2015 Halifax International Boat Show – Feb 19-22

Halifax Boat Show


The Halifax International Boat Show returns to Exhibition Park February 19-22, 2015. Whether you are new to boating or already an experienced boater, this show is guaranteed to have something for everyone!

Visit the show and you’ll get a chance to hear boating experts inspire, entertain and educate on topics like boat buying, offshore racing, power boat cruising, navigating with smart phones and tablets, and boating adventures.

If you’ve ever wanted to see what a luxury yacht looks like inside, you’ll have your chance at the show!


Plus, the Discover Boating Centre can provide information about marinas and destinations in our region, courses and safety information, new activities to try and more!

The show will include:


Boats from 6’ to 40’
Personal watercraf
Financing & Insurance
Marine equipment
Diesel, gas, outboard and inboard motors
Marine electronics
Marine accessories and safety equipment
Docks and dock builders

Everything and anything to do with the boating lifestyle!



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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