News: CY will be at TIBS next week!

Canadian Yachting TIBSV Booth

Jan 14, 2021

Canadian Yachting Media and PORTS will be at Toronto International Boat Show Virtual! We’re committed to making this show fun and informational for all the visitors – CY Media is TIBS Virtual Official Media Sponsor!

We are currently finalizing our virtual booths, but here’s what we’re bringing along:

At the Canadian Yachting/CY OnBoard booth

• Great boating content! Boat Reviews, Destinations, DIY, Expert advice, Cruising, Racing, Lounging, Galley Guys etc, etc.
• Chances to win great prizes:
◦ Chances to win free print subscriptions daily.
◦ Chances to Win – Schaefer Yachts Contest – Have Your Best Summer Ever! Schaefer Yacht Give-Away Contest Announcement 
◦ Chances to Win Steiner Binoculars

At the PORTS booth, you can get up to date on the new editions we have produced. These are must haves for everyone heading out this summer.

Both booths will have members of our team on hand so you can ask questions in a chat mode, suggest topics and speak up (yay or nay) about our content.

Special invitation for Industry Members – visit our booth to chat online with a CY Team member about your marketing and our Digital and Print platforms.

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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