May 24, 2017

Nordic TugIf our Photo search were a contest for the hallmark shot of eastern Canada, this might be it. Stephen Hill’s capture aboard Tug'n our 37' Nordic Tugin front of Percé Rock, Quebec on the Down East Circle Route, July 2016. Just in time for Canada 150 celebrations!

Here’s another shot of Stephen’s Tug’n as they head down the St Lawrence on the same trip


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