METSTRADE 2021As one of the first global leisure marine shows to reopen its doors, METSTRADE 2021 promises to be a special moment. From 16 to 18 November, RAI Amsterdam will host the physical reunion of the industry after over 1,5 years of virtual meetings.

IFAIIndustrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched CONNECT by IFAI, an online community that will facilitate valuable networking among industry peers and support industry-wide conversations.

Halifax International Boat ShowMark your Calendars! The 2022 Halifax International Boat Show will be returning to Halifax Thursday, February 3 – Sunday, February 6, 2022! The last few years were like no other but organizers are optimistic about moving forward to live events once again and the return of the Halifax International Boat Show.

ABYC Online Course: Multimeter BasicsA multimeter or Digital Voltage Ohm Meter (DVOM) is an essential tool in any marine technician's tool box. These tools often include so many features, that its difficult to determine what functions best suit the type of diagnostics that you'll need it for. This course discusses the core functions of a DVOM and where to apply those functions in basic diagnostic skills.

Boating Industry Canada Employer of ChoiceCCEOC Inc. and Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest are pleased to announce the Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BICEOC) Awards are available to all organizations with 5 or more employees!

AMI EducationThe AMI Training Institute, partners with industry leaders, offering multiple educational webinars free for AMI members (non-member rate $35). These webinars cover anything from hurricanes to safety within your marina.

ABYC Online ConferenceABYC Foundation's Educator Training Conference is only a month away! The agenda for this virtual event is packed with presenters from various marine trade associations, marine service technician educators, industry trainers, and even includes virtual tours of shops and marinas.

Canadian Safe Boating CouncilProvided 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.

AGLCA Looper LifestyleJoin the America's Great Loop Cruisers’ Association (AGLCA) this fall in Charleston, South Carolina, September 10-11, 2021. Connect to the foremost resource on Great Loop Cruising: A Guide to the Looper Lifestyle through the America's Great Loop Cruisers’ Association.

MRAAMRAA recently hosted a webinar, Ask the Expert: Marketing When You Have No Inventory, and the recording will be available to view on-demand for the next month. Anyone in the marine industry (members and non-members alike) is invited to register for the webinar to get marketing insights during a period when customers are flooding in, but inventory is low.

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Leon Slikkers, a marine industry pioneer, whose career building boats dates back to the 1940s, ...
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The Maritime Museum of BC is excited to announce that it has opened its new location at 744 Douglas ...
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Vision marine unveils its E-Motion™ fully electric powertrain matched with the iconic Bruce 22 at Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

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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New Simrad® App launches, loaded with navigation features and support for Simrad® displays

Simrad AppThe latest Simrad® app debuted this week for the marine electronics leader celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The updated app includes a premium offering complete with new mapping features, advanced functionality and mirroring and control of Simrad® multi-functional displays from your smartphone or tablet. It is available on both the Apple Store for iOS and Google Play for Android.

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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IMTRA expands sales and support teams and celebrates retirement of industry veteran

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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