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Monday, July 1, 2019

Thousands of racers have participated in the Lake Ontario 300 Challenge over the past three decades. Some in the actual ‘300’ nautical mile race and others, those without flying sails, in the shorter 180 nautical mile challenge. Whether they were racing the longer Main Duck course or taking the Scotch Bonnet route, the

tags: Canada, Lake Ontario, Racing, Sailing

Friday, May 10, 2019

The National Vessel Registry Center, an online portal for Canadian vessel documentation, recently enhanced the security of the forms on their website. By offering new more-secure forms, they hope to help their customers feel even more confident in submitting their boat registry certificate applications and others. In the past,

tags: Canada, Company Expansions, Law & Politics, Software & Apps

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The term “glass ceiling” may be commonly used these days. But as another boating season kicks off on on the nation’s lake and rivers, perhaps women breaking through the “BASS CEILING” should be the better message. So says Stephanie Vatalaro, vice president of the Recreational Boating and Fishing

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Great Lakes, Kids & Pets, Women in Boating, Canada, Coupons & Discounts, Fishing

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Over 3 acres full of show stopping features, special attractions & hundreds of exhibits of boats, fishing, outdoor accessories and recreational power products. The Hamilton Boat, Fishing and Outdoor Show is one of the premier regional boat, fishing and outdoor shows in Canada. Come get inspired, get informed, be entertained and

tags: Boat Show, Canada, Lake Ontario

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Acres of Boats, Fishing Accessories, Outdoor Equipment, Power Products, Huge Show Specials, Fishing & Hunting Lodges, Travel Destinations, Fishing Seminars & Special Attractions The London Boat Fishing & Outdoor Show is a SW Ontario tradition. As one of the Premier Regional Boat, Fishing & Outdoor Shows in Canada with

tags: Boat Show, Canada

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of their yacht brokerage service to Downtown Toronto and the Caribbean. Career yacht broker, Reg Bates, will be joining the NSYS team and will be dividing his time seasonally between the Toronto and St. Maarten locations. Operating under the North South Yacht Sales

tags: Brokerage, Canada, Company Expansions, Employment News, Used Boats

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

North America’s largest indoor boat show is back January 18 to 27, 2019 at Enercare Centre in Toronto, and Pride Marine Group - a division of Canada’s largest boat dealer and show sponsor - will host the biggest marina display. Featuring models from eight brands, including the debut of two new brand releases: Princess

tags: Boat Show, Canada, Lake Ontario, New Boat Models

Thursday, January 3, 2019

A little more than one year ago, Le Boat, leader in supplying self-drive river and canal cruise holidays in Europe, announced the company’s expansion into North America, opening their first base in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada in 2018. With a successful season complete, Le Boat is continuing momentum in Canada for 2019 with an

tags: Canada, Charter, Company Expansions, Lake Ontario

Friday, November 2, 2018

Whether you are looking for a day at the beach, a unique kite-surfing opportunity, a leisurely boat ride, or to experience reeling in a “big one”, a detour off of the 401 in Chatham-Kent will have you booking your next visit the moment you arrive. Chatham-Kent is Canada’s ‘sunny south’ destination for

tags: Canada, Destination, Lake Erie

Monday, October 8, 2018

On my way to meet up with the crew from Coastal Craft and their factory in Gibsons, I can’t help but feel a bit nostalgic. Being a proud Canadian, there are three things that I loved growing up: hockey, the outdoors, and the Beachcombers. For anyone oblivious to the Beachcombers, it was a Canadian TV show that ran for 18 years

by: Stephen Jackman

tags: Canada, New Boat Models