Victoria Boat Show 2013Vancouver Island’s premiere in-water boat show, the 2013 Victoria Harbour Boat Show, returns to the pristine waters of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, April 18 – 21, 2013.

Hosted by the British Columbia Yacht Brokers Association, the 23rd Annual Show is the place to get great deals on all your boating needs, just in time for the 2013 boating season.

Whether you’re new to boating or a seasoned sailor, there’s something for everyone at this year’s Show. View hundreds of new and pre-owned boats for sale while exploring Victoria’s landmark Inner Harbour, located in the historic centre of beautiful Victoria. There, visitors can meet with premium yacht brokers from across the Island and beyond to explore a range of models for every budget and boating activity.

Just steps away, you’ll find top-of-the-line products and accessoriesfrom an array of on-land exhibitors, ranging from boat manufacturers to destination representatives. Get expert advice on all your boating needs and leave fully equipped for the 2013 boating season.

LOCATION: Victoria’s Inner Harbour
ADMISSION: One-Day Adult Boarding Pass - $10 | Seniors & Students - $8

The Victoria Harbour Boat Show is owned by the British Columbia Yacht Brokers Association (BCYBA). Since the association’s inception in 1985, BCYBA has promoted boating across the province, and  aspires to make the process of buying or selling a boat in BC a positive experience for the consumer. In its 23rd year, the Victoria Harbour Boat Show is Victoria's only in-water show.

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Victoria Boat Show 2013

My Big Fat Greek Charter

My Big Fat Greek CharterBy Mark Stevens
Photos by: Sharon Matthews-Stevens

We did breakfast yesterday in the Greek port of Piraeus, just outside Athens:strong coffee, crisp bacon, fresh bread, and omelets spiked with Feta Cheese.

We did dinner last night, al fresco, in a village called Perdika on the island of Aegina.

Sometime over dinner it hit me;I knew I was on to something. Raising a glass of ouzo, I toasted my wife, Sharon, and our friends and crew, Ed and Kim North.

“Forget about weddings,” I said, referring to a hit movie penned by a Canadian of Greek ancestry named Nia Vardalos. “Welcome to my Big Fat Greek Charter.”

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Canadian Yachting Digital April 2018



Jeanneau NC 33

Jeanneau NC 33By John Armstrong and Andy Adams

Jeanneau’s newest NC model is the NC 33, and it’s an exciting and innovative inboard cruiser ideally suited to young families or couples.

Nick Harvey, President of Jeanneau America wanted to emphasize that their new NC 33 features a hull design by Michael Peters. Peters’ hand has been on many of the company’s recent designs and strong performance and excellent sea-keeping are to be expected.

At an overall length of 34.5” and equipped with twin engines, the NC 33 has been designed to fit in between Jeanneau’s NC 9(30’11” with a single engine) and the NC 11 at 36’6” and with twin engines.

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