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SPECIFICATIONS
engines: Volvo Penta iPs 600, twin
5.5l 6 cylinder common rail diesel
engines with electronic control, 435 hp.
twin counter rotating forward-facing
prop sets on iPs drives. Joystick
docking and driving control.
eNGiNe

rPM
idle
1,500
2,000
2,400
2,600
2,800
3,000
3,200
3,500
3,630

MPH
4.2
8.7
10.7
12.8
14.8
18.0
22.5
26.8
31.8
33.3

length overall:
49' 5" / 15.06 m
beam:
15' / 4.57 m
fuel capacity:
450 g / 1703 l
Waste capacity:
71 g / 269 l
Water capacity:
111 g / 420 l
Weight, Dry
36,000 lbs / 16,329 kg
Price:
(as tested in Us $) $1,423,814
test boat, performance data and pricing supplied by: cruisers Yachts inc.,
www.cruisersyachts.com and crates
lake country boats,
www.cratesboats.com

Top: this is the view of the saloon and galley looking forward from the glass
bulkhead and with the sunroof open.
Bottom: the double size helm is well equipped for extended cruising. the test boat
had twin flush mount Garmin screens, tilt wheel, footrest and terrific sightlines.

And, the chef is part of the party.
The galley is really well equipped
with three Vitrifrigo drawer type refrigerator freezers, big convection type
microwave by Mauve as well as stovetop, large stainless steel sink and a bin
for pots and pans, overhead lockers for
provisions and more. You can really get
a meal out on this yacht.
Just aft of the helm seat is a comfortable loveseat opposite the galley
area, so you can sit and talk to the cook.
On a warm evening with the boat all
opened up to the stars, you could serve
dinner at the wraparound convertible

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dinette that's just ahead of the galley.
This has a great view out or, lower the
blinds if you want privacy.
The helm is to starboard with a spacious double helm seat and big glass
areas for nearly 360° visibility when
running. The test boat had twin
Garmin flush mount screens, tilt wheel
and a footrest for comfortable standing
or seated operation. The controls for
the IPS are on the side console along
with the joystick lever, trim tabs and the
switches are all ahead within easy
reach. Another unique Cantius feature
is the innovative dashboard design that

opens up the lower cabins below the
windshield sections to bring lots of daylight in below decks.
All the cabin areas feel open and
spacious.
Altogether, the Cantius 50 has
three cabins and two heads for really
gracious accommodations. Coming
down the companionway, the day head
is just to the port side and it is elegant
with lots of hull side glazing for light
and ventilation, a large sink in a vanity,
Dometic centrifuge system MSD,
medicine cabinet with mirrors and the
best part, a fully enclosed shower stall
with folding glass door. Very comfortable for everyone!
The VIP state room is in the bow
with an island type queen berth, storage drawers below, private entrance to
the day head, starboard side hanging
locker, big windows and a large screen
TV plus an audio system. It also has a
mirrored forepeak adding to the feeling
of spaciousness, an escape hatch
above, hull side glazing to bring in more
daylight as well as blinds for privacy, his

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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
Canadian Yachting December 2017 - 3
Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Vantage Point: Little Boat, Big Boat – Where Did You Start?
Canadian Yachting December 2017 - 5
Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Club Profile: Gimli Yacht Club
Canadian Yachting December 2017 - 7
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - 11
Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Galley Guys: The Galley Guys Travel to Newfoundland
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Canadian Yachting December 2017 - 15
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
Canadian Yachting December 2017 - Cover3
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