Apr 11, 2017

Sail Nova Scotia will be celebrating 10 years of the very successful WOW! Women on Water program with an afternoon celebration on Saturday, April 22 from 3-5pm at the Armdale Yacht Club in Halifax. Hear about the exciting programs and events for female sailors this year and learn more about the bursary program and the Pamela Lerch Cup. On top of that they will draw for some prizes and there will be complimentary snacks.

It’s free to attend and all are welcome. Good times guaranteed! RSVP to the Sail NS office if you’re planning to attend.


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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