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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 ...

Chester Race Week 2018

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Yachting Community Loses a Leader and Entrepreneur

The Atlantic Canadian pleasure boat community lost a loyal friend and colleague with the passing of John Roy on August 12, 2017. John, 61, passed away quietly at home after a short battle with cancer. Music was in his blood, playing both trombone and piano, but it was on the ocean that John found his calling. He first took to the water in the mid-1960s aboard his father’s schooner, the Jeto. Soon after he began his 50-year relationship with the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS) ...