Polynt Application CentreIn the face of the growing shortage of marine industry workers, we were impressed with the education session hosted May 22 to 24 by Polynt-Reichhold and Composites One at the Polynt Composites Application Centre in North Kansas City.

IMBC Call For PresentersPresentations should be designed for entry-level to advanced levels of experience without overt company or product promotions.

Safe Boating Courtesy CheckSome years ago now, Canada’s National Safe Boating Awareness Week and the American National Safe Boating Week were harmonized to be held at the same time; this year it’s May 19–25 and events and media activities will be shared across the border.

BIC Employer of Choice Award Logo 400The Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BICEOC) Award is the industry's only Made-in-Canada recognition for the recreational marine industry.

 

 

 

Martime MuseumThe Maritime Museum of BC has been in the process of re-structuring its organization since moving out of the old Bastion Square Courthouse location in December 2015.

Safe Boating Awareness Week 2018 400The 2018 North American Safe Boating Awareness Week Campaign is ramping up for this year's boating season. Since 1995, this campaign has been the mainstay of boating safety outreach to the over 16 million people who recreate on Canadian waters each season.

Bill Prince Yacht Design T 77 Tactical Custom BoatsTactical Custom Boats announces the sale to a North American client of a custom Tactical 77’ – Fast Pilothouse Motoryacht. 

ABYC LogoEarning ABYC Certification will instill customer confidence that you have the knowledge and skills to get the job done right. Join the +3,500 certified marine technicians dedicated to their trade by taking Certification Courses this year.

Boating Industry Canada Employer Choice AwardThe Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice Award provides businesses the opportunity to get the recognition they deserve and promote themselves as a preferred employer brand in their communities.

Hot racing BVI Spring Regatta 400The British Virgins took a huge hit last fall from Hurricane Irma. The force was much stronger than previous hurricanes and really wrecked the place.

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The Boating Ontario Awards of Excellence are a celebration of success and an opportunity to ...
The action watersports and commercial marine dry wear will be merged into the Mustang Survival ...
On Friday, October 8, the Province of Ontario announced that with public health and health care ...
Australia’s luxury motor yacht builder Riviera is shipping seven new yachts to Miami, Florida, in ...
MarineMax has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Intrepid ...
CMP Group Ltd, a leading manufacturer and distributor of marine products, has announced that they ...
On October 4, 2021, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced that it has completed its ...
Volvo Penta’s commitment to innovation was on full display at the 2021 International Boatbuilders’ ...
Vision Marine Technologies, Inc. a global leader in the electric recreational boating industry ...
Sharrow Marine has announced plans to roll out an exclusive OEM Sharrow Propeller™ Boatbuilder ...

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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BCI Marine has hired Bradley Hale as Regional Sales Director, Ontario. Bradley brings 35+ ...
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Mercury Marine Canada welcomes Richard Straka as the Director of its recently formed Category ...

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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