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Message From The Editor

Earth Day Every Day

On the heels of the official Earth Day on April 22nd we are cruising straight on into the summer boating season. Our Earth Day celebrations included sharing some of our environment articles through our social media communities as well as sponsoring the Waterkeeper Gala that took place amidst much glitz and glam on the 21st. Supporting a cause that strives to keep our waters clean and healthy is a bit of a no brainer, not just because we are boaters but because we live on this Earth. After you read the post-mortem on the Waterkeeper fundraiser take a few moments out of your day to watch the featured video by Tim Thompson. It is compelling enough to make Waterkeepers out of even the most skeptical amongst us. @CdnYachting

Terri Hodgson
Online Editor
Canadian Yachting magazine
thodgson@kerrwil.com
 
Waterkeeper Gala Video
Featured Video

2016 Waterkeeper Gala

On the heels of Earth Day last week this film from the Waterkeeper gala on April 21st provides some of the most compelling visuals and facts yet seen for everyone's participation in keeping all of our waters swimmable, drinkable, fishable and boatable... Read More
 
Marine Industry Careers
Featured Marine Career Opportunity

Volvo-Penta: Field Service Engineer Canada & Alaska

From Atlantic to Pacific and all points in between, Canada's marine industry needs a growing number of young people to enter the business. Opportunities in sales, marketing, marina management, boat building, repair and refit are all available. Some opportunities are with small or family businesses, some are with multi-national corporations... Read More
 
Waterkeeper
 
Back Cove 34 Running
Featured Boat Review

Back Cove 34

There seems to be more and more talk these days about the "bucket list" and amongst people who are keen on boating, making that cruise to the Caribbean is a big one… Read More
 
Readers' Stories
Readers' Stories

The Dippy

My passion for boats began before I realized it for what it was. When I was only two years old, a neighbour had to don waders and run through a very deep pond to pull me out of a baby bathtub… Read More
 
Northstar Insurance
 
Flare Disposal Days
CPS

Boating Safety Equipment Education and Flare Disposal Days Help Boaters

Every year thousands of boaters go out on the water without the proper safety equipment that is 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
CPS Conference

Join us in Vancouver for the CPS-ECP Annual Conference October 25-30th

The Vancouver 2016 National Conference for Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons begins Tuesday October 25 until Sunday October 30, 2016 at the spectacular Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre… Read More
 
Boat Life
 
Waterkeeper Gala
Environment

Canadian Artists, Philanthropists, and Athletes Set New Record for Waterkeeper Gala

Four hundred influential artists, philanthropists, athletes, and business leaders set a new fundraising record at the 5th Annual Waterkeeper Gala in Toronto last Thursday, April 21. More than $550,000 was raised at the event, bringing the gala’s fundraising tally to $2.4-million over the last five years... Read More

Zika Virus

Researchers Use Tires to Fight Zika-carrying Mosquitoes

A group of Canadian and Mexican researchers have developed a simple, inexpensive, and environmentally-friendly way to drastically reduce the number of surviving eggs laid by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes—the species that can transmit the Zika, dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever viruses... Read More

IJC Survey

IJC Survey: Great Lakes Citizens Value the Great Lakes for Drinking Water, Recreation and as Treasured Natural Resource

Eighty-five percent of Great Lakes citizens believe protecting the Great Lakes is highly important, according to one of the largest surveys ever conducted on public perception of the world's largest freshwater system… Read More
 
Parkbridge Marina
 
Boston Whaler 420
Launches

Boston Whaler's Flagship 420 Outrage Debuts in Vancouver

Cutting-edge technology and effortless style were on display at Coal Harbour Marina, as M&P Yacht Centre hosted the debut of the West Coast's first Boston Whaler 420 Outrage on Saturday, April 9th… Read More
 
Evinrude eTec
Product Focus

BRP Announces Plans to Unveil the Next Evolution in Outboard Engine Technology

Club Evinrude will showcase their new product on Sunday through Wednesday June 26-29, 2016… Read More

Gopro Omni 4

GoPro's Six-Camera, 360-degree VR Rig Up for Preorder

The day before it revealed its 16-camera Odyssey rig at Google I/O last year, GoPro announced it was working on a drone as well a six-camera spherical array that was later named the Omni. We may still be waiting for the drone, but at NAB this week the company opened up preorders for the Omni... Read More

iBubble Underwater Drone

Underwater Drone Follows and Films Scuba Divers

Many aerial drones now feature a Follow Me mode - that's where they can be instructed to autonomously fly along above you and shoot video as you ski, cycle, run or otherwise move about. However, what happens if you're a scuba diver? Read More

Marine Rub Rail Kit

$50 Rebate on Replacement Rub Rail Kit until April 30

Taco Marine has been designing and manufacturing quality rub rail for leading boat builders and marine retailers for more than 50 years… Read More
 
CPYB Sponsor
 
Isaf Survival Course
Safety

ISAF Offshore Safety and Sea Survival Course

Back by popular demand! The Calgary Chapter is pleased to participate in this 2-day offshore, personal survival course that combines theoretical and practical training to prepare participants to negotiate passage making and ocean racing with competence and confidence... Read More
 
Hong Kong
Racing

Hong Kong to Host Stopover in 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race

Hong Kong will be hosting the Volvo Ocean Race for the first time when the event visits in February 2018 during the 13th edition… Read More
 
CY Digital
 
Mercedes Benz Arrow 460
Just Because

Mercedes-Benz Arrow460 Granturismo is 46 Feet of Floating Excess

For all intents and purposes, the Mercedes S-Class Convertible is the perfect car for a seaside cruise. It's beautiful, powerful, and the cabin has been specially designed so your fancy haircut isn't ruined by pesky buffeting. Problem is, it doesn't float... Read More
 
Spinlock Queens Award 3
Awards

Spinlock named as winner of Queen's Award for Enterprise

Spinlock has been named as the winner of a coveted Queen's Award for Enterprise for our domination in the global sailing market… Read More
 
Jack Pady
People

Jack Pady Reflects on the Boating Industry Over 40 Years

"40 Years has seen a number of changes in our Boating Industry. In the 70's and 80's, we had a strong power and sail boat manufacturing industry in Canada… Read More
 
Cape Breton
Cruising Opportunities

Harbours and Niche Ports of Cape Breton

Nestled in the highland heart of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island is home to fascinating views from both land and sea. Known for its charm and beauty, visitors from all over the world travel to see the captivating Cabot Trail, the beautiful Bras d'Or Lake and maybe even experience a maritime kitchen party... Read More
 
           
April 28, 2016 • Volume 5 • Issue 8
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