Jan 26, 2021

Boating Industry CanadaThis is the ideal time to take the temperature of the 2021 marine industry sales environment. The first-ever Virtual Toronto International Boat Show has just wrapped up and the 2021 Virtual Vancouver International Boat Show is coming up February 24 to 27, 2021.

Dealers plan their advertising around these dates. Buyers plan to get a “boat show deal” on a new boat. And of course, we are only four months from the May 2-4 weekend again. People have been locked down, cooped up and frustrated for most of a year now and they want to get out and have some fun.

We ask our Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest readers to take just a moment to tell us where you are, what your business is and what you sales expectations are for the coming summer.

We will report the 2021 results with what we learned from the same survey questions we asked in May of 2020.

Just 8 questions…please respond to this survey as soon as possible: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KHVJZLL

 

Thank you!

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Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched CONNECT by IFAI, an online ...
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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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On July 12, 2021, Taiga Motors Corporation ("Taiga") (TSX: TAIG), manufacturer of electric off-road ...
On July 2, 2021, Dometic acquired Büttner Elektronik – a Germany-based provider of mobile power ...
  Parks Canada advises the public to expect higher than normal water levels and ...
For the first time in the company history, HanseYachts AG’s incoming orders have exceeded the 1,000 ...
In an ongoing effort to improve their products and provide enhanced features to existing users, ...
Freedom Boat Club, the world’s largest boat club operator and a division of Brunswick Corporation ...
Mr. Walter Timmerman, Chairman of Nautisme Québec and the Alliance de l’industrie du nautisme du ...
All the marine trades associations are working together in their continuing opposition to the ...
On June 24th, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced that it has entered into a definitive ...
It’s the people of our industry that make it excellent. 15 owners and managers piloted our new ...

Quebec-based Taiga announces $50M in Government support for Electric Vehicle and Battery Assembly Facility

Taiga MotorsOn July 12, 2021, Taiga Motors Corporation ("Taiga") (TSX: TAIG), manufacturer of electric off-road vehicles announced the raise of a combined $50M in support of the Shawinigan, Quebec Mass-Production Assembly Facility.

The project and development represent an investment of approximately $125,17 million. Taiga will benefit from support by all levels of governments to a combined $50 million ($10 million in federal funding, $30 million in provincial funding, and $10 million in municipal funding.) With the development of the new facility, Taiga predicts that it will accelerate production of its off-road vehicle platforms and powertrains while simultaneously optimizing and automating the battery production.

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Scanstrut announces new waterproof wireless phone charging mat

Wireless Charging MatOutdoor technologies leader, Scanstrut announces a new addition to their groundbreaking waterproof ROKK wireless range, ROKK Wireless - Catch, the world’s first 12/24V waterproof wireless charging phone mat.
ROKK Wireless - Catch is one of the most convenient ways to store and wirelessly charge your phone onboard indoors or out! Designed to install onto any flat surface, perfect for use on top of boat consoles. 

Simply place your phone onto the center of the charging mat and instantly start wirelessly charging. The cleverly designed edging bumpers stop your phone from sliding out, and lets the mat Catch your phone from any angle!

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Marc Diening is to be the new CEO of Bavaria Yachts. On August 1st, he will move from the fire ...
Mercury Marine Canada welcomes Richard Straka as the Director of its recently formed Category ...
Boating industry leader and innovator Dometic Marine has announced the promotion of Bill Longacre ...
Vesper Marine, manufacturer of innovative marine safety and communication products, has ...
James was first introduced into boating in 1980, in the town of Port Severn. Almost ...
The industry is saddened to announce the passing of Doris Baxter-Forbes, founder of Monto Reno ...
Patty Lawrence to Manage International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference Education ...
Boating Industry Magazine today announced that Lauren Beckstedt, Chief Marketing Officer, ...
Western Marine Company is pleased to announce the hiring of Colin Clark to the crew at ...
Mike has been an integral member of the Georgian Bay boating community for over 28 years. Beginning ...

Michael Müller hands over CEO position at Bavaria Yachts to Marc Diening

Marc DieningMarc Diening is to be the new CEO of Bavaria Yachts. On August 1st, he will move from the fire protection specialist Magirus, which boasts a rich tradition, to Giebelstadt. Before Diening, 45, took his position as CEO of Magirus over five years ago, he spent over ten years in a management position at Bombardier and worked as a consultant for well-known companies such as Knorr-Bremse and Deutsche Bahn, among other positions.

“We are thrilled to welcome Marc Diening on board at Bavaria Yachts. With his proven record of success in sustainable development of companies and his personal qualities, we are certain that Marc Diening is the right person and has the consistency required to continue the course Bavaria has mapped out...

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