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Welcome to Boating Industry Canada's New Newsletter For 2014

Boating Industry Canada invites you to browse through Newsweek's new format. Bringing you the most current news and events Canada-wide from all aspects of the boating industry, we welcome your feedback with the launch of our new look and feel. If there is something you would like to see in an upcoming issue please contact us with your comments.
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ABYC Standards Updates
Standards

PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE FOR ABYC STANDARDS UPDATES

Discounted pre-orders are available through July 1 for the annual update to the Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft. Supplement 54, published by the American Boat and Yacht Council, coincides with the association's 60th anniversary year. Among the many important ABYC standards changes in the 2014-2015 supplement is H-41 Reboarding Means, Ladders, Handholds, Rails and Lifelines. Based on a project conducted by ABYC with a USCG grant, it reflects the test results on reboarding ladder rung depths and angles. ... Read More
 
Look Before You Pump
Industry News

BRUNSWICK BOAT GROUP & MERCURY MARINE LEND THEIR SUPPORT TO NMMA IN THE FIGHT AGAINST E15

Look before you pump.15 percent ethanol could permanently destroy marine engines.

Brunswick Boat Group and Mercury Marine are encouraging boaters and dealers to follow the lead of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) as they continue to advocate the "Look Before You Pump" campaign aimed at the prevention of E15 in marine engines. E15 is gasoline that contains 15 percent ethanol and is extremely harmful to marine engines. ... Read More
 
Vic Phillpotts
People

STAR BRITE NAMES VIC PHILLPOTTS VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Star brite is pleased to announce Victor Phillpotts has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development. Phillpotts most recently served as National Sales Manager for P.F. Harris Manufacturing, a consumer products company specializing in EPA-registered pest control products. ... Read More
 
Marine Conservation Grants
Environment

IN HONOUR OF WORLD OCEANS DAY, WEST MARINE AWARDS $30,000 IN MARINE CONSERVATION GRANTS TO RECREATIONAL FISHING AND MARINE CONSERVATION GROUPS

West Marine grants are being awarded to organizations who are working to "improve and protect marine habitat," which is a key part of West Marine's mission. The Marine Conservation Grants are a component of West Marine's BlueFuture® initiative to help create a sustainable future for our planet. The focus of this year's awards is on projects that enhance marine habitat, engage anglers in data collection and educate anglers about barotrauma. ... Read More
 
Boater Skills Training
Training

BOATERSKILLS.CA - NEW GROUP TRAINING PROGRAM

BoaterSkills.ca instructors Craig Hamilton and Bob Minielly were at South Bay Cove Marina, Georgian Bay, for two days of boater training. ... Read More
 
Chris Cuddy
Remembrances

FAREWELL TO CHRIS CUDDY

The boating community would like to extend its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Christopher (Chris) Cuddy who passed away on Tuesday June 3, 2014. Chris worked at various marinas including Marina Quay West, Toronto Island Marina, Peterborough Marina, and most recently Port Elgin Harbour in 2013. ... Read More
 
Yanmar Joystick System
Product Focus

RAYMARINE ANNOUNCES NEW AUTOPILOT AND ENGINE INTEGRATION WITH YANMAR PROPULSION SYSTEM

New Evolution™ Drive-by-Wire autopilot control for Yanmar Joystick system plus simplified access to Yanmar engine data Raymarine. Fully tested and certified by both parties, the Evolution™ DBW brings autopilot control to vessels equipped with Yanmar VC10 and JC10 (Joystick) Control Systems ... Read More
Yanmar Joystick System

WEBASTO PROVIDES CHRIS-CRAFT WITH ITS FIRST EVER MARINE SUNROOF

Not only is Chris-Craft launching a new boat model, the Corsair 3 Hard Top, but it's the boatbuilder's first model with a sunroof. "Developing the new hard top for our Corsair 36 with the Webasto team was a rewarding experience," said Chris Collier, VP of engineering, Chris-Craft Corporation. ... Read More
Yanmar Joystick System

SCARAB BRAND CONTINUES AGGRESSIVE ROLL-OUT OF NEW MODELS

Rec Boat Holdings has introduced the next evolution in their new Scarab jet boat line entering the largely untapped 16-foot category. The Scarab 165, powered by the legendary Rotax® 4-TEC® jet propulsion system, measures in at 15' 9" and comes in three configurations - the 150-hp 165 (standard); 250-hp 165 HO; and 250-hp 165 HO Impulse. ... Read More
 
Chris Cuddy
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June 17, 2014 • Volume 1 • Issue 24
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