Canadian Yachting at the Miami International Boat Show

CY at Miami Boat Show

This year’s show is held at the Miami Beach Convention Center with New Yacht & Power boat show at Sea Isle Marina and Strictly Sail at the MIAMARINA at Bayside. Canadian Yachting’s staff will be on hand for the show to take in the experiences and meet our readers and our advertisers.  Please stop us and say hi!

Courtesy shuttle buses will run between all three locations of the show from one hour prior to show opening through one hour after show close daily.

Courtesy water taxi service is available between the New Yacht & Power Boat Show at Sea Isle Marina and Strictly Sail Miami at Miamarina at Bayside from 10 am–6 pm daily.

FEBRUARY  12-16,  2015
10AM to 6PM
Friday: 10AM to 8PM
Saturday: 10AM to 8PM
Sunday: 10AM to 8PM
Monday: 10AM to 6PM

Premier Day
Thursday, February 12th – 10 am – 6 pm
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More than just boats to see

Miamarina at Bayside
400 Biscayne Blvd
The New Yacht and Powerboat Show at Sea Isle Marina is open from 9 am – 6 pm daily and Strictly Sail Miami at Miamarina at Bayside is open from 10 am–6 pm daily.

Premier Day (February 12th) — $35
5-Day Pass (Good all 5 days of the show)
Thursday, February 12th – Monday, February 16th — $85
Friday–Monday  (February 13th–16th)
Adults — $20 (16 and older)
2 Day Pass — $35
Children 15 and under are FREE (must be accompanied by an adult)

Group Tickets are available for groups of 15 or more at a discounted rate.

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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