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Toronto Boat Show Hits The BIG ’60’

North America’s largest indoor boat show, the Toronto Boat Show is celebrating 60 years of showcasing the boating lifestyle to Canadians. The show will feature more than 550 exhibitors and 1200 boats of all sizes, types and shapes. North South Yacht Sales, Ontario’s specialist in pre-owned power and sailing vessels, will showcase their ‘wall of boat dreams’ in booth #1737 – located along the north wall. Drop by our show booth, check out our dream boat board and meet the NSYS team. The Toronto Boat Show offers great family value with something for everyone from wakeboarding lessons, canoe and kayaking boat rides to fishing demos, FREE boating seminars and even a live trout pond for the kids. If you really want to stay

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BVI Tourist Board Says: ‘We’re Back In Business’

Although the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and its tourism sector were deeply affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September, on November 1st, the Tourist Board proudly proclaimed: ‘We’re Still Sailing’. The BVI Tourist Board and government have been fully dedicated to restoring the territory to its luxurious allure. While many of the landside accommodations are currently closed, the BVI is thrilled to announce that the yachting sector started welcoming visitors as of November 2017. The following charter companies intend to resume sailing for the Winter 2017/2018 season – many of whom are bringing new yachts to the BVI for the first time: ● November 2017:  Virgin Motor Yachts | BVI Yacht Charters | Dream Yacht Charter | Tradewinds ● December 2017:  The Moorings

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Irma: An unprecedented force….

… will leave scars and tears for years to come Hurricane Irma hit the British Virgin Islands and St. Martin/St.Marteens on September 6th.  Pat Festing-Smith, a local Toronto sailor,  wrote the following essay that was reprinted in Canadian Yachting’s Onboard Newsletter. North South Yacht Sales is deeply saddened by the devastation all over the Caribbean. Last Wednesday morning through mid afternoon, Hurricane Irma made direct hits on both St Martin and BVI’s and at that moment of impact on the two tiny islands chains, as the most powerful storm in recorded history. Only during that short period of her devastating journey, was she a Category 5 (would be 6 if there was such a category) with 300km/hr. force and 7-11 foot

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