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POTW: It’s Almost There

June 13, 2024 Our SW Ontario contributor, Roger Renaud…

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Timely alternate approaches to antifouling

As you’ve seen in the news, this spring antifouling paints are the focus of regulation and concern. You may be looking for some alternatives to the traditional bottom coats you have been using to keep your boat’s underwater surfaces clean. Well, look no further (no, I mean it – close this page now!)

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C-Tow Marine Assistance – a 40-Year History of Helping Canadian Boaters

It all started back in 1984 when the Canadian Coast Guard announced that they would no longer tow non-distressed vessels; and that they would respond only to emergency, life-threatening situations. Non-emergencies would now be dealt with by commercial operators. This opened a whole new world of opportunities for entrepreneurs.  

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Crossing the ocean in the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) in a new Nautitech 44 Open

“Hello, old friend,” I said as I surveyed the clear sky and settled into my comfortable place at the helm. The constellation Orion gazed at me silently, a welcome offshore presence after four years ashore, while SV June’s sleek hulls cut cleanly through the waves.

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Meet the Queen’s Students Racing to Bermuda

HFOR members Sophie, Julian, Liam, Sam, Luca, Clea, Jan…

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POTW: Tony Castro Dreamboat

May 23, 2024 Here’s a stunning Photo of the Week from T…

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Peterborough & the Kawarthas named the Inaugural Water Ways Destination of the Year

Today, Water Ways TV announced Peterborough & the Kawarthas as the first-ever winner of its Water Ways Destination of the Year award.

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POTW: North Channel Vista

May 9, 2024 The Photo of the week this time comes from…

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Water Ways: The Science of Boating

Steven Bull is first and foremost an avid boater. Along with his wife and 7-year old son, who join in the adventures from time-to-time, they own three boats (five when you include the kayaks).

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Victoria Cruising Club Plans Busy Summer

Apr 25, 2024 The Victoria Cruising Club is a group of p…

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POTW: Angling Action

Apr 25, 2024 Roger Renaud from LaSalle ON caught the Ph…

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A Tale of Two Classics; Don and his Wonderful Phazar

Yes, achieving a Guinness Book record is pretty impressive; not surprisingly, there is a designation for the world’s oldest water-skier.

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POTW: Aprons for a Good Cause

Apr 11, 2024 The Photo of the Week was delivered right…

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Closing speed

We recently got a blast from long time broker/boater and good guy, Don Finkle at RCR Yachts in New York state who informed us that they are now introducing statewide mandatory courses for boat operators.

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Boating & The Environment: Shifting Towards Sustainability

May 1, 2024 The Halifax waterfront has been a Blue Flag…

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Photo of the Week: Meet Justine Beaver

Canada’s Sail GP team welcomed a new mascot. Justine Beaver won over the crowd in Christchurch NZ over the weekend as Canada grabbed a third.

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POTW: 8 Bells Nat Sr –  the Genco Legend

Our Photo of the Week from long ago. Nick, Nat Jr and N…

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Boaters Care:  Offering a lifeline to one of our own.

Feb 22, 2024 Scott Taylor at the helm in Port CreditLon…

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We Had No Idea

Feb 22, 2024 Things certainly were zooming back in 1929…

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OnBoard Inbox: Have your Say

Feb 22, 2024 Re: Range Anxiety Attack – Feb 8 Hi John W…

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Crossing the Line: The Ultimate Boating Knowledge Quiz

February marks the nadir of winter when we need to find alternate means to keep the boating candle lit. Are you a knowledgeable boater? Take this stupid test.

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Did You Ever have to Make up Your Mind? Maybe you don’t have to…

Canada offers a playground for boating enthusiasts with its vast and diverse set of waterways from our freshwater paradise lakes to our beautiful saltwater coastlines. For newcomers entering the boating world, it can be overwhelming trying to decide how to get involved out on the water with so many opportunities available.

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The Kids Are Alright (on Boats)

In preparing for this article, I bounced a few ideas around, from interviewing other parents to finding “experts” in childcare or sourcing the best products for childproofing, but then I remembered something I heard a lot when our son was born that, at first, sounded dismissive but in retrospect was sage wisdom: “You’ll figure it out yourself.”

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POTW: Pedal Boat Paradise

Feb 8, 2024 European builders take their pedal boats pr…

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 Eight Bells:  John Clark

Feb 8, 2024 Following a struggle with cancer, adventure…

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Range Anxiety Attack

Everyone is talking electric. At the boat shows, there’s electric outboards big and small, electric cruisers, power catamarans equipped with solar panels, sloops with auxiliary electric engines that act as regenerators and all manner of electric toys like PWCs and wakeboards.

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POTW: Moments at Beneteau

Jan 25, 2024 Our Photo of the Week was inspired by the…

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Reader Tales: Beluga Whales in the Saguenay Fjord

Jan 25, 2024 Photo: James & Jacqueline Roberts on t…

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The Sunset of the Year

Jan 11, 2024 Our Photo of the week starts the new year…

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Atlantic Crossing

Jan 11, 2024 Arriving in the Azores to add our boat nam…

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POTW: Wow!

Dec 21, 2023 Stunning model of the Trillium, the l…

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Reader Tales: Timing the perfect weather window!

Dec 21, 2023 Canatara up in the North Channel By Rob Co…

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Eight Bells: Designer Ray Wall

Dec 21, 2023 We salute the recent passing on Vancouver…

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POTW: Kelly at the Helm

Dec 7, 2023 Kelly Willett of North Van sent along this…

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Advice: The Great Loop

Feb 16, 2024 By Allegra Smith-Herriott Looking to embar…

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Crossing the Line: The annual CTL most meaningful gift list

The Captain and First Mate are expressing their joy under the mistletoe, but now it’s time to open the gifts. Will it be the endlessly meh boat-bilge aftershave and scrambled-egg hats? Thanks to this list of innovating boating ideas, you can deliver a whole new range of excitement under the tree.

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Boaters try Fractional Yachting for the Season

Ryan Pouter and Melissa Vass Scott were the winners of the ‘Win A Schaefer Yacht’ for the season. They’ve been boating since they met just over five years ago, and it is their favorite pastime.

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Editor’s Note: Meeting Don

Nov 23, 2023 The only good thing that has happened in t…

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POTW: The Queen of the Lakes

Nov 23, 2023 The Paul R. Tregurtha is the longest activ…

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