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Manufacturer

Model

Year

Author

Length

Abbott 27 Abbott 27     30 - 35 ft
Abbott 33 Abbott 33  1995  Paul Howard 30 - 35 ft
Alberg 30 Alberg 30 1991 Paul Howard 30 - 35 ft
Alberg 37 Alberg 37 1995 Paul Howard 35 - 40 ft
Aloha 8.5 Aloha 8.5 1985 Carol Nickle and Bryan Gooderham 25 - 30 ft
Baltic 35 Baltic 35 1984 Steven Killing  35 - 40 ft
Bavaria 31 Cruiser Bavaria 31 Cruiser 2007 CY Staff 30 - 35 ft
Bavaria 32 Bavaria  32 2010 John Kerr 30 - 35 ft
Bavaria 34 Bavaria  34 2009 John Kerr 35 - 40 ft
Bavaria 36 Bavaria 36 2004 Robert Macleod 35 - 40 ft
Bavaria 37 Bavaria  37 2006 John Kerr 35 - 40 ft
Bavaria 37 Bavaria  37 Cruiser 2015 Robin Ball 35 - 40 ft
Bavaria 42 Bavaria  42 2005 John Kerr 40 - 45 ft
Bavaria Vision 42 Bavaria  42 Vision 2014 Robin Ball 40 - 45 ft
Bavaria 43 Bavaria  43 2009 John Kerr 40 - 45 ft
Bavaria 50 Cruiser Bavaria  50 Cruiser 2007 John Kerr >50 ft
Bayfield 29 Bayfield 29 1985 Carol Nickle and Bryan Gooderham 25 - 30 ft
Bayfield 32 Bayfield 32 1992 Paul Howard 30 - 35 ft
Bayfield 36 Bayfield 36 1987 Sven Donaldson 40 - 45 ft
Beneteau 523 Beneteau 523 2007 Patrick Festing-Smith >50 ft 
Beneteau First 36.7 Beneteau  First 36.7 2004 Rob Macleod 35 - 40 ft
Beneteau First 44.7 Beneteau  First 44.7 2006 Thomas Kjaersgaard 40 - 45 ft
Beneteau First 45 Beneteau  First 45  2010 John Kerr  45 - 50 ft 
Beneteau First 50 Beneteau  First 50  2008  John Kerr  45 - 50 ft 
Beneteau Oceanis 35 Beneteau  Oceanis 35  2015  Andy Adams  
Beneteau Oceanis 38 Beneteau  Oceanis 38  2014  John Kerr  30 - 40 ft 
Beneteau Oceanis 50 Beneteau  Oceanis 50  2010  John Kerr  45 - 50 ft 
Beneteau Oceanis 55 Beneteau  Oceanis 55  2013  John Armstrong  >50 ft 
Beneteau Sense 43 Beneteau  Sense 43  2011  John Kerr   
Beneteau Sense 50 Beneteau  Sense 50 2010  John Kerr  45 - 50 ft 
Blue Jacket 40 Blue Jacket 40 2013 Greg Nicoll 35 - 40 ft
C&C SR 25 C&C  SR 25 1996  Graham Jones  25 - 30 ft 
CC 27 1 C&C   27 Mark V  1984 Carol Nickle and Bryan Gooderham 25 - 30 ft 
C&C 29 C&C   29 1983  Penny Caldwell  25 - 30 ft 
  C&C   30 Mark I     30 - 35 ft 
C&C 33 C&C   33 1983  Al Black   
C&C 35 C&C   35 Marks I and II  1992 Paul Howard  30 - 35 ft 
C&C 115 C&C 115 2005 John Kerr 35 - 40 ft
C&C 44 C&C   44 1988  Lloyd Hircock  40 - 45 ft 
Cape Cod Frosty Cape Cod Frosty      <15 ft
Catalina C275 Sport Catalina  C275 Sport  2014  Katherine Stone  25 - 30 ft 
Catalina 375 Catalina   375  2008  John Kerr  35 - 40 ft 
Catalina 385 Catalina   385  2012  John Kerr  35 - 40 ft 
Columbia 8.7 Columbia  8.7  1980  Pat Sturgeon 25 - 30 ft
Contessa 26 Contessa  26  1993  Paul Howard   
Contessa 32 Contessa  32  1996   Paul Howard 30 - 35 ft 

