Jason Young,
Vesper Marine



Alan Stovell,
Western Marine

Vesper Marine announced today that Western Marine and Transat Marine will be the sole distributors of Vesper Marine AIS transponders throughout the Canadian market. Based in Vancouver BC, Western Marine is an experienced and well-known distributor of more than 50,000 marine parts and accessories from over 350 vendors. Transat Marine, a subsidiary company of Western Marine, is based in Ontario and provides local support and inventory to the central and eastern Canada markets.


Jason Young, Vesper Marine VP of Sales for the Americas is enthusiastic about the new partnership. “Western Marine's unparalleled service, depth in product knowledge and industry experience combined with their 100% Canadian owned and operated roots have been an invaluable addition to our growing North American business and will be instrumental in our continued growth as we expand into Canada."


Alan Stovell, Vice-President and Managing Partner at Western Marine says, "Meeting the requirement of powerboats and sailboats from coast to coast, we ensure that we have the right products in stock. Vesper Marine smartAIS transponders are a great product with invaluable safety features. We will work to make them widely available."


Western Marine prides itself in outstanding customer service, delivering stock promptly, being easy to deal with and building long term great relationships. www.westernmarine.com