Iryna Granich joins NSNG at new Port Credit location

Iryna Granich joins NSNG at new Port Credit location

Mike Burns is pleased to announce that Iryna Granich has joined North South Nautical Group and will be working from the NEW Port Credit location.

Iryna was born in the USSR and lived in Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Russia and Poland before immigrating to Canada in 2001.

She has a Mechanical Engineering Degree from the National Technical University of Ukraine (93) and a Chartered Professional Accountant designation through the CMA (12).

Iryna enjoys an active lifestyle including biking, swimming, yoga and curling. … Read More




North South Nautical Group welcomes James Neophytou to the yacht brokerage team.

James was first introduced into boating in 1980, in the town of Port Severn. Almost immediately he developed a passion for boating and purchased his first boat, a 15’ Kodiak with a 50hp Johnson.

It wasn’t long before James got the ‘itch’ to move to a bigger boat. He and his family spent several years cruising the beautiful waters of Georgian Bay in their 23 Reinell. … Read More


Cross-Border Boat Purchases When Borders Are Closed

COVID-19 hasn’t completely eliminated cross-border boat purchases, but it certainly presented us with some challenges.

This spring North South Yacht Sales was able to facilitate several cross border purchases and deliveries by leveraging the alliances we have developed over the years with local delivery Captains.

While searching for and locating vessels didn’t change from previous spring seasons, or the hiring of a surveyor to act as boots on the ground and report on the condition of the boat; where we … Read More


Dan Peel Joins NSYS Yacht Brokerage Team


North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Peel as a yacht broker with the North South Yacht Sales division. Working out of the Toronto region, Dan is the ninth yacht broker on the team.

Dan’s boating experience started in Georgian Bay where he spent his summers fishing, sailing along with re-building and repairing boats. At a young age, Dan would travel in his 10hp boat to the local Marina to work as … Read More


Yacht Broker Reg Bates Joins The NSNG Brokerage Team

North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of their yacht brokerage service to Downtown Toronto and the Caribbean. Career yacht broker, Reg Bates, will be joining the NSYS team and will be dividing his time seasonally between the Toronto and St. Maarten locations.


Operating under the North South Yacht Sales (NSYS) banner, downtown Toronto and St. Maarten will be the newest areas of … Read More


NSNG Expands Yacht Brokerage to Montreal, PQ


North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of their yacht brokerage services to the Province of Quebec, with the addition of Richard Poirier to the North South team.

Operating under the North South Yacht Sales (NSYS) banner, Montreal will be the newest office for NSYS, which currently has brokerage representation in Port Credit (Head Office), St. Catharines, Georgian Bay, Hamilton, and the Ottawa and Kingston … Read More


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 … Read More


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 … Read More


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 … Read More


North South Nautical Group Welcomes Barry Weaymouth


Mike Burns, President of North South Nautical Group Inc., is pleased to announce that Barry Weaymouth has joined the North South Yacht Sales division. “We are pleased that Barry has come aboard. Beyond being an avid power boater, Barry brings a wide-range of different experiences which will make him a great asset to our sales team.” stated Burns.

Barry has been an active boater living on the Big Rideau Lake since 1993. While his most recent love … Read More


Mike Burns Chats About Boat Pricing

Mike Burns, President of North South Yacht Sales shown here with Erik Kyle, publisher of Great Lakes Scuttlebutt at the 2015 Toronto Boat Show talks about finding the right boat and the right fit for each customer.

On the question of boat pricing, Mike explained that the market has corrected itself and particularly for the last two years prices have been pretty stable. North South Yacht Sales anticipates more US boaters venturing to Canada to take advantage on the currency … Read More


NSYS Strikes Brokerage Alliance
With Len’s Cove Marina

North South Nautical Group is now the preferred yacht brokerage for Len’s Cove Marina.

“We know that sometimes, as much as we don’t welcome the news, you may need to sell your used boat,” stated Sean Horsfall,  Len’s Cove Marina General Manager in a recent blog post. “We wanted to give you the best brokerage value by minimizing the time that process takes, and maximize the amount you can receive for your boat.”

Fraser and Annie Campbell, who manage the … Read More