Discover BatteryDiscover Battery has been developing and manufacturing high-performance batteries for real-world applications since 1949, focusing on transportation, motive power, and energy storage industries.

Andy AdamsOne of the segments in boating that has done extremely well lately is the area of towed sports and in particular wakeboarding and wakesurfing. In the midst of a major uptick in the overall popularity of boating, these are segments that are outperforming. There’s a looming risk to this however, and that is public backlash from the “rock ‘n’ roll” of towed sports.

CamperUSA Fuel Service, a leader in on-site marine and RV tank cleaning and polishing, has opened select prime markets for new distribution partners after experiencing 700% growth over the past four years. In addition to the mobile service business, the company also offers opportunities with its fast-growing brand of USA Fuel Service premium additives.

United States SenateAugust 10, 2021, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) announced that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) is one step closer to receiving $1 billion in new funding as a result of the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act passing the Senate today.

Yamaha JetblasterYamaha Motor Canada’s Marine Division unveiled an all-new WaveRunner for the freestyle crowd, a refined FX® WaveRunner® Series with ground-breaking technology, and an innovative accessory platform that expands the versatility of FX WaveRunner models.

Great Lakes Plastic CleanupHere is a good public relations and social media opportunity for marine businesses across Canada. National Beach Day (August 30) is just around the corner, and there is no better time to organize a beach cleanup, so we can all leave the beaches and lakes the same way we found them at the beginning of the summer.

Andy Adams“Make the rich guys pay” is probably going to be the rally cry for the freshly announced Federal election. With colossal government stimulus spending over the past 20 months and the huge costs for fighting COVID19, the Liberals will have Canada’s largest-ever deficit as their vulnerable spot.

Canadian FlagSupply chain disruptions and severe product shortages in the marine industry (and many other industries as well) raises the idea that there could be opportunities for more Canadian manufacturing in the future.

Iowe BoatsBuilding on its 50-year reputation for performance and durability, Lowe Boats has unveiled a new bold era, including a comprehensive evolution of the iconic brand with new product designs and features, messaging, and a logo to attract the next generation of consumers.

Limestone AQ3000 ECollingwood, ON hq’d Limestone Boat Company – owner and builder of Aquasport Boats, Limestone Boats and Boca Bay Boats – recently announced a new flagship model for Aquasport, and delivery of the first Limestone production boat.

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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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