Canadian Sailing Clubs

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New Gear

  • SailForce – Smart Electric Winch

    SailForce – Smart Electric Winch

    Nov 29, 2023 With two variable speeds, SailForce offers precise control for manoeuvres, while a super sensitive tension limiter ensures unmatched safety. It reduces energy consumption by 50%, and allows one-handed control of all onboard electric winches. The Ewincher Team is proud to announce that their new electric winch, SailForce, was nominated for the DAME Award at the… Read More…

  • Technical Apparel

    Technical Apparel

    November 1, 2023 Helly Hansen’s Hydro Power collection sets a benchmark in comfort and protection among inshore sailing apparel. It uses Ocean Bound materials for a low environmental impact, with a whole new line for women in 2023. SS23 Highlights Women’s HP Hybrid Insulator 2.0 The HP Hybrid Insulator combines the best technologies of an… Read More…


  • From Nova Scotia, Next Stop Maine

    From Nova Scotia, Next Stop Maine

    There’s good and bad news about planning a cruise in Maine. The good news is that there are over 1000 destinations and 3,500 miles of coastline from which to choose. The bad news is that there are so many choices that it may seem impossible to come up with an enjoyable cruise itinerary. Read More…

  • Spring Launch Readiness – Made Simple Through Proper Planning

    Spring Launch Readiness – Made Simple Through Proper Planning

    Last fall, I received many emails asking for my winterizing check list. And for those who wrote, I included my Spring Readiness list as well. If you’re like me, as soon as I see the mercury rising, snow melting and streets are drying, my mind goes to sailing and I just cannot wait to come out… Read More…

Sail Tech

  • Guide to Keel Maintenance – Part 1

    Guide to Keel Maintenance – Part 1

    Nov 29, 2023 By William Souter, Custom Keel Sales & Design, MarsKeel Technology Keel maintenance is like any other maintenance on the boat; it is a matter of keeping an eye out for any tell-tale signs of water, or corrosion or wear. If you can stay ahead of it, it is extremely unlikely that major… Read More…

  • Triradial vs Crosscut Mainsails – Part 1

    Triradial vs Crosscut Mainsails – Part 1

    Nov 15, 2023 I had a very interesting conversation with a client just yesterday. They have a popular one design class that limits mainsail cloth to woven polyester (PET – polyethylene terephthalate) in a minimum weight of 300g/m2. The client also believed that the class mandated crosscut panel cuts because “all of the other sailmakers”… Read More…


  • Eight Bells: George Cohon

    Eight Bells: George Cohon

    Nov 29, 2023 While not officially a sailor (he owned a fabulous Hinckley Talaria 48 named McHappy III), George Cohon was a spectacular Canadian businessman and proud contributor of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club. He generously provided his boat to assist with sailing events as well as helping with quiet support of many significant sailing… Read More…

  • Why Teach Your Child to Sail?

    Why Teach Your Child to Sail?

    Nov 29, 2023 By Katherine Stone I could go on forever with the benefits of teaching children to sail at a young age. There is a fabulous program called Wet Feet, designed for children ages 5-8. Your child will learn terminology, balance, basic boat handling, knots, and so much more opening their lives to the… Read More…