News & Updates

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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Women’s Day: A New Toronto Boat Show Feature for 2019

The Toronto International Boat Show has added a new feature to its boating educational roster – Women’s Day –  a whole day educational opportunity for women – no matter what type of boater or at what level. The show team has pulled together a roster of seminars and interactive sessions that will help every woman become e a better boater. Here are two of our favourites. Are you a trailer boater? Happy to drive the boat, or pull it out of the water, but when it comes to backing it down a ramp – you leave that to someone else? Don’t despair, sign up for ‘The Back-Up Plan: Trailering with Ease’. In this interactive session, seasoned boaters and back-up artists

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