launch broadcast: Axopar 22 – Action On The Water

Axopar 22

Dec 17, 2020

Episode II today, 17 Dec 19.00 CET = 1pm EST.

Axopar is the globally renowned Finnish brand of premium range, multi award-winning motorboats, developed through a passion for adventure and the outdoors. In the complete absence of many key international boat shows recently, Axopar has been exceptionally active in launching the new Axopar 22 and its tie up with Jobe, the international manufacturer of all things watersport from The Netherlands.

AxoparX Jobe Revolve




The Axopar x Jobe Revolve and its flagship model, the Revolve XXII, are based upon the Axopar 22 Spyder, representing the results of a long-term, in-depth design and manufacturing collaboration between the Axopar and Jobe families – a partnership guaranteed to extract the maximum amount of fun and pleasure from being on the water.



Jobe Inflatable




The partnership produced the first webinar with the unveiling (8/12/20) and will be web casting the AX22 afloat, underway and undergoing rigorous testing TODAY (17/12/20) – Facebook and YouTube will be the main platforms.

The Axopar 28 Cabin iconic 28-footer gets an all-new helm console with a full-width Simrad glass helm information display for 2021. There are also newly designed front seats, a new aft sofa, a sleeker roof design, larger swim platforms and an optional boarding ladder that mounts on the starboard side.

Axopar 28 CabinIt is one of the 30 Most Exciting Boats for 2021 feature in the February issue of Canadian Yachting.

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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