IMBCThe International Marina and Boatyard Conference has posted a "Call for Presenters" on its website. Submit your proposal to speak today!

Ed LethertPrevious IMI webinars included a review of the challenges faced by marinas and boaters as ground-fault protection becomes a larger and larger part of the boating environment. It is bad enough when one has a problem, but far worse when no one can be found to locate and correct it.

Preparing Shrink WrapWe thought that this video from the Ohio Clean Marinas Program was valuable to share. It came to us at Boating Industry Canada from BoatUS and it shows how anyone can recycle their boat’s winter shrink wrap.

Marina AerialMarinas are recreational-based businesses that are subject to economic pressures. They are either located on a lake, a river or on land. They tend to be difficult to market because of potential environmental issues and the challenge of obtaining of financing (bank or VTB – vendor take-back).

ABYCABYC is pleased to announce a new hands-on learning course designed for entry-level marine professionals, marine surveyors, service writers, sales/customer service representatives, and insurance personnel!

Mystic Seaport MuseumMystic Seaport Museum explores the maritime origins of streamlined design and its journey from naval architecture and engineering into our everyday vocabulary in a new exhibition, Streamlined: From Hull to Home, which will open June 15, 2019.

Wells FargoBoating Industry Canada News Week is pleased to again bring our readers this great source of direct industry financial data as Canada’s marine industry businesses move into the 2019 season.

MRAA Dealer WeekDealer Week, the all-new MRAA Conference and Expo, concluded its “Earliest Bird” registration period on March 31 and broke all previous records for early registration at an MRAA event.

Marine WorxMake your plans to join the Boating Ontario Golf Tournament to be held on Wednesday June 5th, 2019.

Informa Boat ShowsBrands in search of the ideal platform to make a splash with boating enthusiasts and consumers of luxury lifestyle goods and services now have the opportunity to engage in highly marketable sponsorships of the world’s most important annual boat shows.

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Ralph and Eleanor Hutchings, the founders of Hutchings Marine Products Ltd., ...
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Here are just some of the highlights at this year's conference:

Recreational craft and invasive species – how to manage biofouling to stop the spread

Biofouling Management

New Biofouling Management for Recreational Boating Report is published

Killer shrimps, sea squirts and the spiny water flea are all examples of invasive alien species that have been introduced to new areas in various parts of the world by recreational craft such as boats, yachts and other small craft. 

Invasive alien species are known to be one of the biggest drivers of biodiversity loss, and their management especially in marine environments is incredibly challenging. Therefore, the most cost effective away of addressing their impacts is to prevent their spread to new areas.


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Changing Scene

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Vision Marine Technologies (NASDAQ: VMAR) (“Vision Marine” or the “Company”), the global leader and ...
Lund Boats is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2022, reflecting on its strong heritage of ...
Boating Industry Canada News Week editors attended the Highfield Boats Media Event at the 2022 Fort ...
For the third consecutive year, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) has been named by Forbes and ...
NMMA Canada announced that Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) recently published ...
Massivit 3D Printing Technologies (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange: MSVT), the leading provider of ...
Transport Canada has approved a policy accepting American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) electrical ...
Marine Industry News from the UK carried this story about Suzuki Marine. The accumulated global ...
With sights set on the recreational marine market, OXE Marine is releasing their newest campaign, ...
Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) just opened its new, purpose-built ...

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Launchings

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Princecraft® Boats, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) and leading manufacturer of ...
Originally launched in 2022, Four Winns’ H-series’ success further elevated the brand’s ...
Building on the success of the multi-award-winning H22, Heyday Wake Boats announced the launch of ...
Sea Ray’s next generation of sport boats is continuing to steal the spotlight with the introduction ...
Lowe Boats, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, full-featured aluminum boats, has announced the ...
The new Cruisers Yachts 50 GLS makes its Worldwide debut at 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat ...
Celebrating 50 legendary years, Blackfin Boats introduces their newest addition to the Blackfin ...
September 1st, 2022 – Elan Yacht’s sporty new performance cruiser the Elan E6 is now officially ...
Committed to promoting the finer side of life with rich and instinctive boating experiences for 50 ...
While staying true to brand values and the iconic craftsmanship that is easily recognizable, Four ...
 

Heydey H20

Building on the success of the multi-award-winning H22, Heyday Wake Boats announced the launch of the newest model in the Heyday H-Series, the 2023 H20. Offering wake sports enthusiasts an intuitive design with industry-first features that delivers a clean, powerful wake that is unrivalled in its category, the H20 sets the standard for performance, design and accessibility.

Executing on its vision to attract the next generation to the sport, the H20 features an industry-first mechanically actuated swim platform, the Power Platform™, allowing the rear of the boat to fold to fit into a garage. For those owners that store their boat in a slip, owners can avoid waterfowl collecting on the swim platform by lifting the Power Platform.

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Quicksilver 409 MPI Bravo EngineQuicksilver, a brand of Mercury Marine, introduced its all-new 409 MPI Bravo® FWC engine at the Land ‘N’ Sea Marine & RV Show in Las Vegas. For owners of older boats who are seeking to return to or extend their time on the water, the engine offers a thrilling boost in performance and is compatible with advanced digital technologies that provide even more reasons to breathe new life into a cherished classic with a repower.

The 409 MPI Bravo engine features increased durability and reliability in a package that is more compact, up to 150 pounds lighter and more fuel efficient than comparable big-block marine engines. 

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People

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Airmar Technology Corporation (Airmar) was saddened to announce on October 27th, that its Vice ...
Can-Am Sales Group, LLC., is pleased to announce that outdoor industry professional Sophie ...
On October 23rd, Canadian Boat Shows announced two New Staff members join the Toronto Boat Show ...
Torqeedo GmbH, the market leader for marine electric drives, has appointed Fabian Bez as the ...
Canadian Boat Shows announces that their new Show Manager for the Vancouver International Boat Show ...
As of August 2022, Boris Heitmann (58) has taken over responsibility as Vice President ...
Kim Knudsen has just joined the Quadrant team as their new Community Partnerships and Training ...
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Outdoor Professional Sophie Lelievre-Hughes joins Can-Am Sales Group, LLC

Sophie Lelievre-Hughes

Can-Am Sales Group, LLC., is pleased to announce that outdoor industry professional Sophie Lelievre-Hughes has joined the Can-Am sales team as Territory Sales Manager. Sophie brings over 14 years of outdoor supplier experience to the Can-Am team which includes transforming the Lucky Bug Lure company into a successful brand across North America.

“We’re excited to have Sophie join our Can-Am team. Her enthusiasm & ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment combined with her deep industry and customer knowledge are a perfect fit for the needs of our distribution, retail, and vendor partners” stated Can-Am Sales Group President, Scott Makway.

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