Apr 22, 2019

Sea Doo lBrIt’s hard to believe Sea-Doo introduced the first, and to this day, only on-water braking system for a PWC over ten years ago with the introduction of the Intelligent Brake & Reverse (iBR) system.  It was 2009 when the United States Coast Guard (USCG) awarded Sea-Doo with their innovations in boating safety recognition at the Miami Boat Show. Now Sea-Doo watercraft are equipped* with the third generation of iBR.  
 
The Sea-Doo iBR system provides riders with greater control making docking and loading easier. The Sea-Doo with iBR starts in neutral, shifts to forward, to reverse, and back to neutral with out ever having to take your hands off of the handlebars and eyes off of the environment. The braking system stops the watercraft in a shorter distance than any other system, a full 100 feet sooner than a watercraft with out the system at 50 mph.* Now Sea-Doo offers iBR 3.0 that stops quicker, flatter, and provides greater control in tight quarter situation. We enjoy a decade of making the Sea-Doo life easier, more fun, and safer.  A look at the original video. 

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Nominate Your Boating Heroes Today - CANADIAN SAFE BOATING AWARDS

 

Be #WakeAware

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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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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