Distress Flare Disposal Update

Regular readers of Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest know that we are concerned about the loss of options for boaters to dispose of their expired Distress Flares.

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KingFisher Boats Introduces Next-Generation 3025 XRS and 2725 XRS Offshore Models

July 9, 2024 KingFisher Boats, renowned for their rugge…

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Mussels and Fibreglass

British study reveals ‘disturbing level’ of fibreglass in oysters and mussels

July 9, 2024 The following story was written and publis…

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Manatee Technical College

Manatee Technical College Earns Accreditation from ABYC Foundation

Manatee Technical College instructors Freddie Fowler (l…

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Ontario Sailing and Kropf

New Ontario Sailing Partnership – Kropf Industrial

July 9, 2024 Ontario Sailing is excited to welcome Krop…

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Boating BC

Enjoy the water this Canada Day Weekend but do it safely,  says Boating BC

July 2, 2024 In preparation for the Canada Day Weekend,…

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River Park Marine - Marine Amps

New marine amps provide best-in-class listening

July 2, 2024 When it comes to delivering audiophile-qua…

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Four Winns H9

Four Winns’ new H9 is stunning!

July 2, 2024 As of July 1st, 2024 the embargo is lifted…

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Vision Marine

Vision Marine Technologies partners with JetRide to leverage growing electric boat rental market

July 2, 2024 Vision Marine Technologies, Inc., a pionee…

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TSW Buckhorn Boats Exiting the Locks

Trent-Severn Waterway Public Safety Notice

July 2, 2024 Parks Canada advises the public to expect…

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Gordon Bay Lake Muskoka

Spirit Bay Harbour transforms into Gordon Bay on Lake Muskoka 

July 2, 2024 Maple Leaf Marinas proudly announces the r…

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Distressing Situation Flares Up Again!

Well, flares are highly regulated; you can’t set them off, you can’t throw them in the garbage and you have to replace them with new flares that are within their expiry date or you risk substantial fines. We have learned that in the past, in some areas, the fire department or police would take expired flares but very few will still accept expired flares now.

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Hubbell 200A Connections

Large vessels require safe 200A connections

June 25, 2024 As superyachts and commercial vessels con…

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Boating Ontario

Fraud! – be on the lookout for these guys and others!

June 25, 2024 Boating Ontario received the following fr…

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Iridium Satellites

Iridium Satellite Time and Location Service activated for Europe and Asia Pacific Regions 

June 25, 2024 Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM…

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Good news, you can choose! Distress Flare Disposal

Last week, Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest featured a last-minute story from CanBoat (formerly Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons) that funding had been cancelled for their Flare Collection Day program.

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Sirius Signal releases new Suction Cup Mounting System

Sirius Signal, the world’s leader in marine safety distress signal innovations, has announced the launch of a suction cup mount for all SOS distress lights it makes. In seconds, the mount can be deployed on any flat, smooth surface — horizontal and vertical — with full adjustability for the proper display angle.

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Le Boat and Groupe Beneteau make waves with new 10-year partnership

Cheryl Brown, MD Le Boat centre, Martin Schemkes, Delph…

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Brunswick Corporation

Andy Thompson named Aluminum Boat Group President; Dirk Hyde to retire

Brunswick Corporation, on June 14th, 2024, has named Andy Thompson president of its Aluminum Boat Group division effective immediately. Thompson will oversee all commercial and operational aspects of the Aluminum Boat Group division, which includes brands Harris, Crestliner, Lund, Lowe, Thunder Jet and Princecraft. Thompson succeeds Dirk Hyde who will be retiring later this summer after more than 30 years with the company.

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8HP Rear Outboard

Mercury Introduces 8 and 9.9hp EFI FourStroke and 9.9hp EFI ProKicker™ Outboards

June 18, 2024 Mercury Marine has introduced 8 and 9.9hp…

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Toronto International Boat Show confirms a 9-day show in 2025

June 18, 2024 The Toronto Boat Show team has shared the…

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ABYC 2025 Standards Week

ABYC Announces Save the Date for 2025 Standards Week

ABYC Standards Week is an annual gathering of experts f…

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Discover Boating

The Water is Calling: Discover Boating Canada Ramps Up Public Relations Ahead of Peak Boating Season

June 11, 2024 As part of Discover Boating Canada’s “See…

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Chester Race Week

North Sails gears up for Chester Race Week

June 11, 2024 Chester Race Week is one of those events…

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Axopar acquires majority shareholding in its biggest OEM producer in Poland

June 11, 2024 Markos, located in Slupsk, Poland, specia…

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NMMA Canada’s Day on the Hill event hits a new high in 2024

While the Day on the Hill lobby session has been a key activity for NMMA Canada for many years now, I feel that the event hit a new high in the 2024 session in Ottawa on May 27 and 28th.

