Paul TennysonPaul Tennyson adapted from the reinforced plastics business to form Canadian Sailcraft in 1963. From there it was only up with bigger and more impressive boats, big name designers and arrival as one of Ontario’s big three builders C&C, Hinterhoeller and CS; Tennyson became well known as a pioneer of the Canadian industry.

Diana SufariuAIRMAR® Technology Corporation, a world leader in ultrasonic transducers and Chirp technology, is pleased to welcome Diana Sufariu to the company as Director of Engineering.

 

 

 

Steeve CorriganSteeve Corrigan has joined the Mercury Marine Canada Team as Business Development Manager covering the Atlantic Provinces and Northern Quebec.

 

 

 

Gary StidhamHella marine has appointed Gary Stidham as its new USA sales manager. Jeff Haas, head of sales for Hella USA, made the announcement from its US headquarters near Atlanta, Georgia.

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.

Tom JohannsenWe were saddened to hear of the recent passing of Tom Johannsen, a pioneer in the development of light weight foam cored composite laminates, and a true gentleman in an often competitive industry.

Rob GervaisPromar is pleased to announce that Rob Gervais from Can-Am Sales Group, LLC., has been chosen as Promar’s “Top Sales Performer – Canada” for the second straight year.

Bruce KirbyA true Canadian Sailing Legend passed away on July 18th 2021

Anders HårdTorqeedo announced the appointment of Anders Hård as its vice-president global services. Hård is responsible for developing Torqeedo's international service and aftermarket sales and support strategy. In addition, his team develops tools, processes, and standards to ensure that Torqeedo customers have the best owner experience possible, whether in-house or with our service partners around the world.

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Earlier this spring, Wendy and Brett Ramsey kicked off a pilot project in Eastern Ontario high ...
You can have your say on the proposed changes to the Small Vessel Regulations. The proposed changes ...
The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), a non-profit organization dedicated to developing ...
C.C. Marine Distributors has announced their 2023 Marine Trade Show dates. The 2023 Show will be ...
The 2023 Skills Ontario Competition was held at the Toronto Congress Centre May 1 – 2. The ...
With the Employer of Choice designation, your business will better attract top talent and you will ...
The National Yacht Club is one of Canada’s oldest institutions on Toronto’s waterfront dating back ...
NMMA recently announced the appointment of Marie-France MacKinnon as Executive Director for NMMA ...
Thanks to their growing team, this year Quadrant Marine has been able to do more community outreach ...
A major point of discussion in the marine industry recently is the issue facing the shortage of the ...

Marine Industry Career Path: Brett Ramsey

Wendy and Brett Ramsey

Wendy and Brett Ramsey

Boating Industry Canada is kicking off its Marine Industry Career Path series once again. For the first installments this year, we have two subjects to highlight. Introducing Wendy and Brett Ramsey!

The Ramsey’s have been working in the marine industry for many years but have both had unique paths in getting to where they are now. They’ve also been working on an impactful pilot project for a long time, which will now be launching this spring. The focus of this initiative is to bring more young people into the marine industry.


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Changing Scene

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Back in April we wrote about North American Safe Boating Awareness Week that will take place across ...
When you have an emergency on the water, how do you get help? For National Safe Boating Week, May ...
Sirius Signal, the leader in marine safety innovations, has announced that the float plan used in ...
Dutch yacht builder Vanquish Yachts – well known for its custom craftsmanship yachts has partnered ...
On September 2, 2022, the Kirkfield Lift Lock site was closed due to a mechanical failure. Since ...
Boating Ontario informs us that the MRAA and ABYC have worked to create a certification test for ...
The opening of the 2023 American Boating Congress (ABC) in Washington, DC featured a small boat ...
Groupe Beneteau is announcing that it has entered exclusive negotiations with Trigano, a European ...
High school students from Collingwood and Bradford came to the Georgian College Midland Campus on ...
John Morris, Editor of Canadian Yachting OnBoard and Sailing in Canada News Digests, was honored in ...

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Launchings

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Sea Ray is continuing the evolution of its premium SLX Series with the official launch of the SLX ...
Four Winns is excited to announce its recent achievement, receiving the 2023 Multihull of the Year ...
Center console craft for fishing, families, and watersports are the most popular type of boats in ...
Building on its award-winning M Series, Bayliner unveiled the all-new M19 at the Miami ...
Dream Yacht Worldwide, one of the world’s leading sea vacation companies, and Fountaine Pajot, ...
In 2023, Wellcraft will push the limits further with the launch of its next Performance Cruiser – ...
Jeanneau expands its DB Yachts line with a second model: the new DB/37, available in inboard and ...
On January 4, 2023, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Brunswick Corporation ...
Vision Marine and Beneteau will jointly market the ground-breaking Four Winns H2e to Beneteau’s ...
Four Winns continues to be committed to a comfortable and instinctive experience on the water and ...
 

Bayliner M19Building on its award-winning M Series, Bayliner unveiled the all-new M19 at the Miami International Boat Show. The M19 joins the M Series lineup of the M15 and M17 delivering the stability and versatility the series is known for with a focus on expanding boater participation through its intuitive design, ease of maintenance and inclusive price point.  

With an overall length of 19 feet and starting at $30,995 USD, the M19 is built on an improved M-hull foundation offering increased stability and automotive style handling for familiarity to appeal to the next generation of boaters. The M19 features an upgraded nine-person capacity and is watersports capable for a full day of adventure on the water.  

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Glomex TV

Televisions on a boat are increasingly commonplace. With the simple-to-install Glomex Avior VT300 Omnidirectional TV/FM antenna from GA Communications, it's never been easier to bring analog and digital broadcasts onboard—at a price that's hard to ignore.

The most noticeable feature of the Avior VT300 antenna is its compact white, anti-yellowing radome. At only 4" dia. x 8" H and 8.8 oz., it's specifically made for smaller boats that can't accommodate large TV antenna domes and only need short range reception, depending on height and conditions. The amplifier allows the antenna to have an increase in gain with a 24.5 dB average to receive vertical and horizontal polarized TV signals simultaneously from 360°. 

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