News & Updates

NSYS Opens New Hamilton Office

 North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of their yacht brokerage services to the Hamilton region of Western Lake Ontario. Operating under the North South Yacht Sales (NSYS) banner, Harbour West Marina will be the newest office for NSYS, which currently has brokerage representation in Port Credit (Head Office), St. Catharines, Georgian Bay, and the Ottawa and Kingston regions. Hamilton’s Harbour West Marina is currently undergoing a major redevelopment, with a significant increase in marine services. A new major feature is their 40,000 square foot indoor heated storage complex that houses approximately 75 boats and can handle vessels up to approximately 90 feet in length. There will be two marine lift piers with a 50 ton

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Going boating? Boat Safely from Port to Port

Discover Boating Canada has just launched a new safety app that is quickly becoming the ‘must have’ for Canadian boaters. It is designed to keep boaters, their friends and family safe while out on the water. Regularly updated by recreation marine industry specialists, the Discover Boating Canada Safety App will ensure that Canadian boaters will have all the helpful and up-to-date information about safe boating practices in one place and easily accessible by a mobile device. Broken into three major categories: Be Prepared | Plan your trip and Your Reference Guide, boaters can access important boating information including: Boating safety checklists Weather resources to help plan trips Minimum required safety equipment and navigation light requirements based on vessel type Visual references of buoys

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Smart Boaters Choose Professional Brokers

North South Nautical Group is a proud supporter of the Certified Professional Yacht Broker program. We encourage all of our brokers to become CPYB certified and as a team became the first yacht brokerage in Canada to attain the recognition of CPYB ‘Endorsed Brokerage’. But what does it mean for the boat buyer or seller? Isn’t one yacht brokerage as good as another? Like other industries, recreational boating has created professional organizations to monitor its activities. In North America, it’s the CPYB that monitors and regulates the activities of yacht brokers. CPYB certification is rigorous, requiring 3 years work experience prior to applying, an extensive three-hour exam and regular annual re-certification credits. With all that work, boat buyers and sellers can

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