Nov 19, 2020

Halifax Boat Show 2021Halifax is on!

Show producer, Master Promotions, has announce that the Halifax Boat Show will return for its scheduled 2021 date at the Halifax Exhibition Centre. After working diligently with the Province of Nova Scotia, the Chief Medical Officer, Boating Atlantic and the facility, new safety measures have been put in place that will allow the show to return February 4-7, 2021.  
 
The 2021 edition of the show will still welcome many of the same dealers that visitors have come to expect, and will showcase hundreds of boats on site, plus boating lifestyle products and services that the event traditionally offers. Event partners at trade organization Boating Atlantic anticipate big demand once again this spring.
 
All exhibitors and show visitors will be from the Atlantic Provinces only; anyone who has travelled outside the Atlantic Bubble within 14 days of the show will not be permitted to attend. During the event, one “bubbled group” at a time will be allowed aboard each boat to view, with frequent sanitization of high-touch surfaces such as gunnels, steering wheels, seats, tables, etc.  
 
Additional safety measures will include:  
 
• Mandatory masks in all locations inside the building, except while eating or drinking in the seated restaurant area.
• Directional aisles and social distancing measures, as well as lots of signage to help attendees navigate.
• Additional staff onsite to help with traffic flow, monitor social distancing, and answer questions.
• Online ticketing to facilitate contact tracing and minimize congestion at the entrance.
• Enhanced cleaning protocols and easy-to-access sanitization stations located throughout the building.

 

Toronto Sportsmens ShowToronto Sportsmen Show postponed

For over 70 years, the Toronto Sportsmen’s Show has been a favourite for thousands of outdoor enthusiasts and welcomes hundreds of exhibitors annually. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to postpone next year’s show, which was scheduled to take place March 18-21, 2021 at the International Centre. The rescheduled event will now take place March 17-20, 2022.

This decision was not taken lightly, but the health and safety of our exhibitors, partners, visitors, and contractors is our top priority. Additional factors leading to the show’s postponement included the ability to provide a quality audience to the exhibitors and adequate time to produce a successful show.

Related Articles

Sunday, 23 October 2016 22:01

Always a major exhibitor at the Halifax International Boat Show, Seamaster’s sales manager Dave Trott tells us they will have several news products on display including the new Stingray 206cc...

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 09:35

The Halifax International Boat Show returns February 21 – 24, 2013 at Exhibition Park in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  This event encompasses the largest and most sought after brands of boats...

Monday, 06 February 2017 23:40

The Halifax international Boat Show opens today at the Halifax Exhibition Centre.

Monday, 09 January 2017 02:32

VANISHING SAIL: The Story of a Caribbean Tradition

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 04:02

Show organizers are looking forward to the first show in the Halifax Exhibition Centre...      

Friday, 08 March 2013 12:25

Now that the Halifax International Boat Show has finished, spring can officially begin!   Boat Dealers and marine retailers supported the show in a big way this year, with new boat lines, new...

Boat Reviews

  • Prev
Once again, Cruisers Yachts is leading the market for day boats with their new 42 GLS model that ...
Optimized sailing performance and comfortable living – a sweet ride. The expression that came to ...
This is such an exciting time in boating! While we feel very sorry for people whose health and ...
For many, the 2020 sailing year will be one to go down into the books as “different”. With delayed ...
What perfect timing! Beneteau is has just announced their new Antares 11 model for North America ...
Commodore’s Boats is a full-service shipyard with over 50 years of generational history and ...
The Oceanis Yacht 54, younger sister of the Oceanis 62, embodies the innovation that has always ...
Beneteau announces the launch of the latest addition to the Antares range! With a length overall of ...
I had been looking forward to a sea trial aboard the Greenline 33 because I was hoping it would ...
New at the end of 2019, the 58 Salon Express design features large windows to flood the living ...

