CY West at the Vancouver Boat Show 2013

Vancouver International Boat Show

While you are at this year's Vancouver International Boat Show be sure to stop by exhibitor booth # 174 to say hi, pick up an issue of Canadian Yachting West magazine and renew your subscription.  We'd like to know what you think of the boating issues of the day.  Share your thoughts and/or adventures with us!

Show Features include:

  1. Duma, the Wake Boarding Dob
  2. Discover Boating Centre
  3. New Product Showcase
  4. Sport Fishing in BC
  5. Free Boat Rides
  6. Tour RCM-SAR's New Falkins Class Type II Vessel
  7. Pursuing the Dream:  Bluewater Cruising Association
  8. Free Hourly Seminars
  9. Kids Zone
  10. SailFest
  11. and much, much more….

Canadian Yachting West Magazine:  Exhibitor Booth 174 and the Vancouver International Boat Show


To learn more visit:

Duma - Wakeboarding Dog SailFest at Vancouver Boat Show New Products at the Vancouver Boat Show


Neptunus 650F Review

Neptunus 650F 400

By Andy Adams

Over the years Canadian Yachting has had the pleasure of doing several boat review articles on new Neptunus models and we are familiar with the qualities that Neptunus is famous for. They have all been exceptional yachts, but this is the one I would most want to own myself. It’s a personal choice and a matter of taste as to whether you would prefer to have a sedan express model or a flybridge but in my opinion, the flybridge layout offers some wonderful attributes.

We met with Neptunus Managing Director Jan Willem De Jong this past fall to take the new Neptunus 650F out in Lake Ontario. 

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The Other Virgin Islands

Sunset off St John

By Mark Stevens

I was first seduced by the United States Virgin Islands during a ferry ride from St. Thomas to Tortola to begin one of our earliest British Virgin Islands charters nearly twenty years ago.

A perfect sunset off St. John with St. Thomas views for backdrop.

Clearing Pillsbury Sound, surrounded by voluptuous emerald mountains as the ferry sliced through royal blue waters, I was struck by the unspoiled ambiance of St. John, the island gliding past our starboard beam and the irresistible charm of a village called Cruz Bay visible from our quarter stern.

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