Jeanneau Leader 46The all new Leader 46 is a signature Jeanneau incorporating elegant modern design, living spaces open to the outside, and reliable performance.  She is a true open express and her overall design is the definition of a leader with many classic and innovative features.  With several other models on the market, the 46 stands out first as a Jeanneau, known for world class construction and quality of fit and finish, and also as a design statement breaking the traditional perceptions of what an express can look and feel like.  Comfort was a major factor in the design which started with the hull, for a stable smooth handling ride, and continued into the interiors.  Unlike most offerings in North America, the Leader 46 can handle big water and do it with a level of handling that is exemplary.

 

 Jeanneau Yachts 57

 

Jeanneau Yachts 57 Elegant Offshore Cruiser

The Jeanneau Yachts 57 is an elegant offshore cruiser that offers an exceptional interior and deck plan designed by Vittorio Garroni with ease of handling in mind: every detail has been conceived to provide a world class cruising experience.  She is now offered with a beautiful, all new interior design. The styling of the contemporary interior reflects a long nautical heritage with rich materials found throughout including leather, blond teak flooring, and stainless steel.  Her sleek windows allow plenty of natural light to bath the interior.  To ensure the feeling of luxury and comfort, she has finely appointed cabins, a spacious galley, and luxurious lounging and dining areas.  And being a cruiser, she also has a tender garage.

NC9

Jeanneau NC 9

The Jeanneau NC 9 is a remarkably spacious 30 express cruiser.  Her design provides a remarkable amount of usable space for socializing, entertaining, relaxing, and having fun on the water with the family.  Now add to this a world class hull design that ensures a stable smooth ride even in big water and offshore conditions.  She is ideally suited for both coastal cruising and inland lake boating.  Her ride and handling ensure that your family and guests can enjoy more time on the water.  The design of the NC 9, like her bigger sisters the NC 11 and NC 14, incorporates large windows and a sport top helping to bring the outside in.  Her layout maximizes topside space, while still creating spacious and comfortable accommodations below. The team at BoatTEST.com put her through a full test and review. 

http://www.jeanneau.com/ 

 

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CY Virtual Video Boat Tours

Virtual Boat ToursWe all love boats and nothing can break us up! So, what better way to spend our time than looking at interesting boats and going aboard in a virtual ride or tour. We have asked our friends at various dealers and manufacturers to help us assemble a one-stop online resource to experience some of the most interesting boats on the market today. Where the CY Team has done a review, we connect you to that expert viewpoint. If you can’t go boating, you can almost experience the thrill via your screen. Not quite the same, but we hope you enjoy our fine tour collection.

 

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AXOPAR 37 XC

 

Axopar 37 XCWhole new ball game…

 

Set aside your assumptions and expectations for a few minutes while we try to describe the new Axopar 37 XC that made its American debut at the 2020 Miami International Boat Show. This boat represents a whole new ball game in terms of design, performance, seakeeping and functionality. In fact, I’d say it takes a ‘clean sheet of paper’ approach to boating – it’s that different.

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Destinations

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Exiting Hogs BackBy John Morris

History: right after gym and just before chemistry class. Fifty minutes of naming the prime ministers by date and looking out the window. Who knew it was actually interesting.

And in some ways it hardly matters because the Rideau Waterway is just so amazingly beautiful. Driving your boat through the locks is wonderful fun for kids of all ages (adult kids, too) and the scenery is sensational. The history is a huge bonus however, and worth understanding from both as a political lesson and from an engineering perspective.

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Lifestyle

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The BucketI was cleaning up my workbench the other day. My eyes then scanned across my workbench and fell on ‘the bucket’. Everyone has a one. On a boat, it’s usually in a cockpit lazarette. It’s full of old paint cans and half-used tubes of caulking. There might be some white grease, painters tape or epoxy in there, too. I take my bucket everywhere and it’s full of all sorts of tubes of grease and sealants and adhesives.

I thought to myself that I should probably sort through the bucket and get rid of the stuff that isn’t useful. I quickly realized, though, that each of the items in my bucket (except that had gone bad) were useful, and each is used for a particular job.

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