BIC LogoTo know your current plans for keeping your business, or putting it on the market, helps shape the future of our industry and quantifies the need for new business owners and future employees.

Boating Ontario ConferenceAre you registered for the annual Boating Ontario conference? Only 1 day left to get your early-bird discount! Register before the end of day on October 31st and save $50 per delegate.

Boating BC Marina SeminarRegistration is open for the 2018 Boating BC Conference presented by Mercury Marine. If you work in the marine industry in BC, don’t miss out – it’s the West Coast industry’s event of the year! 

Brett HartFor the first time ever, a Canadian representative was crowned champion at the Yamaha World Technician Grand Prix, held at Yamaha Motor Corporation’s headquarters in Iwata, Japan on October 17.

ABYC Standards WeekThe ABYC 2019 Standards Week will be taking place January 7-11th, 2019, in Seattle. Standards are the core of ABYC - they are continuously researched, developed, and revised by over 400 voluntary marine professionals from all fields of the industry. 

BIC CareersWe are calling all Marine Industry Employers and Employees to share their news with Boating Industry Canada. We are looking for both job postings and job profiles.

Ron Huibers InterviewAndy Adams of Boating Industry Canada News Week interviewed Volvo Penta President Ron Huibers on their newest products. In this video, Adams asks what's coming down the pipe - here are some important insights about the future as imagined by Volvo Penta.

IMBC Conference LogoThe International Marina & Boat Yard conference, a premier annual event, where over 800 industry leaders gather in one place for education and training, networking, and one-stop shopping in the expansive exhibit hall.

NMEA LogoThe National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will play a major role again this year at METSTRADE, the world's largest recreational marine trade show scheduled for Nov. 13th -15th in Amsterdam, by presenting three technical education sessions. 

Giselle KovaryOrganizations today face the challenge of creating high-performing environments that produce results. The workforce is comprised of five generations (Traditionalists, Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial and Gen Z).  

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The federal government’s proposed luxury tax on new boats will likely lead to significant job ...
Covering the square footage of 26 football fields, nearly 1,300 exhibitors in four huge halls ...
Reserve your space today before the class is full. CDI Electronics is fully committed to training ...
On November 17, the NMMA announced the postponement of the 2022 Progressive® Insurance Atlanta, ...
Calling all Jeanneau Owners! We are going back to the BVI on March 12-19, 2022 for our Jeanneau ...
Join us on January 12 for the ABYC Standards Certification Course! This fast-paced, one-day course ...
At Total Battery we stock 1000’s of batteries and power solutions from the smallest of watch ...
Kropf Industrial, located in Parry Sound, Ontario, is a major manufacturer of marine hydraulic ...
The world’s largest B2B exhibition for the leisure marine industry is almost set to open its doors ...
The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) has announced the agenda and speaker lineup for the ...

Boating Industry Canada News Week

 

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Torqeedo has announced that the company will be the main sponsor of the new Blue Innovation Dock ...
When highway washouts and emerging sink holes threatened to cancel Marine Service Tech (MST) ...
Navier is a Silicon Valley startup that’s introducing the boat of the future — a 27-foot ...
On November 16th the DAME Design Awards announced its winners. Volvo Penta’s Assisted Docking ...
Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) and the world’s largest boat ...
Groupe Beneteau’s first step into the future of marine propulsion is a collaborative solution ...
“The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was a resounding success, welcoming thousands of ...
Vision Marine Technologies, Inc. announced on October 26th that it has executed a Manufacture and ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named his cabinet last week following the September 20 election that ...
In case you missed IBEX 2021's Industry Breakfast last month in Tampa, you can now view NMMA ...

Vision Marine Technologies Partners with Linamar Corporation Subsidiary McLaren Engineering on E-Motion™ Fully Electric Outboard Motor

Vision and LinamarVision Marine Technologies, Inc. announced on October 26th that it has executed a Manufacture and Supply Agreement (“MSA”) with Linamar Corporation (TSX: LNR), a global leader in manufacturing solutions and world class developer of highly engineered products.

Under the terms of the agreement, McLaren Engineering, Linamar’s leading-edge technology and product development team for its advanced mobility segment, will manufacture and assemble the Company’s E-Motion™ technology through testing, parts, tooling development, and designing the union assembly...

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Raymarine introduces Cyclone Solid-State CHIRP Pulse Compression Radars

Raymarine Cyclone Solid-State CHIRP Pulse Compressed RadarsBoating Industry Canada News Week was on hand at the Raymarine introduction of Cyclone™, the newest range of open-array radars, conceived and crafted to give mariners the confidence to tackle the harshest conditions, gain distinct advantages in the hunt for fish, and safely navigate busy waterways. The introduction was at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 26.

All-new Cyclone radars are available in 3-, 4- and 6-foot arrays and two high-power output options for each size. Each model features innovative detection technologies, including Cyclone Bird Mode, that elevates Cyclone into a class all its own.

 

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Yamaha Motor Canada is pleased to announce several new members have joined its sales and marketing ...
Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced on October 25th, that it has named Keith Yunger as ...
Andrews, Henry (Hank, C.J ) - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Henry on ...
After 40 years of proudly serving the boating community, Scott Smyth, founder and owner of The ...
Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced on September 20th that Kris Neff has been named ...
BCI Marine has hired Bradley Hale as Regional Sales Director, Ontario. Bradley brings 35+ ...
Hella marine has appointed Gary Stidham as its new USA sales manager. Jeff Haas, head of sales for ...
IMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality solutions and products for the marine, ...
We were saddened to hear of the recent passing of Tom Johannsen, a pioneer in the development of ...
Promar is pleased to announce that Rob Gervais from Can-Am Sales Group, LLC., has been chosen as ...

Keith Yunger named President, Sea Ray Boats

SeaRayBrunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced on October 25th, that it has named Keith Yunger as president of its Sea Ray boat brand, effective immediately.


Yunger has been with Brunswick Corporation for 16 years in several leadership roles, including president of the Bayliner brand, and most recently, president of the Venture Group, which includes Brunswick’s Bayliner, Heyday, Quicksilver and Uttern brands. Steve Langlais, who has served as Sea Ray president since 2019 is currently taking an extended medical leave of absence.

 

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