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Too Close for Comfort?

It would be the understatement of the year to say this year’s recreational boating season has been one of the most memorable in decades — and not for all the right reasons. Boaters in Atlantic Canada have pretty much seen it all this year. From gale-force winds, to torrential rainstorms, to terrifying wildfires — for many it might be a season to forget as boaters start to think about securing and winterizing their crafts for another year. And of course, a sailing season would not be ...

Q&A – Winter 2020

By Shawn Fraser | Schooner Cove Marine What do I need to know about transporting a boat over the road? Whether you are purchasing a boat or considering relocating a boat you already own, over the road transport is a great option. There are a number of things to consider in the process. Making sure you have the correct information and understand the process can help make your move hassle free. Know Your Boat Specifications: Knowing the dimensions and weight are critical to ensuring ...

Batten Down the Hatches

You don’t have to be a master mariner to realize that weather patterns are changing — and unfortunately, not for the better. Climate change, yes Mr. Trump it is a real thing, has been turning Atlantic Canadian weather patterns on its head for the last decade or so. Storms are more frequent and becoming more intense. And for many Atlantic Canadian boaters, hurricane season is now part of their marine vocabulary. The Dartmouth-based Canadian Hurricane Centre is predicting that you ...