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B re a k th ro u g h

D e s ig n a n d F re s h T h in k in g
B y A n d y A d a m s a n d J o h n A rm s tro n g

Y o u c a n im a g in e , a t th e G ro u p e B e n e te a u d e a le r m e e tin g in
M ic h ig a n la st fa ll w h e re a ll th e F o u r W in n s, S c a ra b ,
W e llc ra ft, a n d G la stro n d e a le rs h a d c o m e to se e th e la te st
n e w m o d e ls, th e d o c k s w e re lin e d u p w ith g le a m in g b ra n d n e w b o a ts to sh o w th e d e a le rs a n d m e d ia - a n d th e y c e rta in ly
p u t o n a sh o w ! B u t fo r m e , th e S c a ra b 2 5 5 O p e n w a s a n
im m e d ia te sta n d o u t. T h is is a b o a t th a t b re a k s n e w g ro u n d
a n d b rin g s fre sh th in k in g a n d in te rp re ta tio n o f th e b o a tin g
e xp e rie n c e to a w id e ra n g e o f b u y e rs.
W e h a d a q u ic k lo o k a ro u n d b u t th e te st d riv e s w o u ld h a v e
to w a it u n til th e n e xt d a y. F irst, w e h a d d in n e r, fo llo w e d b y
sp e e c h e s, d e a le r a w a rd s [o u r C a n a d ia n d e a le rs d id v e ry w e ll],
a n d a te c h b rie fin g o n th e n e w m o d e ls. T a k in g to th e sta g e w a s
C h risto p h e L a v ig n e , th e G ro u p e B e n e te a u V P o f E n g in e e rin g
a n d C u sto m e r S e rv ic e a t th e ir C a d illa c , M ic h ig a n fa c ilitie s.
H e 's v e ry in te re stin g to liste n to , h a v in g d e sig n a n d c o n stru c tio n e xp e rie n c e w ith m a n y d iffe re n t b ra n d s a n d m o d e ls. W e
q u ite e n jo y e d h is in sig h tfu l p re se n ta tio n .
W h ile ta lk in g a b o u t th e ir m a n y n e w m o d e ls a n d th e

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R o ta x je t d riv e p ro p u lsio n sy ste m s, L a v ig n e n o te d th a t, "...
w o m e n lik e th e je t d riv e b e c a u se it "stic k s," so th e je t p u m p
h o ld s th e ste rn o f th e b o a t d o w n a n d h e lp s it to g o w h e re
y o u p o in t it." It is a n in te re stin g o b se rv a tio n a n d o n ly o n e
o f m a n y re a so n s w h y th e R o ta x 4 -T E C e n g in e s a n d je t
d riv e s w ill a p p e a l to b u y e rs.
B a c k to th e d o c k s, w h a t c a u g h t m y e y e w a s th e fa c t th a t

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting May 2018

At the Helm: Sit down to read the paper
Special Event: View To A Thrill - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds Preview
Travel Destination: Lake Simcoe and The Trent Severn
Club Profile: Mixing it up at the Newport Yacht Club
The Port Hole: May 2018
Power Review: Scarab 255 Open
Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
DIY/Tech: SmartPlug
Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Welcome
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 3
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - At the Helm: Sit down to read the paper
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 5
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Special Event: View To A Thrill - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds Preview
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 7
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 8
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 9
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 10
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 11
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Travel Destination: Lake Simcoe and The Trent Severn
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 13
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 14
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 15
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 16
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 17
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Club Profile: Mixing it up at the Newport Yacht Club
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 19
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 20
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 21
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 22
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 23
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 24
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 25
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 26
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - The Port Hole: May 2018
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 39
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Power Review: Scarab 255 Open
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 43
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 44
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 45
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 48
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 49
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - DIY/Tech: SmartPlug
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover3
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover4
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