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The Moorings
CPS Board of Directors
Board of Directors

Apply Now to Become a Director of CPS-ECP! Deadline February 28, 2016

The Nominating Committee of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons (CPS-ECP) is accepting applications for Director's positions, to be nominated to fill vacancies on The Board of Directors at the 2016 Annual General Meeting. The Nominating Committee is responsible to, and reports to, the CPS-ECP Board of Directors. It is the responsibility of the Nominating Committee to select the best possible candidates to fill positions on the CPS-ECP Board of Directors... Read More
Steveston Mrine
Member Benefits

New CPS-ECP Member Benefit also Helps Squadrons

Steveston Marine & Hardware is proud to be the preferred online marine retail supplier to CPS-ECP members across Canada. You can now access their legendary service nationwide through their online store, which has over 88,000 items—the largest online chandlery in Canada. Steveston Marine & Hardware carries all the major brand names and more... Read More
Prepare for Sring

How Can CPS-ECP Members Help Boaters Prepare for the Boating Season?

Each season thousands of boaters go out on the water without the proper safety equipment required by law. This equipment can be of great benefit and comfort and can mean the difference between a great day out on the water and a potential disaster. Read More
Ken Read Back Of Boat

Some Views from the Back of the Boat with Ken Read

Imagine having a 100 foot super-maxi with close to 12,000 square footage of sail area downwind (that's 2-1/2 basketball courts for you sport fans) at your disposal with the one purpose of setting passage and race records! Add to this an employer saying to you, "Go out and win races and then people will buy our product!" That lucky guy is no other than Ken Read... Read More
Miami Boat Show
Canadian Yachting Boat Reviews - Power & Sail
Boat Reviews

Canadian Yachting Launches Boat Reviews Database

Canadian Yachting proudly announces our new online Boat Reviews database. With a comprehensive collection of in depth boat reviews, both power and sail, dating back as far as 1979 we invite you to browse our new and growing list… Read More
Olympic Sailors

Nova Scotian Brothers Qualify Canada for Olympic Sailing Event

In a tight race at the ISAF World Cup in Miami, Jacob and Graeme Chaplin-Saunders came out victorious and secured Canada a spot in the men's 470 event at the 2016 Summer Games… Read More
Katie Belle Alongside

Cameron Shipyards and the "Katie Belle"

Cousins Evan and Nick Densmore have busy been getting their schooner "Katie Belle" rigged and ready for sea trials. With the incredible task of designing and building the 22 metre wooden schooner behind them, they were not put off by the challenge of managing the world's highest tides to navigate their deep draft vessel down the Stewiacke River and across the Minas Basin to Parrsboro... Read More
Halifax Show Guide 2016
Boat Shows

Halifax Boat Show Digital Show Guide Here

Show organizers are looking forward to the first show in the Halifax Exhibition Centre. With a theme of summer: Have Boat Have Summer, the show will feature what 'lies beneath' with stories from shipwreck hunter Terry Dwyer, artifact finder Wayne Mushrow, panel discussions, seminars, cooking afloat demonstrations and a visit from a Mermaid! Read More

Hobie Outback From North Sails

North Sails Halifax Takes on Hobie

Angus Buchanan at North Sails' newly expanded Halifax store tells us they have taken on the Hobie line of kayaks. The new models include both paddle and the innovative "Mirage drive" boats which have proved popular with fishermen. Read More

Regal 35 SC

Iron Wind's 9,200 sq ft display at Halifax Show Features Regal 35 Sport Coupe

The Regal 35 Sport Coupe will be the flagship at Iron Wind's 9,200 sq. ft. Halifax Boat Show display. Since starting their business four years ago, Kathryn and Craig Newell have grown the operation 10 fold and now have a staff of 13 selling and servicing their extensive line of boats. Read More
Parkbridge Marina
Nova Scotia Web Cams
Web Cams

Eye Candy on Nova Scotia Coastline

It seems drone videos are all the rage and the folks at Shining Waters Marine located on St. Margarets Bay near Halifax have a nice one… Read More
Bruce Pearcy

CORK Remembers Valued Contributors Ila Colborne and Bruce Pearcy

It is with the greatest regret that the CORK Board of Directors forwards this notice of the passing of both Bruce Pearcy on February 1, 2016 and Ila Colborne on February 4, 2016… Read More
CPYB Sponsor
Electrical Chart
Product Focus

Coast Guard Approves Official Electronic Charts

The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance Feb. 5 that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications. The Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular, NVIC 01-16 establishes uniform guidance on what is now considered equivalent to chart and publication carriage requirements... Read More


Intelliboat Boarding Ladder Sensor

The Intelliboat® Boarding Ladder Sensor will be on display in the El Capitan booth (D135, Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin) at the 2016 edition of the Miami International Boat Show, February 11-15... Read More

Evolution New Website

New Evolution Sails Canada Website

The new website focuses on the Canadian lofts of Evolution Sails (Toronto, Quebec, Vancouver) and includes extensive product information to help customers appreciate the Evolution difference... Read More


Sunfish Expands its Horizons

Sunfish began its life in the 1950s more of a flat surfboard with a sail and a rudder on it which influenced today's design of windsurfs and stand up paddle boards. The Sunfish quickly became the most popular dinghy boat in North America and represented, to many, family fun on the water and idyllic summers... Read More
CY Digital Magazine
Volvo Penta Global
Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta Action Services Goes Global

The around-the-clock customer care service provided by Volvo Penta has been significantly expanded to offer global coverage in 28 languages worldwide. Volvo Penta's extensive network of over 3,500 dealers is the first line of support for customers. Now, the global dealer network is backed up by Volvo Penta Action Service globally... Read More
Moorings Miami

The Moorings - Experience Miami: Day Charters Now Available

Experience the thrill of a Moorings yacht charter in America's backyard. Ideal for travellers of all types, Miami features a wealth of activities and attractions - from world-famous South Beach to amazing snorkelling spots, mouthwatering restaurants, laid-back bars and more... Read More
ICC IYT 2016

Government of Croatia Approves IYT's ICC Without The Prior Requirement of Additional IYT Certification

IYT has recently written a "stand alone" 40 hour course for the International Certificate of Competency (ICC) which we are delighted to announce has been approved by the Government of Croatia for the operating of private yachts & bareboat charters in Croatian waters for vessels up to 30 gross tons. There is no longer a requirement to have an additional IYT certificate such as the International Bareboat Skipper... Read More
Captain Calamity
Darwin Awards?

Sailors Rescued from 'Floating Skip' for the Ninth Time

Two 'Captain Calamities' have vowed to continue their disaster-struck voyage despite needing help from emergency services nine times… Read More
February 11 2016 • Volume 1 • Issue 3
CPS Boating Course
Parkbridge Marina
Hybrid Power
Jeanneau America Power
Executive Yacht
Wish Calendar
Neptunus Yachts
Miami Boat Show
Jeanneau America Sail
MJM Yachts
Boat Dealers
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