September 12, 2023
The Ramsey’s have been working in the marine industry for many years but have both had unique paths in getting to where they are now. They’ve also been working on an impactful pilot project for a long time, which will now be launching this spring. The focus of this initiative is to bring more young people into the marine industry.
March 28, 2023
“Wake up Scott!! We’ve got a couple hundred litres of water in the back of the boat, and I don’t know where it‘s coming from!” Alan Roberts, the other hand in Scott Shawyer’s doublehanded racing debut, the annual Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Transatlantic Race from Lanzarote to Grenada looked very concerned.
February 22, 2023
Strategist of the Canada SailGP Team and National Sailing Team 49erFX sailor, Georgia Lewin-Lafrance from Chester, NS did the honours last week naming the team’s new F50 SPIRIT, just before the team’s inaugural sail in preparation for the KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix – Sydney last weekend.
January 10, 2023
The next graduate in our Marine Industry Career Path series is one of Canadian Yachting Media’s very own, Andrew McDonald! Andrew most recently graduated from Georgian College in Ontario and has years of great experience in all aspects of the marine industry.
November 8, 2022
More than one owner of a sailboat in the past few years has thought, when trying to fire up a diesel or gas motor, that maybe the time is right to convert to electric for the times when they are not sailing under wind power.
October 25, 2022
Last week Antonia and Georgia Lewin-LaFrance from Chester NS were named today Sail Canada’s Rolex Sailors of the Year for 2021-2022 during Canada’s Celebration of Sailing event held by Sail Canada and the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron.
August 23, 2022
Darrah works on the east coast of Canada in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia for Rock Solid Composites as a certified Boat Builder.
June 21, 2022
The marine industry provides exciting opportunities for Canadians. Every month CYOB will introduce you to a graduate of one of Canada’s marine programs.
June 15, 2022
Yes, you can boat on a budget! Interview with Brian John Harwood, Canada’s Up and Coming Country Singer
Last month, Canadian Country Singer Brian John Hardwood, released his new single “Rich”, featuring fellow Canadian artists Alli Walker and Chris Labelle.
May 24, 2022
The marine industry provides exciting opportunities for Canadians. Every month CYOB will introduce you to a graduate of one of Canada’s marine programs. By profiling these graduates, we will be recognizing the skills these graduates gain and help you appreciate their huge contribution to our boating lives.
May 11, 2022
I am standing in the middle of a high-ceilinged space beside renowned naval architect Greg Marshall and two of his team, Sara Baker and Lachlan Palmer.
April 20, 2022
Emirates Team New Zealand, who introduced foiling to America’s Cup competition in 2012, is innovating again with the launch of the first hydrogen powered zero emission chase boat.
April 6, 2022
HRH Prince Philip’s motorboat, a 1956 Albatross MkIII Super Sports Runabout, will go up for auction in April through Bonhams. First owned by HRH the late Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the 1956 Albatross MkIII Super Sports Runabout is one of only 607 of its type produced and will go up for sale on 10 April 2022 at the Goodwood Members’ Meeting.
January 19, 2022
This February, Sarah Douglas, Canadian Olympic Team member in the Laser Radial class, won the Laser East Midwinters in Key Biscayne Florida. In the fleet of 89 boats, Sarah scored four bullets and her drop was a 4. Sounds simple enough – she’s a pretty fine sailor and should do well at the Olympics in Tokyo. Not so fast.
December 17, 2021
In the February 2022 issue of Canadian Yachting magazine, we featured an article about North Pacific 44, Wolastoq, with some fullay accessible features. Here are some additional images for you to enjoy.
December 8, 2021
The Royal Canadian Yacht Club announces the appointment of two new directors to the senior team – Colin Clark as Director of Fleet and Thomas Fogh as Director of Sailing.
November 10, 2021
For a fraction of the cost of a new hatch or port, Napanee, ON-based Atkins & Hoyle offers a hatch and port refurbishing service. The company will make your hatches look great, perfectly watertight and guaranteed against any leaks or malfunction. New cast acrylic, installed by an expert team, is safe, strong and beautiful.
October 12, 2021
On the afternoon of Sunday, October 3, fourteen exceptional sailors were inducted into the Canadian Sailing Hall of Fame. This induction had been delayed a year due to Covid 19. With COVID restrictions in place, 60 individuals gathered to honour the fourteen 2020 Inductees.
September 22, 2021
The last big freighter to go down on the Great Lakes with a loss of life was the Edmund Fitzgerald, November 10, 1975. 29 crew perished. No bodies were recovered. It is a loss Sault Search and Rescue auxiliary remember, respect, and one that motivates their training and readiness. The Soo’s mid-July 2021 training exercise plan included a pilgrimage to the wreck.
August 11, 2021
No individual had a greater impact on the modern sport of sailing than Bruce Kirby. Known and respected worldwide as the designer of the ubiquitous Laser that now numbers over 250,000, and is an Olympic Class in two configurations, Kirby had a yacht design career that spanned over forty years, with feet firmly planted in his native Canada and his adopted United States.