b"MEMBER NEWSBRIX Marine Delivers New Water TaxiIn September 2021, PVA member Brix Marine1willprovidequickandefficienttransportand starboard, allows for safe passenger access delivered the newest installment of its PAX- throughoutDesolationSound.The3212- from stem to stern. Heated cabin, exterior-ac-CAT portfolio, a 32' x 12' catamaran GOAT 1CTC models full walk around configuration,cessed head, and 12 individual passenger seats to the Qathen Xwegus Management Corpora- combined with two side boarding doors portensure rider comfort.tion (QXMC). QXMC is the business arm of the Klahoose First Nation, located on Cortes Island, B.C., Canada. The corporation, whose activities include forestry, aquaculture, tour-ism, and retail, operates the twelve-passenger vessel as a water taxi.A traditional cedar brushing ceremony marked the vessels arrival at Klahoose Wilderness Re-sort. QXMC General Manager Bruno Pereira commented,Thisprocesstookmorethan a year going from design to delivery, but we couldntbehappier.Wewerelookingfora quality, custom build and working with Char-lie Crane and the Brix team allowed us to make our vision happen. Our new water-taxi busi-ness could not start on a better foot. Chief PHOTO COURTESY OF BRIX MARINEKevin Peacey added, I couldnt be prouder to own this new vessel and operate this new busi-ness. Its exciting to see our team establishing strategic foundations for future generations of the Klahoose Nation.Powered by twin Volvo Penta D4 270hp en-gines with Aquamatic DPI outdrives, GOAT 35 JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2022"