Contessa 26
Contessa 26 1984 Judith Wright Chopra 25 - 30 ft
Contest 45 Contest   45CS 2008  John Kerr   40 - 45 ft 
Contour 30 Contour  30  1992 Lloyd Hircock 30 - 35 ft
Corbin 39 Corbin  39  1996  Paul Howard 35 - 40 ft
Corvette Corvette    1991  Paul Howard 30 - 35 ft
CS 22 CS 22      20 - 25 ft
CS 27 CS  27  1996  Paul Howard 25 - 30 ft 
CS 30 CS 30 1984 Carol Nickle and Bryan Gooderham 25 - 30 ft
CS 34 CS  34  1989   Lloyd Hircock 30 - 35 ft 
CS 36 Merlin CS  36 Merlin  1998 Pat Sturgeon 35 - 40 ft
Delphia 31 Delphia 31 2014  Katherine Stone 30 - 35 ft 
Delphia 33 Delphia 33  2009  John Kerr  30 - 35 ft 
Delphia 37 Delphia  37  2008  John Kerr  35 - 40 ft 
Delphia 47 Delphia  47  2012  Bill Springer  45 - 50 ft 
Dragonfly Dragonfly   1991  Steve Killing  25 - 30 ft
Dufour 40E Dufour  40E Performance Cruiser 2011  John Kerr  40 - 45 ft 
Dufour 410 Grand Large Dufour   410 Grand Large 2014  Robin Ball 40 - 45 ft 
Dufour 445 Dufour   445  2011  John Kerr  40 - 45 ft 
Dufour 500 Grand Large Dufour   500 Grand Large  2015  Robin Ball  45 - 50 ft 
Electra Sport 20 Electra  Sport 20  1993  Graham Jones  20 - 25 ft
Express 30 Express  30  1983  Carol Nickle & Bryan Gooderham 30 - 35 ft 
Express 35 Express  35  1985  Carol Nickle & Bryan Gooderham 35 - 40 ft 
Gemini 105 Gemini 105 MC  2011 John Kerr 30 - 35 ft
Goman 20 Goman 20 1980 John Turnbull 20 - 25 ft
Gozzard 36 Gozzard 36 1984 Steve Killing 35 - 40 ft
Gozzard 36 Gozzard  36  1986  Al Black  35 - 40 ft
Grampian 26 Grampian  26  1991  Paul Howard  25 - 20 ft 
Halman 21 Halman  21  1991  Lloyd Hircock  20 - 25 ft 
Hanse 315 Hanse  315  2007  John Kerr  30 - 35 ft 
Hanse 371 Hanse 371 2003 Robert Macleod 30 - 35 ft
Hanse 400 Hanse   400  2008  John Kerr  35 - 40 ft 
Hanse 415 Hanse   415  2013  Bill Springer  40 - 45 ft 
Hanse 430 Hanse   430  2010  John Kerr  40 - 45 ft 
Hanse 445 Hanse   445  2011  John Kerr   
Hanse 495 Hanse   495  2012  Bill Springer  >50 ft 
Hanse 575 Hanse   575  2015  David Schmidt  >50 ft 
Hunter 29 Hunter 29.5 1994 Steve Killing 25 - 30 ft
Hunter 31 Hunter 31 2009 John Kerr 30 - 35 ft
Hunter 33 Hunter 33 2012 Duart Snow 30 - 35 ft
Hunter 336 Hunter 336 1995 Graham Jones 30 - 35 ft
Hunter 39 Hunter 39 2011 David McPhail 35 - 40 ft
Hunter 40 Hunter 40 2013 John Kerr 40 - 45 ft
Hunter 45DS Hunter 45DS 2008 John Kerr 40 - 45 ft
Hunter 50CC Hunter 50CC 2009 John Kerr 45 - 50 ft
Island Packet SP Cruiser Island Packet SP Cruiser 2008 John Kerr 40 - 45 ft
J70 J70   2011 John Kerr  
Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349 2014 Katherine Stone 30 - 35 ft
Jeanneau Sunfast 3600 Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 2015 Andy Adams  
Jeanneau 379 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 379 2012 Bill Springer 35 - 40 ft
Jeanneau 39DS Jeanneau 39DS   John Kerr  
Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 41DS Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 41DS 2013 Bill Springer 40 - 45 ft
Jeanneau 439 Jeanneau 439 2011 John Kerr  
Jeanneau 45DS Jeanneau 45DS 2008 John Kerr  
Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 469 Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 469 2013 John Armstrong and Robin Ball 45 - 50 ft
Jeanneau 53 Jeanneau 53 2010 John Kerr >50 ft
Jeanneau 54 Jeanneau 54 2016 Andy Adams and Bill Springer >50 ft
Jeanneau 64 Jeanneau 64 2015 Andy Adams  
Kelt 7.6 Kelt 7.6 1983 John Turnbull & Judith Wright Chopra 25 - 30 ft
Lagoon 380 Lagoon 380 2008 John Kerr 35 - 40 ft
Lagoon 39 Lagoon 39 2013 John Armstrong 35 - 40 ft
Lagoon 450 Lagoon 450 2015 Andy Adams  

