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

Upcoming Shows and New Boat Reviews!

Boat Shows to look forward to this month include: Miami, Victoria, Ottawa, London and Halifax. Visit for info on all of these fine boat and sporting shows. In this issue we are proud to present our new online Boat Review directory, offering an impressive database of both Power and Sail Reviews available to you anytime. We welcome your feedback on the reviews and please check back with this section of our website regularly as the list grows. Talk to us anytime on Twitter @CdnYachting. Happy Reading!

Terri Hodgson
Online Editor
Canadian Yachting magazine
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
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
Ice Rescue

Stay Off the Ice…Period

Ice cover in Ontario this year is unsafe in general. There have been several casualties of thin ice on the water bodies. If you haven't tested the ice where you are do not go out onto it… Read More
Olympic Sailors

Nova Scotian 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
Northstar Insurance
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
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
Miami Boat Show
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
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
Parkbridge Marina
Halifax Show Guide 2016
Boat Shows

Halifax Boat Show Digital Show Guide Here

Show organizers are looking forward to the first show in the Halifax Exhibition Centre. With a theme of summer: Have Boat Have Summer, the show will feature what 'lies beneath' with stories from shipwreck hunter Terry Dwyer, artifact finder Wayne Mushrow, panel discussions, seminars, cooking afloat demonstrations and a visit from a Mermaid. Download your show guide... Read More
Katie Belle Alongside

Cameron Shipyards and the "Katie Belle"

Cousins Evan and Nick Densmore have busy been getting their schooner "Katie Belle" rigged and ready for sea trials. With the incredible task of designing and building the 22 metre wooden schooner behind them, they were not put off by the challenge of managing the world's highest tides to navigate their deep draft vessel down the Stewiacke River and across the Minas Basin to Parrsboro... Read More
CPYB Sponsor
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
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
CY Digital Magazine
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 5 • Issue 3
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