Snapshots from Miami 2015

Paul Fenn

 

Canadian Yachting is on hand all weekend taking in all of the events, community and of course boats at the Miami Show.  Some snapshots from the Miami 2015 International Boat show are highlighted here. 

This year’s show is held at the Miami Beach Convention Center with New Yacht & Power boat show at Sea Isle Marina and Strictly Sail at the MIAMARINA at Bayside.

FEBRUARY  12-16,  2015
Thursday:
10AM to 6PM
Friday: 10AM to 8PM
Saturday: 10AM to 8PM
Sunday: 10AM to 8PM
Monday: 10AM to 6PM

More Miami details here.
Above: Paul Fenn and Catherine Guiader from Jeanneau at the Miami Boat Show
Lower Left: Blanche Morgan from Anchor Yacht Sales onboard the Lagoon 630 Motor Yacht ( Power Cat ) at the Miami Boat Show
Lower Right: Chairman of the Board of Chris-Craft Yachts, Stephen M. Julias

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Blanche Morgan Chris-Craft Board Chairman 
   

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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Destinations

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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