Price: $30.00

This 20"W x 15"H x 9"D classic tote is made from biodegradable premium 16 oz. cotton canvas and is attractively trimmed with navy. It features double layered reinforced bottom and wrap around handles including an inside zippered pocket for keys, glasses or change.

Anchor SuitPrice Range: $216.00 - 380.00

Features

Constructed With All Marine Grade Components:  5 mil Neoprene, YKK Zippers, Canvas Reinforced Interior, Webbing Handle Reinforced With Grommets,  Finished Ends.

Keep Your Anchor Gear In A Visually Pleasing, Neatly Assembled, And Readily Deployable State.

Fortress Storm Anchors Can Now Be Fully Assembled And Neatly Stowed Anywhere e.g.  Salon, Closet, Forward Cabin, Lazarette, Gear Locker etc.

Soft Neoprene Material Mitigates Boat Damage When Stowed And Moved About,  Dampens Nuisance Anchor and Rode Chain Rattle When Stowed.

Typical Applications: Yacht Tender, Picnic Boat, Go-Fast, Sail, Cruiser, Classic Wooden Boat, Sport Fish, Sea Planes, Pontoons, PWC's etc.

Color: Classic Navy Blue

Notes:

Not Intended To Hold Long Line Lengths and Oversize Rode Chains.

To Verify Fit, Reference Your Anchor Stock Length (Round Bar), and Shank Length (Rectangular Bar) and Compare to AnchorSuit Dimensions Below.

AnchorSuit Fits Anchor Dimensions: Danforth Fortress Price
Medium       21"L (Stock) x 30"L (Shank)         8 - 9 lb  FX-7   $216.00
Large 22.5"L (Stock) x 33”L (Shank)             12 - 13 lb      FX-11 $237.00
X-Large 26"L (Stock) x 37"L (Shank)                           N/A  FX-16 $314.00
XX-Large 31"L (Stock) x 43"L (Shank)       N/A FX-23 $380.00

 

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Price: $995.00 CAD

Technical Specifications:

  • Exterior housing: Composite of ABS and PC plastics resulting in superior durability and strength.
  • Integrated rubber inlay for anti-skid prevention.
  • Weather resistant design.
  • Designed specifically for use on a sailboat
  • Torque: Achieves 130+NM of torque to stall
  • Rotation: 50-130rpm via variable speed technology in both directions allowing for two speed winch rotations.
  • Winch cog contains unique drive to prevent failure in both rotation directions.
  • Cog will not unthread or snap the retaining screw.
  • Drive: Integrated standard winch cog of stainless steel.
  • Battery: Internal rechargeable 21.6V
  • Lithium

Included:

  • 100-240 volt AC shore power
  • 12 volt DC Trickle charging device
  • Storage tote bag
  • 2 Drive Cogs
  • Plastic mountable holder 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: $749.99 CAD

Solar-powered and wireless. Replaceable battery. This new model was launched at the Miami Boat Show with an overview in the Strictly Sail boat show guide. The ingenious design of the battery nose cone is also illustrated in the YouTube overview below. 

Includes:  Wind Instrument, quick-start instructions, marine-grade stainless steel 9″ (23 cm) Mounting Rod, four 3/4-inch #8 stainless steel screws, and four pairs of stainless #8 machine screws (3/4-inch) & lock nuts.  Replaceable lithium battery in the nose cone comes with a full charge so you can start using it right away.

Accessories:  extra battery(s), battery charger with LCD display, special mounting brackets, Air Link for NMEA wiring.Bonus: Free delivery by FedEx for Canadian Yachting readers. Shipping fee refunded within 24 hours of order.

 

 

 



Basic Sailing and Cruising Skills

Price: $14.95

Basic Sailing and Cruising Skills is based on Rob MacLeod’s 1985 publication by the same name. This new version has full-colour photos and more detailed illustrations. Content is divided into the Knowledge you will need to learn to sail and Lessons broken down the way MacLeod has trained thousands of new sailors – start with the basics and build levels of skill.

Whether you are new to sailing or you want to expand your enjoyment of sailing through better boat handling, this practical approach is right for you. As an added bonus, purchasers of the book have access to online video that expands the information and lessons covered in the book at no extra charge.

