POTW PolandPoland is in the news in a good way, so it seems like good timing that I Love Poland completed the RORC Transatlantic Race in Grenada with an elapsed time of 8 days 23 hrs 37mins 07 secs, taking Monohull Line Honours.

Where Do Boats GoOur Video of the Week comes from Matt Ingram, a reporter at CHCH in Hamilton ON who investigated an abandon, unloved Viking 28 in Hamilton Harbour.

Maggie PracticingWe get a lot of shots in our Photo of the Week inbox but never one like this. The photo came from Jim and Maggie Smyth whose boat resides at the Thornbury Yacht Club. We have deemed it POTW of the Year. Congratulations to Jim and Maggie.

MisconductA boater in Oakville, ON took this photo of a transom on the 16-Mile Creek – it may be the most appropriate name in this season of hockey madness (otherwise known as the Canadian winter).

Weather Worn In BCConnie Peters sent us this shot in the fall. It’s the perfect Photo of the Week as the seasons change.

Jill SniderOur Photo of the Week this time comes from our CY Team at FLIBS. Perhaps it’s the camera angle or maybe it’s that our publisher, Jill Snider, is quite petite, but these are mighty big outboards.

DogsYes, we are once again going to the dogs, a very popular and always welcome Photo of the Week theme. These pups come our way via James Bambrick who tells us, “We boat on the Strait of Georgia out of Comox B.C. Nuggs is black; Sam is blonde.”

POTW drawingHamilton, ON's Shark two-time champ, Keven Piper, spent his fall vacation with his ILCA-6 sailor 15-year-old son heading to the J80 Worlds in Newport. Along the way, Willem illustrated the race they were heading to, and that’s our Sketch of the Week (SOTW?), this time.

Grey Creek RegattaThis week’s Photo of the Week comes from BC. The 99th Grey Creek Regatta was held at the Lakeview Marina near Gray Creek over the Labour Day weekend. The 2-3 mile race takes place in the in Crawford Bay with different classes of sailboats.

a few shots of my wife Maggie practicing her silks routine on our 1982 C&C in the North Channel for use in your publication.  

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