Halifax International Boat Show Set to Return in February
Atlantic Canada’s largest boating event is set to return to the Halifax Exhibition Centre, February 3-6, 2022. The Halifax International Boat Show has been Atlantic Canada’s premiere boating show for over 40 years. Products typically showcased include the latest in runabouts, cruisers, motor yachts, pontoon boats, fishing boats, inflatables, RIBS and personal watercraft. The show also offers exhibits of marine equipment, engines, outboard and inboard, marine electronics and accessories, ...
Agile, powerful and very habitable, the Antares 8 oozes character. The ideal boat for exploring new shores, she is wonderful for taking a break for a few days, confident that you feel comfortable and safe.
Unique on a boat this size, the Antares 8’s habitability sets it apart from other motor cruisers in this category. The wheelhouse is accessed by a large sliding glass door, sheltering a well-equipped modular living space.
Cleverly rotating, the large port bench at the helm station ...
A smart pocket cruiser, fun day-sailer or an exciting club racer all in one, she is keeping the First promise of modern performance sailing. She can easily sleep up to four persons but at the same time still delivers fun, exciting sailing experience. A completely retractable keel gives you access to cruising spots you missed so far and a possibility to launch and recover your 24 on an ordinary slipway, opening new opportunities. She will take you on relaxed family cruising and exciting day-sa...
Flyer 8 SUNdeck
The innovative Flyer is at once powerful and elegant, and boldly revisits the day boat. Inspired by the design codes of the car industry, the Flyer’s clean modern lines have made a big impact. Attention to detail and quality can be seen in the stainless steel, cabinet work and upholstery. Every Flyer model makes maximum use of the boat’s beam to provide generous living spaces onboard, and an emphasis on sensations.
The Flyer 8 SUNdeck exceeds regular day boat ...
Eagle 6.7: Pushing the Boundaries
Please welcome the brand-new installment of the Legendary line Eagle 6.7.
This new model inherited all the best features of the predecessor and evolved into the best family RIB of this size in the world. Sometimes, small changes make a big difference, that’s the case for Eagle 6.7. The deep V hull is completely redesigned to improve seaworthiness, handling and stability. A brand-new multi-purpose navigation mast adds a touch of elegance and highlights the renewed Eagle line DNA.
Parker 920 Explorer MAX
The 920 Explorer MAX is a fishing and transport boat
The aft deck is separated from the aft platform with a watertight door so you can drive astern into waves without your wake and waves washing over the aft deck. The aft platform is spacious and there is plenty of room to walk from port to starboard side.
The boat is fitted as standard with a 150-litre ice or fish tank, and customers can also choose to buy extra tanks with circulation pumps, either 200 or 500 litres.
The aft deck is ...
Parker 790 Explorer
The start of a new generation
Parker 790 Cruiser is the start of a new generation. The new model is a pilothouse boat designed for comfortable day trips, weekend cruises and overnight stays. We have addressed all those factors that have been lacking from pilothouse boats for years now and introduced vast improvements with the help of innovative design. This boat is the perfect choice for the traditional daycruiser customer who is looking for a model with a pilothouse and sliding aft door.
AbleSail’s National Board Steered by New Chair
Above photo: Far right, Paul on 3-person Sonar in Rio 2016
Nova Scotia’s Paul Tingley talks leadership and building momentum for AbleSailing
By Jennifer Barnable
Paul Tingley needs no introduction in the AbleSailing world. A five-time Paralympic medalist, he is considered one of the world’s top solo competitors in the sport. His deep involvement with SailAble Nova Scotia since the mid-90s and, later, service on the AbleSail Network Canada board of directors paved the way for his 2020 ...
Q&A — The Keys to Better Docking
By Eric Smith | Shining Waters Marine
How does one get better at docking their boat?
This is a tough question, but the simple answer is practice. Here are a few tips to help you improve your docking skills.
Boat characteristics: Know your boat and how it’s characteristics or design will impact how it will react when docking. Propeller rotation will determine the kick of the boat when reversing. Sail drive, straight shaft (centre or off set) stern drive and jet drive all react different...
New Marine Infrastructure Improves Access to Baddeck, Mahone Bay and Halifax
As a province that’s nearly surrounded by water, it’s no wonder that water access is an important part of daily life for both residents and visitors.
Investment in strategic places around the province can help revitalize waterfronts by encouraging more visitors by both land and sea. It’s in the support of quality marine infrastructure that Develop Nova Scotia was proud to contribute funds — and a little expertise — to two exciting community-led projects, as well as an ...