Canadian sailors achieve in Tokyo

Sarah Douglas

Aug 12, 2021

“We are all proud of our athletes and coaches who have dedicated themselves to push Canadian sailing forward. We look forward to continuing our improvements leading up to the 2024 Olympic Games in three years as the future looks bright for Canadian sailing toward Paris”

– Mike Milner, Sail Canada High Performance Director

Here is the final results for all athletes:

Sarah Douglas (Laser Radial): 6
Sarah Douglas

Tom Ramshaw (Finn): 10
Tom Ramshaw

Ali ten Hove & Mariah Millen (49er FX): 16
Ali Ten Hove

Jacob Saunders & Oliver Bone (470): 17

Oliver Bone

Will Jones & Evan DePaul (49er): 19

Nikola Girke (RS:X): 23
Nikola Girke

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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