Aug 13, 2019

Paid to BoatWavve Boating’s newest app feature allows you to record your boating trips and share it with the community so other Captains can follow in your wake. For a limited time, get paid to record your favorite cruises.

In time for summer, Wavve Boating is announcing the release of the highly anticipated Community Trips feature. Similar to Strava™, Wavve Boating allows users to contribute routes directly to a map interface, except this map has over 2000 nautical charts across North America. To help populate the map with useful routes for other boaters, Wavve Boating has launched ‘The Admiral Program’, to compensate selected mariners for their input. Available for download on Apple and Android mobile devices, Wavve Boating is the perfect on the water companion.

Wavve Boating is gaining traction across North America where it has been promoted by Apple as ‘News Apps We Love’ and was nominated as the best new technology product at the Newport International Boat Show. Delivering the freedom to have fun, Wavve Boating has simplified the nautical chart reading process with customized and intuitive nautical charts. You input your boat details, and Wavve Boating redraws the chart data recommending everywhere your boat CAN go in blue, and everywhere you can’t, in red.

The newest Community Trip feature, has enhanced the social functionalities offered to the Wavve Boating community. Now with the first EVER repository of community generated, shared, and reviewed routes i.e Trips, mariners can browse, preview, and follow proven trips taken by vessels with a similar draft (depth into water), instead of planning a new trip of their own.

With the help of the Admiral Program, Wavve Boating is populating the community map with various types of trips i.e fishing, sightseeing, and longer destination trips. These selected Admirals, are compensated based on how many times their route is used by other ‘Wavvers’. Interested in applying to become an Admiral? Check out the application page here.

Regarding Wavve Boating’s market, there are 17 million registered recreational boats within the United States and Canada, and the industry is growing at 5% per year. Wavve Boating is tailored to a younger generation that has seen less boat ownership, but similar rates of boating participation when compared to older generations. This millenial market has seen the success of apps like Waze™ and Strava™ that focus on the value of community sourced information. As stated by Adam Allore, CEO and Founder of Wavve Boating - “There is so much on-the-water knowledge, but it is in everyone’s heads. This industry needs a proper crowd sourcing platform, and that’s what we are providing at Wavve Boating”.

Wavve Boating is offered via two subscription options of $2.99/month or $12.99/year. For the next month, Wavve.

BIC Twitter

 

Boating Industry Canada is now on Twitter @BICnewsletter. We are interested in interacting with you as you are an integral part of the Canadian marine industry. Next time you're online please give us a nudge; we'll follow you back. Our e-News goes out weekly, across Canada, reaching every sector of the marine industry. If you have a newsworthy item please send it anytime and we will consider it for inclusion in our next issue. We'll be Tweeting from locations and events across the county on a regular basis.

Please join our conversation! www.twitter.com @BICnewsletter

 

 

 

Featured Articles

  • Prev
In 1969, Canadian Bruce Kirby designed the Laser one-person sailboat that has revolutionized racing ...
As we have done for many years, Canadian Yachting Media was at the Miami International Boat Show ...
On Tuesday, January 21st at the NMMA Canada Recreational Boating Industry Breakfast at the 2020 ...
The NMMA has shared results from the American introduction of a luxury tax in the early 1990s and ...
Boating Ontario, along with presenting sponsors MD Marine Insurance and Aviva ...
This day is being arranged by Ontario Sailing to help our Clubs, School, Camps and Affiliates learn ...
At 55m x 39m – more than half a football field - the Princess Yachts display in Dusseldorf would ...
Technicians will make thousands of terminal connections in the course of their careers. ABYC's ...
On Tuesday, January 21st at the NMMA Canada Recreational Boating Industry Breakfast at the 2020 ...
Boating BC members are invited to join the second annual Industry Breakfast featuring a ...

JOIN THE LUXURY TAX OPPOSITION NOW!

 

Luxury TaxOur industry needs everyone to raise their voice in opposition to the ill-considered Liberal Luxury Tax proposal.

The NMMA has shared results from the American introduction of a luxury tax in the early 1990s and the data should help persuade our government that this will be ineffective and overall, damaging to the industry and negative to their tax revenues. 

Read more about the Luxury Tax Opposition..........................

 

 

Boating Industry Canada News Week

 

Every Tuesday we publish a fresh newsletter with informative articles pertaining to the Canadian boating and marine industry. Stay up to date with the latest products, research and industry developments.

Missed an Issue of Boating Industry Canada News Week? If you're looking for a specific issue, or simply want to catch up on previous issues, check out our Boating Industry Canada Archives.

Not signed up for News Week? Subscribe here

 

 

 

 

 

Changing Scene

  • Prev
NMMA recently announced its December New Powerboat Registrations Report for the U.S. ...
Having organised the most successful METSTRADE to date last November, Irene Dros, director of ...
AkzoNobel is set to enhance support for Awlgrip and Interlux yacht coatings throughout US ...
The 2019 Canadian Safe Boating Awards (CASBAs) were held Sunday, Jan 19th in ...
The show guide also lists activities in both show locations (BC Place and ...
Michael Vollmer of Vollmer Marine Consulting is the 2020 NMMA Hall ...
NMMA has announced that it is entering a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Transport ...
Brad Thomson, General Manager at MacDonald Turkey Point Marina sent us this letter reporting that ...
Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) will showcase its technology leadership in recreational ...
Boating BC is now accepting applications for the 2020 grant and scholarship program that supports ...

MICHAEL VOLLMER, LONG-TIME MARINE ARCHITECT NAMED NMMA CANADA 2020 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

Michael VollmerMichael Vollmer of Vollmer Marine Consulting is the 2020 NMMA Hall of Fame Inductee. 

The announcement was made at the NMMA Canada Boating Industry Breakfast on Tuesday. 

A marine architect, Michael had over 40 years in vessel design (power and sail), and a vibrant consulting service for technical and design solutions. 

 

 

Read More about the Michael Vollmer...........