New Infrastructure, Resources for Boaters in Nova Scotia
Above photo: Located in the heart of the Halifax waterfront near Salt Yard, is the new Foundation wharf featuring 30,000 square feet of boardwalk and nearly 500 feet of additional floats accessible for free daytime berthage with overnight rates.
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From $14.2 million in infrastructure projects to the creation of informative boating guides, Develop Nova Scotia and its partners have been improving the province’s marine destination network with an eye to further ...
There’s More Than One Way to Enjoy Being on the Water
Above photo: Sean Therien enjoys surfing in a kayak wave rider. Contributed photo
Depending on who you ask in the Therien family of Dartmouth, a good day on the water could mean windy, wavy or calm conditions.
Wife and mother Kate is a stand-up paddle boarder. Husband and father Sean likes to surf in his kayak wave rider, while son Luc, 14, is into sailing and looking forward to his first season on the i420 race team at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS).
“For the three ...
Promoting Sailing Across Atlantic Canada
Sail Canada Programs Well Utilized by Participants
From learning to sail in a dinghy to officiating at world class events, Sail Canada training programs are an anchor for clubs across the country.
“Every member club is impacted by the Sail Canada programs,” said Frank Denis, executive director of Sail Nova Scotia in an interview. “Some use all. Some just use race officials or junior sailing. All of them offer some form of their programs.”
Denis said Sail Canada puts together ...
Safety on the Water is Worth Repeating
Each May, Atlantic Boating’s sister magazine, The Navigator, dedicates an entire issue to the critical topic of marine safety.
It may sound a tad redundant to repeat the same message every 12 months, but subjects such as wearing personal flotation devices (PFDs) and proper vessel stability literally could mean the difference between life and death for fish harvesters and can never be overstated.
Now, with COVID-19 public health restrictions finally being lifted across Atlantic Canada, ...