TIBS Skills demonstration attracts new Georgian College students – Regional and National Competitions this spring

TIBS Skills demonstration attracts new Georgian College students – Regional and National Competitions this spring

After years of struggling to attract post-secondary students into the Marine and Small Engine program, the skills demonstration that Georgian College put on at the Toronto International Boat Show last January is bearing fruit. The show sponsored a large and well-located space and Mercury Marine also provided sponsorship support.

Legend Boats Announces Pontoon Partnership with Pirate Cove Marina and Select Affiliate RV Locations

Legend Boats Announces Pontoon Partnership with Pirate Cove Marina and Select Affiliate RV Locations

Mar 12, 2024 Legend Boats announced a partnership with Pirate Cove Marina, extending to select affiliate RV locations. This collaboration enhances the pontoon boat purchasing experience in the Thousand Islands, Rideau Lakes and Leeds and Grenville areas, known for their breathtaking waterways and vibrant boating communities. Jesse Davis, Director of National Sales and Marketing at…

“Don’t Throw Away Paper Navigation Charts Just Yet”

“Don’t Throw Away Paper Navigation Charts Just Yet”

Mar 5, 2024 Boaters should take heed that various experts keep advising that while global navigation systems are commonplace — “paper charts are still and always will be relevant.” Plus many agree that to help in avoiding on-water incidents, a balance between new and ‘old’ i.e. traditional systems, and including physical observations, can be key even in this digital age. Readily available electronic navigation tools…

Freedom Marine named 2024 Employer of Choice Award Winner by Boating Industry Canada

Freedom Marine named 2024 Employer of Choice Award Winner by Boating Industry Canada

Mar 5, 2024 Freedom Marine International Yacht Sales has been named a 2024 Employer of Choice Award winner by Boating Industry Canada, the leading industry trade journal in the Canadian boating circle. With the opinions of actual team members collected from the evaluation process, the award reflects Freedom Marine’s long-time dedication to employee satisfaction. Freedom Marine was founded in 1997 in Vancouver, B.C….

Vote for Dorothy, BC’s Iconic Sailing Yacht, in the Classic Boat Awards 2024

Vote for Dorothy, BC’s Iconic Sailing Yacht, in the Classic Boat Awards 2024

Feb 27, 2024 You are invited to support an historic, recently restored and refitted BC sailboat, Dorothy, by voting for her in a contest, the Classic Boat Awards 2024, run by the UK’s prestigious Classic Boat Magazine. The Maritime Museum of BC (MMBC), owner of this sleek, wooden vessel built in 1897, believes she’s the…

Yamaha develops Hydrogen Fuel System with Roush and Regulator Marine, Hydrogen Outboard unveiled at Miami International Boat Show

Yamaha develops Hydrogen Fuel System with Roush and Regulator Marine, Hydrogen Outboard unveiled at Miami International Boat Show

At the Miami International Boat Show on February 14, 2024, Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. unveiled the world’s first hydrogen-powered outboard for recreational boats along with a prototype fuel system integrated into a vessel that the company plans to further refine for testing later this year. The effort is part of Yamaha’s strategy to achieve carbon neutrality: deploying multiple technology solutions.

Marine Business Opportunity

Marine Business Opportunity

Feb 20, 2024 BOAT MANUFACTURING / REPAIR & STORAGE FACILITY FOR SALEFeaturing a protected harbor on The Great Lakes, this business is located at 125 Port Darlington Road, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 3K3 on the North Shore of Lake Ontario.It is 33 nautical miles east of Toronto on 10 acres with 1,000 feet frontage & harbor accessing Lake Ontario. Key…

Sponsored Content – Written in partnership with Airmar: Enhance Your Boating Experience with SmartBoat and Diesel Flow Meters

Sponsored Content – Written in partnership with Airmar: Enhance Your Boating Experience with SmartBoat and Diesel Flow Meters

Feb 20, 2024 In the realm of marine technology, simplicity and cost-effectiveness are paramount. Enter SmartBoat® and the revolutionary Diesel Flow Meters by Airmar, offering boat owners seamless integration and precise monitoring capabilities. Streamlined Connectivity with SmartBoat SmartBoat simplifies the process of connecting analog and digital sensors to your NMEA 2000® network. The Airmar SmartBoat Module (ASM) eliminates the need for additional hardware…

Early Bird Sale launches for boating permits on Parks Canada’s historic canals and waterways

Early Bird Sale launches for boating permits on Parks Canada’s historic canals and waterways

Feb 13, 2024 Parks Canada is pleased to announce its pre-season sale on select boating permits for the Trent-Severn Waterway, Rideau Canal and other National Historic Sites. Boaters can now purchase their Seasonal Lockage and Mooring permits and enjoy a discount on their visits to all the historic canals and waterways in Ontario and Quebec….