Wrecked with Tony: Visiting the Wreck of the SS Atlantic
By Tony Sampson | Atlantic Boating Contributor
On any given weekend from April to November, in the shallow waters off Mosher Island in Lower Prospect, you can find a party of divers swimming around Golden Rule Rock at the site of one of the greatest disasters in Maritime history.
Few people know that the White Star Liner SS Atlantic (of the same line as the Titanic) lies in our local inshore waters. Starting at a depth of just eight feet and going down to 80 feet, lies a wreck that bore ...
Q&A – Winter 2021
By Eric Smith | Shining Waters Marine
Spring Pre-Checklist to start the season off right.
Hopefully everyone survived your long cold winters and are looking forward to another boating season. Here are some tips to get your boating started early so that you can have a fun summer.
Batteries: These are the heart of your boat — they start your engine and run your lights and to do that they need to be in good condition. Check the voltage, if they were left in the boat and you have ...
First 27: Sailing Reinvented
First 27 delivers fun and modern downwind planing sailing thanks to modern design and building technologies. Families will go cruising, you'll enjoy a fun and exciting day sailing, and she will win trophies on the club races. Interior of this pocket-cruiser can welcome up to six persons and offers a separated bow-cabin, open space saloon, galley with freshwater, fridge and separated classic marine toilet.
The main promise and differentiation of First 27 are her ...
Antares 7: Timeless
The Antares outboards are perfectly designed for a few days’ coastal cruising. They exemplify all of Beneteau’s forty years’ accumulated experience in this historic range, which is renowned worldwide for its sea-going qualities. These remarkably well-equipped and cleverly designed Antares outboards provide a perfect introduction to cruising.
GET TO KNOW HER
Timeless, the latest Antares 7 has its roots in the three values of safety, simplicity and habitability that have been present ...
Power, Style and Space: Flyer 9 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 on board, and an emphasis on sensations.
STYLISH AND SPACIOUS
The deck plan of Flyer SUNdeck places the ...
Ben Eoin Yacht Club and Marina Getting Ready for Another Great Summer
Plans are well underway for another great summer of boating and sailing at the Ben Eoin Yacht Club on the Bras d’Or Lake in Cape Breton.
“I think this summer will be similar to last year,” said Commodore Ray Campbell. “We had a great summer last year and I think we will have a great summer this summer. I think the claws of uncertainty have been removed.”
The claws of uncertainty that Campbell is referring to is COVID-19. “We are very fortunate our members are more than ...
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 ...
Parker 760 Quest
Parker continues to develop its range in sizes where the market is very competitive, multiplying the models. Like this 760 Quest, one of the last helmsmen to emerge. With its stepped hull and neat fittings, it does not lack any assets to rub shoulders with Jeanneau Merry Fisher and Bénéteau Barracuda.
Opens, day cruisers and helmsmen, and of course a high-end 11-metre cabincruiser (Monaco) powered by twin engines... Here is a summary of the extent of range of the Polish yard Parker which ...
Live Your Dreams: Parker Monaco
The Parker Monaco is the first of a new series of sporty outboard boats from PARKER Boats in collaboration with Tony Castro Design.
This design combines the spacious layout of a cruiser with the latest outboard designs. These outboards are now very efficient and great value-for-money delivering performance and light weight compared with inboard engines. Raising the outboards allows the props and legs to be clear of the water avoiding the need to antifoul them and spending less time immersed ...
Ultimate Global Sailing Races on Horizon for Halifax Sailor
Halifax sailor Sergei Morozov is hoping to be at the helm for either the 2022 Golden Globe Race or the 2024 edition of the Vendée Globe, described as “the greatest sailing race round the world, solo, non-stop and without assistance.”
Morozov, who completed his first solo circumnavigation on May 24, 2014, almost two and half years after leaving Halifax on Dec. 5, 2011, has been planning to do a second solo circumnavigation for several years, but competing in the renowned global races is ...