Navico Steve RaeNavico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad® and B&G® brands – announced today the appointment of Steve Rae to the position of Country Manager for Canada. 

Western Marine Logo 400Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America, Inc. recently honored its 2017 leading performers. David Wollard, senior director of leisure markets, presented four outstanding companies with Top Customer Awards.

Susan Bonivitch Volvo PentaVolvo Penta of the Americas announced today that Susan Bonivich has been promoted to director of marine leisure market sales. She succeeds Tony Kelleher who was recently promoted to vice president of customer support for Volvo Penta of the Americas.

Americas Boating Club 400The United States Power Squadrons, now re-branded as America’s Boating Club, the country’s largest nonprofit boating organization has announced a biennial change in leadership, with the swearing in of the 2018 National Bridge.

Ashleigh Andrews Boating OntarioBoating Ontario is very pleased to welcome Ashleigh Andrews to their team in her new role as Membership and Communications Coordinator.

Nicole Vasilaros NMMA 400For the first time in more than ten years, the NMMA is represented on the U.S National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC), with the appointment of Nicole Vasilaros.

Jonathan LeeWe were saddened last week to learn that well-known Canadian boating writer Jonathan Lee has been hospitalized following a severe stroke. 

Brandon Wollard Prospec TeamProspec Electronics has hired Brandon Wollard as director of eastern US sales. Josh Berry, VP of sales and marketing, made the announcement.

Luc Joessel Joins Beneteau TeamBeneteau is pleased to announce the appointment of Luc Joëssel, who has joined the Sailing Yacht Product Marketing department.

ABYC Logo 400The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) announced that David Broadbent has been promoted to the position of assistant director of education.

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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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NuWave Marine, a Mercury Marine authorized dealer in Woodbury Heights, New Jersey, recently sold ...
Harry Clemons “Buddy” Melges Jr., considered to be one of the greatest competitive sailors in the ...
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Sirius Signal, the leader in marine safety innovations, has announced that the float plan used 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 ...
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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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