MEDIA ADVISORY - Discover Boating Canada and Boating BC educate British Columbians on the benefits of boating with wakesurfing demo and a variety of boats to view

VANCOUVER, Aug. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Discover Boating Canada and Boating BC are teaming up to educate British Columbians on the fun and relief associated with being on the water.

A fun-filled, stress-reducing activity, recreational boating participation is on the rise. It was enjoyed by more than 1.6 million British Columbians and 12.4 million Canadians in 2015, demonstrating the popularity of this Canadian leisure activity.


Discover Boating Canada & Boating BC Media Day on the Water


Water Sport Demonstrations & Tips.

Five Different types of boats for media to test including a pontoon
boat, a sport boat and a bowrider.

Discusion on some of the top "Nautical Needs" for a fun and
successful day on the water.


Tracey Hart, Director of Marketing, Discover Boating Canada

Don Prittie, President, Boating BC

Mike Short, First Vice-President & Treasurer, Boating BC


Wednesday, August 10, 2016


10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Individual media tours & watersports
demos (upon request).

12:30 p.m. to 2:30 pm: Group media tour.

Lunch and refreshments served.


Maritime Market & Marina

1676 Duranleau St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3S4

(Please look for us the Discover Boating Canada tent)


Discover Boating Canada's Tracey Hart discusses the Benefits of
Boating for British Columbians.

Boating BC President Don Prittie reveals the top spots to boat in

Wakesurf demonstrations.

Views of Vancouver from a water view.


For more information about Discover Boating Canada, please visit

About Boating BC Association
Boating BC, the voice of recreational boating in BC, is comprised of over 300 member companies that represent all aspects of the boating industry. As owners of the Vancouver International Boat Show, the Association promotes boating and strives to ensure the industry remains strong, working closely with all levels of government, cultivating marine career opportunities and promoting safe and responsible boating. 

About Discover Boating
Discover Boating is a public awareness effort managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) on behalf of the North American recreational boating industry. Discover Boating programs focus on increasing participation and creating interest in recreational boating by demonstrating the benefits, affordability and accessibility of the boating lifestyle while helping to educate potential boaters and offering opportunities to experience the fun and togetherness of being on the water in a boat.

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Additional information about Discover Boating Canada can also be found at

SOURCE Discover Boating Canada

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For further information: For media inquiries or to reserve an interview spot for tomorrow's media day, please contact: Meg Sethi, Evolution Public Relations Inc., 416-823-4577,

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