Online CoursesThis is the first of a two-course program of Offshore Navigation for the recreational boater.

CalendarCanadian Power and Sail Squadrons will be featured in the in the 2018 Boating Calendar in support of the Children’s Wish Foundation. 

BSVTThe Boating Skills Virtual Trainer (BSVT) allows boaters to practice the basics of recreational small boat handling.

KiddePlease be advised that 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers have been recalled.

Call4AppsThe Nominating Committee of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons (CPS-ECP) is accepting applications for Director positions. 

DirectorsAt the recent Charlottetown Annual General Meeting four new Directors were elected to the CPS-ECP Board, to join others completing their term of Office, and those who were re-elected to the Board.

Online CoursesThis is the first of a two-course program of Offshore Navigation for the recreational boater. Learn to use a marine sextant to derive lines of position and a running fix from sights on the sun. 

FugawiCPS-ECP Safe Boating Partner, Fugawi would like to help CPS-ECP members with their needs during the holiday season.

FoundationThe CPS Foundation donated $125,000 to CPS-ECP during the National Conference to support of the new IT Programme, which replaces WBAS which is in a critical situation and in need of a major upgrade.

ChiefThe Big News from Charlottetown is that CPS-ECP has a completely new IT System!!! It is being tested and getting ready to be rolled out to all our Members by the end of the year.

The Middens of Galiano Island

By Catherine Dook

We motored our way into Montague Harbour along a twisted channel with our engine muffled by the leaning trees.

“This is peaceful,” I told my husband, John.

“Look,” I pointed to an eagle sitting on the top of a tree overlooking the channel entrance like a sentinel giving permission for us to pass. Dignified, unruffled, his impassioned gaze noted and then dismissed us, as uninteresting and perhaps unworthy. I was tired. We’d pulled up anchor at Portland Island that morning, and the grind of the diesel engine had worn me down.

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Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50

Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50By: John Armstrong and Andy Adams
Photos: Cruisers Yachts Inc.

Almost a decade ago, Cruisers Yachts Inc., launched an entire line of express cruisers called “Cantius” (named after company owner KC Stock’s grandfather) that began with the 48Cantius then came the 54, the 60 and now the Cantius 50. In the fall of 2017, we will be at the debut of the 42 Cantius at the Fort Lauderdale International boat show.

These designs have a strong family resemblance withhandsome and distinctive linesand with a design philosophy that you could say, pioneered the new version of the express cruiser. 

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