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Message From The Editor

You Reap What You Sow

Boaters, marinas and yacht clubs go together like wine and cheese, or burgers and fries. We in the boating business are often extolling the virtues of looking at a career in the marine industry and supporting your local marinas, which, by the way, we believe in quite strongly. However it's also important to note the level of customer service you are receiving from your favourite gas dock, restaurant or store while at your club. The way that a business treats its employees usually translates to happier staff and better customer service, therefore happier boaters and financially stable marinas and clubs. As a customer it would be worthwhile to take a few moments to observe all levels of staff that are available to service you and give them some considered feedback on what you see. Suggestions for improvements to customer service will likely be taken more seriously by management and compliments for jobs well done go a long way to fostering happier staff as well. Tweet us your thoughts to @CdnYachting.

Terri Hodgson
Online Editor
Canadian Yachting magazine
thodgson@kerrwil.com
 
Wear Your Lifejacket
Safety

Safe Boating Awareness Week

North American Safe Boating Awareness Week 2016 is winding up this weekend but keep the message in mind all season long… Read More

Help VHF

How to Call for Help in a Boating Emergency

Your boat is in danger, a passenger has fallen overboard, or you're stranded on open water. How do you get help? Minutes matter. Make sure you know what do before you face a boating emergency. It could make the difference between life and death… Read More
 
Boat Life
 
Marine careers
Careers

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

Today's featured marine job is for a Marina General Manager. 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
 
Cheddar Onion Burger
Entertaining Onboard

Cheddar-and-Onion Smashed Burgers

The perfect recipe for a warm night on the water, complete with suggested pairings and a brilliant Umami dust… Read More
 
Parkbridge Marina
 
Informed Boater
Featured Video

Confident Sailor - Reluctant Sailor: The MacLeods and Canadian Yachting

Debate the pros and cons of a long cruising adventure with the MacLeods… Read More
 
Enys Canoe
Featured Video

View the Oldest Known Birch Bark Canoe

Go behind the scenes at the Canadian Canoe Museum to hear the fascinating history of one of the world's oldest birch bark canoes… Read More
 
Waterkeeper
 
Tom Ramshaw
Road to Rio

Canadian Finn Sailor Tom Ramshaw Secures Olympic Spot

Sail Canada has announced that Tom Ramshaw (SLYC) has qualified for Rio 2016 in the one-person dinghy (heavyweight) Finn class following an 8th place finish at the Finn Gold Cup in Gaeta, Italy… Read More

Brenda Bowskill

Canadian Radial Sailor Brenda Bowskill Secures Olympic Spot

Sail Canada has announced that Brenda Bowskill (RCYC) has been selected to represent Canada in Rio in the single-handed Radial class… Read More
 
Flag
Contest

Fly the CPS-ECP Flag Contest is Back!

We had so much last year that we decided to bring the contest back for the 2016 boating season… Read More
 
Northstar Insurance
 
RHSP Course
Racing

Route Halifax Saint-Pierre 2016: A Battle Between Big and Little

When Route Halifax Saint-Pierre 2016 fleet hits the start line in Halifax harbour on Sunday, July 10th, the battle for first place promises to be more exciting than ever… Read More

Volvo Ocean Race

Alicante Agrees to Deal to keep Volvo Ocean Race for Two More Editions

The deal will see Alicante maintain its position as the start port for the 14th and 15th editions of the race (2020-21 and 2023-24, under the current format of a race every three years)… Read More

St barth 9th Edition

9th Edition of the St Barth Cata Cup

The St Barth Cata Cup continues to enjoy widespread popularity among F18 amateurs at the dawn of it's 9th edition… Read More
 
CPYB Sponsor
 
Safe Quiet Lakes
Environment

Safe Quiet Lakes & OPP Launch Awareness Campaign on Muskoka Lakes

Regional advocacy group Safe Quiet Lakes is launching its annual awareness and safety campaign in cooperation and with support from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)… Read More
 
Fountain Pajot Motoryachts
Manufacturers

A New Page in the Story of Fountaine Pajot

The story of Fountaine Pajot began in 1976 and continues today. Inspired by two visionary men: Jean-François Fountaine and Yves Pajot, internationally famous ocean racers, the Fountaine Pajot brand was a forerunner in the design of polyester cruising catamarans... Read More
 
CY Digital Issue
 
AMQ Gala 2016
Rendezvous

Aquanaute's "Rendez-Vous Nautique" Event Wins Silver Award in Best Nautical Event of the Year Category

During its 20th anniversary evening Gala, the Quebec Maritime Association presented the Silver Award to Aquanaute Training Centre (ATC) for its "Rendez-vous Nautique", in the Best Nautical Event of the Year category... Read More

Marlow Rendezvous Aerial

Marlow Marine Cruising Club Hosts Its Annual Spring Rendezvous

The Marlow Marine Cruising Club 20th Annual Spring Rendezvous was held on May 5th thru May 8th at the Faro Blanco Resort and Yacht Club… Read More
 
Cruisers Yacht Grey 52
New Models

Cruisers Yachts Announces 60 Flybridge

Cruisers Yachts has announced the 60 Flybridge, featuring enhanced views and more living space. The 2017 model year 60 Flybridge will be unveiled this summer and available at dealerships in the fall… Read More
 
Free Lockage 2017
Waterways

Free Lockage for 2017 on Waterways

It's Canada's birthday gift to you: As part of Budget 2016, the Government of Canada announced free admission for all Canadian and international visitors to national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas operated by Parks Canada and free lockage for recreational boaters on historic canals and waterways in 2017... Read More
 
Diane Reid
People

Diane Reid Takes Over as President of National One Design Academy

National One Design Sailing Academy announced today that Clipper Round the World Ocean Race Skipper, Diane Reid has been selected to take over as it's President to lead the Company during the next phase in it's evolution… Read More
 
Glen Spartz
Scholarships

Boating BC is Now Accepting Applications for the Glenn Spartz Scholarship

Boating BC is now accepting applications for our inaugural Glenn Spartz Scholarships. These scholarships are only available for students enrolling in the Marine Mechanical Technician Apprenticeship Program… Read More
 
F350 Yamaha
Product Focus

Yamaha's New F350 and 4.2l V6

Yamaha's new offerings give boaters more power, control and peace of mind, with the introduction of the F350 outboard and the new 4.2L V6 Offshore "Mechanical" outboards… Read More
 
Executive Yacht, Vanquish Boats
Dealers

Vanquish Boats is Taking on Canada with the Help of Executive Yacht of Toronto

"Executive Yacht is a really exciting partner for us as it introduces the Canadian customer to the Vanquish brand,"… Read More
 
TIBS Boat Winner
Contests

'Buy a Boat and Win' Recipient Enjoys New Legend Boat AND a Big Cheque

Cynthia Hare of the Toronto International Boat Show presents the $10,000 to the Buy a Boat & Win promotion from the 2016 boat show. Becky was the salesperson from Legend. Winners picked up their boat 18' Legend. Read More
 
           
May 26, 2016 • Volume 5 • Issue 10
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