Recreational boating in Canada is a $26.8 Billion dollar industry. Ontario accounts for approximately half of that figure.
Source: Economic Impact Analysis of Recreational Boating in Canada: 2006
Our web site is designed for people interested in a career in the exciting recreational boating industry.
Perhaps you are just starting out or ready to make a change and are looking for something different. There are plenty of opportunities in the recreational boating industry.
Whether it's your love of the water, the fast and fun nature of boats themselves, you are mechanically inclined or looking to be able to work just about anywhere in the world (remember - over 70% of the world is covered in water!), we are here to help.
Here you will find information about the various post secondary and apprenticeship training programs available to help you become a Marine Engine Technician.
From there, you can work in just about any area within the many businesses in the boating industry.
Be sure to check out our "Top 40 Under 40" program. It will give you real life examples of many people that are working in the industry. Not only are they working in the industry, but they went through school for the Marine Engine Technician training.
Remember, It's Not Just Turning a Wrench and Fixing Engines Anymore… The marine industry needs skilled people.
This may be the start of a lifelong career that helps you achieve your personal goals. It may be the route to financial security for you and your family. Perhaps you want to start your own business. Hopefully you will find all the information you need to make the right decision here.
We're here to help.
The Careers In Boating team