Supercharged 4.6-Liter V8 Offers Unmatched Power Announced on June 18, the exciting new Mercury Racing 450R outboard is purpose designed to bring Mercury Racing DNA to a wide range of high performance and larger boats. 

 

 

 

Quadrant MarineThe Quadrant Marine Institute has sent us this information about a webinar being held today June 18th in French and tomorrow June 19.

Ports CoverPORTS The Cruising Guides have been acquired from Metroland Printing Publishing & Distributing Ltd by the parent company that publishes Canadian Yachting. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Crates Cantius 45Orillia’s Spring Boat, Cottage & Outdoor Show at the Port of Orillia and waterfront parks, Lake Couchiching brought out the crowds for a perfect weekend, June 7-9.

IFAI ExpoIFAI Expo takes place Oct. 1-4 in Orlando, FL. While there are countless benefits to attending Expo, take a peek below at a few reasons why you should join us for this year's show.

Annapolis Boat ShowWhile boaters enjoy the start of the boating season, Annapolis Boat Shows is busy planning their iconic fall international boat shows. Celebrating its 50th year, the United States Sailboat Show will take place October 10-14, 2019 on miles of docks and offer acres of exhibits for thousands of cruisers, sailors, and new boaters...

Seattle Boats AfloatSeattle’s 41st annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show gets underway on Thursday, September 12 and continues through Sunday 15, 2019. It brings you all the best of boating in one place on beautiful South Lake Union in sunny September.

Golf Tournament WinnersThe Boating Ontario team would like to thank all those who participated and contributed to this year’s sold out event. Although teams were faced with less than ideal conditions your spirit and enthusiasm was truly appreciated. We hope that everyone had as much fun on the course as we did putting this event together. 

Boating BCBoating BC is now accepting applications for the Glenn Spartz Scholarship, which offers financial support to students enrolled in Marine Mechanical Technician training at BCIT or Vancouver Island University.

IBEX RegistrationRegistration is now open for the 29th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), being held October 1-3 at the Tampa Convention Center. North America’s largest trade event for recreational marine industry professionals, IBEX is owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and RAI Amsterdam.

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LIONS GATE MARINA IS FIRST NORTH VANCOUVER FACILITY TO EARN ECO-CERTIFICATION WITH 4-ANCHOR RATING

Lions Gate MarinaNorth Vancouver’s Lions Gate Marina has achieved eco-certification by Georgia Strait Alliance’s Clean Marine BC program, which helps boating facilities to reduce the impact of recreational boating on the Strait of Georgia and beyond by implementing environmental best practices.

Clean Marine BC (CMBC) is a voluntary environmental recognition program for marinas, harbour authorities, yacht clubs, and boatyards. Participating facilities are awarded an anchor rating from one to five, which is based on the results of an independent audit. Lions Gate Marina has achieved a four-anchor rating. 

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BOATING ONTARIO LAUNCHES THEIR ABANDONED BOATS PROJECT

Boating Ontario LogoBoating Ontario announces the official launch of the Abandoned Boats Project Awareness Campaign aiming to increase boat owners’ awareness of their responsibilities, including proper management of their boat at the end of its life.

Boating Ontario was the recipient of a grant under Transport Canada’s Abandoned Boats Program assisting in the removal of abandoned or wrecked small boats posing a risk to Canadian Waters.  The program will help to educate small boat owners about how to responsibly manage their boats and support research on boat recycling.

 

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