 

Luna24/SL

Luna 24/SL 1984 Carol Nickle and Bryan Gooderham 20- 25 ft
Marlow-Hunter 37 Marlow-Hunter 37 2014 John Kerr 35 - 40 ft
Marlow-Hunter 37 Marlow-Hunter 37 2015 Robin Ball 35 - 40 ft
Martin 16 Martin 16      
Meridian Meridian 1984 Steven Killing >50 ft
Mirage 25 Mirage  25 1993 Carol Nickle & Bryan Gooderham  25 - 30 ft
Mirage 26 Mirage 26/27  1992  Paul Howard 25 - 30 ft 
Mirage 275 Mirage  275  1987  Steve Killing  25 - 30 ft 
Nelson Marek 36 Nelson Marek  36      35 - 40 ft 
Niagara 35 Niagara  35  1994  Paul Howard 35 - 40 ft 
Nonsuch 30 Nonsuch  30  1996  Paul Howard 30 - 35 ft 
Odin 820 Odin 820 2007 Bob Sullivan 25 - 30 ft
Ontario 32 Ontario 32 1995  Paul Howard  30 - 35 ft 
PDQ 32 PDQ 32  1995 Steve Killing  30 - 35 ft 
PDQ 36 PDQ 36  1991  Paul Howard  35 - 40 ft 
Precision 23 Precision 23  2008  Tom Kjaersgaard & Kathleen Mackay 20 - 25 ft 
Quanta 28 Quanta 28 1984 Steve Killing 25 - 30 ft
Design Reliance 12 Meter 1984 Steve Killing 40 - 45 ft
Schooner 56 Schooner 56 (Farfarer)  1963  Lynn Helpard >50 ft 
Sirius 28 Sirius 28  1986  Al Black  25 - 30 ft 
Sunfast 3200 Sunfast 3200 2009 John Kerr 30 - 35 ft
Tartan 4300 Tartan 4300 2009 CY Staff 40 - 45 ft
Tartan 4400 Tartan 4400 2011 John Kerr  
TES 678BT TES 678BT 2006 Thomas Kjaersgaard 20 - 25 ft
TES 28 Magnam TES 28 Magnam 2010 John Kerr 25 - 30 ft
Thunderbird Thunderbird   1991 John Morris 25 - 30 ft
Ticon 30 Ticon 30 1984 Carol Nickle & Bryan Gooderham 30 - 35 ft
Viking 28 Viking 28 1995 Paul Howard 25 - 30 ft
Viking 28 Viking 28 2003 Bryan Gooderham & Carol Nickle 25 - 30 ft
Whitby 45 Whitby 45 1993 Paul Howard 45 - 50 ft
  • MJM 50z with Triple Volvo Penta IPS 600 Engines
  • The Azores Islands with Distant Shores and Canadian Yachting
  • CY's Galley Guys cook Asparagus and enjoy it with  Whitehaven wine
  • 2016 Azimut 55 S Yacht Sea Trial with Andy Adams of Canadian Yachting
  • Neptunus 650 Express Tour with Canadian Yachting Magazine
  • Yacht Controller Founder Gerald Burton Describes This Precision Docking Innovation
  • Explore the new Cruisers 60 Cantius with Andy Adams and Canadian Yachting
  • Beneteau GT40 Sneak Peek with Canadian Yachting's John Armstrong
  • Galley Guys at Krates Marina in Keswick, Ontario
  • Executive Yacht at Toronto Outer Harbour with Canadian Yachting Magazine
  • Diane Reid - Clipper Round the World Race - The Countdown is On
  • Port Credit Spring In-Water Boat Show with Canadian Yachting Magazine
  • 2016 Neptunus 62 Launch with Canadian Yachting
  • Enjo Outdoor Cleaning Kit - Chemical Free Cleaning Solutions for your Boat
  • Keeping Diesel Fuel Clean Part III - Water Separators - Ask the Experts
  • Launch Day 2015, Midland Bay Sailing Club with Canadian Yachting magazine
  • Keeping Diesel Fuel Clean Part II - Filters - Ask the Experts
  • Mystic Seaport Museum with Canadian Yachting magazine
  • Marine Museum of the Great Lakes with Canadian Yachting magazine
  • Kingston’s Pumphouse Steam Museum with Canadian Yachting magazine
  • Antique Boat Museum Clayton NY with Canadian Yachting magazine
  • Shrink Wrapping a 16 ft Glastron Bowrider for Winter Storage
  • Flare Disposal with CPS-ECP's John Gullick and Canadian Yachting
  • Keeping Diesel Fuel Clean Part I: Biocide  - CY's Ask the Experts

