February 13, 2024
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.
February 13, 2024
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.”
December 1, 2023
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.
March 28, 2023
The spring of 2022 had sprung and the excitement for another boating season was quickly approaching. Earlier in the year, YACHT Solutions and Canadian Yachting held a boating contest for one lucky winner to win a fractional membership aboard a Schaefer Yacht.
June 2, 2022
From cottage boats to luxury cruisers, there have been a host of major design changes over the past decade and the latest boats for 2022 are significantly different from the new models we saw back in 2012.
June 2, 2016
On a gorgeous sunny May evening recently, the Canadian Yachting staff were treated to an evening sail aboard Lynn and Pat Lortie’s Adamant 1, complete with delicious snacks and Lynn’s custom audio soundtrack, which may have taken us back a few years…
October 2, 2014
Soup season is in full swing and this Tomato Tortellini Soup with Pesto is just the recipe to warm your belly. Any recipe that lends itself to a slow cooker and very little prep is a galley recipe for sure. This dish combines comfort on cool fall days with ease of preparation and surprisingly terrific taste.
September 19, 2014
This flavour-infused pasta dish is terrific for any season. It takes a little bit of prep time but is a one-dish meal with a clever combination of flavours and textures that satisfies hunger as well as palate. Easily created in any galley kitchen and upsize as needed to suit the size of your crowd.
September 5, 2014
As the season’s evenings grow cooler boaters will be looking for heartier galley meals to extend their boating season. This skillet lasagna hits all of the highlights; it is easy to make, the flavour is top notch, hearty enough to add some heat to a cool evening on board and the one dish feature makes clean up easy.
July 8, 2014
This recipe is great for a make-ahead easy yet satisfying on board meal. You can use chicken or pork or both if you like. The tzatziki recipe is also a simple one but if time and ingredients are an issue you can buy a good prepared sauce to accompany your souvlaki.
June 24, 2014
Fruit Infused water is a top notch way to stay hydrated and have deliciously refreshing drinks ready when you are on board. They are a great alternative to alcoholic beverages and there are countless ways to dress them up and switch up the flavours to suit anyone’s taste.
November 22, 2013
Looking for a great Grey Cup recipe that is sure to please but won’t take you away from the game? Give the Dean Brothers’ ‘Tastes Like Lasagna Soup’ a try. Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a large nonstick saucepot or Dutch oven. Add the sausage, onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until the sausage is crumbled and browned, 8 – 10 minutes.
November 14, 2013
Dip into the luscious melted cheese with trans fat–free 100 percent whole-grain or wheat crackers. Outstanding.Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1 ounce cheese mixture and 5 crackers)Ingredients 1 (8-ounce) round Brie cheese 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
November 8, 2013
Cheese Covered, Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Burgers with Roasted Jalapeno MayonnaiseThese burgers have all of the flavours of jalapeno poppers with their jalapeno and cream cheese filling and their bacon wrapping and coat of melted cheddar cheese.Servings: makes 4 servingsPrep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 20 minutes
October 24, 2013
Our Sockeye Salmon Crostini appetizer showcases the velvety texture and bold flavour of sockeye salmon. It’ll be a hit with your guests.Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 2 crostini)Total: 10 MinutesINGREDIENTS1 (6-ounce) fresh or frozen sustainable sockeye salmon fillet (such as Alaskan)
October 11, 2013
This is a refreshing, English / Indian-inspired twist on leftover turkey — a nice change of pace after a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Dried cranberries take the place of more traditional grapes and lend a little contrasting sweetness, and cilantro and lime play out the tropical theme. Using more yogurt than mayonnaise keeps the salad light. (Substitute lowfat Greek yogurt for regular lowfat yogurt to avoid the draining step.)Serves 2 to 4
October 4, 2013
The crunch of the pepper with the creamy filling and the smoky bacon over top makes this the ultimate boating recipe. If you are racking your brain trying to think of a great appetizer to take to your Thanksgiving feast then this is it. This appetizer offers a terrific assortment of textures and flavours and the taste is incredible.
September 27, 2013
Orange zest adds a fruity twist to a classic Fall treat, which we’ve topped with a seasonally spiced whipped cream. The squares can be made up to two days in advance and stored in a tightly covered pan in the refrigerator.Hands-on Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 55 minutes plus overnight chilling timeServes: 24
September 18, 2013
April Harmon of Greenville, Tennessee shares these tender pancakes filled with minced apple and raisin, and drizzled with apple cider syrup. “They’re wonderful in the summer or on a cool fall morning,” April notes.Ingredients 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
September 11, 2013
This is a very flavourful and easy to prepare dinner that is also Paleo friendly for those of you who are into eating whole foods that are not processed. Steak Dry Rub, Avocado Salsa, Chopped Broccoli Salad