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Back on the Water

Chester Race Week draws 107 vessels in 12 classes Planning will soon be starting for Helly Hansen Chester Race Week 2022 after a successful 2021 regatta, held Aug. 11 to 14, attracted 107 sailing vessels racing in 12 classes. “The dates are set, Aug 10–13, 2022, but our first task will be to review 2021, then set out our planning schedule,” said Pat Nelder, On-Water Chair for Chester Race Week. The largest keelboat regatta in the region, participation was down slightly this year ...

Bluenose Centennial Celebrations

As part of the Bluenose 100 celebrations, the Bluenose II has been visiting ports of call across the Maritimes this summer. Along with numerous Nova Scotia ports, the iconic vessel was also scheduled to visit harbours in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Further information on the Bluenose 100 celebrations is available on social media or the website

2021 Helly Hansen Jacket Giveaway Winners

In March 2021, Atlantic Boating held a draw on their Facebook page for two Helly Hansen jackets. Congratulations to our winners, Vanessa Wells and Vincent Doucet!   Follow us on Facebook!    

Life is Better on the Water

Send us your best shots of your Summer activities on the water for your chance to be published in Atlantic Boating. REQUIREMENTS:  The photo should belong to you, taken recently. The photo should be high quality, at least 1 MB in size and 300 DPI. Include a short description, including location. Submit your photos along with contact information to: Please note: We can only accept photos sent through email.

2020 Halifax Boat Show

Congratulations to Cecil Mullins, winner of the Helly Hansen jacket at the 2020 Halifax Boat Show!

Around the Globe Again

Above photo: While Halifax sailor Sergei Morozov is planning a second solo circumnavigation, his ultimate goal is to row around the world. Kathy Johnson photo Second Solo Circumnavigation Being Planned by Halifax Sailor It will be by a different route when Halifax sailor Sergei Morozov casts off for a second solo sail around the globe — one that he hopes to start next year. “This time I don’t want to go fast like the first one,” he said in a recent interview. “I want to ...

Wind in Their Sails: Nova Scotia Family Literally Living Their Dream on the High Seas

Above photo: Karen and Brad Cook along with their sons Ben and Charlie have been living life at sea aboard their 47-foot catamaran Hangtime for a year now. For a year now, home for Brad and Karen Cook and their two sons, eight-year-old Charlie and Ben, 10, has been their 47-foot catamaran Hangtime, where every day is an adventure and the scenery never stays the same for very long. “It’s pretty dreamy,” said Karen Cook when asked during an interview what it was like living at ...