Boston VOKOL Acoustics

Boston Acoustics Ventures into the OEM Marine Audio Space with VOKOL Acoustics Collaboration

Feb 27, 2024 VOKOL Acoustics announces the debut of wor…

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Bali 5.8

Even more BALIs at BALI

Feb 27, 2024 CATANA GROUP launches its 14th BALI CATAMA…

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Dorothy Sails: Photo by Janelle Huopalainen

Vote for Dorothy, BC’s Iconic Sailing Yacht, in the Classic Boat Awards 2024

Feb 27, 2024 You are invited to support an historic, re…

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C.C. Marine Trade Show

2024 C.C. Marine Distributors’ Trade Show dates are set for this fall

Feb 27, 2024 C.C. Marine Distributors is pleased to ann…

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Innovation Awards

Innovation Award Winners honored during the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show

Feb 27, 2024 The NMMA and Boating Writers International…

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Yamaha develops Hydrogen Fuel System with Roush and Regulator Marine, Hydrogen Outboard unveiled at Miami International Boat Show

At the Miami International Boat Show on February 14, 2024, Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. unveiled the world’s first hydrogen-powered outboard for recreational boats along with a prototype fuel system integrated into a vessel that the company plans to further refine for testing later this year. The effort is part of Yamaha’s strategy to achieve carbon neutrality: deploying multiple technology solutions.

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Fish for Free This Year in Ontario

Four times a year, Canadian residents can fish in Ontario for free! This means you do not need to buy a fishing license if you want to fish during these times.

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Galeon Yachts 435 GTO

Pure performance, no compromise – Galeon Yachts unveils the 435 GTO – a true masterpiece

Feb 20, 2024 Galeon Yachts announces the debut of its l…

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ForSale Hubers

Marine Business Opportunity


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Fliteboard introduces FLITE AIR and FLITE AIR PRO, the most affordable and accessible models

Feb 20, 2024 Fliteboard, a brand of Brunswick Corporati…

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Dickinson Marine Propane Fireplace

Introducing the new Dickinson Marine, Newport Explorer Propane Fireplace 

Feb 13, 2024 Dickinson Marine is so excited to finally…

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Bayliner Pilothouse

Bayliner unveils the new Pilothouse and Explorer Series joining the 2024 Trophy lineup

Feb 13, 2024 Bayliner Boats, a Brunswick Corporation br…

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Early Bird Sale launches for boating permits on Parks Canada’s historic canals and waterways

Feb 13, 2024 Parks Canada is pleased to announce its pr…

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2024 Vancouver International Boat Show

That’s a wrap on a terrific 2024 Vancouver International Boat Show

Feb 13, 2024 Boating BC announced in their February 8th…

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Brunswick 2023 Revenues Second-Best On Record

Financial analysts were watching carefully last week as Brunswick Corp released its 2023 fourth quarter and full year financial results, eager to see how the world’s largest boat builder held up in a market kneecapped by inflationary pressures and interest rate hikes.

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Retrofitting Drystack Operation

Retrofitting automation in drystack operation is easy

Feb 6, 2024 At a marina, there’s no better use of space…

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PacBak Combo

New PacBak Combo wins distributor awards

Feb 6, 2024 Continuing to take the fishing, boating and…

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Brio E 2.0 Pontoon

Brio E 2.0 pontoon one of three new Princecraft models introduced at the Toronto International Boat Show

Feb 6, 2024 Princecraft’s Brio E 2.0 pontoon series now…

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Sea Ray

Sea Ray to Celebrate 65 Years with a luxury lineup at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show

Feb 6, 2024 Sea Ray is celebrating 65 years of meticulo…

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NMMA Industry Breakfast

NMMA Canada hosts successful Industry Breakfast

Feb 6, 2024 During the Toronto International Boat Show,…

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Andy Adams, Editor

Unexpected surprises

This was the 66th Anniversary of the Toronto International Boat Show at Exhibition Place and as I write this, the show is now closed and the move-out is well underway. It was no surprise that the show was well laid-out, totally organized and attendance seems to have been near historic norms.

