June 22, 2021

Canadian Safe Boating CouncilDynamic, Powerful, FREE…. and most important… it could save YOUR LIFE!

Provided at no cost to boaters through the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC), with support from its members, partners, Environment and Climate Change Canada and funded through the Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund (SAR NIF), Public Safety, the "Weather to Boat" app is now available to download for FREE in the app stores.

Weather to Boat is sure to become your “Boating Go-To” App. More than just weather, it provides information to help make your boating experience safer and more enjoyable. Get all the key information needed in one place:

- Up to date Marine and local weather forecasts for your boating area
- Pre-departure checklists
- Geo-referenced Marinas and Boat Launches
- Rules of the Road
- Safety equipment required - specific to your boat
- Dynamic interactive trip planner with emergency contact alerting
- Boating tips and videos

Many boaters have experienced the unpredictability of Canadian weather conditions. Sometimes what can start out looking like the nicest day for boating, can quickly turn into one of the worst weather days.

Unsure whether to boat? Download the NEW ‘Weather to Boat’ app today to help keep you safe on the water!

Visit www.weathertoboat.ca to learn more.

The Weather to Boat app is developed and promoted by the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC), a registered charity, with support from its members, partners, Environment and Climate Change Canada and funded through the Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund (SAR NIF), Public Safety.

 

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Vision MarineThe first on-water event showcasing the Company’s innovative powertrain technology with equal parts performance and art, sees the astonishing Bruce 22 and the efficacious E-Motion™ Outboard are set to break a previous speed record.

Vision Marine Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VMAR) (“Vision Marine” or the “Company”), a global leader in the electric recreational boating industry serving both OEMs and consumers, is pleased to announce its return to the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, the largest unsanctioned boat race in the US, taking place August 28-29, 2021.

 

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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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Dick DavidsonIMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality solutions and products for the marine, energy and transportation markets, announced August 19th, that the sales team has been bolstered, anticipating the upcoming retirement of long-time sales and service representative, Dick Davidson.

With an impressive career that spanned decades, Davidson spent over 30 years serving California, the American Southwest and customers throughout Asia. He will be replaced by Will Vrooman, a 20-year marine industry veteran. Vrooman comes to IMTRA after serving as national sales manager for Maxwell Marine, where he handled all aspects of new business development and client service. 

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