High water damageThis is an urgent message from several News Week readers that action needs to be taken immediately, to lower the water levels in the Great Lakes. 

Women in TextilesAfter an incredible inaugural event, the Women in Textiles Summit will once again join experienced and emerging leaders to discuss current challenges, diverse perspectives and creative approaches. 

NMEAThe National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced the lineup and dates of their marine electronics installer training classes for 2020. Included are the Basic Marine Electronics Installer (MEI), Advanced Marine Electronics Installer (AMEI), Basic NMEA 2000® Network Installer and Advanced NMEA 2000® Network Installer courses.

ABYC GeorgianThe Georgian College Midland, Ontario campus will hold an ABYC Systems Certification course coming up on December 17th to 19th.

Boating BCThere are still spots available in the Marine Mechanical Technician Level II intake at BCIT in January. If you or one of your employees is looking to take the next step towards becoming a certified MMT, then head to the BCIT website and register today! 

BCI MarinePatrick Hardy, of BCI Marine, has announced the launch of this strategic player, whose goal is to better serve pleasure boat dealers across the country.

MRAA Dealer WeekDealer Week, the newly reimagined MRAA Conference & Expo, has announced the final locations of the Dealer Week Field Led by industry trainer Valerie Ziebron, the Field Trip will take Dealer Week attendees on a tour of three Tampa-area businesses that exemplify great operations, employee relations and customer experience.

 

 

Boating BC ConferenceTicket sales to this year's Boating BC Conference presented by Mercury Marine have been amazing! Big thanks to everyone who has registered - if you haven't done so already, you'll want to register today to guarantee your spot at this important boating industry event. 

 

 

TIBS Free PromotionExhibitors and consumers both benefit by TorontoBoatShow.com hosting a listing of all boats to be on display at the show.

Drew DudleyCalled one of the most inspirational TED speakers in the world, Drew Dudley is on a mission to help people discover the leader within. With more than five million views, his TED talk “Everyday Leadership (The Lollipop Moment)” redefined leadership — it’s not a characteristic of an elite few, but one that lives within us all. 

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BENETEAU GROUP ANNOUNCES SWEEPING RANGE OF NEW MODELS

Nick HarveyWith 12 new models premiering, and fully 1/3 of its worldwide revenues now attributed to North America, Groupe Beneteau enters the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show with understandable enthusiasm. As 7 of the company’s 12 brands will be displaying models in nearly every product category, its overall market leadership continues to grow as it enters the 2019-2020 retail show season.

A clear, continued commitment to bring the best boats for its customers…

 

 

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THIRD GENERATION OF HALLERBERG FAMILY NOW AT THE HELM OF FORTRESS ANCHORS WITH SALE OF COMPANY TO DYLAN HALLERBERG, GRANDSON OF COMPANY FOUNDER DON HALLERBERG

Dylan and Don HallerbergFortress Anchors has announced the sale of the company to Dylan Hallerberg, grandson of company founder Don Hallerberg.

Dylan purchased Fortress from his father, D’Milo Hallerberg, with a co-investment from Fortress General Manager Rigo Rogue.

Established in 1986, Fortress offers 17 different models of made in the USA boat anchors under the Fortress and Guardian brand names.

 

 

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WITH SNAP TOOL MULTI-KEY, 19 TOOLS FIT INTO ONE POCKET

Snap Tool Multi KeyCarrying around 19 different tools requires a lot of pockets. Or, if it's a Snap Tool Multi-Key from Davis Instruments, just one. Whether pleasure boating, sailboat racing or fishing, it's the one palm-sized item that will always be ready to twist, cut, pry, snap and take care of any number of needed onboard jobs.

A veritable toolbox, the patented Snap Tool Multi-Key has three metric and four SAE hex wrenches, slotted and Phillips screwdrivers, a scraper and a recessed cutting blade. Three deck plate keys open any deck fill. 

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