Win Name that boat: Top contenders so far

Boat Name

July 22, 2021

Last issue we proposed a contest for you and the folks at Big Bumper have stepped up with a prize. As we explained, Boat Names are a pretty fun game and the recent lockdown and craziness has helped create some really amusing ones.

We need more, though if it’s going to be a real name that boat party.






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Here are some cute ones we’ve received so far. But that’s just a start. Send YOURS now to and put Name that Boat in the subject line.
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And here’s a photo of several of the bumpers from the Big Bumper Company who are providing the prize for the best name!! (Bottom Right)
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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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