Nov 9, 2017

CalendarCanadian Power and Sail Squadrons will be featured in the in the 2018 Boating Calendar in support of the Children’s Wish Foundation. As a result of having this complimentary space, and our organization having a significant advertising benefit, CPS-ECP is again pleased to participate in and support the 2018 Boating Calendar program in support of The Children’s Wish Foundation.

You can order your copies today and help the Foundation in their mission of never denying an eligible child their wish. These calendars make wonderful gifts for the coming Holiday Season. Proceeds from this project go to provide children with life-threatening illnesses the opportunity to realize their most heartfelt wish.

The cost of these calendars is only $20.00.

So order yours today at: www.thecommunityfundraiser.com/boating

An Abacos Adventure

Great Guana CayBy Mark Stevens; Photos by Sharon Matthew-Stevens

It’s a perfect Sunday morning jaunt.

We’re gliding through green-blue waters, colours so vivid and bright they hurt your eyes. We’re set for a close reach out of a harbour guarded by a necklace of tiny emerald islands decorated by palms that dance in fifteen knots of wind.

Our boat, “Tropical Escape II” (perfect name for both the boat and our adventure), is a 44-foot Robertson and Caine catamaran, chartered from Sunsail’s Marsh Harbour base on Bahamas’ Great Abaco Island.

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Jeanneau NC 795 – designed in France and perfect for Canada

Jeanneau NC 795By Glen Cairns

After a period of record breaking hot and humid weather we had a dose of more traditional east coast conditions for our test run aboard the Jeanneau NC 795, with steady drizzle and a 15 – 20 knot south east breeze kicking up a short chop on Halifax’s Bedford Basin.

Last fall the management team from Dartmouth based Seamasters Services Limited, Chris Mills and Tara Mills along with sales manager Dave Trott, had an introduction to Jeanneau’s NC line at Yamaha’s fall gathering in Ontario.

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