Halifax International Boat Show 2016 – Feb 18 to 21

Hibs 2016


December 9, 2015

The Halifax International Boat Show returns to Exhibition Park February 18-21, 2016.

Come and discover some great ideas on how you can spend your prized warm weather spare time!

 The Nova Scotia coastline stretches over 7,000 kilometres, and whether you prefer power, sail or paddles, large or small, you’ll find the latest products and newest technology at the show – everything you’ll need to explore every inlet, cove and harbour.

 With hundreds of exhibitors all under one roof, you’ll have every opportunity to see, touch and even climb aboard tons of boats of all shapes and sizes. Our exhibitors are passionate about boating and are available to answer any questions you may have!




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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