PORTS Cruising Guides announce new Lake Ontario 2023 edition!


Dec 9, 2021

Scheduled for Winter 2022-2023, Canadian Yachting Media is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the PORTS Cruising Guides Lake Ontario & the Thousand Islands 2023 Guide.

CY Media added the PORTS Cruising Guides to their library of boating publications in 2019 and have since re-released three of the four regions published. Lake Ontario & the Thousand Islands is the fourth and final edition to be re-written and released under CY Media. The last Lake Ontario Guide was released in 2016 and many boaters have anticipated an updated version.

PORTS Lake Ontario & the Thousand Islands Guide covers all of Lake Ontario including the US and Canada focusing on marinas and facilities, islands and anchorages, repair services, shopping, activities and includes GPS coordinates. With over PORTS280 full-colour labelled aerials, to be completely updated, this guide is a must-have for trip planning and onboard.

PORTS guides are available almost everywhere in local Marinas and Chandleries Dealers & Retailers | PortsBooks.com however if you cannot get to one of the outlets, the guides can be ordered at Store (canadianyachting.ca).

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