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Alerion Yachts Now Offered in Atlantic Canada
Sunnybrook Yachts, based in Halifax, NS, has become a dealer for Alerion Yachts in Atlantic Canada. Sunnybrook has been brokering and offering new yachts in the region since 1990. Read More
CC Marine Honours Outstanding Employee
CC Marine Distributors, a Newmarket, Ontario-based distributor of marine products, recently held a party for company Vice-President, Rick Chang, who is celebrating his 60th birthday. Read More
Brunswick Says Q1 Revenues Down 3 Percent
Brunswick Corporation, Lake Forest, Illinois, says weather has had a negative effect on its marine and bowling segments. The multi-brand boat builder announced that preliminary first quarter 2014 revenues reflect a three percent decline, compared to the prior year. Read More
NMMA Canada Receives Federal Funding for International Trade Mission
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada has announced that it will receive $58,650 in funding from the federal government to help industry members explore international trade opportunities abroad. Read More
NMEA Holding Annual Conference in Fort Myers Florida in October
The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced that the 2014 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference and Expo will return to the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort, in Fort Myers, Florida, from October 8 to 11 inclusive. Read More
CPS Seeks to Implement Free Safety Check Program with Marinas
Canadian Power and Sail Squardrons (CPS-ECP) wants to partner with Canadian marinas this coming season to offer boaters free Recreational Vessel Courtesy Checks (RVCC). Read More
Sea-Doo Spark Tour Making Stops in Canada
BRP, the Valcourt, Quebec-based maker of Sea-Doo personal watercraft, has announced that its 33-location #Sparksomefun test ride tour will be making a couple of stops in Canada this season. Read More
Carver and Marquis Announce President/CEO Change
Rob Parmentier will become the new President/CEO of Carver/Marquis, effective immediately. Read More
Cabela's Names Navico Vendor of the Year in General Outdoor Category
Navico, the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based maker of Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brand marine electronics, has been named Cabela's 2014 Vendor of the Year for the General Outdoors category. Read More
Canada's International Trade Minister Visits Dock Edge to Discuss Canada-Korea Free Trade Benefits
This visit followed the announcement of the signing of the Canada-Korea Free Trade agreement by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Park Geun-hye of South Korea. Read More
Boston Whaler Announces State and County Supported Job Creation Project
Boston Whaler has announced a major facilities expansion project underway at its Edgewater, Florida, headquarters. With an under-roof addition of more than 58,000 total square feet, the expansion will serve to increase Whaler's manufacturing capabilities and expand capacity. Whaler says the project will result in the addition of at least 46 full-time jobs over a three-year period. Read More
Exhibitors Reporting Strong Sales Despite Lower Attendance at Edmonton Show
Exhibitors coming out of the Edmonton Boat and Sportsmen's Show are reporting satisfying sales results despite a dip in attendance this year. The event, featuring over $20 million worth of product on display, was held at the Expo Centre, Northlands in Edmonton, Alberta in mid March. Read More
Hans Fogh Funeral on March 21
Hans Fogh, 76, (born March 8, 1938) passed away peacefully on March 14 in Toronto. Read More
Brunswick Turns to ShoreTel for Global Unified Communications
ShoreTel, a provider of phone systems and unified communications, announced that Brunswick Corporation has chosen it to displace legacy Avaya/Nortel systems at more than 200 sites around the globe with more than 8,000 users. Read More
Raymarine Launches Spring Rebate Program
Marine electronics manufacturer, Raymarine, has announced its Spring Rebate Rewards promotion. The offer ends on June 1 and is valid in Canada and the US. Read More
NMMA Canada Says Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement Offers Growth Potential for Canadian Marine Businesses
The National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada, Bolton, Ontario, is officially declaring its support for the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA), recently signed in Seoul by Prime Minister, Steven Harper and South Korean President, Park Geun-hye. Read More
West Marine Offering Up To $30,000 in Conservation Grants
West Marine's annual Marine Grant Program application period is open from now until May 1. Five to 10 grants will be awarded in amounts ranging from US $500 to US $5,000 per recipient. Read More
Mid-Canada Marine and Powersports Dealers Association Holds Fourth Annual Career Presentation
Over the past four years, the Mid-Canada Marine and Powersports Dealers Association (MMPDA) has been actively promoting industry career opportunities at a number of different events such as educator conferences, career symposiums and career presentations specifically designed for our industry. Read More
Mermaid Marine Raises $7,000 for Children's Wish Foundation
Mermaid Marine Products came up with an idea for showing its support for the Children's' Wish Foundation, while providing something of value for local fishermen and women. Read More
YachtWorld Seeks Regional Sales Manager for Toronto
YachtWorld, a division of Dominion Enterprises, is seeking a regional sales manager to work from Toronto, Ontario. Read More
Interlux Launches Free Paint Guide App
Interlux has introduced a free Boat Paint Guide app for Apple IOS and Android smartphones and tablets. Read More
Navionics Announces Expanded Chart Availability and Compatibility
Navionics Gold and HotMaps Premium charts, covering Canada and the US, will be available for Navico's Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands this summer as a download from the Navico Insight Store. Read More