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Canadian Yachting's Onboard Newsletter for Power and Sail
Mercury
Message From The Editor

At last, they are coming out

Finally, now that we are putting the boats away for the season, we can get down to important matters like re-connecting with Aunt Phyllis and Uncle Walt, get the laundry done, visit the postage stamp museum and other important off season pursuits. Ten pins starts up soon!

Those nice drizzly days of November are just ahead; heck, the lucky folks in Calgary have already thrilled to 40cm of snow in just the first week of October. Less than a month ahead you can switch to your winter tires. Whoopee.

On the other hand, for those of you who already miss your boats, take heart. There's just 182 days until April 11.

John Morris
Online Editor
Canadian Yachting Magazine
CYonboard@kerrwil.com
     
 
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News

Shellbacks announce winter speakers

Shellbacks has scheduled a weekly series of meetings loaded with good food, friendly men and women who like nautical topics and interesting informed speakers. Read More

TIBS Women's Day

New, TIBS Women's Day, January 20, 2019

New this year, the Toronto International Boat Show introduces Women's Day! A full day of boating seminars and guest speakers is designed to educate and inspire and even make some friends in the process. Read More

Heading to Canadas Cup Blue

Heading to Canada's Cup - Inaugural IC37 Regatta

As we have reported, the reinvigorated Canada's Cup program is approaching so we are keeping an eye on the progress of Melges IC37, the boat that will contest the next three events. Read More

Le Boat Expansion

Le Boat announces expansion plans for 2019

One year ago, Le Boat, a supplier of self-drive river and canal cruise holidays in Europe, announced the company's expansion into North America, opening their first base in Smiths Falls, ON. Read More
 
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Boat shows

Canadian Yachting at the US in-water sailboat show

Annapolis invented the in-the-water show in 1970 and it still remains as the last one of its kind in its 49th year- the United States Sailboat Show. Each year, contingents of Canadians troll the docks… Read More
 
Spring 2018 Course Graduates
Learning

Barrie Boating Courses for Fall

The Barrie Power and Sail Squadron's training season has recently gotten underway. We're offering a wide range of courses from the basic Operator's Card to blue water cruising. Read More
 
CYOB
 
Olympic Sails
Opinion

Olympic boat selection

The decision made by World sailing potentially removing the Laser from the OLYMPIC competition has implications well beyond the games. Already the recent years of decisions on sailing equipment… Read More
 
Howe Sound Serenity
POTW

October 11, 2018

Our Photos of the week this time come from BC where our friend Rob Stokes sent us a very nice portfolio of peaceful stunners from the summer past. Read More
 
Canadian Yachting One Design
Send your ONE DESIGN news, results, pictures and everything else to cyonedesign@kerrwil.com.
 
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Ask Andrew

Protecting your boat for the winter - Part One

As the cold approaches, shrink-wrapping is a hot topic, and I've heard more than a few debates at yacht clubs about the merits and disadvantages of winter covers, tarps and wraps. Read More
 
Para World Sailing Championships
Racing

The 2018 Para World Sailing Championships wrapped up September 22 at the Sheboygan Yacht Club in Sheboygan

The 2018 Para World Sailing Championships wrapped up September 22 at the Sheboygan Yacht Club in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The week of sailing brought in various conditions. Read More

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Nova Scotia Opti Championships

Congratulations Stephen Cramm from RNSYS on capturing the NS 2018 Opti Provincial Championships held at Bedford Basin YC. 25 sailors competed in the Championship fleet and 9 in the Green Fleet. Read More
 
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News you can use

Putting your boat into a charter program

Recently, OnBoard contacted the sales team at Aviso Yacht Sales in Nanaimo to get their thoughts on putting a boat into a yacht charter program. They suggested that we contact Ian McPherson. Read More
 
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CYOB Inbox

October 11, 2018

Canadian Yachting OnBoard (Sept 13) wrote about a new product called "DeFoul". It is a product to remove bottom paint. I am interested in the product so I've done some basic research. Read More
 
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October 11, 2018 • Volume 3 • Issue 19
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