Sneak Peak at the December issue of Canadian Yachting Magazine


Nov 9, 2016

IN THE DECEMBER 2016 CANADIAN YACHTING – This issue features some exciting new Marine Electronics including the award-winning Furuno NXT Doppler Broadband radar and two of the most affordable night vision devices – the FLIR Ocean Scout TK monocular and the ATN BinoX HD binoculars. Both of these are well under the $1,000 mark in Canada. And, these new devices add a huge margin of comfort and safety.

Read the experience-rich story of an “Offshore Cruise” from Cowichan Bay to Genoa Bay. It’s the warm-hearted and amusing experience of a cruising couple Catherine Dook and her husband aboard their sailboat Inukshuk.

The Informed Boater, Rob MacLeod completes his three-part series, Confident Sailor / Reluctant Sailor by sharing his experiences with onboard power needs and power management, critical plumbing and some important tool advice as well.

Feature Power Boat: In this issue, Andy Adams and John Armstrong review the elegant Vanquish 24 Runabout and the stunning new Cruisers Yachts 54 Cantius. Also in the December issue, Mark Stevens takes us on a brief but charming visit to Curacao and Katherine Stone takes us on a visit to the Lakeshore Yacht Club in Toronto. Katherine also reviews the very impressive Dufour 382.

All this and a whole lot more in the December 2016 Canadian Yachting magazine!


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