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Sam Bisset

Fluid Motion promotes Sam Bisset to Vice President of Marketing

Jan 30, 2024 Fluid Motion, the builder of Ranger Tugs,…

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Electric, or Foiling, or Both

Jan 30, 2024 John Morris for BICN in Dusseldorf Visitor…

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CASBAs Winners

Honouring 25 Years of Safe Boating Practices In Canada

Jan 30, 2024 The 2023 Canadian Safe Boating Awards (CAS…

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BIC Employer of Choice

Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice Program 

Jan 30, 2024 Jeff Doran of the Employer of Choice progr…

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Andy Adams

Andy Adams inducted into the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame

Jan 30, 2024 On Tuesday, January 23rd during the Toront…

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Axopar 22 T-Top and 28 Cabin

Freedom Marine wins Best Aftersales Support title amongst Global Axopar Dealers

Jan 30, 2024 Freedom Marine International Yacht Sales h…

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Andy Adams, Editor

Toronto International Boat Show is off to a great start – Georgian College mounts an impressive Skills demonstration

Every year the big question is, how strong will the market be as we begin the new year. There is probably no better indicator than what we get from the Toronto International Boat Show. If the crowds are light, if their attitude is flat or down, and if show goers are not sitting down with sales people, there is reason for concern.

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Yamaha Motor Announces Intent to Acquire Electric Marine Propulsion Manufacturer Torqeedo 

On January 19, 2024, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. Announced the recent conclusion of a stock purchase agreement with Germany’s DEUTZ AG, which owns marine electric propulsion manufacturer Torqeedo, to acquire all of Torqeedo’s shares.

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Comment from Fogh Boat Supplies on the Statement from Interlux Regarding the Discontinuation of VC17

Jan 23, 2024 By Morten Fogh After reading Interlux’s st…

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Harris Boats 2024 Crowne

Harris Boats launches the 2024 Crowne representing the most significant model enhancements in 20 Years

Jan 23, 2024 On January 10, 2024, Harris Boats announce…

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Yamaha 350HP Outboard

Yamaha introduces new 350-Horsepower 4.3-Litre Offshore Outboard 

Jan 23, 2024 The new F350 adds new features to Helm Mas…

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Matt Michelson

Northpoint Commercial Finance hires Matt Michelson as Vice President of Operations

Jan 16, 2024 Northpoint Commercial Finance is pleased t…

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Kristy Madracki

Joining C-Tow Team – Kristy Madracki Manager of Promotion and Partnerships

Jan 16, 2024 C-Tow Marine Assistance Ltd., a Canadian b…

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ABYC Board of Directors

ABYC Announces Board Members, Award Recipients at Annual Meeting

Jan 16, 2024 ABYC Board of Directors(Left to right: Der…

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Vancouver International Boat Show

Vancouver International Boat Show opens on January 31

Jan 16, 2024 Prepare to set sail as the Vancouver Inter…

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Toronto International Boat Show

66th Annual Toronto International Boat Show Returns to Exhibition Place

Jan 16, 2024 DATES:  January 19 – 28, 2024…

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ABYC Standards Week kicks off this week

Jan 9, 2024 Attendees at ABYC’s Standards Week gather i…

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Bennington Apparel

Bennington launches new apparel and accessories line

Jan 9, 2024 Bennington pontoon boats has anno…

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NMMA Canada

Changes may impact our industry – Vessel Operating Restriction Regulations Consultation

Jan 9, 2024 Transport Canada recently underwent consult…

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Toronto International Boat Show

You Can Try RC Racing at TIBS 2024 with Metro Marine Modellers and RCYC

Jan 9, 2024 Action at TIBS last year Join the Metro Mar…

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Montreal International Boat Show

Pre-sale tickets available now: Montreal International Boat Show

Jan 9, 2024 Take part in the largest event of its kind…

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Jeanneau Yachts 55

Jeanneau Yachts 55 Named Top 10 Winner for Sail Magazine’s Best Boats 2024

Jan 9, 2024 We are truly honored that the Jeanneau Yach…

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Brunswick Plant Solar Installation

Brunswick Corporation announces multiple solar installations to its global manufacturing facilities

Jan 9, 2024 Brunswick Corporation, the world’s largest …

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Beckson Marine Lil' Dolly Bucket

Pail full of heavy parts? Lil’ Dolly will help

Jan 2, 2024 Boats and buckets go hand in hand. Owners f…

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JL Audio MediaMaster

JL Audio unveils MediaMaster® Wireless Remote with Zone Control for Marine Audio Systems

Jan 2, 2024 Keep it cradled, or take it with you to con…

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Taiga Orca

See Taiga’s Orca Performance electric watercraft in action at the Toronto Boat Show