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Celebrating Quadrant Marine Institute

Celebrating the finishers of Quadrant’s Marine Service Manager (MSM) program

June 4, 2024 As Marine Service Excellency Month continu…

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VoltSafe Inc. Graduates CDL-Atlantic’s Oceans Stream Initiative

June 4, 2024 VoltSafe Inc. is pleased to announce it ha…

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Lefroy Harbour Aerial

Lefroy Harbour Launches New Boat Dealership in Innisfil

Aerial of Lefroy Harbour (2021) June 4, 2024 Innisfil,…

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Jeremy Tutt

Dream Yacht Sales Welcomes Jeremy Tutt as Global Yacht Sales Director

May 28, 2024 Dream Yacht Sales & Ownership is thril…

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Written in Partnership with Poralu Marine: Leisure and Living Areas on the Water

There is a very clear push these days to build more homes, create more density and spur gentrification.  Much of this development and infilling is happening in areas previously underutilized when it comes to integration of living spaces and people; waterfronts. 

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Water Ways Destination of the Year Award

Peterborough & the Kawarthas named the Inaugural Water Ways Destination of the Year

Peterborough & the Kawarthas wins inaugural Water W…

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Dometic World Record

Dometic supports ambitious world record attempt to drive green energy solutions

May 28, 2024 Dometic to partner with a dedicated team o…

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Humber Bay Boating Clubs


May 28, 2024 Humber Bay Boating Clubs ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE…

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Let us help you promote your public boating events or activities

From a family boating celebration at your lake or marina, to a major Destination Rendezvous, Canadian Boating is pleased to help you promote your publicly open events to boaters – and there is no charge!

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Reviving Older Vessels with Modern Technology (Written in Partnership With Airmar)

Not everyone is in the market for a new boat. Take for…

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2025 AMI Conference & Expo

2025 AMI Conference & Expo

May 14, 2024 Host Hotel Now Accepting Reservations. Boo…

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Marine Service Excellence Month

The Quadrant Marine Institute announces that Marine Service Excellence Month is well underway!

May 14, 2024 The month of May is Marine Service Excelle…

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Brunswick Corporation

Brunswick Recognizes Global Facilities for Record-Setting Safety Achievements

May 14, 2024 On April 29, 2024, Brunswick Corporation a…

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Yanmar Marine International

Yanmar introduces the E-Key to further unlock boating convenience

May 7, 2024 YANMAR Marine International (YMI) has annou…

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ABYC Standards significantly reduce boating accident frequency and severity

May 7, 2024 The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC),…

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Vessel Cooling

Vision Marine Technologies files second patent for Electric Marine Vessel Cooling System Control

E-Motion 180E Electric HV Marine Powertrain Equipped Ce…

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Godfrey Pontoons

Godfrey Pontoon Boats XP Series named 2024 Top Product

May 7, 2024 Godfrey Pontoon Boats, a leading manufactur…

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Performance Boat Club of Canada donates over $140,000, announces 2024 charity events

Performance Boat Club of Canada (PBC), is a not-for-profit corporation with a mission to promote safe and responsible performance boating through education, awareness, and organized boating events.

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Rescue Group

Third honour for South Shore marine rescue volunteers

Apr 30, 2024 The dramatic rescue of eight persons from…

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ACR Electronics Emergency Beacon

ACR Electronics emergency beacons are designed with one purpose: to save lives.

Apr 30, 2024 An all-encompassing and dependable set of…

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AkzoNobel Awlgrip 3D Color Visualizer

AkzoNobel’s Awlgrip Launches 3D Color Visualizer

Apr 30, 2024 Awlgrip®, the renowned yacht brand under A…

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On May 4th, Radioworld celebrates their 25th Anniversary!

Apr 23, 2024 The team is thrilled to announce that this…

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Lightspeed and DealersCircle Integration Partnership

DealersCircle & Lightspeed Announce Integration Partnership

Apr 23, 2024 DealersCircle, Inc.—the innovative, web-ba…

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Fliteboard announces full 2024 product range offering new innovations for every type of rider

Fliteboard, a brand of Mercury Marine and a leader in the eFoil industry, has introduced its 2024 product range.

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Yamaha Motor closes acquisition of Torqeedo, the global market leader in electric mobility on water

Torqeedo, the global market leader in marine electric mobility, has announced the successful closing of the acquisition by Yamaha Motor. The closing of the share purchase agreement with German engine manufacturer DEUTZ AG, the previous owner of Torqeedo,

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SV Dorothy, Oldest Canadian-built Sailboat, Wins 2024 Classic Boat Award

The Maritime Museum of BC’s classic 30’ sailboat Dorothy, built in Victoria in 1897 is back in the winner’s circle! Supporters of Dorothy’s extensive refit and continued sailing along the BC coast have been anticipating the news of the 2024 Classic Boat Awards, administered by the yachting world’s most prestigious magazine, UK-based Classic Boat Magazine.

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Furuno announces Wireless Fish Finder Compatibility with TZ iBoat App

Furuno’s award-winning FCV600 and FCV800 are now compatible with the TZ iBoat App from TIMEZERO, available for iOS devices, offering anglers access to and control of their Fish Finder from anywhere on the boat. This expansion of the renowned Fish Finder’s wireless capabilities comes as welcome news to anglers needing access to their Fish Finder while managing the reels, or from anywhere on the boat.

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Changes to the Marine Safety Fees Regulations (Vessel Registry Fees)

Transport Canada is now introducing amendments to the Marine Safety Fees Regulations in order to modernize vessel registry fees. These changes came into effect April 1st, 2024.

