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Port Credit Spring Boat Show | June 8

Annie Campbell, CPYB

It is with deep sadness, that we announce the passing of one of our long time yacht brokers, Annie Campbell. Annie, and her husband Fraser, joined the North South sales team not long after the company’s inception in 2008. They started with North South Nautical Group as customers. With the excitement of selling their trawler, combined with their passion for boating, Fraser and Annie decided to launch their second career in yacht sales. An honest and hardworking team, they made many inroads into the Eastern Ontario boating market.  Both Annie and Fraser were among the first brokers in Canada to obtain their Certified Professional Yacht Broker accreditation. Before joining North South Nautical Group, Annie had a long career as a

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Buying Boats Outside of Canada: Used Or New

Canadian Yacht Broker Pat Sturgeon recently published the following in Canadian Yachting Magazine. We are reprinting it for our readers, with permission.  There have been a lot of changes over the past two years for importing boats. Canada recently negotiated a free trade agreement with Europe, NAFTA has come under attack and the Prime Minister has implemented a 10% retaliatory Tariff on all vessels coming in from the United States. What does all this mean if you want to purchase a boat out of the country? First lets look at Europe and CETA (Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement) which went into effect September 21, 2017. Since then all boats originating from the EU, used or new, can be imported into Canada without

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