Canadian Yachting is published by Kerrwil Publications Limtied. Founded on May 21, 1964, it is one of Canada’s oldest privately held publishing companies. Since then we have been involved in numerous industries and disciplines. Whether it was plastics or an emerging electrical technology, Veterinarian medicine, or automation our team developed a solid in person, in print and on line strategy.
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Today our company and its related interests boast a dynamic group of individuals that work as close as any team in publishing from their posts around the country. Being members of the industry first and publishers second has always set a Kerrwil property ahead of the pack. Our company is more than numbers and debt service, more than quarterly results, we know if we take care of the industry and disciplines we serve first our customer and their marketing needs first everything else takes care of itself. We take the longer term view and today in publishing that’s the exception but that’s the winning formula.
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Boatcan Computer Boat Sales
Boatcan is an affordable, and effective online marine advertising medium. The company is about to celebrate its 10th year in business. Boatcan provides a source for buying or selling new and used boats, marine services and products. In addition, the Boatcan website is an excellent source of marine information.
Cruising on Canada’s East Coast, at least for those who have never been there, can conjure up images of fierce tides and dense fog. While these conditions do exist at times, they can be managed with prudence and planning. However, there are two large cruising areas that are as inviting as any protected inland lake or river. These are the Bras d’Or Lakes region of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia and the Saint John River in New Brunswick. Although the Saint John River runs for over 400 miles from its headwaters in the mountains of northern Maine, it is the approximately 75 miles between the river’s mouth at the port city of Saint John on the Bay of Fundy and the head of navigation at Fredericton, that attract the boater’s attention. ...
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Dufour in partnership with Felci Yacht Design wants nothing less than to optimize the sailing experience through design, performance and comfort. The Dufour 500 Grand Large provides space and amenities with style, efficiency and performance. This yacht is an embodiment of that objective.
Contemporary, sleek design is combined with innovative features using modern construction techniques, materials and components. The 500GL has a low profile and wide side decks. The plumb bow and full beam, carried well aft with a visible hard chine, are design features found on current racing profiles. The expansive drop transom is a feature shared with many modern cruisers along with twin wheels and a foldout sunbed in the cockpit. It’s the design innovations in the interior that sets the Dufour 500 Grand Large apart.
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A social club based on sailing
The Halifax Harbour is well known not only to mariners and historians, but also to most Canadians for the 1917 Halifax explosion and the many fortifications left by the British. It has a rich and fascinating maritime history. The Bedford Basin, named after the 4th Duke of Bedford, is the remains of a large pre-historic fjord found in the northwestern end of Halifax Harbour measuring 8 kilometers in length and 5 km wide. A well- protected, deep harbour makes it ideal for anchoring. Due to these qualities, Halifax Harbour became the primary logistic port for resupplying Western Europe during both World Wars. With its protected waters, Bedford Basin allowed the English and Canadian Navies to securely assemble merchant convoys. With torpedo nets set in Halifax Harbour, German submarines were kept at bay.
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