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Four new Directors
join the Board of CPS-ECP
At the recent Charlottetown Annual General Meeting
four new Directors were elected to the CPS-ECP Board, to
join others completing their term of Office, and those who
were re-elected to the Board.
And so let me introduce you to ....
Donald Macintosh, P
Don brings to the Board his professional experience of project designer, project coordinator and project manager. He
has identified that the project teams he has worked with
have accomplished great results on time and on budget.
He lists various interests that are important components
of his life, but his two primary interests are boating and
Canadian and Scottish history. (No, he does not have a
Scottish accent!) With the 80th anniversary of CPS-ECP
coming up he should find an outlet for some more historical research. The printed word occupies third place in his
life's interests. He has authored and co-authored much in
terms of research papers, presentations, literary portfolios,
and fiction.
We understand that Don is a life-long early riser, and so
coupled with his enthusiasm, diverse creativity and his delight in accomplishing much in a day we look forward to
him being an able and productive contributor to the work
of the Board.
Brian Reis
Brian has a diverse range of experience. On leaving school
he went into Banking, then Industrial Cost Accounting and
followed this with twelve years in various branches of Police
work. His boating interests have been life-long and he brings
a great deal of technical knowledge to this organization.
He has broadened his various interests academically in
German, Economics, Earth Sciences, Religious Studies,
American History, General History Research and Museum
Studies at several universities. (Don and Brian should have
a lot to talk about when they get together).
With his wife, Brian became a member of CPS-ECP back
in 1977 and in his moves around Canada his 'on the
ground' Squadron leadership experience has included being Squadron Commander and District Commander. His
sailing life began at the age of 11 and so we can probably
assume that he must be an 'old hand' by now! He has
his Ocean Navigator Level 2 qualification and has been an
instructor for the Canadian Coast Guard.

Brian's daily life is currently faith-based as a Church Priest
and as Chaplain to a Long-Term Care Centre. He comes
to the Board with his long-term commitment to CPS-ECP
and his professional experience and skills.
Brad Vermeersch
Brad currently practices commercial litigation at a litigation
boutique firm in Toronto. He holds a finance degree with
distinction from the University of Saskatchewan and obtained his law degree from Dalhousie University. As a new
graduate he clerked with the Court of Appeal of Alberta
and started practicing law in Calgary, Alberta. He brings
his skillset to the Board with a young person's perspective
and with specific reference for responsibility as the newly
elected Executive Committee Law Officer.
He is a relatively new sailor at the urging of his wife, and
so over the past summer they have enjoyed exploring local
Toronto waters. Together they have just invested in their
first keelboat and so enhancing their sailing skill is on the
agenda in the coming years. No doubt Brian will be able
to give Brad quite a few sailing tips if he needs them and
there will be plenty of advice on how best to fix things
when it becomes necessary, from other CPS-ECP sailors
too!
And finally myself......
Marilyn McBeath
Marilyn's business experience has included commercial
challenges and achievements in the areas of Sales, Client Support, Project Management, Market Research and
Business Strategy Development, which shape the skills she
brings to the Board.
On moving to British Columbia she was delighted to
discover the Pacific Northwest coastline, and so, with her
husband, acquired a power boat to see as much of the
coast as possible before their anticipated eventual return
to the UK. After taking a CPS-ECP boating course she subsequently became involved with her local Squadron Executive Committee in various roles and eventually became
its Commander. Twenty years later she is still in B.C. and
Canada is now home to her and her family.
Her new role as Director of the Board is combined with
an additional newly elected Executive Committee role as
National Secretary, with responsibility that includes ensuring board effectiveness and good governance of the organization.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting December 2017

Vantage Point: Little Boat, Big Boat – Where Did You Start?
Club Profile: Gimli Yacht Club
Galley Guys: The Galley Guys Travel to Newfoundland
Travel Destinations: The Middens of Galiano Island
Profile of a Cruising Family: Redefining the Face of Yachting in Canada
Marine Electronics: Special Feature – A Guide to Maritime VHF Radio for Pleasure Craft
Marine Electronics: Special Feature – AIS - Peering Atop Islands and Around Bends
The Port Hole
Marine Electronics: Special Feature – WiFi Boosters
Sail Review: Dehler 38
Power Review: Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50
Power Review: Jeanneau NC 895
Summer Event Coverage: Poker Run 101
Crossing the Line: Flying Dutchman
Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Cover2
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Vantage Point: Little Boat, Big Boat – Where Did You Start?
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Club Profile: Gimli Yacht Club
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Galley Guys: The Galley Guys Travel to Newfoundland
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Travel Destinations: The Middens of Galiano Island
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Profile of a Cruising Family: Redefining the Face of Yachting in Canada
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Marine Electronics: Special Feature – A Guide to Maritime VHF Radio for Pleasure Craft
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Marine Electronics: Special Feature – AIS - Peering Atop Islands and Around Bends
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - The Port Hole
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Marine Electronics: Special Feature – WiFi Boosters
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Sail Review: Dehler 38
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Power Review: Cruisers Yachts Cantius 50
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Power Review: Jeanneau NC 895
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Summer Event Coverage: Poker Run 101
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Crossing the Line: Flying Dutchman
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