Preview: Look for Canadian Boating May Issue

Apr 11, 2024

Canadian Boating May 2024 has  a great editorial lineup for you.  Associate Editor Allegra Smith-Herriott leads off with a Feature, Boating and the Environment – Shifting Towards Sustainability. This is a reminder as we launch and head out, that we all need to work to protect our waterways and to support initiatives to help reverse the damage we’ve done over the years.

Next, we have a well-researched Technical Feature by boat electrics expert, Mike Wheatstone, that details adding a high-power solar system to a new Lagoon 42. The owners plan to enjoy tranquil anchoring in air-conditioned comfort. See what they have done to achieve independent cruising without a generator or burning more fuel.

Environmentally, sailing catamarans are very interesting and hugely accommodating. You will enjoy Max Shaw’s story of crossing the Atlantic in the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) aboard a new Nautitech 44 Open. The boat’s lucky new owners embarked with their three children for their maiden voyage and their first-ever Atlantic crossing.

Another reminder of why we care so much about our environment is celebrated in our Destination Feature, Cruising Georgian Bay’s 30,000 Islands by veteran cruiser Elizabeth Wilson of The scenery and photos she gathers as she cruises aboard their flying bridge Sea Ray are inspiring!

Peter A. Robson brings us a detailed look at the history and the services of C-Tow. This vital service has expanded greatly across Canada and when you see the photos from some of their emergency calls, you’ll be calling for a new membership!
For our readers who are summer cottagers, trailer boaters and day cruisers, we have a Power Boat Review on the luxurious and powerful Sylvan G3 CLZ DC luxury pontoon. You’ll quickly see why so many boaters are gravitating to the versatility of a pontoon.

In the middle of the magazine are twelve pages of news, information and stories from the Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons.

Finally, as always, John Morris’ Crossing The Line column gives us a moment to reflect on the environmental issue of bottom paint and possible [impossible?] solutions to that.

All in Canadian Boating May 2024!

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