Apr 25, 2017

Summer – soon

Here’s a pair of shots guaranteed to get you in the mood for this summer. They come from Pat and Jan O’Malley in Nova Scotia and certainly celebrate the boating life.

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#1 - In front of the Hotel Kenney at Jones Falls on the Rideau Canal

orange Sky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



#2 - At the Westport Public Docks in Westport, ON

“Last summer my wife, Jan, and I towed our Rosborough 246, Grania, from our home at Head of St Margarets Bay, NS to the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour in Kingston, ON. We launched there and travelled the Rideau Canal through to the Ottawa River and back.”

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-JM

 

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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