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Coastal Craft
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
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
Miami Boat Show
Maple Bay Yacht Club Parks Canada
Canada Parks

Several BC Yacht Clubs Support the Parks Canada Park Host Program

Member of the MBYC may contact the Park Host Coordinator and volunteer to act as a Park Host. Having been briefed by the Coordinator they will qualify to sign up for available dates, attend and tie up to the applicable Park Host Slip, and assume the duties of the Park Host while in attendance... Read More
Deep Cove Yacht Club Racing
Recreational Racing

Deep Cove Yacht Club Open Invitation to Come and Race Your Sailboat

IF you ever wanted go racing, the Deep Cove Yacht Club located on the east shore of Vancouver Island, opposite the Chrome Point Lighthouse and at the end of Baynes Sound, and Hornby Islands has an open invitation to come and join them... Read More
Comox Valley Yacht Club

Comox Valley Yacht Club

The Comox Valley Yacht Club "the Blue Jeans Yacht Club" was formed in 1999 by a group who believed there was a need for a pleasure boating organization that gets folks together with a common interest to trade information, provide a common voice for boating issues in the community and, especially, socializing... 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
Parkbridge Marina
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
CPYB Sponsor
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
Olympic Sailors

Canadian 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
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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