News & Updates

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 in 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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61st Toronto Boat Show | Many Great New Features

The 61st Toronto International Boat Show returns to the Enercare Cenre, Exhibition Place from January 18 to 27th. North America’s largest indoor boat show, the 2019 Toronto Show will showcase a selection of 1200 boats ranging from 6 ft. – 60 ft., as well as the latest in marine accessories to hit the marketplace. A broad range of marine services exhibit including yacht brokerages; boat insurance agents; marinas; yacht clubs and more. Once again, our team of yacht brokers will be showcasing  power and sailing vessels for sale, in booth 1737, along the North wall. The NSYS ‘wall of dreams’ is well known as a great place to ‘stop and shop’ for a pre-owned vessel. If you are interested in

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