Category Archives: Boaters News

Canada’s Environment Minister Voices Support Over Lake Simcoe Clean Up

Boating enthusiasts should always keep the environment and preservation of the water in the forefront. Now, thanks to an announcement last week by Canada’s Environment Minister, it looks as if the Canadian government is stepping in to help preserve one … Continue reading

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High Gas Prices Aren’t Affecting the Boating Industry

Despite climbing gas prices, there are ways to enjoy your boat without breaking the bank.  Keeping your boat well-maintained and equipped with top-of-the-line equipment are two ways to keep your boat operating at top fuel efficiency.  A recent article from … Continue reading

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Stricter Safety Standards Imposed on Canadian Boaters

On April 15, Transport Canada imposed a stricter, safety-centric boating exam.  The new standardized test, which was created in an attempt to move to standardized safety testing for new boaters, is approved by BOATsmart!, Canada’s leading pleasure craft operator card … Continue reading

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Japanese Earthquake Felt in California

The devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake that hit Japan last Thursday caused an enormous tsunami that was felt as far away as California. The tsunami reached the California coast on Friday, promoting Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency for … Continue reading

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Boats of the Future

Thanks to technological advancements, boats of tomorrow will be faster, more functional, and have a sleeker design. Recent trends also dictate that innovations in boating technology have a heavy focus on environmental sustainability, much like everything else these days. Japan-based … Continue reading

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Waterproof Your Electronics

Last year, while at the cottage, a few of us decided to take the boat out for a spin.  One of my friends stumbled while entering the boat and ended up dropping his $800 camera into the lake. It was … Continue reading

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Rescue Boats Aid Flood Victims in Brisbane, Australia

Although we tend to focus on boating as a hobby, it’s important to note that boats serve many functions in a society.  From shipping much-needed goods and marine equipment around the globe to participating in important rescue missions, boats are … Continue reading

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