Kyle Macdonald and John ClarkeKyle MacDonald first came to Bayport as a dock runner in 1994. Over his 25 year career he has held numerous positions at local area Marinas including, marine technician, parts manager, service manager, and a 9 year stint as Manager of Bridgeport Marina.

CPS ECPPeter Bolton, Chief Commander and Chair of the Board of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons announced that the CPS-ECP Executive Committee has found a new National Executive Director, Mimma Spagnolo, who started at the organization on January 15, 2020.

Dr John ReidBrunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has announced the appointment of Dr. John F. Reid as its Vice President -  Enterprise Technologies, effective Feb. 3, 2020.  Dr. Reid will be based in the Company’s Mettawa, IL headquarters and will report to Brunswick Chief Executive Officer David M. Foulkes. 

Jim HanlonJim Hanlon has announced his plans to retire as Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE) in 2020.

Eric Heilshorn Tyler PierEpoxy manufacturer Gougeon Brothers, Inc. has recently added two new members to its growing Sales and Marketing teams.

Doreen GoodyearPeacefully passed away at Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket on Friday, December 6, 2019. Doreen Goodyear (nee Weiler) of Bradford and formerly of Cambridge in her 85th year. Beloved wife of Marinus “Rene” Vanderneut and the late Alvin “Al” Goodyear. Loving mother of Laura Lynn (Gerald) Novakowski and Barry Goodyear.

Ken MacdonaldSucceeding Ken will be his son Kyle MacDonald, currently Assistant General Manager and Service Manager. Kyle has been with Bay Port Yachting Centre in various roles for 18 years.

Megan MorrisPursuit Boats, a luxury fishing and cruising boat manufacturer, is pleased to welcome Megan Foley Morris to the team in the role of Marketing Manager for the award-winning brand.

Greg FalknerLowe Boats has named Greg Falkner as General Manager effective immediately.  Falkner joins Brunswick from Harley-Davidson where he worked in a variety of leadership positions since 2001, most recently leading H-D’s Parts and Accessories Product Portfolio...

Tamás NagySeaSucker, LLC, manufacturer of innovative vacuum-mounted boating and fishing accessories, has hired Tamás Nagy to fill the newly created marine sales manager position. Genevieve Casagrande, president and COO, made the announcement.

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2022 AMI Conference & Expo, Feb 1-3, 2022| Daytona Beach

 

Association of Marina IndustriesSave the date for the 2022 AMI Conference & Expo in Daytona Beach, FL on February 1-3, 2022. Plan ahead and book your room at the host hotel to receive your discounted rates!

The Association of Marina Industries Conference & Expo is THE leading marina and boatyard conference. It is geared specifically toward marina and boatyard owners; operators and managers; as well as dock masters, harbormasters, boat builders and repairers, and industry consultants. 

 

 

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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.

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Leon Slikkers, a marine industry pioneer, whose career building boats dates back to the 1940s, ...
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The 2021 Boating Ontario Golf Tournament was again, a huge success. This year it was held at ...
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The Maritime Museum of BC is excited to announce that it has opened its new location at 744 Douglas ...
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Vision marine unveils its E-Motion™ fully electric powertrain matched with the iconic Bruce 22 at Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

Vision MarineThe first on-water event showcasing the Company’s innovative powertrain technology with equal parts performance and art, sees the astonishing Bruce 22 and the efficacious E-Motion™ Outboard are set to break a previous speed record.

Vision Marine Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VMAR) (“Vision Marine” or the “Company”), a global leader in the electric recreational boating industry serving both OEMs and consumers, is pleased to announce its return to the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, the largest unsanctioned boat race in the US, taking place August 28-29, 2021.

 

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New Simrad® App launches, loaded with navigation features and support for Simrad® displays

Simrad AppThe latest Simrad® app debuted this week for the marine electronics leader celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The updated app includes a premium offering complete with new mapping features, advanced functionality and mirroring and control of Simrad® multi-functional displays from your smartphone or tablet. It is available on both the Apple Store for iOS and Google Play for Android.

The app is free to download and offers a rich experience that includes free up-to-date nautical charts from C-MAP®, personal waypoints, routes and tracks, latest marine weather, personalization and much more. 

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Raritan sanitation hose has impressive bend radius

Rariton Sanitation HoseBetween the odor and working in confined spaces, replacing an onboard sanitation line is never a pleasant job. With Sani/Flex Odor Shield Marine Hose from Raritan Engineering, the task can be completed quicker and with fewer expletives. Incredibly strong, it has class-leading flexibility.

The 1.5" version of Sani/Flex Odor Shield has a bend radius of 3.15". The 1" model has an impressive 1.97" rating. Combined with its suppleness, it's super-easy to snake the hose around the tightest corners.

 

 

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IMTRA expands sales and support teams and celebrates retirement of industry veteran

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.

With an impressive career that spanned decades, Davidson spent over 30 years serving California, the American Southwest and customers throughout Asia. He will be replaced by Will Vrooman, a 20-year marine industry veteran. Vrooman comes to IMTRA after serving as national sales manager for Maxwell Marine, where he handled all aspects of new business development and client service. 

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