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A Beautiful Labour Day Behind Us and a Busy Fall Season Ahead

Hope you all had a busy and fun Labour Day weekend; it certainly was beautiful for boating of all kinds and extended time on the waterways. This week read up on Kropf Industrial's new 60 ton mobile lift, ABYC's updated Standards info for small craft, Beneteau's anniversary celebration, a touching story about a Japanese fisherman being reunited with his lost boat and much more. Good reading.

Terri Hodgson,
Online Editor
thodgson@kerrwil.com
 
Executive Yachts
Featured Video

EXECUTIVE YACHT MATCHES BOATS AND CARS WITH ITALIAN FLAIR

Recently, Executive Yacht Sales in Ontario staged an exciting event with some of their marketing partners. It was an amazing day with great weather, their great new Azimut 55S yacht and one hundred exotic cars coming together for a fun rally. The gathering was held at Toronto's Outer Harbour Marina where Executive Yachts has the new Azimut 55S on display. ... Read More
 
60 ton conolift
Innovation

KROPF INDUSTRIAL DELIVERS 60 TON CAPACITY MARINE MOBILE LIFT

Kropf Industrial has delivered a new Conolift MML60 to the Eastern Kings Ice Co-operative in Souris, Prince Edward Island. This new lift replaces an aging 35 ton machine, and will provide this busy fishing port with the ability to safely and efficiently handle an expanded range of vessels for service and storage. ... Read More
 
ABYC Certified
Standards

ABYC RELEASES UPDATED STANDARDS AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION REPORTS FOR SMALL CRAFT

Among the many important standard revisions are changes to A-24, Carbon Monoxide Detections Systems on Boats and seat testing found in H-31, Seat Structures. Additionally, E-11, AC and DC Electrical Systems on Boats was improved for better differentiation between AC and DC requirements. ... Read More
 
BIC Digital
 
Beneteau First 22
Milestones

FIRST 22 GIVEAWAY KICKS-OFF BENETEAU'S "30 YEARS IN THE USA" CAMPAIGN

Beneteau announces the giveaway of a new First 22 sailboat during the upcoming United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, October 8-12, 2015. The giveaway is part of Beneteau's 30th Anniversary celebrating 30 years of boat building in the USA. Show goers who purchase their tickets online and are eligible to win will be automatically entered. On-site participation will be open during show hours, October 8-12. At the closing of the Giveaway Period, a random drawing will determine the winner of the grand prize: a Beneteau First 22 with a retail value of $29,900. The grand prize will be displayed on land during the sailboat show. ... Read More
 
Sasaki
Reunion

JAPANESE FISHERMAN REUNITES WITH BOAT SWEPT AWAY IN 2011 TSUNAMI

Four years after a tsunami swept scallop fisherman Kou Sasaki's boat out of the harbour in the small Japanese port city of Ofunato, he saw the vessel for the first time again on the weekend, floating peacefully at rest in an inlet on the British Columbia coast. After he clambered aboard Mr. Sasaki sat in the bow, buried his face in his hands and wept. It had been a long time since he'd last seen the small open boat, which drifted across the Pacific, along with more than one million tonnes of debris, after the tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011 killing more than 15,000 people. ... Read More
 
Boat Shows

Port Credit Marina

WHAT'S NEW AT THIS YEAR'S PORT CREDIT IN-WATER BOAT SHOW?

The Port Credit In-Water Boat Show celebrates its 25th year at the Port Credit Harbour Marina - September 18-20th. The only show of its kind on Lake Ontario, the Port Credit Boat Show is THE late summer boat show to attend. Besides over 100 new and used power and sailboats and the numerous land displays of marine accessories and services, there are other great show features. ... Read More

Newport Boat Show 2015

THERE'S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT THE NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today activities and amenities for those planning to attend its 45th annual show. The largest boat show in New England and the 'kick off' to the fall boat show season, the Newport International Boat Show provides visitors from around the world a venue to see the latest boats and product offerings from hundreds of manufacturers and dealers, including dozens debuting for the first time in the United States. ... Read More
 
Bluskies Fuel Tanks
Acquisitions

SEASTAR SOLUTIONS ACQUIRES BLUSKIES MARINE PORTABLE FUEL TANKS AND FUEL SYSTEMS

SeaStar Solutions (SeaStar), a leading manufacturer and supplier of marine steering and control systems, engine parts, fuel tanks and related products, today announced that it has acquired BluSkies International LLC, the St. Charles, IL USA based manufacturer of marine diurnal systems as well as portable fuel tanks. ... Read More
 
Bob Eddy Northpoint
People

NORTHPOINT COMMERCIAL FINANCE HIRES BOB EDDY AS VICE PRESIDENT FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Bob Eddy has joined Northpoint Commercial Finance as Vice President of Business Development. He will be based out of the Burlington, Ontario office and report to Chris Cook, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Northpoint's Canadian operation. Mr. Eddy will be responsible for leading the Canadian sales team and developing manufacturer relationships. ... Read More
 
Calendar
Calendar

Check out all of the upcoming events in your Boating Industry

The 25th Annual Port Credit-In-Water-Boat Show
September 18-20, 2015
Port Credit Harbour Marina, Mississauga, ON
2015 C.C. Marine Trade Show
Sunday, October 25th & 26th
Scotia Bank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, Ontario
2015 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo
Orange County Convention Center and Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida
November 15-18, 2015

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September 8, 2015 • Volume 9 • Issue 36
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