RitchieCompassTo help keep those aboard safe, critical equipment such as the compass must hold up in the rough stuff.

 

 

NavionicsThe Boating HD Marine & Lakes app from Navionics is an excellent resource to help plan your open water trip and to avoid hidden dangers along the way.

 

 

Steiner NavigatorsThe porro prism Navigator Pro 7x50 binocular is the choice for many recreational boaters, weekend anglers and hobby sailors.

quatix 6

Designed with the serious mariner in mind, quatix 6 combines all the best features of Garmin’s fēnix® 6 watch with everything you’ll need on the water.

NAVIONICSThe new update of the Navionics Boating app comes with a multiple chart-overlay option that  allows you to use different content combinations.

Steiner Navigator Pro 7x50CWhen you visit the Toronto Boat Show, come to the Canadian Yachting booth (#1741), trial a pair of amazing Steiner 7x50c navigator pro binoculars and enter for a chance to win that set of binoculars, retail value $699! You know you want them.

CY Garmin Act 1With Garmin it is now possible to use both devices without independently operating two devices with different software.

On board many pleasurecraft, only the compass is more neglected and taken for granted than the VHF radio. And that is understandable – wrong but understandable.

Es9 AIS 650A thin breeze skitteredacross the Gulf of Maine, and a low cloud ceiling stamped-outany moonlight, making for a darknight aboard my dad’s J/44, Southern Cross.

CY CwindAs I sit looking out my window at the snow that is slowly piling up it is easy to be downtrodden by the prospect that the winter season is yet to fully hit.

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