Toronto Boat Show – Something For Every Boater!

The Toronto International Boat Show – North America’s largest indoor boat show – returns to the Enercare Centre in Toronto from January 17-26, 2020. With more than 550 exhibitors offering every product to get-out-on-the-water; an impressive display of 1,200 new boats with engines and trailers, educational seminars, and lifestyle programming – it’s the place to… Read More »

Winter Storage: Sailboat Masts, Up or Down?

In yacht clubs across Canada, as sailboats are hauled-out and winterized, the question always comes up: Should the mast remain up during the winter, or de-masted and stored separately?  The answer? “As in most questions related to insurance the answer is: it depends, so contact your boat insurance broker before you make any decision.” stated Andrew Robertson, Senior… Read More »

Boat Insurance Specialist Petra Fischer, TIBS Women’s Day Panelist

An extremely successful event in 2019, Women’s Day returns to the Toronto Boat Show January 19, 2020. Designed to educate and empower women at the helm, it’s an entire day of seminars, workshops, on-the-water docking and in-vehicle trailering sessions.  Last year’s premier event hosted over 100 women. Tammy Wolf is the 2020 keynote with Overcome… Read More »
Boating Ontario Launches Abandoned Boat Program

Boating Ontario Launches Abandoned Boats Project

Boating Ontario has launched an Abandoned Boats Project Awareness Campaign aiming to increase boat owners’ awareness of their responsibilities, including proper management of their boat at the end of its life. Boating Ontario was the recipient of a grant under Transport Canada’s Abandoned Boats Program assisting in the removal of abandoned or wrecked small boats posing a risk… Read More »

Boating Safety Tips from CBSC

Canadian Safe Boating Council has posted some great tips for spring and summer boating.  It all begins with a pre-departure list, which you should complete before you head out on the water. Take a few minutes to walk around your boat and carry out a visual inspection to ensure your boat and engine are in… Read More »
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