2016 Boating Events


Peterson Cup Cruising Rally
Mark Bay and Beyond
July 23 - 28, 2016
http://currents.bluewatercruising.org/events/peterson-cup-cruising-rally-july-23-28-2016/

Georgian Bay Regatta
Midland Bay Sailing Club
July 27-31
http://www.canadianyachting.ca/news-and-events/current/3379-annual-georgian-bay-regatta-starts-july-27th-2016


Orillia Waterfront Festival

Port of Orillia, Orillia ON
August 5-7, 2016
www.orillia.com


Ontario Summer Games 2016 - Sailing
Port Credit Yacht Club
August 11-13, 2016
http://ontariosailing.ca/news/ontario-summer-games-2016/

 

Almost Canadian, Almost Caribbean

Grand Turk IslandBy Mark Stevens • Photos by Sharon Matthews-Stevens

Late afternoon, Grand Turk Island in the Turks and Caicos.

I’m chilling on the balcony of our beachside suite at the Bohio Dive Resort, gazing at sun-burnished whispering surf nuzzling the sand ten metres away.

A single couple populates the beach, shaded by a Norfolk pine. She leans over to say something to her partner every once in a while. Moments later he answers her.

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Cedar Island Yacht ClubBy Katherine Stone
The very first yacht club ever featured in this column was the Buffalo Yacht Club, back in 2012. I chose to start with this particular club as it was the only one that had clubhouses in two countries: the United States and Canada.Canada is deeply tied to the United States as their number one trading partner, enjoys many cultural similarities, and a shared language; so this seemed like a fun way to start what has now become an ensconced column in every issue. However, the Buffalo Yacht Club is not the southernmost yacht club in Canada, as that distinction lies with the Cedar Island Yacht Club...

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Fast, spacious and stable – the Leopard 45 is the stuff dreams are made of!

During those cold, cold, sunless, dreary months of January and February, I want to remember the fun I had in the sun on the water. Did someone say charter? In warm weather?In warm waters?

If you plan on chartering when the weather in Canada is less than ideal (mmmmm…that’s two months of bad sledding), then I suggest you charter, purchase to charter, or just buy to own and enjoy for yourself the newly redesigned Leopard 45 sailing catamaran.

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