June 11, 2019

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. The scholarship is a collaboration between Boating BC and our partners in the marine propulsion sector: Mercury Marine, Yamaha, Volvo Penta, BRP/Evinrude and Suzuki Marine.

The scholarship is a response to the ongoing demand for certified marine technicians in BC and removes financial barriers for students while away from work and attending school. Launched in 2016, 25 Glenn Spartz Scholarships have been awarded to date.

The application deadline for anyone enrolled in MMT training that commences in October is Friday, September 6, 2019. For more information and to download an application form, click here.

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Mercury Marine®, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has introduced the ...
Early bird discount for boaters are here until March 31, 2021! Purchase a Seasonal Lockage and ...
Le Boat gas received a Feefo Trusted Service award, which shines a light on businesses ...
Marine Products Corp., manufacturers of Chaparral, Robalo and Vortex boats announced their Q4 ...
Boating Ontario is excited to announce yet another member benefit through their new ...
As previously mentioned in the NMMA Canada November newsletter, Transport Canada’s Office of ...
Boating boomed in 2020, with thousands of first-time boat buyers desiring respite from the ...
Your 2021 Boating Ontario Directory is officially here! This must-have resource for boaters ...
Sail Magazine has announced that the Oceanis 40.1 has been awarded 'Best Monohull ...
Exhibitors and consumers alike embraced a new digital way of shopping and boat show experience ...

FOR FIRST-TIME OWNERS, IT’S THEIR BOAT’S FIRST WINTER ASHORE

Mid Winter Boat VisitsBoating boomed in 2020, with thousands of first-time boat buyers desiring respite from the pandemic. Now many of these new boat owners are learning how to maintain and store their vessels for the first time. A midwinter visit to check on the boat − no matter if stored ashore in a backyard, or a marina parking lot − is a wise thing to do. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has these four tips to ensure there are no surprises at spring commissioning.

• Water is bad. The number-one concern for any boat in long-term winter storage is water. It can’t be allowed in, but if it does, the water needs a way out. Check your boat’s winter cover to ensure it still allows rain and heavy snow loads to easily shed away from the boat. 

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YAMAHA INTRODUCES NEW, UPDATED V6 OFFSHORE OUTBOARDS FOR 2021

Yamaha V6 Offshore Outboards for 2021Yamaha also adds new flush, side-mount Digital Electronic Control (DEC) for Helm Master® EX and Saltwater Series II™ HP propellers to the product line.
 
Yamaha Motor Canada kicks off 2021 with brand new product offerings, including updated V6 Offshore outboards that combine new benefits with a reliable performance legacy. The new V6 Offshore Digital Electronic Control (DEC) models boast built-in Digital Electric Steering (DES) (F250 and F300), Thrust Enhancing Reverse Exhaust (TERE) and other XTO Offshore®-inspired features. 

 

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Regal Boats is pleased to announce that Jake Kuck has been promoted to Vice President of North ...
BENETEAU is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Smith as the new President of ...
Marine Marketers of America (MMA) today announced the election of new officers and ...
The Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP), the nation’s leading advocate for saltwater recreational ...
MarineMax recently announced Julie Balzano as the Brand Marketing Manager to oversee marketing ...
It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive ...
Carling Technologies is saddened to announce that its Director of Sales for the Maretron ...
Groupe Beneteau Americas has announced two important executive appointments in their powerboat ...
Furuno USA is mourning the passing of Commercial Sales Representative Jeff Shield. Jeff passed away ...
Maple Leaf Marinas has announced that Peter Hart has joined the company as General Manager of ...

REGAL BOATS PROMOTES JAKE KUCK TO VICE PRESIDENT OF NORTH AMERICAN SALES & MARKETING

Jake KuckRegal Boats is pleased to announce that Jake Kuck has been promoted to Vice President of North American Sales & Marketing, effective immediately. In his new role, Jake will lead the North American Sales and Marketing Teams to advance Regal’s efforts towards their vision of “Pursuing the Ultimate Boating Experience.”

In his prior role as North American Sales Manager, Jake Kuck grew Regal’s market share, brought new dealerships into the Regal dealer network, and achieved record sales in 2020. In 2019, Jake was recognized as one of the Boating Industry’s 40 under 40. 

 

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