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July 2018

Sydney – Lunchtime info session on Fishing Vessel Stability Assessment

July 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

If you design or build commercial fishing boats, this is for you! Transport Canada’s Fishing Vessel Safety Regs require all new small fishing vessels over 9m in length, and built after 13th July 2018, to have a Stability Assessment. Depending on the design and arrangement of the boat and its intended operation, new boats may require a Full Stability Assessment - or a Simplified Stability Assessment. Existing fishing boats are affected too if they undergo modifications. Come to one of…

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August 2018

Mahone Bay Heritage Boatyard Weekend

August 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - August 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Kayla will be attending the Heritage Boatyard Weekend to promote our members and advertise employment opportunities in our industry. If you have a job Ad you would like Kayla to promote please contact her by email at outreach@nsboats.com.

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September 2018

Composites Core College for Boatbuilders and Designers

September 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Register now by emailing the NSBA to reserve your seat! Register Here Composite Core College for Boatbuilders and Designers Presented by Composites One, in conjunction with the Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association When: Wed 12th Sep Cost: FREE for NSBA Members  -or- $30 for Non-Members Health Breaks Included Time: 10am-3pm Where: NSCC Akerley Campus Room # B212 21 Woodlawn Road Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2W 2R7 What you’ll learn: Types of Composite Cores Sandwich/composite core construction and theory Designing composite structures with cores Cored laminate stack for different boatbuilding…

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October 2018

Yarmouth Lunchtime info session for boatbuilders: Working in Confined Spaces

October 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Topic: Working in Confined Spaces OH&S Officers are concerned with the safety of employees in some boatshops when working in confined spaces on a boat. As a result, NS has recently developed guidelines for Confined Space safe working practices, and NSBA has reviewed them to check they’re applicable for the boatbuilding industry. Don’t risk being “written up” by an NS OH&S Officer because you’re non-compliant with Nova Scotia’s OH&S Act. Plan to attend one of the following lunchtime info sessions to…

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Lunenburg Lunchtime info session for boatbuilders: Working in Confined Spaces

October 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Topic: Working in Confined Spaces OH&S Officers are concerned with the safety of employees in some boatshops when working in confined spaces on a boat. As a result, NS has recently developed guidelines for Confined Space safe working practices, and NSBA has reviewed them to check they’re applicable for the boatbuilding industry. Don’t risk being “written up” by an NS OH&S Officer because you’re non-compliant with Nova Scotia’s OH&S Act. Plan to attend one of the following lunchtime info sessions to…

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A. F. Theriault & Son 80th Anniversary Employee & Family Day

October 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sydney Lunchtime info session for boatbuilders: Working in Confined Spaces

October 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Topic: Working in Confined Spaces OH&S Officers are concerned with the safety of employees in some boatshops when working in confined spaces on a boat. As a result, NS has recently developed guidelines for Confined Space safe working practices, and NSBA has reviewed them to check they’re applicable for the boatbuilding industry. Don’t risk being “written up” by an NS OH&S Officer because you’re non-compliant with Nova Scotia’s OH&S Act. Plan to attend one of the following lunchtime info sessions to…

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December 2018

Important lunchtime info session on Styrene Emission Limits – potential change

December 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Yarmouth Mariner’s Centre, 45 Jody Shelley Dr
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4R3 Canada
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Who should attend:  If you work with fibreglass and polyester resin when building, repairing or modifying boats - then this lunchtime update is important to your business! For more information about the info session, open the event and please click HERE

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January 2019

Information Session: Boat Builder and Marine Service Technician Trades

January 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Yarmouth Mariner’s Centre, 45 Jody Shelley Dr
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4R3 Canada
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Anyone interested in learning more about the Boat Builder and Marine Service Technician trades is invited to join us for an information session at the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Expo in the Board Room of the Yarmouth Mariner's Centre. The emphasis will be on how to become certified for those who have been practicing in the trades for a number of years, although information will also be available about apprenticeship pathways. Who should attend Anyone who has been practicing as a…

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February 2019

NSBA 2019 AGM, Marine Industry Conference, and Reception – Register Now!

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Delta Hotels Dartmouth, 240 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1X6 Canada
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This year's conference theme is Innovation in Boat Systems Topics will include: Latest developments in marine electrical products – from Blue Sea Systems New prop shaft seals and bearings – from Duramax Marine LED marine lighting explained – from RIGID Industries Boat construction using composite cores – from Gurit Registration Fee: NSBA Members $50 & Non-Members $100 Conference Schedule Click here for the conference schedule. Sponsors NSBA would like to thank our sponsors: Coming soon. NSBA also wishes to thank Nova Scotia Labour…

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