CPS-ECP Members Benefit from Exclusive Coverage With Cowan Insurance

Cowan Insurance Group

Mar 9, 2022

Paul Rellinger, the Communications Chair for CPS-ECP talks with Dave Brueckner from Cowan Insurance Group. They go over the discounts CPS-ECP members have with Cowan, their coverages, some of Cowan’s history and relationship with CPS-ECP and much more!

Boat Insurance

• Get a 15% discount on boat insurance

• 10% decrease in policy deductible for every claim-free year, up to 50%

• Coverage available for southern cruises

• 12-month navigation – No lay-up period required

Group Home and Auto

• Save up to 20% on both your home and auto insurance premiums

• No additional service charges for pre-authorized payments

• Custom insurance solutions

• Available Canada-wide

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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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