Jeanneau Welcomes You to the Annapolis Sailboat Show 2015

Jeanneau Annapolis


We’re looking forward to seeing you at this year’s Annapolis Sailboat Show from October 8-12, 2015. Paul and Nick are here to give you a preview…


Philippe Briand comes to Annapolis

We are excited to announce that Philippe Briand, internationally renowned  naval architect, will be joining us at this year’s Annapolis show for the formal North American debut of the Jeanneau 64 that he co-designed with Andrew Winch.

Philippe Briand was born into a sailing family. His father was an Olympic sailor and Philippe was 9 when he started racing dinghies in LaRochelle, France. He designed his first sailboat at 16, he was sailing on his own designs by the age of 22, and he grew into a skilled and talented helmsman who won several World Championships… Read more from Bill Springer >

The Jeanneau 54 — Love is in the Air

Located just opposite Italy along the western shore of the Adriatic Sea, surrounded by such countries as Bosnia, Serbia and Slovenia, sits Croatia; a country steeped in a rich history with long mountainous coastlines, sapphire waters, ancient cities and dotted with more than a thousand islands. In short, Croatia is a true cruisers delight and a real gem for anyone who loves and appreciates the sea.  Read more… (


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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