Azimut 55 S Sea Trial with Andy Adams and Executive Yacht



Derek Mader of Executive Yacht and Andy Adams are just coming back from a lengthy test run aboard the new Azimut 55S in Lake Ontario. Winds were high, the seas were towering and breaking white but the Azimut was solid and impressive all the way. Executive Yacht is the dealer for Azimut, and the 55S will be featured in an upcoming issue of Canadian Yachting magazine. This is a feature-laden boat with both high style and high performance.

Read all about it the next issue of Canadian Yachting.




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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