Northwest Boat Travel Guide Updated for 2015

Northwest Boat Travel

Boating guide completely updated for 2015

One of the Pacific Northwest’s popular annual port-to-port guides, Northwest Boat Travel is now in its 36th year. The 2014 edition is freshly updated and expanded to include resources such as Lat/Long coordinates for many marinas and mooring facilities.

With coverage from Olympia, Washington to Glacier Bay, Alaska along the Inside Passage and Vancouver Island’s West Coast, NWBT is packed with information about marinas and moorage, fuel and marine services, local knowledge, and what to see and do in hundreds of destinations and ports of call. Key marinas and ports are illustrated with maps, and there’s detailed information about US and Canadian border crossing, boating regulations, navigation, charts and weather, and other boating essentials.
Northwest Boat Travel retails for $19.95.

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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