Sara Anghel Andrea Razeto Ed SlackHistory was made in Amsterdam, Netherlands on November 15 as Campion Marine became the first Canadian company to be honoured at the annual METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement.

ABYC LogoJoin the 3,000+ ABYC Certified Technicians around the world trained at the highest level to ensure that the work that they perform, whether design, repair or installation, is in accordance with ABYC Standards. 

ABYC LogoShow Potential Customers Your Expertise! Join the 3,000+ ABYC Certified Technicians around the world trained at the highest level to ensure that the work that they perform, whether design, repair or installation, is in accordance with ABYC Standards.

Marina 101This 4-hour marina industry introduction course is geared towards those individuals, with little or no marina experience, looking to get into the industry by way of an advancement opportunity, career shift, or an interest in purchasing or developing a marina.

Marine Industry Hurricane 400We only have a few press releases in the file that talk about the marine industry’s very supportive response to the recent hurricane damage – there were far more that we never even heard of.

Oceanis 51Beneteau’s Oceanis 51.1, the new generation in long-distance cruising, was on display in North America for the first time at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Oct. 5 – Oct. 9, 2017.

Jens Bering Volvo PentaBoating Industry Canada met with Jens Bering at IBEX 2017. Bering has recently been appointed to the executive team of Volvo Penta of the Americas as vice president, marine sales, and IBEX gave us an opportunity to hear more about what is happening at Volvo Penta.

NMMA LogoMake sure to mark your calendars for the upcoming NMMA Canada Industry Breakfast to be held on Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Toronto International Boat Show.

Carl Wolf Merritt AlvesDo you perform a Daily Marina Assessment at your marina? I gained a greater appreciation for the importance of a Daily Marina Assessment when I attended the Marina 101 seminar put on by IMI, the International Marine Institute at IBEX in Tampa on September 18.

Tactical Custom BoatsTactical Custom Boats in Vancouver, BC has announced the sale of its first vessel in its new line of high-performance, tactical tough™ aluminum hull, all-weather boats.

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The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that its 30th ...
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Marine Service Manager Training & Certification is Nov. 19-20 / Nov. 26-27 / Dec. 3-4, with ...
The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the non-profit organization that develops safety ...
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Space sales have opened for Atlantic Canada’s largest boat show, the Halifax International Boat ...
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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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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 ...
Marc Diening is to be the new CEO of Bavaria Yachts. On August 1st, he will move from the fire ...
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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