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This week in the Canadian Boating Industry the BC Boating Association set a strong foundation for planning their future, as associations are doing across the country all year long. It's also time again to sign up for the 2015 Easter Seals Regatta, a great cause and a terrific event. IBEX early registration is open, Beneteau in Annapolis, an opportunity to participate in the YBAA/CPYB seminar and a couple of cool new products for you to peruse....are all in this week's edition. Enjoy!

Terri Hodgson,
Online Editor
thodgson@kerrwil.com
 
BC Boating April
Associations

BOATING BC'S AGM A SUCCESS

Following the business of the AGM, attendees participated in a planning session for the future of the Vancouver International Boat Show. It was an excellent discussion that generated some great, creative ideas about the future of the show. This discussion was the beginning of Boating BC's broader strategic planning process that members will be working through over the coming months. ... Read More
 
Conolift H 10
Manufacturing

KROPF INDUSTRIAL DELIVERS SECOND TRAILER TO DFO

Kropf Industrial has delivered a second Conolift H-10 hydraulic trailer to Fisheries and Oceans Canada. This trailer, the second of its type, features a 20,000 lbs highway capacity, with a non-expanding open frame, hydraulic frame lift, and air ride suspension. The trailer also includes galvanized steel construction with aluminum rims and a low-profile gooseneck. ... Read More
 
Easter Seals Regatta 2015
Charity Regatta

2015 EASTER SEALS REGATTA REGISTRATION IS OPEN

The 24th Annual National Bank Easter Seals Charity Regatta takes place Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. The Regatta will be run as a PHRF handicap race and will offer flying and no flying sails divisions. ... Read More
 
Ibex 2015
Conference

25th INTERNATIONAL BOATBUILDERS' EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

The 25th International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) celebrates over two decades of marine innovation, technology, and excellence. IBEX, the largest trade event for boat building, design and maintenance, will offer valuable networking events as well as educational opportunities. This industry event will convene at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY from Tuesday, September 15 through Thursday, September 17, 2015. Pre-conference Super Sessions to be held on Monday, September 14. ... Read More
 
Oceanis 38
New Models

BENETEAU'S ATLANTIC TOUR MAKES STOP IN ANNAPOLIS

Beneteau America is pleased to announce the arrival of the Oceanis 38, Ours Blanc (White Bear), in Annapolis next week, just in time for the Annapolis Spring Boat Show, April 24-26. Inspired by Christopher Columbus' journey to America, Jonathan Beneteau - great grandson of Beneteau's founder, Benjamin Beneteau, and a merchant Navy graduate - embarked on the Beneteau Ocean Atlantic Tour (B.O.A.T.) last September for a one-year sailing adventure. ... Read More
 
Product Focus

ES9 Herp

FLIR ANNOUNCES RAYMARINE ES SERIES MULTIFUNCTION NAVIGATION DISPLAYS

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the release of the new Raymarine eS Series line of HybridTouch™ multifunction displays. Powered by Raymarine's advanced LightHouse II user interface, the eS Series includes three high-performance navigation displays that offer unprecedented control and ease-of-use in a sleek, ergonomic design. ... Read More

NMEA 2000

UPDATED VERSION OF NMEA 2000 FEATURES MANY IMPROVEMENTS

Two years of hard work by the NMEA 2000® Standard Committee have culminated in an updated and significantly improved version of the internationally accepted network standard. Called NMEA 2000 Standard Edition 3.10 February 2015, the new version of NMEA 2000 yields better product interoperability through more stringent certification requirements and minimizes implementation misunderstandings through improvements in the NMEA 2000 Main Document language. ... Read More

Salish Sea Guides

SALISH SEA PILOT RELEASES 2015 EDITION OF CRUISING GUIDES

Jim Burgoyne and Lynne Picard launched the little company in 2011 after sailing home from Asia. Their original plan was to build small freely downloadable guides for cruising friends and foreign sailors visiting this part of the world. But soon the project took over their lives, becoming a full-time obsession. ... Read More
 
Vince Morvillo
Education

YBAA / CPYB SEMINAR ON APRIL 21

This e-SEMINAR is open to YBAA members and CPYB designated Yacht Sales Professionals who are Principals, Owners and Managers.. Please take note of new Participation Guidelines before registering. Participation is limited to the first 30 registrants! ... Read More
 
Jack Mason
People

JACK MASON WILL BE MISSED BY THE BOATING COMMUNITY

The Canadian Boating community has lost one of their own with the passing of Jack Mason. His obituary and details of the service follow. JOHN "JACK" STUART MASON Suddenly at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital on Monday, April 13, 2015. Jack Mason of 8 Talbot St., Picton, ... Read More
 
BIC Digital Issue
BIC Digital Issue

NOT ENOUGH COPIES AT WORK OF YOUR BIC MAGAZINE?

Boating Industry Canada magazine is proud to introduce our new, interactive digital magazine! Did you leave your copy on the dock when you headed out for a cruise? Need to reference an article from the recent issue but someone else has your copy of BIC? Travelling in the air and wanting to read BIC on your flight? Our fully interactive digital versions of BIC magazine will now be available every issue, 6 times a year, just by clicking a link... ... Read More
 
Calendar
Calendar

Check out all of the upcoming events in your Boating Industry

Port Credit Spring Boat Show
May 29-31, 2015
Credit Village Marina,
12 Stavebank Rd S
Port Credit, Ontario
Georgian Bay In-Water Boat Show
Bay Port Yachting Centre, Midland ON
June 5-7, 2015
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April 21, 2015 • Volume 9 • Issue 16
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