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BENETEAU RAMPS UP DISTRIBUTION IN SOUTH AMERICA

Beneteau America has unveiled a new organization to lead their strategy in the Americas, with a single North/South axis. Both Central and South America are now under the management of Bruno Gouezigoux, reporting to the Beneteau America office based in Annapolis, MD.



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Canadian solo sailor rescued north of Auckland

Solo Sailor Rescue

Yet another solo sailor has been rescued by a commercial ship, this time a car carrier, after his yacht was rolled and holed during a storm in the South Pacific, some 1250nm north east of Auckland. Canadian sailor Art Munneke, a member of the SaltSpring Island Yacht Club, had survived for five days after the incident, augmenting his electric bilge pump with hand pumping. When the bilge pump failed he let off his EPIRB.

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International Sail Race Through Cape Breton's Spectacular In-Land Sea

Race The Cape

Cape Breton Island is a sailors’ destination.  Race the Cape is a sailor’s dream.  Five days of challenging point to point racing through the amazing Bras d’Or and along Cape Breton’s rugged Atlantic coast.  Seven nights of legendary Cape Breton food, hospitality and entertainment!

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Outdoor Life Network Filming An Atlantic Canada Travel Series

Outdoor Life

The Atlantic Marine Trades Association has learned that the OLN Network is planning to film travel segments this summer with Newfoundland & Labrador, PEI, Nova Scotia and other surrounding areas scheduled as stops in their TV series.

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Canadian Yachting Magazine and Ontario Sailing Honoured John Osborn with The Legends of Ontario Sailing Award on April 12th at the Red Carpet Gala held at the Oakville Yacht Club

John OsborneThe word legend implies that you have been around for a long time and John who has been racing sailboats for over 60 years it doesn’t seem that long.  In addition to his sailing prowess John has also been in the marine industry for almost 50 years.  In that time he has worked in boat building, spar and fitting manufacturing, sail making, and for the past number of years the as a distributor of marine hardware.

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