Sail Away Aboard O Canada

Atlantic Crossing

Apr 6, 2016

Ever want to cross an ocean? Wonder what it’s like to surf up to 20 knots on an open 60?

You can do all that and more by joining our executive crew this spring.

Here are some amazing opportunities for you to get onboard O CANADA and sail her back home.

Executive Crew passages:
• Atlantic Crossing: NOW 25% off! leave Lisbon April 23, arrival in Newport around May 8.
• Newport – New York Race: Training May 19-20, race 21-22 (Full)
• New York – Halifax : May 29 departure – arrive June 1
• Halifax – Quebec City: June 4 – 8
• Kingston – Toronto : June 18-19


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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