RNYC: Training the Next Generation of Sailors
From passionate racers to dockside loungers, the Royal Newfoundland Yacht Club has harboured sailors from 1935, when Arthur and Marjorie Johnston, along with Max Barbour, decided that the great maritime nation of Newfoundland needed a yacht club.
The following spring, a determined group built a 20 x 40-foot clubhouse on the shore of inner basin in Long Pond and the Avalon Yacht Club was born.
After years of growth and an amalgamation with a newly-formed Newfoundland Yacht Club ...
Q&A – Winter 2019
By Eric Smith | Shining Waters Marine
What is better for storage on land, cradles or boat stands?
This is a question we have been asked a few times and is also a hard question to answer. So I will weigh the pros and cons and let you decide what’s best for you.
Cost: Generally, a wooden or metal cradle cost more to build, they are also more difficult to transport when changing boat yards. Stands on the other hand can often be rented from your boat yard by the season and therefore no ...
Gran Turismo 40: A Giant Step Forward in the Universe of Sport-Cruisers
Elegance, quality fittings, top-level finish and sensations guaranteed. The Gran Turismo range developed by Beneteau is full of surprises. Harmonious throughout, many of the details on the new Gran Turismo 40 boat underline the balance between her strong sporting character and the type of functions you might expect for a pleasant, luxurious yet practical life on board.
In creating this boat, Beneteau sought out the well-known designers Nuvolari and Lenard who have already designed several ...
Grand Large 360: New Grand Large Generation
Millesime Grand Large 2018
Dufour Yachts team keeps developing new models and presents the latest addition of the range, the Dufour 360 Grand Large.
Efficient and Spacious Hull
The hull of the Dufour 360 Grand Large has been designed to provide the best balance between sailing experience and space onboard, both above and below deck. The optimization of the rudder, the wide aft beam and the long chines ensure maximum stability at any speed.
A New Roof Design
The Dufour 360 Grand ...