iPad Case with Protection, Power and Embedded GPS+GLONASS Navigation

Snowlizard Ipad Case

 Snow Lizard’s SLXtreme case for iPad goes beyond waterproof, rugged protection to embed Bad Elf’s GPS+GLONASS receiver right inside the case, instantly adding worldwide location support to WiFi only iPad (Generation 4) – without an internet connection or monthly subscription.  Click here to read the full news release. (PDF) Bad Elf RecieverNew Bad Elf® GNSS Surveyor Receiver Features Sub-meter Capabilities and Streaming Raw Satellite Data The new Bad Elf® GNSS Surveyor (BE-GPS-3300) brings affordable sub-meter GNSS capability to Apple’s iOS devices with the GNSS Surveyor. Perfect for marine surveying applications for the placement of docks, pylons, seawalls or buoys, underwater location precision marking (wrecks, natural formations, traps) and coastal construction surveying.  Click here to read the full news release. (PDF) 

Bad Elf Surveyor Receiver



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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