Clean Marine Program Gaining Momentum with Boating Ontario Members

Clean Marine Ontario




July 08 2016

The Clean Marine program is gaining strength with Boating Ontario members with an additional five marina operators jumping onboard this spring. With a few others awaiting their initial assessments, the Clean Marine program would like to warmly welcome these five new members to the program:

– George’s Marine & Sport – Kingston
– George’s Marine & Sport – Eganville
– George’s Marine & Sport – Ottawa
– Roger’s Marina – Summerstown
– Trent Port Marina – Quinte West / Trenton

‘As a new marina and member Boating Ontario, we were quite keen to get involved with the Clean Marine program. It was simple and straight forward to do. After completing the pre-assessment, all staff got involved with the initial assessment with Kevin. I am quite happy to mention that we came in at a 5 anchor rating. I would highly recommend all other members to participate in this program. Boaters will now recognize the Clean Marine flag flying at Trent Port Marina and environmentally, isn’t this how all marina operators should be thinking. Craig Carter, Manager of Trent Port Marina expressed his keen interest in joining the program.





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