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I N D U S T RY N E W S Boating Ontario Hires New President & CEO After an extensive search, the Boating ontario Association is pleased to announce that, by unanimous vote and full support of the board of directors, Janet Bauer has been named its new president and Ceo. Janet comes to Boating ontario with an extensive background in association management in the grocery and sports sectors. her leadership was instrumental in the start-up and growth of the Bicycle trade Association of Canada - the national trade association for Canada's cycling industry. As a creative, thoughtful and decisive leader, Janet will bring her exceptional experience and skills to lead the Boating ontario Association into the future. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Janet along with her husband and teenage children spend their summers on the waters of lake simcoe and georgian Bay. "I feel very fortunate to represent the businesses that interact with the boating community on a daily basis. these marinas and boat dealers shape the boater's experience and are an influential part of the boating industry's success here in ontario. I'm looking forward to working with the boating industry and to represent our members with a united voice." - Janet Bauer incoming Boating ontario president and Ceo Janet will start her new position in early october and long-time executive director Al donaldson will stay on until the end of 2015 to ensure a successful transition. For more information, please contact Richard Carroll, Boating Ontario Chair at Little Gull Marina. Phone 705-657-9088 The all-in-one dealer management system for the marine industry LightspeedEVO is fine-tuned to increase marine dealer profitability, improve customer retention and boost efficiency. It integrates every department of your dealership into one solution, offering you greater insight into your business. Sales Service Parts Let us show you how LightspeedEVO can take your dealership to the next level. Schedule a demo Accounting 800.521.0309 | Recreation © 2015 CDK Global, LLC / CDK Global is a trademark of CDK Global, LLC. 6 Boating Industry Canada OCTOBER 2015 Rental

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Industry News
GE SpotlIght
PRODUCT FOCUS – IBEX SHOW 2015: IBEX 2015 was a treasure trove of new products and Boating Industry Canada brings you the show coverage plus a number of video interviews. – by Andy Adams
Ad Nauseam
IMPACT - MARK BRUCKMANN: A long overdue profile on Bruckmann Yachts, at the heart of Canadian boatbuilding since the dawn of fiberglass. – by Andy Adams
MADE IN CANADA – MARSKEEL: For Mars Metal of Burlington Ontario, it’s what’s on the bottom that counts and their MarsKeel diviosion has established itself as a global leader in lead ballast keels – by Glen Cairns
MADE IN CANADA – VOYAGER: Voyager Self Steering Inc. was founded by Peter Teitz, a Canadian sailor and retired machinist/patternmaker living in Kitchener, Ontario. – by Glen Cairns

Boating Industry Canada October 2015