Hella Marine LEDS


CABIN-LED250Slips, falls, bumps and bruises can be eliminated with attractive lighting.  Safety-conscious boaters choose aesthetically-pleasing Easy Fit LED Courtesy Lamps from Hella marine to illuminate steps, toe kicks, dark corners and other hazards.

Complementing their surroundings, the stunning and versatile lamps are also perfect for storage areas, companion ways, deck fittings, signs and switches.

Ultra-compact, the sleek lamps feature all the safety and cost-saving benefits of LED technology.  Ideal for both interior and exterior applications, the light is radiated downward at an angle of 30˚ for controlled illumination.

Consuming only .5W, efficient Easy Fit lamps are completely sealed and resistant to shock, vibration and UV.  With no bulbs or filaments to break, rugged LED lamps are maintenance-free.


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. 

Read More


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.

Read More