Jill SniderCanadian Yachting Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Snider to the position of Vice President effective immediately.

Beneteay Oceanis 46.1Canadian Yachting OnBoard has just been informed that Groupe Beneteau has taken the difficult decision to hibernate its boatbuilding activities at their Marion plant located in South Caroline (USA).

GPS SignalIn a release on June 25, 2020, BoatUS, America’s largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters, stated that an April 22 decision by the Federal Communications Commission to give mobile satellite services operator Ligado Networks...

Quadrant MarineQuadrant Marine Institute is looking for a Community Relations Administrator to join our Marine Service Technician training team at our head office in Sidney, BC. This dynamic position will support our team of instructors, apprentices, and employer partners across BC’s small craft/recreational marine service industry.

Elan GT6Elan Yachts is pleased to announce that construction of the first Elan GT6 – the Slovenian shipyard’s brand new flagship model – was completed on Friday 17 July and is now being prepared for launch on the Adriatic coast.

Lock 8 OttawaThis year, two guides are underway - The Rideau Canal & Lower Ottawa River and Trent Severn Waterway & Lake Simcoe! Editors are researching and writing, aerial photographers are out and our creative designers are prepping.

Oceanis 40.1BENETEAU will be unveiling the Oceanis 40.1 and the Oceanis Yacht 54 on the Chesapeake this summer, following the release of the Oceanis 30.1 and the First Yacht 53 last fall. 

Shediac Marina Hurricane RebuildSeverely damaged last fall as Hurricane Dorian tore through Canada’s East Coast, New Brunswick’s Shediac Bay Yacht Club is set to officially re-open on June 26 following a $2.2 million reconstruction.

Vendee Board of DirectorsWith five months to go to the start of the Vendée Globe, almost all of the competitors have relaunched their boats and restarted their preparation for the ninth edition. Now is the time to look at some of the details concerning the key steps that lie ahead as the skippers prepare for 8th November.

Boating OntarioJune 18th, 2020 – Earlier this year, Boating Ontario issued a request for proposal to a total of six different media firms to help take an existing good product – our printed directory – and guide its future to the next level.

CY Virtual Video Boat Tours

Virtual Boat ToursWe all love boats and nothing can break us up! So, what better way to spend our time than looking at interesting boats and going aboard in a virtual ride or tour. We have asked our friends at various dealers and manufacturers to help us assemble a one-stop online resource to experience some of the most interesting boats on the market today. Where the CY Team has done a review, we connect you to that expert viewpoint. Our Virtual Show will continue to grow so visit frequently and check it out. If you can’t go boating, you can almost experience the thrill via your screen. Not quite the same, but we hope you enjoy our fine tour collection.


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Axopar 37 XCWhole new ball game…


Set aside your assumptions and expectations for a few minutes while we try to describe the new Axopar 37 XC that made its American debut at the 2020 Miami International Boat Show. This boat represents a whole new ball game in terms of design, performance, seakeeping and functionality. In fact, I’d say it takes a ‘clean sheet of paper’ approach to boating – it’s that different.

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DolphinsBy the Canadian Yachting Editors

Canadians are blessed in many ways and especially when it comes to boating. We enjoy some the world’s most beautiful cruising waters and many places are as sheltered as they are scenic.

British Columbia and the Pacific North West plainly have the most breath-taking scenery with the combination of the majestic ocean views and the snow-capped mountains in the distance. It’s like no place on earth when you have a Killer Whale breach beside your little fishing boat.

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