Dec 14, 2017

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

Extinguishers manufactured from January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017 and have a 10 digit model number on the label which confirms the date of manufacture. You will need that number to determine with Kidde representatives if you are entitled to a replacement extinguisher.

Please check your boats and homes to see if you have any Kidde fire extinguishers.

To contact Kidde about this recall:

Use their website www.kidde.com and then click on Product Safety Recall Notice box near the bottom of the page.

Or contact them by phone 1-855-271-0773

Be aware that Kidde staff will want you to have the extinguisher physically with you when you call them on the phone, so they can determine your eligibility for immediate replacement.

For a detailed recall notice on this recall you can also visit the Government of Canada website:

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/65014r-eng.php

You can also check the Consumer Product Safety Commission website in the United States for details:

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/kidde-recalls-fire-extinguishers-with-plastic-handles-due-to-failure-to-discharge-and

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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