July 23, 2020

Rideau LeBoat Bruce KempThis interesting shot is one you will remember. It comes to POTW from our pal, photographer and writer Bruce Kemp.

“If you’ve got the Covid Blues, I’ve got the antidote. Visit my website to see my new page on cruising the Rideau Canal during the Covid Lockdown. A great, safe way to have your cake and eat it too. Go to: brucekempphotography.net to check things out.”

At CY OnBoard we welcome your pictures from boating experience and we have been getting a few lately of boaters in masks, social distancing on the docks and so on. But it doesn’t have to be pandemic shots – in fact, we are getting a bit of fatigue on that file. Fun shots might be better! Send them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and put POTW in the subject line. Next issue, your shot will be Photo of the Week!

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