June 7, 2017

Jeaneau VidAh the Web. You can go boating any time - just crack out your phone or laptop!

We know you love to look at and shop for boats online. The best part is that that boats make fabulous subjects for footage and the videos are always fun to watch and enjoy.

This CYOB column takes a look at some of the most interesting out there. We’ll update this list every issue so there’s always new ones for you to lap up.

Boat designers, builders and dealers - please shoot your videos our way to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . And CYOB readers – please use the same address to let us know which ones you loved!

Here’s this issue’s selection:
Have a look at the Sabre 66 Fly Bridge..Click here 

What a great boat! The Jeanneau Leader 40 proves to be the perfect boat for the Fenn Family as they enjoy a fun day on the water for a ride up the Chesapeake Bay. Click here 

Back Cove Yachts builds a fleet of Down East cruisers that are designed to be beautiful, easy to use and low-maintenance. Click here

Where do you find the best Ice Cream?

Cowichan BayBy Catherine Dook

Where do you find the best ice cream?

We had sailed around the Gulf Islands for a couple of weeks, dropping the hook wherever we wanted, and then lying there for days so relaxed as to be in an altered state of consciousness. John called it euphoria, but I called it a ‘coma.’ Whichever it was, we had a wonderful time.

Our two solar panels, shiny with the brilliant sunshine of July, kept our refrigerator running so well (at least during the day) that I was able to keep artisan bread dough chilled, half-a-dozen Mars Bars...

Read More about the Gulf Islands.....

 

 

 

Scarab 255 Open

Scarab 255 OpenBy Andy Adams and John Armstrong

You can imagine,at the GroupeBeneteau dealer meeting in Michigan last fall where all the Four Winns, Scarab, Wellcraft, and Glastrondealers had come to see the latest new models, the docks were lined up with gleaming brand-new boats to show the dealers and media – and they certainly put on a show! But for me, the Scarab 255 Open was an immediate stand out. This is a boat that breaks new ground and brings fresh thinking and interpretation of the boating experience to a wide range of buyers.

We had a quick look around but the test drives would have to wait until the next day.

Read more about the Scarab 255 Open....