Register today for the National Conference


Sept 7, 2016

Register today for the National Conference

It’s that time again and a FINAL reminder that if you have not registered for the National Conference and AGM in Vancouver the COST will be INCREASING from $230 to $260 AFTER September 12, 2016 so please be sure to register TODAY!

Also, don’t forget to book your tours when registering and take advantage of the optional lunches offered on Thursday and Friday that anyone can attend for $50 per person.

Conference website:

On-line Registration:

Vancouver Registration Form:|K=242679
And while you are at it, don’t forget to make your hotel reservations before the cost increases September 25, 2016.

National Conference in Vancouver, October 25 to 29, 2016
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel
1088 Burrand Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R9
Group Reservations: 800-663-9255

Be sure to mention Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons
Run of the house Single room rate is $175 per night

See you in Vancouver!
Tracie Berekoff, P
CPS-ECP National Conference Chair


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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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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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