Andy AdamsAs of Monday, August 9th, travelers from the US can enter Canada, to finally be able to access their cottages, camps and their boats.

Luke YBCYour Boat Club (YBC) announces that the company has officially partnered with Groupe Beneteau, a worldwide market leader in boat manufacturing, which will take a minority stake in Your Boat Club to accelerate the partners’ strategic national and international growth plan.

NMDA Supplier of the YearIn a repeat of the 2020 Supplier of the Year results, Sea-Dog Line, Star brite® and Gold Eagle are winners of the 2021 National Marine Distributors Association (NMDA) Supplier of the Year Awards.

NMMA CanadaNMMA Canada is part of a broader group of 14 trade associations—the Canadian Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (CORR)—formed in 2019 to provide a strong voice for outdoor businesses and grow the outdoor economy across Canada.

TowBoatUS Trailer AssistTo a boater, it’s a cringeworthy sight – a boat sitting on a disabled trailer unattended on the side of the road, typically because the boat’s owner has gone to seek help.

Iridium Thales VesselinkOn August 4th, Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced that the Canadian Coast Guard has adopted Iridium Certus® connectivity with support from Iridium partner MetOcean Telematics.

BrunswickOn July 29th, 2021 Brunswick Corporation reported their second quarter results. "We delivered record results in the second quarter as a result of the continuing constructive demand environment, and our very strong operational performance and success in mitigating supply chain challenges and labor market tightness," said Brunswick Chief Executive Officer David Foulkes.

BrunswickFor the second consecutive year, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) has been named by Forbes and Statista to the 2021 “America’s Best Employers for Women” list. From the thousands of companies that were considered for this honor, only 300 made the final list. Brunswick ranked No. 2 overall in the Engineering and Manufacturing category.

430 Pre-Ordered CopiesThe American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has published its 61st supplement of Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft, which provides the marine industry with the latest in boat building and repair standards.

Mercury Marine Leadership TeamMercury Marine, a leader in marine propulsion systems and a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has announced multiple job moves and promotions within its global leadership team with the objective of  continuing to strengthen its leadership position in the marketplace and expanding the global experience of key talent.

 

 

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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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