Oysters with Chipotle Hot SauceOysters with Chipotle Hot Sauce
 
Shuck Oysters or steam them open, squeeze on a drop of fresh lemon or lime, dip in the sauce and gulp ‘em on down. The smoky flavour of the Chipotle peppers fits oysters perfectly.
 
Chipotle hot sauce;
 
 Chipotle peppers have a wonderful smoky flavour. Mix (with the hand blender in a bowl) a small can of Chipotle Peppers with a can of unflavoured tomato paste. Add water and the juice of one lemon, to the desired thickness for a hot sauce. It’s still plenty hot and it keeps for a month in the refrigerator. For

Caribbean Tropical ShrimpMy name is Tatiana Zanardi, I’m Brazilian and I live in a sail catamaran called Ocean Eyes - a Voyage 43 2000 - with my husband Alcides Falanghe. We moved from Sao Paulo to the boat two years ago and we don’t regret one second of our decision. We have been sailing around Caribbean, from BVI till Aruba, stopping by almost all the islands in the Eastern Caribbean. When I have guests on board I like to serve this dish as the first one, to give them a taste of the Caribbean . They love it and in just a few minutes they are all relaxed and enjoying their vacations. The best place to serve it is in Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean, a paradise for divers and for everybody who loves nature.

Mexican AppetizerI use this recipe a lot aboard Distant Shores since it is attractive, flavourful and easy to prepare at a moment's notice from mostly canned and bottled goods that can be stored on board long-term. Adjust amounts slightly to suit the size and type of serving dish you choose to serve it in. I use a 6" x 8" x 2" glass casserole dish (pictured) to show off the layers of ingredients. Everything is prepared in the dish you serve it in so preparation doesn't mean a lot of dishes to wash up afterwards. Not only does this save water, it leaves you time to relax and enjoy your time on the boat.

Balsamic Beets When beets are roasted, their natural sweetness is heightened and concentrated. In this recipe, their flavour
is balanced by the sharp tang of goat’s cheese. We use the beautiful chèvres from the Salt Spring Island
Cheese Company. The pairing is served on crostini to create a hearty, hand-held appetizer. To reduce your
on-board preparation time, we suggest cooking the beets at home in advance.

Well SeaBoat names and puns go together like …. Well, like nothing else. Here’s a couple shared by our pal Patrick from Oakville ON.

Pride of BaltimoreFrequent Windsor racing contributor to Sailing in Canada Roger Renaud, caught this gorgeous shot of The Pride of Baltimore as she passed through Amherstburg, Ontario on July 12. The picture was taken at Amherstburg, looking west, on the Detroit River. headed for the Festival of Sail at Alpena, Michigan, on Lake Huron.

Sheldon and Julia EastMidland boaters Sheldon and Julia East were aboard their Rinker when daughters Jada and Jenna took over to set them up for this impressive Photo of the Week.

Toronto Hydroplane and Sailing, PiratesAhoy me hearties. June is Sailpast month, so Keelly and her pal Tracey were themed out as (not very) fierce pirates for Toronto Hydroplane and Sailing’s festivities. Photo – Laurie Chan (Keelly’s mom)

Trent Severn WaterwayThings are busy on the Trent already and it’s barely June. Mike Gridley sent us this shot last weekend when a glitch created a bit of a lock-through backlog. “Much better day on the Trent Severn Waterway today.

Parts SwapThanks to Louise from Gyles Sails and Marine for catching us up on this weekend’s massive parts swap. “After a Covid-induced hiatus of 2 years it was great to be back offering our annual Part Swap! The rainy weather didn't deter our sailors...

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