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Sail GP 2024

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Wrecked with Tony: The Wreck of the Whydah Gally

By Tony Sampson | Atlantic Boating Contributor People are drawn to the ocean for many varied reasons, some for food, some for pleasure, some for work and some for adventure. No matter what category you fit into, once the ocean has you in her grasp you are there for life. As a child, the stories of pirates, shipwrecks and treasure had me captivated as they do to this day, so when the opportunity came my way to dive into the mysterious Whydah Gally story, how could I refuse? The Whydah ...

Discover North America’s Most Legendary Regatta!

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week: August 14–17, 2024 Chester Race Week has a rich 120-year history, celebrated for spectacular competition on the water combined with an unrivaled social scene off the water. The highlight of this year’s event will be the J70 Canadian Championship, with a number of local boats participating. Always a spectacle on the water, we look forward to hosting this event as part of this year’s Race Week! Here’s what’s back for 2024: The wildly popular ...

Lunenburg Yacht Club to Host Mobility Cup 2024

Canada’s foremost international regatta for differently abled sailors is coming to Lunenburg, Nova Scotia for the 2024 Mobility Cup. Gale Fullerton, the General Manager of the Lunenburg Yacht Club (LYC), credited the event’s stop in Lunenburg to their longstanding Sail Able program, which provides sailing opportunities to those with mental or physical disabilities. Lunenburg’s Sail Able Program caters to eight consistent participants, each of which requires four volunteers. “It...

There’s More to Enjoy Than Ever at Shining Waters Marina

Shining Waters Marina has partnered with Saltbox Brewery to present the First Annual St. Margarets Bay Poker Run, Pig Roast and Dance Fundraiser on June 29, 2024, in support of St. Margarets Bay Marine Search and Rescue Society. The poker run will start at Shining Waters Marina, a full-service marina located in Tantallon, Nova Scotia. From there, boaters will travel to sites around scenic St. Margarets Bay to collect tokens as proof of their travels. After completing their journey, ...

Wrecked with Tony: In Search of the Mighty Scallop

By Tony Sampson As winter sets in across the Atlantic provinces from the tip of Newfoundland at St. Anthony all the way to Cape Sable Island, the colours change on the mainland and islands from a rich green to beautiful gold, orange and red and then to snow, ice and bare trees. The temperature drops, and ocean folk around the South Shore of Nova Scotia start preparing their lobster boats and traps for lobster fishing season. As most summer boaters are now out of the water, our hardy group of ...

Sun and Fun at Chester Yacht Club Since 1902!

Helly Hansen Chester Race Week Takes Place August 16-19, 2023: There’s only one Chester Race Week has a rich 120-year history, celebrated for spectacular competition on the water combined with an unrivaled social scene off the water. Someone who loves the tradition of Chester Race Week are the owners and crew of the J29 Scotch Mist who sailed their first Chester Race Week in 1983. This year will be their 40th anniversary at the event and they are celebrating. The MacDonald family has ...

Canada’s European Boat Line Distributor: Bringing Exciting New Designs to the Canadian Market

By Marine SCA Marine SCA is an exclusive distributor of European boat lines for Canada and the Eastern United States. The company has brought the most unique and admirable European vessels to North America, distributing more than 15 lines of boats. The unique framework behind Marine SCA encompasses their customers and the business of the marine industry. The company implements their sales, consulting and advising structure to work with their customer base that includes recreational ...