Lake Union Boats Afloat 40th Annual Show opens Sept 13th

The 40th annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show, the West Coast’s largest floating boat show, gets underway on South Lake Union at 11 am...

Friday Harbour’s all-new Marina is now open

The all-new marina at Friday Harbour is now open! Located on the Trent Severn waterway, on Lake Simcoe, on the west shore of Cook's Bay,...

2018 Port Credit In Water Boat Show – Aug 24-26

The 2018 edition of one of the highlights of the summer - the Port Credit In-Water Boat Show - runs from Friday August 24th...

COLD WATER = Wear your PFD!!

If this post saves one more life this coming May long weekend, if one more family has all of their family members safely back...

Edmonton Boat Show – starts this Sat March 15th

The Edmonton Boat & Sportsmen’s Show is a must attend event! It is Western Canada’s BIGGEST Boat & Sportsmen’s Show. The show features over...

Parks Canada Canal Pass – Discounted Rates till March 31, 2018

Parks Canada has just announced their "early bird promotion" is available now - but only until March 31, 2018! Boaters can save 20% on the...

Seattle Boat Show 2018: Jan 26 – Feb 3

The Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, is known far and wide for the quantity, quality and variety of its free boating and fishing...

Nova Scotia – Canada’s next great wine region – The Wine Ladies

In our last column, we highlighted the two major wine growing regions here in Canada: Ontario and British Columbia. Together these two provinces produce...

Exploring the Trent-Severn Waterway by Houseboat

When I was four, my parents took my sister and I, along with my grandparents, on a houseboat trip along the Trent-Severn Waterway. I...

Top 10 Spots In Canada for Fall Boating

As the Fall equinox approaches tomorrow, it marks the official end to the "Summer of '17". While that doesn't have nearly the same ring...
Boat Notes

New Mobile App: ‘Boat Notes’ is Just Right

"In the beginning," the Canadian Safe Boating Council created Boat Notes, a precise focused overview of the most important things that a boater should...
Canada's 150th

Best of the West

The Pacific Northwest is one of the world's top cruising destinations, with the Gulf Islands between Vancouver and Victoria representing the best of the...