CYOBOur sister publication, Canadian Yachting OnBoard is an online digest that gets in front of about 20,000 Canadian boaters twice a month. You should be part of it. 

Sea TrialI am frequently asked if I think it's important that a marine surveyor attend a Sea Trial when one of our clients is buying a used boat. In very simple terms, not including your marine surveyor on a Sea Trial is a failure to complete the full marine survey.

Quadrant Marine 25 YearsMarine Service Technicians (MSTs) are the people responsible for keeping boats afloat, and they are in high demand. During a time when many industries are struggling, BC’s marine service industry is growing – and right now, a great number of companies are actively looking for long-term, skilled employees.

ABYCOn the anniversary of its first online certification course, ABYC reports over 1,000 new certified marine technicians. On March 31, 2020, the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), the non-profit organization that provides standards-based technical education for the marine industry, hosted its first interactive online education course in response to the COVID pandemic.

Red JacketTomorrow night, April 7 at 7pm, hear the remarkable history of the legendary Red Jacket, a Canadian Sailing Icon as presented by Rob Mazza - virtual admission of $5 benefits the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston.

BICEOCThe Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice Award program is excited to announce the launch of the new website: www.biceoc.com . It has all the information you need to learn more about the Employer of Choice Award program and to hear what the winners are doing to promote their Employer of Choice brand.

Quadrant Marine 25 YearsMarine Service Technicians Float Your Boat - Marine Service Technicians (MSTs) are the people responsible for keeping boats afloat, and they are in high demand. During a time when many industries are struggling, BC’s marine service industry is growing – and right now, a great number of companies are actively looking for long-term, skilled employees

NMDAThe NMDA Board of Directors has announced the new dates for S.T.E.P. 2021. The event is scheduled for Monday, August 2nd opening with the Annual Meeting at 4 PM and ending at 6 PM on Thursday, August 5th. 

Marina Operations Training GuideThe Basic Marina Operations Training Guide is a tool for entry-level marina professionals. Designed as a self-study course for people who are just starting out in the marina industry. The Guide includes information on first aid, security, boat handling, and health & safety. Perfect for new and seasonal employees.

Moncton Boat Show and NB Sportsmen Show With the continued volatility and uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic situation in Atlantic Canada, Master Promotions Ltd. regrets to announce the postponement of the Moncton Boat Show & NB Sportsmen & Fly Fishing Show, originally slated for April 9-11, 2021 at the Moncton Coliseum Complex. These shows will now take place in March 2022.  

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The first, fully electric road ferries to sail in North America are now on their way from Damen ...
Discover Innovative Battery Solutions, a SOLV4EX multi-national company headquartered in British ...
Singapore listed Grand Banks Yachts, Ltd. is proud to announce exciting changes as well as ...
Leon Slikkers, a marine industry pioneer, whose career building boats dates back to the 1940s, ...
MarineMax recently announced expanding their agreement with Cruisers Yachts as the ...
The 2021 Boating Ontario Golf Tournament was again, a huge success. This year it was held at ...
Summer is in full swing with Canadians enjoying time outside and on the water. So, while enjoying ...
The Maritime Museum of BC is excited to announce that it has opened its new location at 744 Douglas ...
Boating Ontario is very proud to have Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety jump on board and ...
The first on-water event showcasing the Company’s innovative powertrain technology with equal parts ...

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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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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