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With the health, safety and well-being of exhibitors and guests as their primary concern, BC Boating has announced the cancellation of the 2021 Vancouver International Boat Show. They remain hopeful for its return in 2022. Read more

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2020 marks a special time in the Malibu Marine story - and they are introducing their new name: Flagship by Malibu Marine. The Kelowna, BC company has been open for nearly 30 years and was originally the exclusive dealer of Malibu boats. It was... Read more

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As part of Suzuki’s Clean Ocean Project, with a focus on reducing plastic waste in the marine environment, Suzuki Motor of America has launched the world’s first microplastics collecting system. The collecting device is designed for its outboards... Read more

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The Largest Indoor Boat Show in North America has been cancelled due to ongoing concerns around the pandemic. Running for the past 62 years - the show has never been cancelled. Scheduled for January 15 – 24 at the Enercare Centre, Exhibition... Read more

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Deadline for entry for the “National Boating Industry Safety Awards” is October 15th. The program, established in 2019, recognizes and celebrates the top for-profit boating industry companies and their commitment to encouraging boating safety... Read more

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A new race called the Snakes and Ladders Cup follows COVID 19 restrictions and will meet the qualifying requirements for long distance races like the Van Isle 360. The Cup takes place this weekend, September 4th-7th, and is 180+ miles of a choose... Read more

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CPS-ECP is offering a free online webinar for AIS or Automatic Identification System for Recreational Boaters. AIS is a collision avoidance aid useful for boating in areas with a moderate to high volume of heavy shipping traffic. Prospective buyers.. Read more

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Vancouver International Boat Show Director, Linda Waddell, is hopeful that the show will go on and is scheduled for February 3-7, 2021. Both the show and BC Place are continuing to follow guidance from health authorities, but further direction for... Read more

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Those that have taken to the waters to social distance, you still need to be aware of ways to keep the water safe for everyone. It is your responsibility to be well-trained and informed on boating safety - Transport Canada’s Safe Boating Guide... Read more

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Maple Bay Marina

The full service destination marina located in Maple Bay, Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, BC, has announced the opening of a new boat yard. Opening September, 2020 the Marina welcomes Chris Watson as the new manager of the facility... Read more

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