C-Tow Marine Assistance Ltd at 35
In 1984, with just one black, inflatable boat, and the drive and determination to succeed, Captain John MacDonald started a marine towing business that’s still in operation today. Though John is no longer with us, his vision for the company still lives on.
C-Tow Marine Assistance Ltd was first based on Bowen Island, B.C., where MacDonald and his wife Barb lived. Brian Biddlecombe, owner of Cormorant Marine Water Taxi (also based on Bowen Island), was there when it all started. He was also ...
Para Sailing Increasing Through Able Sail
Accessible sailing opportunities continue to increase in Atlantic Canada through the Able Sail network, with Newfoundland joining the umbrella organization in 2019 with much success.
“We had great interest for our first year,” said Matt Debicki, president of Able Sail Newfoundland. “We had exceptional numbers. We had over 40 people in boats. We had 10 solid athletes that returned quite often and most importantly, we had incredible uptake and support from the yacht club establishment....
MY37: Unprecedented Power, Space and Economy
MY37 replaces the successful Highland 35 and is set to revolutionize the entry-level segment of the world’s power catamaran market with its impressive features, performance and value for money.
The Fountaine Pajot Motor Yachts team has meticulously designed a spectacular multihull that will be lauded for its superior comfort, outstanding views and beautiful luminosity. The MY37 also possesses the key attributes of the shipyard’s range, including excellent offshore performance, stability, ...
Q&A – Winter 2020
By Shawn Fraser | Schooner Cove Marine
What do I need to know about transporting a boat over the road?
Whether you are purchasing a boat or considering relocating a boat you already own, over the road transport is a great option. There are a number of things to consider in the process. Making sure you have the correct information and understand the process can help make your move hassle free.
Know Your Boat Specifications: Knowing the dimensions and weight are critical to ensuring ...
The Oceanis 38.1 cleverly combines practical features, performance, and elegance on boat sizes where function generally outweighs personalization.
Designed to suit a variety of sailing programs and increasingly different lifestyles on board, she is available respectively in six versions with varied layouts: number of cabins and bathrooms, modularity of the saloon, choice of galley, storage capacity, etc.
The Oceanis 38.1 offers a performance to habitability ratio second to none on this ...
Antares 27: The Ultimate Weekender
With an innate sense of detail and comfort, the Antares 27 is an invitation to spend more time at sea. Modern and stylish, she preserves the traditional elegance of an established range. Autonomy, habitability, panache: she has everything to make short cruising a great experience.
Thanks to her Airstep® hull, the Antares 27 cuts gently through the waves offering a comfortable ride and safe navigation. With up to 2x200 hp power, the Antares 27 has the latest technological developments in ...
Royal Kennebeccasis Yacht Club: A Vibrant Part of the N.B. Boating Scene
For more than 120 years the Royal Kennebeccasis Yacht Club (RKYC) in Saint John, N.B. has been a vibrant part of the boating and social scene on the Saint John river system.
Located at the intersection of the Kennebecasis and Saint John rivers in Brothers Cove, the RKYC has recently upped its game when it comes to marine service capabilities.
“We have the best equipment in the area,” said manager Rob Ash, including a 75-tonne travel lift “which can lift any boat in the area,” and ...
Sail Nova Scotia Celebrates Successful Year
Above photo: The 29er class leaves the start line during the 2017 Youth National Championships at the St. Margaret Sailing Club. Frank Denis photo
There were fair winds for Sail Nova Scotia in 2019 leading to a positive outlook for 2020 which will see a full-time skiff coach hired for the province through a partnership agreement with the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS) and Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic.
“This is going to be a great asset to the program,” said Frank ...
There are few groups out there as environmentally aware as recreational boaters.
Most responsible boaters will make every effort to ensure they are not doing anything to negatively impact their surroundings.
Many boat owners today are making greater efforts to improve the energy efficiency of their vessels in order to burn less fuel and reduce their carbon footprint. And what boat owner would not want to burn less fuel?
The Sailors for the Sea Green Boating Guide contains a number of ...