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Overall the interior is bright and
spacious with lots of headroom.
Hull ports and hatches all have window coverings. They provide an abundance of
natural light. At night, energy efficient LED lighting warms the interior.
Our test boat was arranged through Jeanneau America at its Houston, Texas
dealership, Texas Coast Yachts. The Galveston Bay, Clear Lake area is a boater's
haven. They have it all; year-round sailing, protected moorings, large inland waters,
varied harbours and moorings to visit and blue water sailing only a few hours away.
The area has the third largest concentration of recreational boaters in the
USA. Our test sail was conducted on Clear Lake in late March this year.
Temperatures were in the mid-eighties with partly cloudy skies. Winds were varied
from 10 to 12 knots true and wave heights of one to two feet. Ideal conditions.
As a cruising boat with all of the comforts on board, the Jeanneau 51 achieves
a good level of performance. With 18 knots of apparent wind and 7.5 knots of boat
speed close-hauled under full sail, we had the rail six to nine inches above the
water. It was smooth and relatively stiff for a shoal draft boat. Reaching at 60
degrees apparent or about 90 degrees true, we got the speedo to roll up above 10
knots of boat speed. On a broad reach the boat maintained 7.7 knots of speed. On
a close reach on the way home the autopilot kept us effortlessly and accurately on
target doing 9.5 knots or better.
For the cruising couple or the family with older children the Jeanneau 51
firmly puts you into the upper end of the sailing lifestyle. This boat combines an
abundance of available comforts and amenities with impressive performance
and the capacity to sail for extended distances, and it does so in a style that is
unmistakably Jeanneau! *

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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 - Sail Review: Jeanneau 51 Yacht
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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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