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

Welcome to June!

In this issue of Onboard we are looking ahead to the Rio Olympics with anticipation. See who to watch in the sailing world and take a sneak peek at the innovative Canada House design. Learn proper locking etiquette, take an evening cruise with the CY staff and the Carnivore Club, consider a PFD for Father's Day and learn what new funding the government has announced for the boating industry. All of this and lots more for you to peruse in this issue.

Terri Hodgson
Online Editor
Canadian Yachting magazine
Safely Locking Through
Best Practices

Locking Etiquette

A conventional lock is a watertight chamber with a watertight gate at each end. If the valves in the lower gate are opened and those in the upper gate remain closed, the water runs out. Boats inside the lock are thereby lowered… Read More
New CPS Burgee
CY Snapshot

CY Reader Showing Off New CPS-ECP Burgee

Janet Tremble proudly displays her new CPS-ECP burgee at Henry's in San Souci, Georgian Bay. Enter the CPS-ECP Flag Contest here… Read More
Marc Garneau Safe boating
New Initiatives

Government Announces New Funding for Safe Boating Practices

Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, has announced new funding under Transport Canada's Boating Safety Contribution Program for initiatives that promote safe boating practices and behaviours in Canada… Read More
Northstar Insurance

CPS-ECP Making Waves

CPS-ECP Squadrons, members and staff have been working hard to promote CPS-ECP and boating safety this spring. Here are a few of the headlines from across the country… Read More
Father's Day

Say, "Happy Father's Day" With A PFD - Personal Floatation Device/Life Jacket

Boating has been an essential part of life for millions of Canadians. More than 100 Canadian men drowned last year and not all were weak swimmers according to the Canadian Safe Boating Council. Many had boated for years and most of them had lifejackets with them. The problem is, they don't wear them. It should also be noted the ½ of the boating incidents happen on sunny, warm days. Read More
Adamant Apps
Entertaining Onboard

CY Evening Cruise with Club Carnivore

On a gorgeous sunny May evening recently, the Canadian Yachting staff were treated to an evening sail aboard Lynn and Pat Lortie's Adamant 1, complete with delicious snacks and Lynn's custom audio soundtrack, which may have taken us back a few years… Read More
Boat Life
MJM 40z engine check
CY Featured Video

Daily Engine Check on an MJM Yachts 40z

Join Chris Hughes of MJM Yachts as he steps us through this daily engine check on the MJM 40z… Read More
Canada Olympic House
Road to Rio

COC Unveils Rio 2016 Canada Olympic House

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) has announced its partnership with internationally renowned Canadian design firm, Yabu Pushelberg - the masterminds behind the design of Canada Olympic House in Rio… Read More

Paral Sailing olympics

Canadians Target Podium at 2016 Para World Championships

The 2016 Para World Championships marks the final showdown between all the major players preparing for the Rio Paralympic Games in September…. Read More
Parkbridge Marina
Boxing Rock

Boxing Rock Cup Set for June 18

Only a few more sleeps until Sail Nova Scotia hosts one of the most popular regattas of the year, the Boxing Rock Cup, formerly the Harbour Race… Read More

Swiftsure 2016

73rd Edition of the Swiftsure International Yacht Race

206 yachts registered for the 73rd Edition Swiftsure International Yacht Race, making it one of the largest fleets in over a decade… Read More
Butter Tarts
Waterfront Festivals

Ready to Get Tarted Up This Weekend?

Each year tens of thousands of visitors flock to Midland, Ontario to taste the best of the best butter tarts in the province… Read More

Redpath Festival

Redpath Waterfront Festival Welcomes the Royal Canadian Navy July 1-3, 2016

The Royal Canadian Navy comes to the Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by PortsToronto, for the first time and will be stationed in Harbour Square Park from July 1 to 3… Read More
Fox Harb'r

Nova Scotia's Fox Harb'r Resort and BVI's Scrub Island Resort Create Partnership

Fox Harb'r in Nova Scotia has entered into a unique partnership with Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands… Read More
Wow 2016

WOW Regatta 2016

Organizers look forward to another fun filled day starting at 9am registration in the club house at EYC… Read More
Draken Harald Harfagre

They're Baaack

The Draken Harald Harfagre Expediton just arrived in North America at St. Anthony, Newfoundland not far from the location of the first known Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows… Read More
CY Digital Version
Raymarine Lighthouse
Product Focus

FLIR Announces New Global Weather Forecast App for Raymarine LightHouse OS

FLIR Systems has announced that the latest Raymarine LightHouse OS now includes a graphical weather forecast (GRIB) viewer app, which enables boaters to access Theyr global weather data on-demand directly on Raymarine multifunction navigation displays… Read More

Taco Marine Accessories

Dad's Day On Board Is A Breeze With These 2016 Boating Accessories

Make your Dad's day on board easier all season long with a Deluxe Trident Rod Holder, Come-On Board Handle and Shore Power Cable Holder from leading manufacturer Taco® Marine… Read More

Webasto Air Conditioners

Stay Cool With New Webasto A/C Products

Now the climate on board can be a lot more comfortable with two new air conditioning products from Webasto… Read More

Magicezy Hairline Crack Fix

Easily Repair Stress Cracks in Gelcoat and Fiberglass with Magicezy Hairline Fix

Available in 11 colours, non-toxic, non-hazardous, UV and water resistant, the Hairline Fix provides a strong, long-lasting repair, guaranteed for up to three years… Read More
June 9, 2016 • Volume 5 • Issue 11
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