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Oceanis 55.1: The Blue-Water Cruising Standard

The Beneteau Oceanis range of sailboats has long been known as the market leader because of their adaptability to blue water cruising or around the buoy racing in your local harbor. The newest and most luxurious to join this family of open ocean adventurers is the Oceanis 55.1. The 55.1 follows on the heels of the hugely successful Oceanis 55, but offers even more performance and innovation. Her lines are both contemporary and classic, which make her look as fast anchored as she is under ...

Fair Winds for Recreational Boating in Atlantic Canada

Above photo: Bras d'Or Lake, N.S. Photo by Pat Nelder From the ever-growing number of youth getting involved in sailing, to catering to travelling yachts, to offering boating excursions and experiential tours and hosting world-class races and events, the recreational boating scene is a busy one in Atlantic Canada. “We have three marinas here in Charlottetown at capacity,” said Andrew Rankin, commodore at the Charlottetown Yacht Club. “Everybody is saying they are full. I know ...

X4(9): New for 2018

Following on the success of the X43 and the X65, X-Yachts recently launched the new X49 at Boot Düsseldorf in January 2018. The X range displays a true embodiment of the key features which set X-Yachts apart from the competition. The new X49 offers a wealth of features which enables the crew easy handling in all conditions. Whether doing family sailing trips, long distance blue water cruising or competitive sailing, the X49 offers the best combination of everything X-Yachts has developed ...

Dufour: Building on it’s Heritage

Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne…distinguished French wines inseparably connected to their locality of origin. Developed over generations to perfection, these names are now brands of their own. Perhaps less well-known to the terrestrial public is a region of France on the Atlantic coast called the Charente-Maritime. Here, sailors and boatbuilders have proudly passed down their skills to successive generations like heirlooms. This region of France, distinguished by a rich shipbuilding heritage, ...

Beneteau: An Entirely New Concept

When Beneteau launched its Sense range almost eight years ago, it introduced the sailing world to an entirely new concept of what a large sailing yacht could be and do. She was designed to be a cruising yacht for all horizons — equally at ease on the open ocean as well as bays and inlets and more than ready to handle anything from a casual day cruise to months-long expeditions. Since then, this range of luxury cruisers has become known for their drama-free, low-heel angle sailing characteri...

A New Course for Atlantic Boating

Welcome to the winter 2018 issue of Atlantic Boating Magazine — the first published under the Navigator Publishing brand. Navigator Publishing has been covering the commercial marine industry in Atlantic Canada for more than two decades and we are now excited about the opportunity to broaden our scope to include recreational sail and power boats. According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the recreational boating industry in Canada had an estimated 2016 revenue of $10 ...