Jan 2, 2024 Taiga Motors, the Canadian leader in the el…

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Robb Butler

Nordic Tugs announces Grand Yachts Inc., British Columbia as Authorized Dealer for Western Canada

Jan 2, 2024 “Nordic Tugs is pleased to announce that Gr…

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Dometic Optimus 3000 Electric Steering System

Dometic launches Optimus 3000 Series electric steering for a wide variety of inboard boats 

Jan 2, 2024 Dometic expands its inboard electric steeri…

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BRP Celebrates 20 Years of Adventures and Innovation

Jan 2, 2024 On December 18, 2023, BRP Inc., marked an i…

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Hubbell Marine High-Voltage USB Outlets

New high-voltage USB outlets for power-hungry devices

Dec 19, 2023 Recharging a laptop requires either toting…

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Chris Wachowski

Scanstrut welcomes Chris Wachowski to drive product innovation

Dec 19, 2023 Scanstrut, a leading provider of innovativ…

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MRAA Dealer Week

MRAA Dealer Week Conference & Expo Smashes Attendance Records

Dec 19, 2023 More than 1,500 marine industry profession…

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Shockwaves S5 Sentinel

Shockwave Seats appoints GMA for European expansion

Dec 19, 2023 The UK media organization, Marine Industry…

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Dream Yacht Worldwide renews fleet with 77 new catamarans

Dream Yacht Worldwide, a leading sea-based vacation and global yacht charter company, has announced the renewal of its catamaran fleet in the South Pacific, Caribbean, and Americas regions. The French West Indies will be getting 27 new boats, 10 will go to Tahiti and 40 will be delivered to the Bahamas and the British Virgin Islands.

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Boat Storage

BoatUS: 3 Best Practices to Follow for Your Boat’s Long Winter’s Nap

Dec 19, 2023 A winter boat check-up can ensure your boa…

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ICOMIA – Recreational Boating Industry Statistics 2022

Dec 12, 2023 The International Council of Marine Indust…

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Michele Goldsmith

MRAA Educational Foundation names Michele Goldsmith the 2023 Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year

Dec 12, 2023 Michele Goldsmith, Vice President and Gene…

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Jean-Côme Mazière and Emma Rigby

Highfield Boats USA announces two new additions to its sales staff

Dec 12, 2023 Highfield Boats, the world’s largest build…

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EagleCraft 42' Cruiser with Yamaha Quad 450s

EagleCraft Boats Unveils Ground-breaking 42′ Cruiser with Yamaha Quad 450HP

Dec 12, 2023 EagleCraft Boats, a leading custom boat bu…

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Mercury Marine

Mercury Marine & Alliant Energy renewable partnership receives regulatory approval

Dec 12, 2023 Mercury Marine will advance the 5-meg…

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2024 Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards

Enter the 2024 Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards

Dec 12, 2023 The Innovation Awards are returning to the…

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You can buy a ticket to attend the CASBAs

Those involved with, or interested in boating safety, are welcome to attend the Canadian Safe Boating Council Awards.

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Winning Together Conference

Winning Together Conference

Dec 5, 2023 In their latest newsletter, Boating BC exte…

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NMMA Industry Breakfast

Register Today for NMMA’s Industry Breakfast at TIBS – RSVP now before we reach our maximum

Dec 5, 2023 The annual NMMA Canada State of the Industr…

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ABYC Marine Law Symposium

ABYC Marine Law Symposium, February 29, Hybrid Event

Dec 5, 2023 Annapolis, MD or Virtual Option – View new…

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Richard Straka

Richard Straka has been promoted to General Manager for Mercury Canada

Dec 5, 2023 Randy Caruana, VP Sales North/Central Ameri…

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Hubbell-Marine Stainless steel outlet covers

Stainless steel outlet covers built for harsh weather

Nov 28, 2023 Stainless steel combines long-lasting corr…

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SailForce E-Winch

SailForce, a Smart Electric Winch, pushes the very limits of conventional electric winches.

Nov 28, 2023 With two variable speeds, it offers precis…

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Heather Lougheed

Heather Lougheed Takes the Helm as President of BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water

Nov 28, 2023 BoatUS Foundation president and BoatUS vic…

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Transport Canada

Transport Canada wants to modernize the VORR and manage Long-term Anchoring

Nov 28, 2023 By Andy Adams You have until December 11 t…

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Canada’s Marine Retailers Band Together to Form New Canadian Marine Retailers Association

Nov 28, 2023 The provincial marine associations from ac…

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Boating Ontario Attends Ten Skilled Trades Ontario Level-Up! Career Fairs in Ontario

Level Up! is a series of dynamic, multi-day career fairs that bring together the best in skilled trades professionals across industry organizations, post-secondary institutions, businesses, associations and more.

