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Message From The Editor

Volunteers are the Bomb

The CPS said it perfectly below when they wrote "Volunteers are the roots of strong communities". We all have our different communities large and small; our family, our workspace, our town or city…likely we spend some time volunteering our time as well as some time making use of another's time. At Canadian Yachting we are continually grateful for the people who volunteer their valuable time to us and to the boating family in so many different ways. If you notice someone giving of their own time this week and any week, take a moment to recognize their contribution. Valuing the work of another goes an exponentially long way towards fostering a strong community.

Terri Hodgson
Online Editor
Canadian Yachting magazine
thodgson@kerrwil.com
 
Lynn Lortie Illinois River
People

A Cornerstone at Kerrwil: Lynn Lortie Retires the Office and Opens the Sails on a New Chapter

When the backbone of our office crew announced that her final day of work would be April 1st, of course nobody took it very seriously. However, as the day approached, it became more apparent that Lynn Lortie was not working on an elaborate April Fools prank. After six years of extremely cheerful telephone greetings and a can-do attitude toward any task that cannot be matched, Lynn retired from Kerrwil Publications on April 1st. Read More
 
Marine careers
Marine Careers

Do You Know Someone Who Would Love a Marine Industry Career?

From Atlantic to Pacific and all points in between, Canada's marine industry needs a growing number of young people to enter the business.If you know a bright, enthusiastic person who is looking for a solid and rewarding future, share this newsletter with them... Read More
 
Northstar Insurance
 
National Volunteer Week
Volunteerism

National Volunteer Week April 10 - 16, 2016

Volunteer Canada's tagline for National Volunteer Week reads: "Volunteers are the roots of strong communities." At the roots of the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons community, and the roots of every boating community across Canada, are nearly 2000 CPS-ECP volunteers who contribute a total of approximately 150,000 hours of volunteer service each year... Read More
 
Portuguese Azores Islands
Featured Video

The Portuguese Azores Islands

At the end of their transatlantic crossing aboard the Distant Shores, Paul and Sheryl Shard set anchor in the Portuguese island of the Azores.Enjoy this excerpt from the Shard's Season 10, Episode 10, including a tour of the Azores and a celebration of the 500th anniversary of the town, Flores.The full length featured article on The Azores appears in the May 2016 issue of Canadian Yachting magazine... Read More
 
Boat Life
 
My First Storm
Readers' Stories

My First Storm

I had checked the long range forecast for the week and it showed lots of ideal sailing weather. I was to spend this week by myself and looked forward to the peace and quiet, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday living… Read More
 
Jenneau CY Tilley
Rendezvous

Jeanneau Owners' BVI Rendezvous 2016

At the recent Jeanneau Owners' Rendezvous in the British Virgin Islands, Jeanneau owners, dealers and a few friends were treated to a week of experiencing the benefits of the yachting lifestyle in a gorgeous setting… Read More
 
Parkbridge Marina
 
Genco Marine
Open House

Genco Marine Open House This Weekend

Get your season started right with Genco Marine's open house. Representatives from Aurora Marine, Raymarine and Interlux will be in store, ready to advise you on electronics, boat cleaning and bottom paint solutions… Read More
 
Spring Exhaust Maintenance
Spring Checklist

Be Sure the Exhaust System is on Your Spring Launch Checklist to Avoid Problems This Season

Most boat owners have a checklist of maintenance items to be performed before spring launch. Leading exhaust systems manufacturer Centek Industries suggests the following items be included on checklists to avoid exhaust system problems during the boating season... Read More
 
Waterkeeper
 
Boat Fires
Safety

6 Ways Boat Fires Happen

Fire ranks number five among all boat losses according to the BoatUS Marine Insurance Program claims files. Dig a little a deeper, and those claims files also tell you the six specific areas that lead to most reported boat fires… Read More
 
Brighton Road Bridge
Waterways

Spring Maintenance for Trent-Severn Waterway Bridges

In the coming weeks, Parks Canada will be conducting spring maintenance at some of our swing bridges and sites along the Trent-Severn Waterway, in preparation for the 2016 navigation season… Read More
 
CPYB Sponsor
 
RWF Tall Ship Fireworks
Waterfront

Redpath Waterfront Festival July 1 to 3, 2016

Calling all mates! Celebrate Canada Day weekend with the Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by PortsToronto as they launch the TALL SHIPS Challenge® Great Lakes Series… Read More
 
Womens Sailing 2016
Training

Women's Sailing Conference Slated for June 4, 2016

The 15th Annual Women's Sailing Conference, organized by the National Women's Sailing Association (NWSA), will take place Saturday, June 4, at the Corinthian Yacht Club… Read More

Sail Canada Sea Survival

Sea Survival Program Sail Canada - World Sailing Approved

Heading offshore? Planning to do the Susan Hood Race, Lake Ontario 300 or any other exciting adventures that will take you beyond the reach of your dock lines? Making sure that you and your crew are fed, trained and well prepared is top of your list. Now you can offer them the training opportunity of a lifetime... Read More
 
CY Digital Issue
 
Neil Gunn
People

Remembering Neil Gunn

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of a true gentleman, Neil Gunn, on the morning of March 30th, at Campbell House Hospice in Collingwood, Ontario. As the sun rose, with a final shave, and surrounded by his adoring family, Gunner set out on his next voyage... Read More
 
Atlantic Crossing
Racing

Sail Away Aboard O Canada

Ever want to cross an ocean? Wonder what it's like to surf up to 20 knots on an open 60? You can do all that and more by joining the O Canada executive crew this spring... Read More
 
New canoe Museum
Paddling

Visionary Design Announced for the New Canadian Canoe Museum

Members of the Architect Selection Committee and the Board of Directors of the Canadian Canoe Museum are proud, honoured and excited to announce that visionary architects heneghan peng architects (Dublin, Ireland) and Kearns Mancini Architects (Toronto, Ontario) have won the international competition for the new $45-million Canadian Canoe Museum... Read More
 
Hanse 3d
Technology

3D Printing Revolutionizes Yacht Building at Hanse Yachts AG

After the automotive - and architecture industrHanse Yacnts is now ready to start the test phase for our first 3D hull printer.. Read More
 
Ontario Sailing and Gill
Partnerships

Ontario Sailing Partners with Gill North America

Ontario Sailing and Gill North America are excited to announce a multi-year partnership that will see Gill North America support the Ontario Sailing Team and their coaching staff with technical podium gear… Read More
 
Port Orillia Spring Show
Boat Shows

Port of Orillia Spring Boat, Cottage & Outdoor Show, June 10-12

Fantastic assortment of new, private and dealer pre-owned boats and great products to go with your cottage and recreational lifestyle… Read More
 
           
April 14, 2016 • Volume 5 • Issue 7
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