Cruising

Salty Dawg Canadian BoatsThe Salty Dawg's Fall Rally to the Bahamas will depart from Hampton, VA on November 2 with the Antigua-bound boats, but will head due south for a fur to five day sail to the Abacos in the northern Bahamas.

RCYC Sept 2020 Sally and BobIn the first week of March 2020, Toronto sailor Bob Medland was elected Commodore of the prestigious virtual yacht club, the Cruising Club of America (CCA), which boasts 1400 members cruising the Seven Seas.

Bitter End YCThe world may feel like its standing still at the moment, but in the BVI, Bitter End's 64 acres in are a flurry of rebirth. In this short video, meet Patrick Brizio, the guy at the helm of bringing back Bitter End.

Salty DawgMany Canadian cruisers have discovered the Salty Dawg Sailing Association. The Dawgs is an educational and charitable organization that conducts rallies, educational seminars and webinars, and rendezvous to help sailors realize their long-distance cruising dreams.

New LawsFrom time to time new laws and regulations relating to the operation of pleasure craft are added to the Small Vessel Regulations and are also added to the key learning points required to pass the test for the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC).

Bill NorrieThe seasoned sailor mapped out an ambitious course around the world — aboard his 28-foot Bristol Channel Cutter yacht dubbed Pixie, Norrie would sail away from Vancouver Island to the Southern Ocean for a year-long solo circumnavigation of the planet.

Team O LifejacketsIts first featured product line is the TeamO Marine Inflatable PFDs from the UK, equipped with a potential life saving technology called BackTow. Currently TeamO Inflatable PFDs are the only products in the world that has this ground-breaking technology, and the primary reason why Indie Marine has brought them to the Canadian boating and sailing community.

Portimao PortugalShe never imagined herself on a sailboat, much less in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. “… a wave breaks right over us with a mighty crash. The boat shudders sickeningly, then is still for a moment, and water pours out through the scuppers. Then it all starts again...

Guyhall Roberts 44PENSACOLA. FLORIDA (USA) - The owner of a Roberts DS440 credits his Manson Supreme Anchor with keeping his steel sailboat seaworthy when Category 2 Hurricane Sally struck the Florida panhandle on September 16.

SpinlockXTXDrawing on experience in both mechanical and textile product design the new XTX Soft Grip Clutch uses a combination of new materials to offer mid load rope holding in a lightweight, compact device.