Nov 21, 2019

POTWThis afternoon portrait of her son enjoying a snooze in a pretty unlikely spot comes to us from contributor Laura Briscoe-Schell who boats with her family on Georgian Bay.

It’s hard to imagine being able to sleep like that but kids can do anything!

Our Photo of the Week features shots of all kinds of things in and around boats – lots of sunsets and beautiful scenery, interesting boats, crazy signs, kids, pets and other boaters.
Send your photos from the summer past to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; with POTW in the subject - we will get to meet some interesting readers who love their boats or possibly some who can nap in unusual places.

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UclueletOn the west coast of Vancouver Island Ucluelet is straddled between the famous Pacific Rim and the iconic Broken Islands.

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