Destinations

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We had been out on the ocean for 17 days, just the two of us, keeping watch around the clock. One ...
We’re leaving the dock early in the morning in order to catch the incoming tide that will carry us ...
The sunny sky suddenly turned black as we waited on the blue line for our turn to enter the mammoth ...
Morning. Thompson Island on Lake Superior. Fourteen nautical miles out of Thunder Bay. Perfect ...
Cruising on Canada’s East Coast, at least for those who have never been there, can conjure up ...
We are taking off from Antigua and are tightly belted into our twin-engine, seven-seater ...
We were cruising for two weeks in Gwaii Haanas. Spread out among three boats, (a Campion, a ...
Glancing down into the water as I prepared to furl in the genoa for the approach to the Tobago ...
Boaters visiting historic Gig Harbor will be rewarded with one of the most extensive and sheltered ...
Saturday, July 18th, 2015  the Port of Newcastle invites you to their 21st Annual Wooden Boat ...

Exploring Lake Superior
Story By Mark Stevens • Photographs by Sharon Matthews-Stevens

Morning. Thompson Island on Lake Superior. Fourteen nautical miles out of Thunder Bay.

Perfect weather.

This begins on Day Two because we cast off yesterday and conditions precluded time spent below deck with my nose buried in “Frodo’s” logbook: co-operative winds, scenery that could make a politician cry, waves decorating cobalt waters that glittered like jewels in a crown.

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Beneteau GT 35Andy Adams

Great performance in a versatile, modern design

For the Canadian Yachting readers who are not yet familiar with Beneteau’s broad range of power boat models, the Gran Turismo 35 may come as a bit of a surprise. Our test boat is a head-on competitor to the North American built express cruisers and the latest day boats that are coming on the market.

The GT35 has the style and amenities to match the best new designs in it’s size range, the stern drive power to deliver exhilarating high speed performance plus, it still adds in an overtone of Euro style.

