PORTS GB Cover 2020Good afternoon. With the possibility that the Kirkfield locks will be closed, we have no choice but to go north. Could you recommend a book etc. that would list desirable anchorage along Georgian bay small craft route. Thanks Bob Chamberlain

SeaLeaf OnepagerSome time ago, in January 2021, our resident Boat Nerd, Mike Wheatstone, took a good look at solar power.  Since then we have been regularly getting input from solar enthusiasts and manufacturers. Here’s the latest.

Trim TabsHI Andrew - It's apparent that you've never had a boat moored in the salt, because there, mussels and barnacles can also be a major issue in why one's trim tabs no longer seem to work. One of the reasons 'Canadian Yachting' is often considered to be 'Toronto as the centre of the universe' yachting.

Sweet LoveBack in 2019 (I believe) your magazine used a pic of Sweet Love, a Ranger Tug 31, in a photo promotion.

JWA in MiamiDear Andy Adams: I am writing in response to your article on the Miami International Boat Show. We have just gotten back from the show and to say we were disappointed is a major understatement.

CYOB InboxTo: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., interesting you noted ‘But, with a boat you’re on a new, only-vaguely understood path a lot of the time. Like sourcing, changing and understanding a new anode.

InboxHi Mike, My name is Sergey (59 y.o.) and I'm cruising on Georgian Bay on Jeanneau SO379 for 7 years (late starter), considering owning a cat on the Caribbean somewhere upon retiring (~5 yrs.)

Charlies ReportI’m a Past Commander of Richmond Squadron and have taught boating for CPS for 20 + years. I suggest to you that all electronic navigational instruments, including GPS, are not our enemies.

BridgeMy husband and I purchased this beauty in Gananoque two weeks ago and boated it from there across the top of Lake Ontario into the Trent Severn then all the way to Georgian Bay and up to our family cottage on the South Channel (Parry Sound). Then we crossed Georgian Bay from O’Donnell Point to Wiarton!

VIA MARA videoLast issue we featured a story about the engagement proposal aboard Via-Mara, a 1969 Trojan 42 Aft Cabin Motor Yacht owned by Barb and Dave Gamblin.

 

 

 

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