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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

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

As part of the continuing Chefs Across the Great Lakes chef exchange program, Killarney Mountain Lodge will entertain the chefs of Leland, Michigan’s Riverside Inn for round two of their collaborative dining series. Riverside’s proprietor Kate Vilter, Chef Pete Siagkris and Killarney’s Chef Kay Bonsu have worked

tags: Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, Canada, Event

Saturday, September 1, 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

Friday, July 13, 2018

Lake Ontario Offshore Racing on behalf of the Port Credit Yacht Club, are excited to announce the return of Esprit De Corps IV to the 2018 LO300 Challenge. The Esprit De Corps IV, a Volvo Ocean Racer 60, took Line Honours in the 2017 LO300 Main Duck Course and Gilles Barbot, founder and CEO of Groupe Esprit de Corps Inc, shares that

tags: Sailing, Canada, Lake Ontario, Racing

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Trent Port Marina is a premium-class municipal marina unlike any of its kind. Located in Quinte West, Ontario, Canada, it is uniquely positioned to provide boaters with easy access to renowned waterways such as the Trent-Severn, Bay of Quinte, and Murray Canal, which leads to Lake Ontario. Over 370 fully equipped slips are available

tags: Canada, Employment News, Marina

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, they will be representing Cranchi Yachts for the Canadian Great Lakes region, through a working relationship with Cranchi Yachts Canada. Based out of Montreal, Quebec, Cranchi Yachts Canada is led by Denis Poliseno, who also runs a long-established,

tags: Used Boats, Canada, Company Expansions

Monday, April 2, 2018

With a Fractional Yachting Program, this is possible! It is perfect for people that have dreamed about owning a yacht but could not justify the expense, or for those that would like to try out the yachting lifestyle and explore if the family would also like it. Many people are simply too busy and don’t have the time to look

by: Greg Marlo

tags: Boat Club, Canada, Company Expansions, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

In the fall of 2016, upon having just had their boats hauled for the winter slumber in Ontario, long time Great Lakes boaters Scott Leclerc and Lyndon Greene pondered why so many boaters were actually using their boats as floating cottages, rather than as they were intended. Throughout the summer of 2016, they had spoken with boaters

tags: Lake St. Clair, Travel, Boat Club, Canada, Georgian Bay, Great Lakes, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce that effective immediately, they will be representing Cranchi Yachts for the Canadian Great Lakes region, through a working relationship with Cranchi Yachts Canada. Based out of Montreal, Quebec, Cranchi Yachts Canada is led by Denis Poliseno, who also runs a long-established,

tags: Canada, Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Friday, February 13, 2015

Some time back, in the 1980’s, the French Navy were moored for a week on Biscayne Bay, off the coast of France. When they pulled up anchor and left, the fishermen found their oysters in very poor condition. The toxins from the huge fleet’s antifouling obviously had a devastating effect. Thus a Canadian, innovative, marine

tags: Canada, Environmental Impact, Hull, Polishes & Waxes