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Lifestyle

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In the heart of the Huronia wilderness, the Jesuits established the first French outpost outside of ...
It is always an interesting dilemma when crossing into another country; what exactly should one say ...
Like many other harbours on Lake Ontario, Cobourg has seen its fair share of changes. Screams used ...
Bermuda is the host country for the 35th America’s Cup, set to take place in 2017, a competition ...
In 1791, a 36 foot sailboat from Spain, captained by Don Jose Maria Narvaez anchored off Point Grey ...
Mark Mattson is a man of gentle demeanor but don’t be fooled by his calm, cool collectedness. This ...
We hear about the plastic problem in our oceans all the time. Scientists on the media talk to us ...
Thick beef stew you can make in any galley, over a campfire or at home.  Good eaten from a bowl or ...
As summer becomes a distant memory, see if you can close your eyes and recall those glorious days ...
The Halifax Harbour is well known not only to mariners and historians, but also to most Canadians ...

Cobourg Yacht Club - 2015 Sailing instructorsKatherine Stone

Like many other harbours on Lake Ontario, Cobourg has seen its fair share of changes. Screams used to be heard from kids piled into a toboggan on wheels that went hurtling down a wooden slide into the harbour. Above it all was the bustling din from the waterfront of ship’s whistles, train engines, foghorns and thundering coal cars. It is now a rather serene place for the locals and visitors to enjoy various watercraft. Fortunately, the beautiful beach that lines the waterfront is still a star attraction for the town.

Located 95 kilometres east of Toronto and 62 kilometres east of Oshawa on the north edge of Lake Ontario, United Empire Loyalists first starting arriving in the area as early as the 1780s. The first settlement in 1798 was called Buckville, later renamed Amherst, then called Hamilton (after the township) and also nicknamed Hardscrabble. It wasn’t until 1819 that they finally settled on the name of Cobourg, which was incorporated as a town in 1837. In the late 1820s large schooners with passengers and cargo had to anchor well off shore, as there was only a landing wharf. A group of Toronto businessmen formed the Cobourg Harbour Company which built the wooden Eastern Pier from tolls charged for the use of the harbour.

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Galley Guys - a toast!

Katherine Stone

Oh sure…boaters love to go boating, but some also like to, you guessed it: stroll. One of the great things about boating the north shore of Lake Ontario is pulling into Cobourg Harbour to tie up for a visit and walk about town in a leisurely or idle manner. Boat strollers are easily picked out around town, sporting Sperry Top-Siders that are a little worn out, sunglasses held on by a Croakie or duct tape, burgee embroidered canvas tote bags, clothes that are a little crumpled and a displaying a few days’ worth of facial hair.

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DIY & How to

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Informed estimates are that barely 10% of Canadian pleasure craft have underwater lighting but in ...
Comfort and convenience are important factors both to keep boaters enjoying boating as well as to ...
Winterizing your boat in the fall is important and may be a daunting task for some boat owners.  ...
Boaters who prefer to be on the hook, such as ourselves in our Islander 36 sailboat Holole’a, ...
Will traditional paper charts soon be a thing of the past? And what will that mean for recreational ...
With built in functions for radar, weather, chart plotters, engine data, and radio controls, boat ...
Understanding how systems really work – and degrade over the winter – can help you prepare your ...
The Interlux® Boat Paint Guide has gone digital with the launch of a free app for Apple® IOS and ...
Convenient, Cool and Low-cost!From simple organizational Apps for your smart phone to complete ...

Marine Products

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The day before it revealed its 16-camera Odyssey rig at Google I/O last year, GoPro announced it ...
Cutting-edge technology and effortless style were on display at Coal Harbour Marina, as M&P ...
Leading marine power generation manufacturer Northern Lights has introduced the Tough Series ...
For all intents and purposes, the Mercedes S-Class Convertible is the perfect car for a seaside ...
VMG Marine, Canadian distributor for NASA Marine Instruments UK, is pleased to announce a new ...
On 25 February, the 100th Lagoon 620 left the shipyard with great ceremony. All those who ...
Jarrett Bay 54 refit featuring Aqualuma Generation 4 18 Series LEDs
Life today demands a 24/7 connection, but reception on the water is notoriously uneven. Dropped ...
The Early Detection & Rapid Response (EDRR) Network Ontario project, co-delivered by the ISC ...
It may finally be the end of the “Big fish story” with today’s announcement from GoFree, ...