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LIFESTYLE
YOU WON
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The winners posed on the spacious swim platform of the Schaefer 303, from the left, Jessika's father, Jessika, her best friend, her sister and Greg
Marlo, president of Yacht Solutions.
HOW A YOUNG WOMAN WHO WAS ENCOURAGED BY HER FATHER TO ENTER A
CONTEST, BECAME A MEMBER OF THE YACHTING SORORITY.
ncouraged by her father to enter,
Jessika Patrick emerged the winner
of the Yacht Solutions Schaefer
Yachts contest. It took a little extra luck
to get the prize though. Another entrant
actually won but sadly, a medical issue
forced them to decline the prize. Another
entrant's name was then drawn. This winner
also declined, but for a happy reason;
they had just bought their own new boat
and were busy with that so, a third winner
had to be drawn. The third time was the
charm for prize winner Jessika Patrick.
Already attracted to boats and the
water, she was thrilled to learn that she
had won the prize. But the next step was
to decide which prize to choose since
two were offered. As the contest winner,
Jessika could have chosen either the use
of the new 2021 Schaefer 303 Express
Cruiser for the entire boating season from
May to October 2021 as a bareboat charter
lease, or the new 2021 Schaefer Yachts
400 Express Cruiser with crew for a series
of five monthly outings.
In the end, Jessika chose the crewed
option for the Schaefer Yachts 303 and
scheduled her first night on the boat for
June 24th, a Thursday night that delivered
perfect boating weather; a moderate
breeze, 24 degrees Celsius and just
enough cloud cover to protect that early-season
skin from a burn. You couldn't
ask for a nicer night to start boating.
Yacht Solutions has an interesting
business model offering various sizes of
boats in a time-share format and with the
choice of either a professional captain at
the helm, or to self-captain and have the
yacht to yourself.
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Jessika had already gotten her PCOC
card, but she was more interested in hosting
her friends on board than spending
time at the helm herself.
When we arrived with the cameras to
capture her first evening on board, she
was already all set up with drinks and
snacks and even gift bags for her friends
to mark the occasion. Her guests were
special people too of course; two of her
very best friends, her sister and her father.
The Schaeffer 303 was an ideal boat
for a summer evening harbour cruise and
could have accommodated up to eight
people, so her group of five was very
comfortable.
Greg Marlo, president of Yacht
Solutions was her captain that night and
here is what Jessica told us about the
experience:

Canadian Yachting October 2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting October 2021

AT THE HELM: FINALLY! CRUISING DOWN SOUTH IS POSSIBLE AGAIN!
WAYPOINTS WINTER CRUISING: HEADING SOUTH!
“YOU WON!”: WINNER OF THE YACHT SOLUTIONS SCHAEFER YACHTS CONTEST
POWER REVIEW: SCHAEFER 303
THE PORT HOLE: OCTOBER 2021
SAIL REVIEW: FOUNTAINE PAJOT ASTREA 42
POWER REVIEW: OAKLEY 245 CC
CROSSING THE LINE: THE VERY OFF SEASON
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - Intro
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - 3
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - 4
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - 5
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - AT THE HELM: FINALLY! CRUISING DOWN SOUTH IS POSSIBLE AGAIN!
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - 7
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - 8
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - 9
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - WAYPOINTS WINTER CRUISING: HEADING SOUTH!
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - 11
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Canadian Yachting October 2021 - “YOU WON!”: WINNER OF THE YACHT SOLUTIONS SCHAEFER YACHTS CONTEST
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Canadian Yachting October 2021 - 24
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - 25
Canadian Yachting October 2021 - POWER REVIEW: SCHAEFER 303
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Canadian Yachting October 2021 - THE PORT HOLE: OCTOBER 2021
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Canadian Yachting October 2021 - SAIL REVIEW: FOUNTAINE PAJOT ASTREA 42
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Canadian Yachting October 2021 - POWER REVIEW: OAKLEY 245 CC
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Canadian Yachting October 2021 - CROSSING THE LINE: THE VERY OFF SEASON
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