Lunenburg has long been a must visit destination for tourists and this includes visiting yachts from all over the world. However, until recently the harbour was not particularly yacht friendly,shore access was dominated by large wharves dedicated to commercial vessels. Things have been steadily improving over the last several years and there are now three designated areas for visiting yachts. The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic is the preferred dock for large sail training vessels and super yachts. Here the museum visitor scan speculate which movie star or business mogul may be aboard. Just to the south is Zwicker’s Wharf where a designated dinghy dock serves the anchorage and moorings and some 300 feet of floating dock is provided, with electrical hook-up available. The Waterfront Development Corporation is undertaking re-decking on the wharf for the 2016. Down by the marine railways is the Marina Wharf which can accommodate boats to 45ft and has power, water, sewage pump-out and showers. Space is limited.
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Neptunus 650F Review
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.
The Other Virgin Islands
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.