Springing ahead to the summer

Andy Adams

March 15, 2022

The first day of spring will occur on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at 11:33 a.m. EDT for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, which is marked by the arrival of the Vernal (Spring) Equinox and possibly, by the arrival of some long-backordered products.

I’m confident Spring will arrive, but I’m really concerned about the products our industry has been waiting for. Other than in beautiful B.C., most Canadians get a pretty short summer season at the best of times and new boats that have been ordered, need to arrive soon!

We also need people to help us staff up for the season and we are doing our best to help there. 

In News Week Digest last week and again this week, we are running a promotion to draw attention to the Boating Industry Canada Career Opportunities section at the bottom of every News Week Digest and Mercury has put up a prize where you can win custom tools for your shop or toolbox, valued at $1300.00.

Boating Industry Canada wants you to “Refer an Industry Friend” to our Free News Week Digest subscription for the chance to win a Mercury Shaft Alignment Tool, or a Mercury Bearing Installation Tool. What a great custom tool for a lucky technician or marina shop!

We want to encourage more people in the industry to share News Week Digest with your Marine Techs, Service Writers, Parts & Service Administrators, Purchasers, Managers and Sales Team. When you do that, you qualify to be entered. (The full story appears here).

This morning, why not stop to cruise through some of the great career opportunities that are already listed. If you don’t normally look through the Career Opportunities section, you might be surprised to see how many different and really excellent opportunities there are already. New listings come in all the time. Check every week.

And good luck winning the Mercury prize!

Andy Adams – Editor

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