Kelowna Boat Show April 29 and 30, 2023

Kelowna Boat Show

Apr 26, 2023

A large selection of both new and used boats of all kinds, from entry level to pontoons, wakeboards and cruisers, stand up paddleboard, kayaks and dinghies! But it doesn’t stop there, other marine service providers will showcase boat detailing, shrink wrap, audio equipment, carpet and canvas repairs as well as insurance providers, boat charters and dock repair companies. There will also be food & drink vendors providing an array of food and refreshments.


The Kelowna Yacht Club is spreading the word about their “Not a member – not a problem!” motto. This campaign allows them to periodically open their doors to the public to enjoy booking event spaces, touring the facility or participating in public events such as the Kelowna Boat Show! Come join members and the public at their Clubhouse during this annual event!

With over 150 new and used boats for sale, ranging from entry level to pontoon, wakeboard and cruiser, kayaks and paddleboards, the Boat Show has something for everyone.
Kelowna YC Boating BC

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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