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Canadian Power
and Sail Squadrons
Published by Authority
of the Board of Directors
Chair, Communications Committee

* Revocation of Squadron warrants - The Board of Directors has accepted the
surrender of Lake of Two Mountains and Markham-Agincourt warrants and pennants. Members are being invited to join neighboring Squadrons.
* Volunteer Committee - The Board has adopted a motion creating the new Volunteer Committee. The purpose is to offer advice and assist in developing alternate operating models that suit their local circumstances to Squadrons that are
having difficulty within the existing structure. It is recognized that the creation
of Satellite Squadrons is one, but many other solutions may exist to mitigate the
reduction in volunteering, a phenomenon which is also occurring in many other
organizations.

Shirley Shea, AP

Editor-in-Chief

R. John Garside, AP

Art Director

Vanessa Schmidt

Proofreaders

Carolyn Reid, SN
Louise White, SN

Photographer
Don Butt, AP

Editorial Review Committee
Joan McBride
Charles Morris
Donald Whyte, SN

Contributing Editors
Ken Beall
André Dubois, AP
John Gullick, AP
Katherine Haslam, S
Martin P. Hederich AP
Robert Pepin, AP
Bradley Schmidt

Published 4 times per year:

January, April, June and September.
Copy deadline is ten weeks prior to publication. Editorial copy and correspondence
should be sent to
theporthole@cps-ecp.ca

Patron

H.R.H. The Prince Philip
Duke of Edinburgh, K.G., K.T.

Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons
Escadrilles canadiennes de plaisance
26 Golden Gate Court
Toronto, ON M1P 3A5
1-888-CPS-BOAT F. 416-293-2445
theporthole@cps-ecp.ca
www.cps-ecp.ca

Have your flares expired?
If your flares have a manufacture date of 2013 or earlier they have expired or will expire
this year. You can't light them, throw them in the water or in your household garbage to
dispose of them.
Disposing of expired flares has been an ongoing dilemma for boaters across the country.
To help boaters dispose of expired flares in a safe and environmentally responsible manner
CPS-ECP and selected CIL Dealers are hosting Safety Equipment Education and Flare Disposal Days. On these days, you will be offered the opportunity to learn about required safety
equipment and you can bring your outdated flares to be properly disposed of, free of charge.
In accordance with Transport Canada requirements, flares are approved for four years
from the date of manufacture. Typically, this means that boaters need to replace their flares
every third or fourth boating season. If they have a manufacture date of 2013 or earlier
they have expired or will expire during this boating season, boaters are required to replace
them... it's the law!
There are four types of flares: Type A - Rocket Parachute, Type B - Multi-Star, Type C -
Hand-Held, Type D - Smoke Signal. For further information on the different characteristics of
each type, and the quantity required for your vessel, please refer to the Safe Boating Guide
at: www.boatingsafety.gc.ca.
For a list of Safety Equipment Education and Flare Disposal Days and locations visit:
www.cps-ecp.ca or call 1-888-CPS-BOAT.
Financial contribution from:

THE PORT HOLE

Executive Director
Walter Kowalchuk

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

Vantage Point: A “Flare” for Safety
Club Profile: Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club
Pacific Northwest Classic: Southern Straits Race - For the last 49 years, the West Vancouver Yacht Club has proudly hosted the Annual Southern Straits Race. Known for offering challenging conditions, this Pacific Northwest classic is a proud qualifying event for both the VanIsle 360 and Vic-Maui Yacht Race. This year, Canadian Yachting magazine’s Bob Nicoll sailed on one of the 82 boats that competed. By Bob Nicoll
Canadian Boatbuilder Profile: Modernizing Tradition at Rossiter Boats - The history of Rossiter Boats is one that combines passion, fostering of tradition, and an eye towards the future. It all started 40 years ago with 19-year-old George Rossiter repairing the wooden canoe of a fellow cottager on Go Home Bay. Now Rossiter is perhaps Canada’s fastest-growing boatbuilder. By Kate Fincham
Cruising Technology: Staying Connected - Your summer cruise may be a vacation, but a pretty sizeable percentage of boat owners do want to keep in contact, whether for business or family reasons. In the not too distant past it was a big deal to clear your responsibilities and be able to take off for even a few weeks. However, connectivity for the average boater is improving and within the financial reach of most. By Glen Cairns
The Port Hole
Sail Review: Jeanneau 51 Yacht
Power Review: Leader 33
Trailering Part 3: Trailer Maintenance - Towing the Trailer, and Launching and Retrieving the Boat. The third and final article in our three-part series of important and useful information to help our readers travel with their boats on vacations, fishing trips or to regattas. Go safely this summer! By John Gullick
Crossing the Line: Boat or Reality – Take this simple test
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Pacific Northwest Classic: Southern Straits Race - For the last 49 years, the West Vancouver Yacht Club has proudly hosted the Annual Southern Straits Race. Known for offering challenging conditions, this Pacific Northwest classic is a proud qualifying event for both the VanIsle 360 and Vic-Maui Yacht Race. This year, Canadian Yachting magazine’s Bob Nicoll sailed on one of the 82 boats that competed. By Bob Nicoll
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Canadian Boatbuilder Profile: Modernizing Tradition at Rossiter Boats - The history of Rossiter Boats is one that combines passion, fostering of tradition, and an eye towards the future. It all started 40 years ago with 19-year-old George Rossiter repairing the wooden canoe of a fellow cottager on Go Home Bay. Now Rossiter is perhaps Canada’s fastest-growing boatbuilder. By Kate Fincham
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Cruising Technology: Staying Connected - Your summer cruise may be a vacation, but a pretty sizeable percentage of boat owners do want to keep in contact, whether for business or family reasons. In the not too distant past it was a big deal to clear your responsibilities and be able to take off for even a few weeks. However, connectivity for the average boater is improving and within the financial reach of most. By Glen Cairns
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - The Port Hole
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Sail Review: Jeanneau 51 Yacht
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Power Review: Leader 33
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Trailering Part 3: Trailer Maintenance - Towing the Trailer, and Launching and Retrieving the Boat. The third and final article in our three-part series of important and useful information to help our readers travel with their boats on vacations, fishing trips or to regattas. Go safely this summer! By John Gullick
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Crossing the Line: Boat or Reality – Take this simple test
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