Andy AdamsI’d better be careful here… First, I want to thank you and all the other regular readers of Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest for following us for the past 15 years and counting.

 

 

Jean KirklandBoating Ontario reported the sad news of Jean Kirkland’s passing on Friday, August 20th, 2021 by way of cancer. Jean and her husband of 38 years, Russell Christensen, operated Almanera En El Rio Marina and Campground, a Boating Ontario member facility located in Spanish, Ontario.

Boating Ontario AppBoating Ontario is very proud to have Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety jump on board and include the ‘Safe Boating Guide’ in the new Boating Ontario directory app which is free for Apple & Android devices.

Vision MarineThe first on-water event showcasing the Company’s innovative powertrain technology with equal parts performance and art, sees the astonishing Bruce 22 and the efficacious E-Motion™ Outboard are set to break a previous speed record.

Marine Industry NewsRecognizing the value of printed media as well as digital, the UK-based Marine Industry News announces the launch of its first issue in print. The Marine Industry News show edition ( marineindustrynews.co.uk ) will include business insights, features and interviews from across the industry.

BCI MarineBoating season is in full swing, and with more than 500,000 lakes to explore in Quebec, boaters have their choice! And Canada is known to have 20% of the world’s freshwater reserves and 7% of the world’s renewable fresh water, according to Statistics Canada.

Brigs Youth Sail Training STV Pathfinder ReturnsBrigs Youth Sail Training (Brigs) is pleased to announce, through the generous support of Blair McKeil of Breakwater Investments, the tall ship STV Pathfinder will return to sail training in 2022.

California Fee HikeBoating Industry Canada News Week Digest readers will be interested to learn about the effort to block proposed registration fee increases in California. Registration fee discussions are ongoing in Canada and the idea of having some of those fees, or road tax revenues from the sale of marine fuel, be used to fund boating safety and infrastructure seem to have merit.

ePropulsion Hong Kong Office OpeningThe new R&D capabilities in Hong Kong expand ePropulsion’s footprint in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA), an area known for high-tech manufacturing and professional services, joining its Dongguan headquarters and manufacturing facilities as well as its Shenzhen lab and marketing team.

BrunswickIn recognition of Women’s Equality Day, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), the world’s leading recreational marine manufacturer, is commemorating and celebrating the incredible women of Brunswick and women all around the world.

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2022 AMI Conference & Expo, Feb 1-3, 2022| Daytona Beach

 

Association of Marina IndustriesSave the date for the 2022 AMI Conference & Expo in Daytona Beach, FL on February 1-3, 2022. Plan ahead and book your room at the host hotel to receive your discounted rates!

The Association of Marina Industries Conference & Expo is THE leading marina and boatyard conference. It is geared specifically toward marina and boatyard owners; operators and managers; as well as dock masters, harbormasters, boat builders and repairers, and industry consultants. 

 

 

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New Simrad® App launches, loaded with navigation features and support for Simrad® displays

Simrad AppThe latest Simrad® app debuted this week for the marine electronics leader celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The updated app includes a premium offering complete with new mapping features, advanced functionality and mirroring and control of Simrad® multi-functional displays from your smartphone or tablet. It is available on both the Apple Store for iOS and Google Play for Android.

The app is free to download and offers a rich experience that includes free up-to-date nautical charts from C-MAP®, personal waypoints, routes and tracks, latest marine weather, personalization and much more. 

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Raritan sanitation hose has impressive bend radius

Rariton Sanitation HoseBetween the odor and working in confined spaces, replacing an onboard sanitation line is never a pleasant job. With Sani/Flex Odor Shield Marine Hose from Raritan Engineering, the task can be completed quicker and with fewer expletives. Incredibly strong, it has class-leading flexibility.

The 1.5" version of Sani/Flex Odor Shield has a bend radius of 3.15". The 1" model has an impressive 1.97" rating. Combined with its suppleness, it's super-easy to snake the hose around the tightest corners.

 

 

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