Rob has a new online course to complement Basic Sailing and Cruising Skills. Learn-to-Sail: The Basics is a companion video-based course that will prepare you to challenge Sail Canada’s Basic Cruising examination.

Also Available - Learn-to-Sail: The Basics (online) – visit InformedBoater.com

Author: Rob Macleod
Number of pages: 108
Illustrated photos, softcover

 

Ports Georgian Bay, the North Channel and Lake Huron, 2020

Price: $64.95

2020 Edition

PORTS Georgian Bay, North Channel & Lake Huron all new edition – January, 2020 release!

New Mobile App Free with Every Purchase!

Fully Updated Content and Editorial.

New Aerials!

 

Ports: Lake Ontario

Price: $29.85

2016 Edition

Explore Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River with PORTS Cruising Guide to Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands. You'll find detailed information on every port along the way, with expert advice on where to tie up, where to find supplies, where to eat and what to do when you get there. Nearly 400 pages, the PORTS Cruising Guide to Lake Ontario and the Thousand Islands is jammed with aerial photos, hydrographic chart references, GPS coordinates and in-depth local knowledge - it's like having your own private tour guide aboard!  

*Please note this is a clearance price; all sales are final*

Ports Cruising GUide: Trent Severn Waterway

Price: $57.95

2021 Edition

Stretching 240 miles between Trenton and Port Severn, the historic Trent-Severn waterway is one of the most popular boating destinations in Canada. Our PORTS Cruising Guide to the Trent-Severn Waterway points out exactly where to find the marinas, anchorages, locks, restaurants, fuel and supplies all along the way – including Lake Simcoe. Complete GPS coordinates, a handy distance chart and aerial photos give you everything you need to plan your own Trent-Severn adventure.

In the 2021 guide, you will find updated aerial photos, completely updated information, great new photography and a Coffee Table worthy cover. The greatest addition to the 2021 is the FREE mobile app download. Each print guide comes with a single i0s/Android download for your tablet.

Ports Cruising Guides: Rideau Canal and the Lower Ottawa River

Price: $57.95

2021 Edition 

Wait no longer, the 2021 Rideau Canal & Lower Ottawa River PORTS Guide has returned! Purchase your copy now!

The PORTS Cruising Guide to the Rideau Canal and Lower Ottawa River includes detailed navigational information and detailed aerial photos to make your trip through this historic waterway one to remember. Complete lock-by-lock travel information with GPS coordinates and contact numbers shows you where to stop, where to find fuel, where to eat and where to restock the galley, while its handy distance chart makes it easy to play your voyage.

New Mobile App Free with Every Purchase!

Fully Updated Content and Editorial.

New Aerials!

 

Price: $39.95

"The Things Women Don't Know About Boating Could Fill A Book...” "How-To" Wisdom for Women in Boating, First Mate 101 Has The Confidence-Building Detail You Need To Stop Worrying And Start Boating. Dozens of innovative tips on how to store everything from food, equipment, bedding, furniture to all the other comforts of home that you want to take boating. Work together with the Captain to dock your boat safely, confidently (and without yelling at each other!) How to deal with the unique challenges of preparing meals on board and turn meal time into a special time. Author: Brenda Dawson.

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Beneteau saw an opportunity to add a little thrill to any cruising adventure, so they took the hull of the First 53 racer (introduced just last year), and with a few fashionable changes, created the Oceanis Yacht 54, the new entry-level of Beneteau’s swanky Oceanis Yacht line. The result is a performance cruiser that sails like a witch and looks like a grande dame.

Design

Roberto Biscontini is the naval architect and Lorenzo Argento created the details of the exterior and interior design. 

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The purchase of the L’Orignal Marina was made official in November 2020. The new year was barely underway when all 50 available slips were already reserved. No wonder the addition of member and visitor slips is already planned for the 2022 season – the 2021 count is up to 62 power and sail already. At the moment, the Riverest Marina offers boaters a stop where they can launch their boat...

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DIY & How to

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But there are other factors that are much more concerning and act at a significantly faster rate that the environment can take credit for. One of these is commonly spoken of, but not terribly well understood: Corrosion. As boaters, we’re concerned with two main types of corrosion: Galvanic and Stray-Current. This edition will focus on galvanic corrosion – in two weeks, stay tuned for info on stray-current.

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