CY Magazine December, Electronics Special

Fusion Apolo ra770


Nov 8, 2018

Fusion Apolo RA 770 Alternate

While the basics of hull design haven’t changed to much over the years, the same certainly cannot be said for marine electronics. That’s why we’ve decided to bring you a huge feature! We bring you up to date on the latest in navigation, audio, chartplotting, cartography, remote monitoring and more.

Garmin Inreach Mini







Garmin InReach Mini

This year we were able to learn from the best by attending both the NMEA and IBEX Industry Trade Shows. A sample of the latest innovation’s we’ve tested and reviewed are the Fusion Apolo RA 770 Alternate, the Clarion CMS4, Humminbird’s new LakeMaster, Garmin’s palm-sized inReach, GPSMAP 8600 CRUISING Support Helm 2v2, Axiom’s Quantum 2 radar and Mercury Marine’s new Nautic-On Pro. If this list seems large, well good news, it’s nothing compared to what’s to come.

GPS Map 8600 GPSMAP 8600 CRUISING Support Helm 2v2

Whether you’re looking to improve your fishing, monitor your boat from afar or simply upping your navigation game this is the issue for you. Look for our huge electronics feature in the December issue of Canadian Yachting Magazine.

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– AM

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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