The current issue of Canadian Yachting West is now available on newsstands and online. Issue highlights include:

•    “Remembering Tolly Tollefson” – Feature coverage of the dedication of a memorial at Princess Louisa Inlet to the late yacht builder R.M. “Tolly” Tollfeson, written by Robert Hale, founder of the Waggoner Cruising Guide and a longtime Tollycraft owner.

•    “The Voyage of Free Spirit V” – Part 1 of two articles by Elizabeth Regan about her and her husband’s leap into boating on the BC coast. In this issue, she describes their decision to purchase a Krogen 42 trawler and the efforts to learn how to handle it.

•    “Falling for Fall” – Seven tips from CYW Editor Duart Snow, a diehard autumn cruiser, to help you get the most of late-season boating in safety and comfort.

This issue also includes a New Products update and a review of heating and cooling system options, both by Contributing Editor Robert Buller, and reviews of the Delphia 47 and Jeanneau 509 sailboats, and the Sea Ray 370 Sundancer and Prestige 500S powerboats.

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