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There are some great technician training opportunities coming up in B.C. so get registered if you are in the area. Andy Adams spent time checking out the new Yamaha V-Max series recently; see what he thought…also the newest edition of Boating Industry Canada is out, featuring Rob Rule and Maple City Marine and if you don't have enough copies in your shop feel free to download the digital version anytime. It's available for your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone with one quick click. Also join the industry conversation on BIC Twitter as well...@BoatIndCan. Happy Reading.

Terri Hodgson,
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Andy Yamaha Deerhurst
Social

BIC IS TWEETING THE YAMAHA V MAX 150 IN ACTION

Andy Adams puts the hammer down on a new Yamaha V Max 150. Yamaha Motor Canada launched a whole series of new V Max engines at Deerhurst Resort in early June. The acceleration is really impressive! ... Read More
 
MMT
Education

BCIT ANNOUNCES NEW MARINE MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN DATES

BCIT has just confirmed dates for Marine Mechanical Technician Apprenticeship Program for the coming year. The next level one intake starts on October 13, 2015 and the level two intake on January 4, 2016 - both at the new marine campus on Annacis Island. ... Read More
 
BIC Digital Version
 
Peter Sander
Keynote

PETER SANDER TO GIVE KEYNOTE SPEECH AT METS 2015 BREAKFAST BRIEFING

Amsterdam RAI has announced that the keynote speaker at the METS 2015 Breakfast Briefing on 17 November will be Peter Sander, Manager Emerging Technologies & Concepts at AIRBUS Industries. He will speak on the subject of 'On the way to Additive Layer Manufacturing:Chances & Challenges for future of design & industrial production'. ... Read More
 
CMBC Flag
Waterways

FOUR MORE BC MARINAS FLYING CLEAN MARINE BC FLAG

British Columbia marinas have a reason to celebrate this National Marina Day. Four more marinas have achieved certification under Georgia Strait Alliance's (GSA) Clean Marine BC (CMBC) program for their environmental best practices: Cedar Grove Marina in Sidney, Ladysmith Maritime Society Community Marina, Okeover Harbour Authority, and Vancouver Marina in Richmond. The designation recognizes industry leading marinas that meet GSA's rigid environmental standards. ... Read More
 
NMEA Tips, Technology
 
Little River Band
IBEX

IBEX ANNOUNCES "ROCK THE YACHT" CONCERT TO CELEBRATE 25TH SHOW

IBEX, The International Boatbuilders' Exhibition & Conference, has teamed up with the Kentucky Exposition Center to bring IBEX participants a special concert to celebrate the 25th IBEX Show. The "Rock the Yacht" concert line up will consist of popular rock bands from the 80s, including Little River Band, Ambrosia, Player, Stephen Bishop, and Robbie Dupree playing nothing but the hits from the 80s. The concert will take place at Freedom Hall at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 16 following the close of the exhibit hall at 6:00 pm. ... Read More
 
NMEA Expo
NMEA

NMEA HOSTS INTERNATIONAL MARINE ELECTRONICS CONFERENCE & EXPO

For marine electronics dealers and technicians who are looking for the best technical training opportunities this year, the NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo is the place to be. Beginning its three-day run on Sept. 29, 2015, at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, MD, the event will also offer on-the-water demonstrations of the latest electronics products and valuable face-to-face time for dealers and manufacturers at the equipment and services Expo, which will be spread over two afternoons. ... Read More
 
People

Ken Macdonald

KEN MACDONALD RETIRING FROM PARKBRIDGE MARINAS

Ken MacDonald has been a longstanding leader in the Canadian boating and marina industries, with an industry career spanning over 20 years, 10 of those with Parkbridge. As the Director of Operations, Marinas for Parkbridge, Ken has successfully managed and grown the marina business of the company. In February of this year, he was the recipient of the prestigious Joe Killi Award for distinguished service, awarded annually to a Parkbridge employee who has made an exceptional contribution and commitment to the company. ... Read More

Tclark Cobalt

COBALT BOATS WELCOMES NEW PRESIDENT, TERRY CLARK

Cobalt Boats is proud to welcome Terry Clark of Independence, Kansas as company President. Terry was formerly with Textron Aviation, recently formed by the merger of Cessna and Beech Aircraft. Terry has 25 years of experience in leadership in top-performing manufacturing, sales and service operations in the aviation industry and 10 years of experience in the machining, metal forming and tooling industry. Terry's experience with performance management systems, productivity maximization, and systems and logistics excellence will further enhance Cobalt's leadership team. ... Read More
 
Hermione
History

KOHLER MARINE SETS SAIL ABOARD THE HERMIONE

Kohler® Marine, manufacturer of diesel and gasoline marine generators for a wide range of pleasure and commercial craft applications, is participating in the Hermione-Lafayette Voyage 2015. This historic voyage includes an Atlantic crossing as well as a tour of the eastern United States by an authentic reproduction of the Hermione, the 18th century frigate that carried the Marquis de Lafayette to America in 1780 with news that France was sending more than 5,000 troops to help fight the British. The modern-day Hermione ... Read More
 
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July 4 and 5, 2015
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Easter Seals Regatta
July 18, 2015
Royal Vancouver Yacht Club
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June 16, 2015 • Volume 9 • Issue 24
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