Oscar SichesSome exceptional speakers have confirmed their participation! The ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, to be held in Athens from October 25th to 27th this year aims to deliver an impressive program with prominent speakers from around the globe. 

Hyswa Symposium CrowdThe International HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction is a keynote scientific event in the field of yacht design and yacht building. The 50th edition of the symposium will be sponsored and hosted by METSTRADE, the world’s largest B2B leisure marine show, on November 12th - 13th.

AustinAustin Edwards told students and parents at the Saanich School’s “Parents as Informed Partners” night how he completed his 4-year Marine Service Technician Ticket before his 21st birthday.

Boating AtlanticThe Boating Atlantic/Atlantic Marine Trades Association will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at 1PM. The meeting will be held at the Mahone Room, Oak Island Resort, 36 Treasure Dr, Western Shore in Nova Scotia.

Canada Metal (Pacific) logoIronbridge Equity Partners acquires majority stake of Canadian marine equipment manufacturer.

 

 

 

Ron Huibers InterviewAmong the many innovations on display at IBEX 2018, the International BoatBuilders Exposition and Conference, were the latest from Volvo Penta. Andy Adams caught up with Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the America’s to hear about their new joint development with Webasto, The Breeze.

Sam DanzlerJoin industry expert Sam Dantzler and discover why the customer experience is paramount from the initial sales process through the follow-up and service departments; from the emotion created in the marketing department and every other touch point along the way.

Danlaks HeadshotAre you ready? On October 17th, Ontario’s government will legalize the use of Cannabis. Join Boating Ontario members as David Laks outlines some of the hot button questions facing our industry. 

Nasblas GPS Forensic CourseABYC has recently partnered with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) to offer members subject matter previously only available to marine law enforcement officers. And limited space is available!

Georgian CollegeThe American Boat & Yacht Council is offering a Marine Systems Certification at Georgian College on December 18th 2018 from 8:30am - 530pm.

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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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After 40 years of proudly serving the boating community, Scott Smyth, founder and owner of The ...
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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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