatment plants and toilets, has won the prestigious Maritime UK 2020 Innovation Award.

ABYCThe American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the non-profit organization that develops the safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance and repair of recreational boats, announced that registration is now open for its 12th annual Standards Week – Virtual & Extended, held Jan. 5-28, 2021. 

MRAAThe Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announces three new partners in Platinum Partner category, Chaparral / Robalo (Marine Products Corporation) and both Indmar Products, Inc., and the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) as Partner Members.

ICOMIAThe International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has released the latest edition of its Recreational Boating Industry Statistics. The ICOMIA Statistics Book, as the only product of its kind, provides a wealth of industry intelligence in one useful reference document. ICOMIA’s statistics are used extensively within the industry, especially by those interested in investing or seeking to work within certain sectors.

Holiday CardCustomize your own nautically themed greetings and help support boating safety, clean water efforts for recreational boaters.

Government of CanadaTransport Canada (TC) Office of Boating Safety (OBS) wants to hear from stakeholders, especially those with a particular interest in pleasure craft, on the changes under consideration to the Pleasure Craft Licensing Program and the Pleasure Craft Operator Competency Program.

Barnacle SystemsGlobal Distribution Solutions (GDS Ltd.), a team of experienced and dedicated marine industry sales, distribution and channel management professionals, announced that it has been appointed the exclusive United Kingdom distributor and global sales agent for Barnacle Systems’ BRNKL (pronounced ‘barnacle’) security and monitoring products.

Nautisme QuebecAccompanied by a Marine Classification Program Review Committee, in recent years, the Nautical Industry Alliance has developed a new certification program that replaces the old certification and Eco-Marina.

Master Craft Boat HoldingsMasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT) announced November 11, financial results for its fiscal 2021 first quarter ended October 4, 2020. Fred Brightbill, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, commented, “MasterCraft delivered a strong performance highlighted by record profit and consistent execution on our key strategic priorities in what continues to be a challenging and dynamic operating environment.

Marinemax VacationsMarineMax Vacations is pleased to announce the expansion of their charter offering to The Bahamas via a strategic partnership with one of the world’s leading sailing charter operators, Navigare Yachting.

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Ron SavidantStright-MacKay Ltd. & Mermaid Marine Products Are Joining Together

Two well-established marine distributors with deep Maritime roots are joining together to form a single company. Maritime Marine Supply will begin filling orders for marine dealers and boat builders across Canada beginning in January 2021.

Stright-MacKay and Mermaid Marine each have their own history and identity. Maritime Marine Supply will build on that foundation, and continue the East Coast tradition of forging lasting relationships based on trust and respect. 

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Frank Emnett, Vice President, Carling Technologies and co-founder of Maretron stated, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my colleague. Kip has made an indelible mark on the reputation and success of the Maretron brand. His product knowledge and dedication to our customers was unmatched, and he will be greatly missed.” 

 

 

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