People looking for information about boating in Canadas Maritime Provinces can now turn to the Atlantic Marine Trades Association (AMTA) website at www.boatinginatlanticcanada.ca. The newly launched website contains a wealth of information about the many outstanding cruising areas in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, including geographic charts, particulars regarding marine services, major attractions and events, and highlights of the history of the various areas. A complete directory of AMTA members, by category of service and alphabetical order, provides contact information for the full range of marine products and services. The site also features links to the three Maritime Provincial tourism departments, and official hydrographic charts and dealers.
AMTA is the official voice of the recreational boating industry in the Maritimes. Incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act in 1987, AMTA is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote the sport of recreational boating and support its members in their endeavours. AMTA members include manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, dealers and brokers of yachts, boats, engines and accessories, as well as marina operators, recreational marine service providers and other boating-related organizations. AMTA is the owner of the Halifax International Boat Show and a partner in Discover Boating, a national initiative to attract more people to the recreational boating lifestyle.
For more information about the Atlantic Marine Trades Association, go to www.boatinginatlanticcanada.ca or contact Pat Nelder, executive director, at (877) 595-2682 or Melanie Jollymore, public relations consultant, at (902) 827-3126.