CY Virtual Video Boat Tours

Virtual Boat ToursWe all love boats and nothing can break us up! So, what better way to spend our time than looking at interesting boats and going aboard in a virtual ride or tour. We have asked our friends at various dealers and manufacturers to help us assemble a one-stop online resource to experience some of the most interesting boats on the market today. Where the CY Team has done a review, we connect you to that expert viewpoint. If you can’t go boating, you can almost experience the thrill via your screen. Not quite the same, but we hope you enjoy our fine tour collection.

 

Read more about the CY Virtual Boat Tours....................

 

Cruisers Yachts 42 GLSBy Andy Adams

Once again, Cruisers Yachts is leading the market for day boats with their new 42 GLS model that premiered at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show at the end of October. The concept of a large day boat is now a very well-established trend made possible by the amazing new power and efficiency of the latest four stroke outboards.

Buyers are looking for a different boating experience and we think that the 42 GLS nails it. Fast, handsome and versatile, the 42 GLS is designed for fun and adventure.

Read More

Destinations

  • Prev
In Part I, Sheryl Shard ended the story at June and the start of Hurricane Season when they were ...
You likely aren’t quite ready to travel yet, but we have our fingers crossed that we can all fly ...
Ontario’s best-kept secret, the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic site holds the key to ...
Located on the sunny south shore of the harbour, the Marina is on pilings over the water, offering ...
The approach to the Chemainus Municipal Dock from Stuart Channel is straightforward and is ...
I leaned my head back into the water and floated easily. Having spent my childhood playing in ...
History: right after gym and just before chemistry class. Fifty minutes of naming the prime ...
On May 19, the New York State Canal Corporation today announced an updated opening schedule for the ...
If you have four hours to enjoy a fine tour of one of Canada’s most interesting waterways (let’s ...
Boom & Batten Restaurant is suspended over the water adjacent to the Songhees Walkway and ...

 

Bahamas - There and Back Again IIIn Part I, Sheryl Shard ended the story at June and the start of Hurricane Season when they were once again joined by friends.

This time it was Noel and Tracey Dinan, whose new shallow-draft Allures 49.5 was in build at the time, we headed north from the Exumas across the expanse of the Great Bahama Bank, dodging coral patches as we sailed to Eleuthera then Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco. Another commercial centre in the islands, we cleared out of the Bahamas here after provisioning for our offshore passage up to the Chesapeake Bay on the US mainland and out of the Hurricane Zone until mid-November...

Read More

WinterizationBy Andrew McDonald, Lakeside Marine Services

“They don’t make ‘em like they used to”, is a phrase that many of us are familiar with. Most of the time it is in reference to a bygone era of better, and it’s used to lament the sorry state of what we have today. It is a phrase that can be applied to many areas of our lives: architecture, art, furniture, tools. Boats? I would argue that they don’t make them like they used to. But, is that lamentable, or is it progress?

Progress, I think. With this concept in mind, as we enter another season of putting boats to bed for the winter, why do we winterize as we always have?

Read More

 

  

Marine Products

  • Prev
On Monday, Volvo Penta announced the availability of their fully integrated assisted docking system ...
Perhaps the ultimate audio solution for boat owners, the JBL by Harman BassPro Go from Prospec ...
It only takes one foggy, disorienting day on the water to make a boat owner understand the value of ...
It’s a voyage everyone wants to undertake, but few get to make. The Whales of Lake Erie is the ...
Over the years I have had a real soft spot for the Jeep Wrangler line of models. Recently I had the ...
Wait no longer, the 2021 Rideau Canal & Lower Ottawa River PORTS Guide has returned! Purchase ...
The Tundra 65 is Yeti's most versatile cooler, just as adept at keeping catches cold as it is ...
Fireball self Extinguisher. It's a revolutionary self-detonating device designed to extinguish a ...
The problem with driving any full-size Pickup Truck or Sport Utility Vehicle is that when you are ...
Wait no longer - the 2021 Rideau Canal & Lower Ottawa River PORTS Guide will be available for ...