November 9, 2020
This is such an exciting time in boating! While we feel very sorry for people whose health and lives have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, the situation has prompted many to change their vacation plans, spend more time with family and to vacation at home in Canada. The result has been a boat market that is just on fire!
November 4, 2020
Once again, Cruisers Yachts is leading the market for day boats with their new 42 GLS model that premiered at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show at the end of October. The concept of a large day boat is now a very well established trend made possible by the amazing new power and efficiency of the latest four stroke outboards.
July 8, 2020
The NC 895 Sport has redefined what 29 footer can offer with a fully enclosed cabin and an innovative layout that combines the design features for security, ergonomics and true comfort aboard. The NC 895 Sport is truly an all-weather craft equally suited for the cool weather of the Pacific Northwest or an Ontario heat wave.
June 10, 2020
A new class for this new Parker Monaco range, the first 37-foot outboard cruiser in the new Parker range was designed by Tony Castro Yacht Design. This latest generation cruiser equipped with Yamaha outboard engines offers exceptional performance and an unrivalled weight / power ratio!
March 2, 2020
This February 2020 Boat Show issue of Canadian Yachting magazine actually mails before Christmas, so hopefully, we have given you sufficient time to let Santa know that what you want, is a new Neptunus 750 Flybridge. We realize that you haven’t even read the review yet, but we know how you are going to feel.
March 2, 2020
The brand new Jeanneau NC 895 Sport is a boat that will be of real interest to a lot of our readers because it is leading the way in fashion, function and design in a world dominated by sport utility vehicles and a newfound fondness for outdoor activities.
March 2, 2020
The newest member of Beneteau’s Gran Turismo line is the GT 36 and this yacht brings the style and features of the GT line to a more accessible size. In fact, the GT 36 creates an ideal mix of virtues that should appeal to many buyers in this price range.
December 27, 2019
Summer sun boat! The handsome new Beneteau Flyer 32 is all about entertaining and the bow area is one of the main attractions. It’s a wide shape forward with a huge anchor locker and opening centre section in the railing that invites you to beach the boat and go swimming.
October 22, 2019
The boat carries a pair of 250 kW e-motors. The shipyard has also enhanced noise reduction and made structural improvements to ensure that Silent’s emphasis on luxury and comfort continues throughout its product line.
October 1, 2019
Coming from two different directions, Jill Snider and I met up at Crates Lake Country Boats in Orillia, Ontario to run and review a new Pursuit DC 235, a deep vee dual console boat that is an offshore inspired bow rider with strong fishing overtones and a wide range of family features.
September 30, 2019
The North American power boat market has begun to see a new trend toward larger day boats for luxurious onboard entertaining and the new Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS is right on trend plus, it brings a different flavour and set of cruising attributes to this market.
June 12, 2019
The Four Winns HD 180 is the kind of family boat I love to drive and enjoy. It’s very approachable, even for less experienced drivers and the accommodations and scale are like a comfortable family car or SUV. It all feels familiar and part of that is the Volvo Penta V6 200 SX stern drive.
April 24, 2019
Blending the comfortable layout of its popular C-30 Sedan with the riveting performance of a double-stepped hull with patented laminar flow interrupter technology, Cutwater Boats’ new C-302 Coupe is a fast and capable cruiser that’s ideal for exploring Canada’s waterways in comfort.
January 24, 2019
The Cantius 46 is the latest evolution of Cruisers Yachts’ Cantius line – now there are five models from 42 to 60 feet. The new Cantius 46 is a great example of “easy boating” the way Volvo Penta imagined it and how Cruisers Yachts has executed it.
November 21, 2018
Cold, wet and foggy, not the ideal conditions for a sea trial, but not bad enough to stop me tagging along for a ride on a brand-new Fortune Cove Panga 22. Just rigged with a 115 hp Yamaha at Seamasters Services in Dartmouth, we headed out to see what she would do.
October 12, 2018
Quite simply, the styles of boats have changed. Where in past years a buyer might have been looking for a 35-foot cruiser, now people are pressed for time and the live-aboard has fallen out of fashion with some boaters, replaced by fast, accommodating and sporty day boats – many of which are outboard powered.
October 12, 2018
In the case of baking a cake, Betty Crocker and Julia Child both start off with the same eggs, sugar and flour, but the results can be very different. Naval architects, designers and engineers in the boat business also have many of the same ingredients, but the trick is to make the cake unique and desirable.