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the saloon is remarkably bright
especially with the overhead
sunroof sections open.

tinue. In the bow area is a circular bed
to make the most of the space and it
has storage underneath, three side storage lockers per side for smaller items
and the cabin enjoys light pouring in
from the hull side glazing. An overhead
escape hatch in the deck will generally
be covered by the forward sun lounge
but removing the lounge pad brings in
even more light and ventilation too.
This is probably the parents berth.
Then, under the main cabin and the
dinette, there is another sleeping area
with generous accommodations for
two and with sitting headroom. Above
the entrance to this space is a glass
panel on the companion side dashboard to bring in more light and open
the area visually.
The main cabin also has a head
equipped with a pump type MSD under
a cover plus a vessel sink in a vanity cabinet. This includes a hand-held shower.
An opening porthole is built into the hull
side glazing for ventilation.
For readers who are not as familiar
with the Beneteau Group, this venerable French builder has 10 marine
brands with 200 different models, and
North America represents 30 % of its
market. Their Jeanneau Outboard line
includes runabouts, family cruisers,
plus sport models include fishing boats
under the Leader and NC brands.
We think you are going to see a lot
more NC models on the water in the
coming years as the new outboard
engines continue to gain market share
and buyers realize how much performance and convenience they offer.
Captain John Armstrong had the pleasure of testing the NC 895 and he was
as impressed by the performance as he
was by the design and layout.
The NC 895 is being branded as a
pocket cruiser and the twin engines
deliver easy dockside handling, assisted
by the optional bow thruster. He wrote,
"The NC 895 with twin Yamaha F200
engines cruised effortlessly and economically at 26-27 knots (about 30

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the convertible dinette includes storage underneath the aft seat, a high low table
and two seat back positions. Notice the side glass opens. then, when the dinette is
in the lowered position with the filler cushion added, it makes an additional berth.

mph) and trimmed up to hit 44 knots
top speed which is just over 50 mph.
We were out of hole in 8 seconds with
three aboard and we found that the NC
895 was a stable platform, carved
secure flat turns and was an all around
fun boat to run.
The test boat was loaded up with
smart options including cabin air conditioning and a generator. Now, the
NC 895 is being built in their newly

expanded facilities in Cadillac,
Michigan saving the import duties and
putting this versatile and handsome
Family cruiser on the market at a base
price of $132,000 USD, and with the
fully optioned version like our test
boat at approximately $180,000 USD,
including the genset and A/C, FOB
Annapolis.
'Pretty neat rig for that money! *

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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?
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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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