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Canadian Marine Advisory Council meetings November 14 and 15, 2023 – What I heard

Nov 21, 2023 From the left: Bruce Hayne, Boating BC, Jo…

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Harris New RPN Tech

Harris Boats unveils new RPM Technology for improved speed, performance and comfort

Nov 21, 2023 Harris Boats, a leading luxury pontoon man…

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TSC Logo

The Searial Cleaners by Poralu Marine

Nov 21, 2023 The Searial Cleaners are a range of techno…

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NMMA Marine Minute

NMMA Canada Highlights Key Policy Priorities

Nov 21, 2023 Take a moment to hear from NMMA Canada in…

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Brunswick Corporation

Mercury Marine named 2024 CES Innovation Award honoree for Avator™ 20e and 35e electric outboards

Nov 21, 2023 Brunswick Corporation has announced its Me…

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Labour Shortages in Canada’s Marine Transportation Sector

Nov 14, 2023 As editor at Boating Industry Canada News…

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Set sail for success at the 2023 Annual Boating BC Conference, where we’re all about Winning Together!

Nov 14, 2023 Join hundreds of delegates who have alread…

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Dockmate Dynamic Positioning System

Dockmate introduces Dynamic Positioning System

Nov 14, 2023 Dockmate, manufacturer of wireless remote…

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FLIBS 2023

Great crowds at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2023

Nov 14, 2023 The 64th Annual Fort Lauderdale Inter…

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Wichard Acquires Ronstan

Wichard Group acquires Ronstan

Nov 14, 2023 Ronstan orbit winches.Marine Industry News…

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Taiga Orca

Taiga Motors reaches milestone producing its 1,000th off-road EV 

Nov 14, 2023 Orca Performance, the latest fully electri…

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Charlie and Chris Bulmer

2023 C.C. Marine Trade Show a major success

Nov 14, 2023 Charlie Bulmer and his wife Chris welcomed…

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Zhik’s latest new bags & luggage for every type of water-based adventure

Nov 7, 2023 Zhik’s new range of waterproof back pa…

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Federal Government Empowers Minister of Transport to Curb Watercraft Usage 

Nov 7, 2023 In their October newsletter, NMMA Canada al…

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Come to the 2023 Annual Boating Ontario Conference where we will be Standing Strong Together

Nov 7, 2023 Join hundreds of delegates who have already…

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Winners announced for 4th Gussies International Electric Boat Awards

Nov 7, 2023 After tallying the votes from a panel of 25…

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Princecraft 70th Anniversary

Princecraft Celebrates their 70th Anniversary and a New Visual Identity

Nov 7, 2023 At Princecraft®, our expertise is shaped ev…

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Mercury Marine’s Eric Nelson Elected Chair of the NMMA Canada Board of Directors

The Canadian division of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) recently announced the election of new officers to its Board of Directors.

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Scania Marine Hybrid

Scania Showcases new Marine Hybrid Solution

Scania, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of engines for boats, trucks, buses and industrial applications, showcases its new marine hybrid solution at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show – the E-Machine.

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EM Ultra 2 Series

Garmin introduces next-gen ECHOMAP Ultra 2 series

Garmin has just announced the ECHOMAP™ Ultra 2 chartplotter series designed with advanced features for inland and nearshore anglers.

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Grady White Canyon 386

Grady-White launches their new Canyon 386 at Fort Lauderdale

Eagerly anticipated, the NEW Canyon 386 is Grady-White’s latest design triumph, exceeding all expectations. With a captivating deck and cockpit layout, full maneuverability from Yamaha, and a true weekend cabin with separate head…

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Bryton Marine Group

Impact Profile: Bryton Marine Group

Boating Industry Canada recently had the chance to sit down and speak with Stuart McVitty, COO of Bryton Marine Group.

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Without warning, VC17 is coming off the market

Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest recently learned that the very popular bottom paint, VC 17m from AkzoNobel would be discontinued.

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Best Inventions 2023 Sharrow MX Propeller

The Sharrow™ Propeller is awarded as one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2023

Sharrow Marine, a leader in high-performance propeller design, has announced that the Sharrow MX™ Propeller was selected as one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2023.

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