NMMA Hall of FameNominations are being accepted for the 2021 NMMA Hall of Fame Award through August 4th. As the Association’s most prestigious recognition, the annual Hall of Fame Award honors those who have generated or continue to make substantial and lasting contributions toward the advancement of the marine industry.

Andy AdamsLife doesn’t give us a “You are here now” marker on the floorplan map of life the way they do in huge shopping malls and I’m feeling as though by the time we fully grasp where we are now, it may be too late to really capitalize on the opportunity.

Walter TimmermanMr. Walter Timmerman, Chairman of Nautisme Québec and the Alliance de l’industrie du nautisme du Québec, announced that he was leaving his position on May 25th. This was officially recorded on June 1st when a special meeting of the Board of directors of Nautisme Québec was held to that effect.

NMMA CanadaAll the marine trades associations are working together in their continuing opposition to the proposed Luxury Tax. In the NMMA Canada’s last luxury tax bulletin, President Sara Anghel mentioned that the organization had the opportunity to be part of a consultation with federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister, Bernadette Jordan, and Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, last month.

Upgrade EraSince the first boat rolled off the Minnesota assembly line in 1946, Alumacraft has been a top choice for families who love outdoor activities, especially fishing.

Top 10 Boat Names 2021It’s been a tumultuous year with COVID-19 and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social Distancing” rocketed to the No. 2 spot on the BoatUS Top 10 Boat Names list for 2021.

Andy AdamsBack in the 1980’s when I was a marketing VP in the television industry, we were following a pair of marketing innovators who developed a concept they called “LTV – The Lifetime Value of a Customer”. It was a different way to see the customer relationship back then.

Canoe Cove Marina Boaters ExchangeWith the generous assistance of Canoe Cove Marina, the Maritime Museum of BC has run a thrift store called All Things Marine at Canoe Cove for the past four years. The store has sold donated used marine goods to both reduce unnecessary waste going to the landfill and to raise money for the Museum.

Riverest MarinaThe new owners of L’Orignal Marina are looking to offer boaters a new destination. Located in a charming francophone village in Eastern Ontario, this joined marina and restaurant venue is the ambitious initiative of long-time entrepreneur André Chabot and biologist Alexandra Quester, both residents of L’Orignal.

Vidal Bay, ShorelineThe Nature Conservancy of Canada has an amazing opportunity to protect and care for 7,608 hectares (18,800 acres) on Manitoulin Island at Vidal Bay, including over 18 kilometres of shoreline along the North Channel of Lake Huron.

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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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