Powerboating News & Lifestyle

4th October 2021

Princess Yachts Release First X80 Animation

Fly through the all-new Princess X80 to see some of the newest features on this brand new model!    …

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28th September 2021

Using Spring Lines – They Will Make You Look Like A Pro

In a time when most new boats are equipped with thrusters, many skippers have lost the skill of using a…

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28th September 2021

Off-season Boating Tips – A Time for Solitude and Serenity

  The off-season months offer a respite as anchorages are deserted, marinas and marine park docks become our own, there’s…

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19th September 2021

Caring for Your Lines – Your boat depends on them!

The lines and rode that we depend upon to keep our power boats and sail boats secured are often taken…

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13th September 2021

Lund Harbour, British Columbia – Cinnamon buns at the end of the road.

Lund Small Craft Harbour   In the morning, the harbour air is filled with the tantalizing aroma of fresh bakery…

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10th September 2021

New 45-footer in the pipeline for Axopar; new 22 and 25 models in Cannes

Finnish builder Axopar is boasting its biggest ever display at the Cannes show this week, with 13 boats on display…

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3rd September 2021

Dent Island Lodge – Pamper yourself at an upscale wilderness retreat.

  Dent Island is a first-rate, all-inclusive, 7,000 sq/ft lodge and marina located in Cordero Channel between Sonora Island and…

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27th August 2021

Bounty of the Sea – Fresh, Nutritious and Fun to Harvest

Foraging for their next meal is something many boaters’ relish. They like the challenges and enjoying the delicious bounty. A…

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3rd August 2021

Desolation Sound Provincial Marine Park – Anything but desolate.

During the last ice age, massive glaciers carved deep into the mainly granite rock. When the ice retreated some 10,000…

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26th July 2021

The Art of Rafting – Lots of fun but starts with serious business

Rafting is a wonderful way to socialize while at anchor, hanging on a mooring buoy or even at a dock….

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20th July 2021

Using A Stern-tie – A skill for your seamanship toolbox

The coastal waters of British Columbia boast more nooks and crannies to explore than you could possibly visit in a…

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19th July 2021

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve – Mosaic of land, water, and history.

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve located in the southern Gulf Islands is magnificent park is popular area for boaters, offering…

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12th July 2021

Mid-season Preventive Maintenance – Perform some quick and simple inspections for a carefree balance of the boating season.

Preventive Maintenance makes for a failure-free boating season   Whether a boat gets used daily, weekly, or only on occasion,…

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5th July 2021

Colourful Sidney – Home to Freedom Marine’s Vancouver Island Office

Sidney is a beautiful boating destination. The tulips are blooming, irises have popped from their winter hibernation and the dogwoods…

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30th June 2021

Refuge Cove, West Redonda Island – Refuel, Replenish and Refresh

Refuge Cove is a tiny year-round community nestled in the heart of Desolation Sound. It serves as a centrally located…

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6th May 2021

Freedom Marine Expands Reach in Premium Yachting with Addition of Galeon Yachts

Freedom Marine is excited to announce the newest member of our line-up of premium power boats – Galeon. Established in 1982,…

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16th April 2021

BRABUS Marine joins Freedom Marine’s fleet of high-performance luxury boats

We are excited to announce the newest member of our boating family – BRABUS Marine. This new partnership brings award-winning high-performance…

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24th March 2021


We are incredibly honored and privileged to announce that the Axopar 28 Cabin is the “Boat of The Year 2020”…

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24th February 2021

International Boat Show Live Events

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21st September 2020


CONTINUALLY SUCCESSFUL – THE REFRESHED AXOPAR 28 JUST GETS BETTER AND BETTER Having epitomized Axopar’s brand values since day one,…

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5th July 2020

Getting Top Dollar When Selling Your Boat

A little effort will reap big benefits. Whether you are ready to upgrade to a larger vessel, or still happily…

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13th May 2020

Spot Prawns – The only thing easier than catching them is eating them

Harvesting a seafood meal has always been a highlight of boating the British Columbia Coast. With a coastline indented by…

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7th April 2020

“Boating Spirit” – How to Help Our Healthcare Workers to Fight against Covid-19

As many of you know the spirit of the boating community is one of Comradery, Friendship and often Ingenuity. It’s…

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19th March 2020

Freedom Marine Response to COVID-19

To Our Freedom Marine Family We hope this message finds you and your family healthy and safe. In joining Canada’s…

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9th July 2019

Freedom Customers Take Their Princess 52 Flybridge and Axopar 28 to Alaska

So you finally have your dream yacht, now your aspiration turns to where she might take you. The Gulf Islands?…

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28th June 2019

DESTINATION: Tie Up in Port Moody for Craft Beer, Free Music and Ice Cream

If you haven’t experienced Port Moody’s emerging craft beer scene that’s reason enough to stop at Rocky Point next time…

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14th May 2019

Montague, Galiano Island: Three Mooring Options in One Harbour

For several thousand years, before recreational boaters discovered its nearly landlocked shelter, Galiano Island’s Montague Harbour was used regularly by…

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8th April 2019


Most dogs take to boating easily, while some require a little coaxing. Here are a few tips and tricks to…

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26th March 2019

Princess Y85

EXPERIENCE THE EXCEPTIONAL We invite you to take a tour aboard the all-new Y85 Motor Yacht to experience her contemporary…

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26th February 2019

Whale Watching : Tricks & Tips

How To: Orca Watching in the Salish Sea Our Salish Sea Orcas are a fascinating bunch and when we are…

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15th November 2018

Axopar Brabus Line

Axopar customers can now differentiate and characterise the look and feel of their new Axopar by ordering a BRABUS Line Trim…

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10th March 2017

Princess factory tour with new 52 Flybridge owners

The Princess Fun Factor-y: A Study of Yacht Anatomy Freedom Marine’s newest 52 Flybridge owners take a tour of the…

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1st February 2017

Axopar 28 Wins Best In Show Here In Vancouver!

Our Axopar line has won awards the world over since its launch in 2015 and it’s continuing to prove its…

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