Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Navigator publisher acquires Atlantic Boating and Atlantic Fisherman

Atlantic Boating magazine and Atlantic Fisherman have been acquired from Advocate Media Inc. by the TriNav Group of Companies of St. John's NF. TriNav already publishes Navigator Magazine and is a brokerage and yacht sales, marine design, insurance and financing firm. According to a story in the Chronicle Herald
Atlantic Boating magazine will now contain pleasure boat listings provided by TriNav's Ocean Yacht Sales, and will act as a connection for current and potential clients to Ocean Yacht’s sales network of pleasure boat and yacht brokers throughout Atlantic Canada. 
The company indicated that acquisition of the monthly Atlantic Fisherman, will complement industry coverage provided by Navigator Magazine. Atlantic Fisherman will continue with a particular focus on southwestern Nova Scotia.
A release posted on the Navigator website said
With the November 2017 acquisition of Ocean Yacht Sales, TriNav Director Trevor Decker said the company has been looking for avenues to complement its pleasure and commercial fishing boat sales and offerings and feels using well-known publications like Atlantic Boating and Atlantic Fisherman are perfect fits. 
“Both Atlantic Boating and Atlantic Fisherman have always been recognized and respected as excellent marine industry publications in Atlantic Canada. TriNav’s acquisition of these two titles from Advocate Media Incorporated allows us to combine the talents, expertise and resources of the TriNav Group of Companies, such as The Navigator, Ocean Yacht Sales and TriNav Marine Brokerage, to further enhance expertise, reach and offerings in Atlantic Canada and beyond. We are very excited to add these successful titles to our group,” Decker added.

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