July 11, 2017

Great LakesThe inaugural Great Lakes J/Fest happens next week at Ashbridge's Bay Yacht Club. One-Design racing takes place all weekend for J 105, J 80, J 27, J35 and J 24 (with 5 confirmed entries per class) and also for PHRF class(es.)

In addition, Geoff Moore of North Sails will be conducting on-water &/or on-shore workshops on Friday afternoon/evening.


ABYC water level continues to drop and docking and rafting areas are being laid out for one-design and PHRF boats. A strong turnout is expected so on shore events will follow racing. Regatta information and registration at abyc.on.ca on the Racing pages
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How to be as Polite as a Canadian at Gulf Island Marine Park Anchorages

Gulf Island Marine ParkStory and photos by Catherine Dook

One summer I sold ice cream and knick-knacks at Montague Harbour Marina. I was standing behind the counter one day, when the phone rang. “There’s a boat at anchor in the middle of the bay that’s been playing loud music for three hours,” complained an irate-sounding male voice. “Can you make them stop?”

“Um, no,” I replied. “The marina has no jurisdiction over the anchorage. Besides, my only weapon is a till.” The man hung up on me.

Now when you think about it, you can understand why the poor fellow was annoyed.

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Canadian Yachting Digital April 2018

 

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 42

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 42By John Armstrong and Andy Adams 

The latest new model from Cruisers Yacht sis the Cantius 42 and this yacht made its debut in the fall of 2017, at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. We had the pleasure of going all through this newest Cantius there and clearly, the Cruisers Yachts people continue to refine and expand on all the features that have made the Cantius line such a success.

The new 42 continues the Cantius family resemblance with handsome and distinctive lines including a big section of hull side glazing port and starboard that makes the full-beam mid-ship master stateroom feel very bright and open.

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