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It's December and the Industry is Bustling with Activity

Lots to read this week as Boating Ontario honours Sara Anghel of the NMMA, Storer Sails and Sobstad rebrand themselves, Leopard 48 is named Best Catamaran, some cool products to consider as you wade through your holiday shopping, and International boating news from Britain and Russia to keep you aprised of how the global marine industry is growing. Happy reading!

Terri Hodgson,
Online Editor
thodgson@kerrwil.com
 
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Sarah Anghel
NMMA

NMMA CANADA'S SARA ANGHEL HONOURED

Sara Anghel, executive director and vice-president of government relations for National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada, was named the recipient of this year's Boating Ontario President's Award, the organization's highest honour. ... Read More
 
NMEA Tips, Technology
 
VIBS 2015
Boat Shows

2015 VANCOUVER BOAT SHOW KICKS OFF THE BOATING SEASON

Western Canada's largest boat show, the Vancouver International Boat Show, isreturning in the New Year, giving boaters an early start to the upcoming season. ... Read More
 
Sail Loft
Branding

STORER SAILS AND SOBSTAD SAILMAKERS CHANGES NAME: THE SAIL LOFT MARINE STORE

Storer Sails and Sobstad Sailmakers are proud to announce that after 40 years of their strong brand presence they are now rebranding as The Sail Loft Marine Store. Offering Custom built CRUISING Sails made from Woven Polyester, Woven Spectra, Laminated or Membrane, all Canadian made, The Sail Loft Marine Store are also now agents for Evolution Sails. ... Read More
 
Leopard 48
Awards

LEOPARD 48' NAMED BEST CATAMARAN

Sidney's Coastline Marine Yacht Sales, Canada's only Leopard Catamaran dealer, announces that Cruising World Magazine has rated the Leopard 48' sailing catamaran, their #1 Best Catamaran EVER. Leopard catamarans are built in South Africa, by long time catamaran builders, Robertson & Caine. ... Read More
 
Sailtimer
Product Focus

NEW WIRELESS SAILTIMER WIND INSTRUMENT

The SailTimer Wind Instrumentâ„¢ is a new high tech masthead anemometer that transmits directly to apps on tablets and smartphones.It is designed to work with third-party apps, and also has an accessory for plugging in to NMEA networks. See your wind angle on a wind gauge, or use the SailTimerâ„¢ app to update your optimal tacks and Tacking Time to Destination as the wind changes. ... Read More

Magicezy Chip Fix

MAGICEZY 9 SECOND CHIP FIX SAILS INTO CANADA

Scotia Coast Yacht Sales to represent Australian made boat surface repair products Australian manufacturer, MagicEzy, the makers of the 9 Second Chip Fix and Hairline Fix products, are delighted to announce that Canadian fiberglass boat owners can now repair surface damage on their boats easily, thanks to Scotia Coast Yachts, who is now the Canadian distributor for the MagicEzy range. ... Read More
 
British Sailing
International

BRITISH CYCLING GROWS BY OVER 500%, CAN SAILING DO THE SAME?

On Monday 17 November, an impressive line up of speakers at the 13th International Sailing Summit (ISS) shared ideas and best practice from around the world, demonstrating how the sailing industry can change to increase and retain participation, through innovation, technology and cultural changes. ... Read More

Kimpex Russia

EXPANSION INTO RUSSIA

Kimpex, Canadian leader in the distribution of parts, accessories and clothing for powersports, today announced its expansion overseas with the opening of its Russian subsidiary. This expansion will reinforce Kimpex's position in the Russian market and the company will become the first Canadian distributor to get a direct foothold in the country. ... Read More
 
Tony Brejwo
People

HUBBELL PROMOTES TONY BREJWO TO MARKETING MANAGER

Brejwo to marine marketing manager. Brejwo started his career at Hubbell in August 2000 in the customer service department. Now, 14 years later he has grown into the role of marine marketing manager where he works alongside the director of marine and Wirecon marketing and sales, Joe DiMaria. Together, they develop new products. ... Read More

Cobalt

TOP 100 COBALT DEALERS IN NORTH AMERICA ANNOUNCED

The 10th annual list of Top 100 dealers in North America was announced in Orlando last week. The black-tie event brought in dealers from across the country in anticipation for the most prestigious dealer awards in the industry. Cobalt Boats is proud to announce that Gordy's Lakefront Marine in Fontana, Wisconsin was selected as the number one dealer in North America. ... Read More
 
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