Dec 21, 2021

Canadian Boating Statistical AbstractThe 2020 Canadian Retail Markets report is now available as a part of the 2020 Canadian Boating Statistical Abstract. This report details new recreational boat and marine engine retail sales data (both unit totals and Canadian dollars) categorized by size, type, and province/territory. Total new boat unit sales across Canada increased 5% compared to 2019.

Additional key insights from the report include:

• Multiple boat categories had unit sales increases in 2020 including new outboard boats, which saw a 9.8% increase in unit sales, and new inboard boats, which saw a 6.5% increase in unit sales compared to 2019.

• New boat sales dollars in Canada increased 7.7% compared to 2019.

• Unit sales of outboard engines increased by 17.2% compared to 2019. Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia ranked the top three provinces for all outboard engine sales.

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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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Launchings

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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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People

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It is with profound sorrow that Furuno USA announces the passing of long-time employee and friend, ...
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Pace Industries, North America’s leading full-service aluminum, zinc and magnesium die casting ...
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At the recently held Boating BC AGM, four new board members were elected for a two-year term:
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The ABYC Foundation has recognized Kevin McKiernan, a marine service technology teacher from North ...
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Dave Mayhew, President of The Boat Warehouse is pleased to announce that Andy Lindsay  joined ...

Airmar hires Suzanne Hawley as Brand Manager

Susanne Hawley

The Leader in Ultrasonic Technology and Multi-sensor Solutions Continues to Grow in Talent and Innovation. AIRMAR® Technology Corporation, a world leader in ultrasonic transducers and Chirp technology, has named Suzanne Hawley as the Brand Manager for the company’s wholly owned distributor, Gemeco Marine Electronics Specialists, located in Lake City, SC.

Hawley comes to Airmar with extensive marketing and PR experience in the marine electronics industry including 20 years as the owner of Hawley Communications, a consulting agency focused on creative marketing solutions for businesses in the recreational boating industry.

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