Sept 21, 2016

CSBC Symposium 2016Yellowknife, Northwest Territories / September 22 – 24, 2016

The Canadian Safe Boating Council is taking the 2016 Symposium north to Yellowknife. This will provide the opportunity to explore and discuss boating safety issues facing those who live in the real Great White North.

The CSBC Symposium summons boating safety enthusiasts from across Canada and internationally at The Explorer Hotel in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Attendees include government policy makers, not for profit organizations, marine law enforcement, first responders, boating safety educators, course providers, marina operators, volunteers, marine manufacturers and more.

Participant testimonials demonstrate that CSBC Symposiums consistently hit the high water mark

"Excellent opportunity to gather new knowledge to share with others"
"Open forum sessions allow for everyone’s input from all facets of safety"
"Fantastic networking opportunities with people from across Canada and overseas"


This year’s event in Yellowknife is expected to be a great learning experience that will include:

Professional development and learning for boating safety enthusiasts
International connections that share their successful programs
Connecting with boating safety organizations to exchange information and resources
Excellent networking opportunities

Download 2016 Symposium Agenda Here!
http://csbc.ca/en/events/annual-symposium/symposium-details


Yellowknife is a unique urban outpost of a town that has all the modern amenities of a large city in the middle of a vast subarctic wilderness. Within minutes you can escape the bustle of “downtown” to be in the midst of nature trails, lakes, and waterfalls where you can experience an abundance of wildlife and adventure.

Come a little early or stay a little longer and take the time to explore Yellowknife above and beyond the Symposium. It will be an experience you’ll never forget!

 

Destinations

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 Killarney

KillarneyStory and Photos by: Jennifer Harker

We’re aboard Attigouatan, a Pursuit 2260 that normally lives life as a friend’s cottage boat, running back and forth from dock to dock. This will be her longest run in four years, travelling the approximately 120 kilometres (80 miles) northwest from Parry Sound to Killarney, threading our way through the northern reaches of the stunning 30,000 Islands of Georgian Bay’s eastern shoreline.

Her name evokes an early indigenous name for Lake Huron – Spirit Lake. 

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Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440

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There are few things more satisfying than watching someone thumb their nose at tradition and introduce something revolutionary that kicks convention to the curb. French designer, Philippe Briand, has done just that for Jenneau’s new line of Sun Odyssey family cruisers. By starting with a clean sheet, Briand re-thought how we move about on deck and below, and the results on the Jeanneau 440 are game changing.

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