Sept 29, 2020

Taco Marine ShadefinTACO Marine has entered one of its new products in the competition for an IBEX 2020 Innovation Award – the patented boat shade product known as ShadeFin™ for “Shadow In Seconds.”

ShadeFin easily attaches into rod holders, tops and gunnels for convenient, portable shade for almost any boat. To operate ShadeFin, remove the sleeve, mount to a desired location onboard and activate the underside release tabs. Structural ribs attached to weather-resistant sun-protecting fabric expand out from the body to lock the fin in place.

ShadeFin’s fabric provides a UPF 50+ rating of sun protection for multiple areas of the boat, including fore, aft and sides of tops and anywhere there is a rod holder. It pairs with either a fixed or adjustable rod holder mount, which insert into any standard rod holder, a hardtop bracket mount, the TACO Marine Grand Slam 170 Outrigger or 170-2 Center Rigger Mounts, or with a fixed or adjustable clamp-on mount for pipe or tube.

ShadeFin is slated to be featured in the TACO Marine booth at virtual IBEX, September 29 – October 2, and the winning products will be announced via livestream prior to the opening of virtual IBEX on Tuesday, September 29.

For more information about ShadeFin, visit the TACO Marine virtual IBEX booth or https://tacomarine.com/canvas-shade-boat-shade-t10-3000 or call 1+305.652.8566.

Featured Articles

  • Prev
CCEOC Inc., and Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest are pleased to announce more award ...
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to pivot and offer their services in ...
The 59th Vancouver International Boat Show will take place virtually from February 24 – 27, 2021. ...
On February 11, 2021, Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), ...
CCEOC Inc., and Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest are pleased to announce more award ...
CCEOC Inc., and Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest are pleased to announce that ...
While the industry cannot be together for its usual State of the Industry breakfast, NMMA is ...
Dream Yacht Charter has launched free internships for budding marine mechanics, dock team, skippers ...
On Monday, January 25, Brunswick Corporation announced that it is increasing production ...
On January 13th, 2021, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) – owner and ...

MESSE DÜSSELDORF CANCELS BOOT 2021 DUE TO ONGOING PANDEMIC

 

BOOT 2021 CancelledMesse Düsseldorf decided on Thursday, 21 January, to cancel boot Düsseldorf for 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic and the associated worldwide lockdown measures. The next boot, as scheduled in the trade fair calendar, will open its doors from 22 to 30 January 2022. Under the given circumstances, an implementation on the planned date in April is no longer guaranteed, says Wolfram N. Diener, CEO of Messe Düsseldorf: "The continuing high level of infection and the fact that the end of the lockdown is not foreseeable for the time being make a resumption of trade fair operations at the end of April appear increasingly unrealistic.

Read More


 

Boating Industry Canada News Week

 

Every Tuesday we publish a fresh Digest 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 News Week Archives.

Not signed up for News Week? Subscribe here

 

 

 

 

 

Changing Scene

  • Prev
Mercury Marine®, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has introduced the ...
Early bird discount for boaters are here until March 31, 2021! Purchase a Seasonal Lockage and ...
Le Boat gas received a Feefo Trusted Service award, which shines a light on businesses ...
Marine Products Corp., manufacturers of Chaparral, Robalo and Vortex boats announced their Q4 ...
Boating Ontario is excited to announce yet another member benefit through their new ...
As previously mentioned in the NMMA Canada November newsletter, Transport Canada’s Office of ...
Boating boomed in 2020, with thousands of first-time boat buyers desiring respite from the ...
Your 2021 Boating Ontario Directory is officially here! This must-have resource for boaters ...
Sail Magazine has announced that the Oceanis 40.1 has been awarded 'Best Monohull ...
Exhibitors and consumers alike embraced a new digital way of shopping and boat show experience ...

FOR FIRST-TIME OWNERS, IT’S THEIR BOAT’S FIRST WINTER ASHORE

Mid Winter Boat VisitsBoating boomed in 2020, with thousands of first-time boat buyers desiring respite from the pandemic. Now many of these new boat owners are learning how to maintain and store their vessels for the first time. A midwinter visit to check on the boat − no matter if stored ashore in a backyard, or a marina parking lot − is a wise thing to do. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has these four tips to ensure there are no surprises at spring commissioning.

• Water is bad. The number-one concern for any boat in long-term winter storage is water. It can’t be allowed in, but if it does, the water needs a way out. Check your boat’s winter cover to ensure it still allows rain and heavy snow loads to easily shed away from the boat. 

Read More


 

People

  • Prev
Regal Boats is pleased to announce that Jake Kuck has been promoted to Vice President of North ...
BENETEAU is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Smith as the new President of ...
Marine Marketers of America (MMA) today announced the election of new officers and ...
The Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP), the nation’s leading advocate for saltwater recreational ...
MarineMax recently announced Julie Balzano as the Brand Marketing Manager to oversee marketing ...
It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive ...
Carling Technologies is saddened to announce that its Director of Sales for the Maretron ...
Groupe Beneteau Americas has announced two important executive appointments in their powerboat ...
Furuno USA is mourning the passing of Commercial Sales Representative Jeff Shield. Jeff passed away ...
Maple Leaf Marinas has announced that Peter Hart has joined the company as General Manager of ...

REGAL BOATS PROMOTES JAKE KUCK TO VICE PRESIDENT OF NORTH AMERICAN SALES & MARKETING

Jake KuckRegal Boats is pleased to announce that Jake Kuck has been promoted to Vice President of North American Sales & Marketing, effective immediately. In his new role, Jake will lead the North American Sales and Marketing Teams to advance Regal’s efforts towards their vision of “Pursuing the Ultimate Boating Experience.”

In his prior role as North American Sales Manager, Jake Kuck grew Regal’s market share, brought new dealerships into the Regal dealer network, and achieved record sales in 2020. In 2019, Jake was recognized as one of the Boating Industry’s 40 under 40. 

 

Read More