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Limestone Boats Resuming Production in Canada – With a Clever Twist

In response to changing labour conditions and the demand disruptions of the COVID pandemic, the Canadian heritage boat brand, Limestone Boats made the decision to move production to Tennessee to take over an established boatbuilding enterprise there.

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Important marina safety tips from ESA, the Electrical Safety Authority

Here are a few important marina safety tips from ESA, the Electrical Safety Authority. The ESA is mandated by the Ontario Government to regulate and promote electrical safety in Ontario.

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Spring Launch Tip: Check out your bilge pump

Apr 2, 2024 On your Spring launch checklist should be a…

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Moncton Boat & Sportsmen Show

Moncton Boat and Sportsmen’s Show wraps up highly successful edition

Apr 2, 2024 The Moncton Coliseum Complex was the place…

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Freddie Fowler

ABYC Foundation names Freddie Fowler Educator of the Year  

Freddie Fowler from Manatee Technical College announced…

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Great Lakes Ice Coverage

The Big Picture: Great Lakes ice coverage hits new low

Apr 2, 2024 According to NOAA, ice cover on the Great L…

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How long do you really need an EPIRB?

Apr 2, 2024 For some boaters, it’s 10 days according to…

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TIBS Skills demonstration attracts new Georgian College students – Regional and National Competitions this spring

After years of struggling to attract post-secondary students into the Marine and Small Engine program, the skills demonstration that Georgian College put on at the Toronto International Boat Show last January is bearing fruit. The show sponsored a large and well-located space and Mercury Marine also provided sponsorship support.

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2024 Marine Fabrication Excellence Awards

Sponsored by the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA), the Fabrication Excellence Awards contest is designed to recognize excellence in marine fabrication. The entries are judged by a panel of certified marine professionals. Awards of Excellence and Outstanding Achievement Awards are given in each category.

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Hydrobike Concept

The Hydrobike, a key concept that embodies a vision for the future

Mar 26, 2024 DECATHLON, determined to erase the boundar…

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ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference 2024 Programme confirmed

Mar 26, 2024 ICOMIA and Singapore Boating Ind…

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Chicago Boat Show moving to the Donald E. Stephens Convention & Conference Center in Rosemont in 2025

Mar 26, 2024 On March 14th, the NMMA announced that the…

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Candela Electric Vessel

Electric vessel maker Candela closes record funding round of €24.5M

Mar 26, 2024 Candela, the leading maker of sustainable,…

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Choosing the Right Inflatable Toys for Your Boat

Mar 29, 2024 Jobe Towable being towed by an Axopar powe…

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Anchor Chain Marking System

AnchoRight Now Distributed in Canada by Western Marine & Transat Marine

Mar 19, 2024 AnchoRight anchor chain marking system Anc…

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Moncton Boat and Sportsmen's Show

Maritime’s Largest Boat and Outdoor Event Opens This Month

Mar 19, 2024 The Moncton Boat and Sportsmen’s Show will…

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Saniflo Canada Wavedrive Sales Mark Janczarksi

SFA Saniflo Canada Appoints Wavedrive Sales as National Sales Representative for its Sanimarin Product Line

Mar 19, 2024 Marek “Mark” Janczarski of Wavedrive Sales…

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Local Chandlery

Call to Arms in Support of Our Local Chandleries

Mar 19, 2024 By Marc Robic mrobic@aol.com Most of…

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Canadian Marine Retailers Association Announces Inaugural Board of Directors

Mar 19, 2024 The Canadian Marine Retailers Association…

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Recreational Boating Industry Decries Advancement of Vessel Speed Rule

Mar 12, 2024 Earlier this week, the NMMA expressed disa…

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Quadrant Marine MST

Quadrant Marine: Reserve Your 2024 – 2025 MST Seat Now!

Mar 12, 2024 For those of you ready to take the next st…

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Steven Paul

Internationally Recognized Angler Coming to Toronto

Mar 12, 2024 Internationally recognized musky expert St…

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MarineMax Completes Acquisition of Premier Distributor and Retailer Williams Tenders USA

Mar 12, 2024 MarineMax, Inc., a recreational boat, yach…

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Furuno TruEcho

Furuno’s New FCV600/FCV800 TruEcho CHIRP™ & CW Fish Finders offer the best of both worlds

Mar 5, 2024 Furuno is proud to introduce two new stand-…

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Tim Maher of Indmar Marine

Indmar Marine Engines announces leadership changes

Mar 5, 2024 Indmar Marine Engines announced Tim Maher,…

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Supra Boats CSI 2023 Award

Supra Boats clinches prestigious 2023 CSI Award – 19 years in a row

Mar 5, 2024 In a significant testament to its commitmen…

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Navigation with Paper Charts

“Don’t Throw Away Paper Navigation Charts Just Yet”

Mar 5, 2024 Boaters should take heed that various exper…

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2024 Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice Award

Freedom Marine named 2024 Employer of Choice Award Winner by Boating Industry Canada

Mar 5, 2024 Freedom Marine International Yacht Sal…

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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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