October CY 2016 – Sneak Peek

Stavebank, Port Severn

August 2016

IN THE OCTOBER 2016 CANADIAN YACHTING – “Waypoints Winter Cruising” is the theme and the timing is perfect for you to plan and book that “bucket list” Winter charter cruise for 2017!

The feature story is the “Millennials Charter” where a whole group of successful millennial generation sailors and racers head to the British Virgin Islands for an unforgettable Footloose catamaran cruise!

Next, life-long International cruising couple Sheryl and Paul Shard share their experiences about the easy-cruising destination of St. Martin and how they first learned to cruise. Their article focuses on how you can get started cruising and they offer lots of valuable suggestions based on their years of experience.

The Shards are the stars of the Distant Shores TV show and are originally from Ontario.

The Informed Boater, Rob MacLeod continues his three-part series, Confident Sailor / Reluctant Sailor by sharing his experiences with onboard power needs and power management while maintaining harmony with his mate.

Meet up with the Galley Guys at Rawley Resort in Port Severn, Ontario where they happen upon an old friend and make some new ones.

Also in the October issue, Robin Ball reviews the exciting new Beneteau Oceanis 35, John Armstrong and Andy Adams review the super versatile and clever Swift 30 for those who want to cruise efficiently but under power and Katherine Stone takes us on a visit to the Nanaimo Yacht Club.

All this and more in the October 2016 Canadian Yachting magazine!

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