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T H E P O RT H OL E

T h e C a n a di a n P o w er
S q u a dr o n Fl a g
T h e st or y of t h e C a n a di a n P o w er S q u a dr o n Fl a g b e gi ns i n
t h e y e ar 1 9 4 6. T h e m aj orit y of C a n a di a ns w er e f ull y o cc u pi e d att e m pti n g t o r e h a bilit at e t h e ms el v es; tir e d fr o m
w ar; tir e d of u nif or ms. T h e s m all gr o u p of m e n w h o h a d
i m p ort e d t h e i d e a of P o w er S q u a dr o ns i n 1 9 3 8 at Wi n ds or
a n d t o a l ess er e xt e nt i n H alif a x, w er e n ot r e a d y t o t a k e u p
t h e f ull t as ks of C a n a di a n P o w er S q u a dr o ns.
H o w e v er, a s m all gr o u p of e nt h usi asts di d r e a c h i nt o
t h eir o w n p o c k ets a n d wit h d et er mi n ati o n r e ki n dl e d t h e
fl a m e of P o w er S q u a dr o ns i n C a n a d a.
Cl ar k e Gi b bs Walt o n, a n E n gi n e er, Al e x a n d er C a m er o n
F er g us o n, a n I ns p e ct or, b ot h of t h e Cit y of Wi n ds or a n d
G e or g e Willi a m B o w m a n of t h e t o w n of Ri v ersi d e, B ar rist er- at- L a w, a p pli e d t o t h e t h e n S e cr et ar y of St at e, T h e
H o n o ur a bl e C oli n Gi bs o n, f or t h e a p pr o v al of L ett ers P at e nt t o f or m C a n a di a n P o w er S q u a dr o ns. T h e L ett ers P at e nt w er e a p pr o v e d o n O ct o b er 2 7, 1 9 4 7.
D uri n g 1 9 4 6 a s y m b ol w as d e vis e d b y a C o m mitt e e of
t h e e arl y m e m b ers. T h e s y m b ol h as b e c o m e o ur C a n a di a n
P o w er S q u a dr o n Fl a g. O n N o v e m b er 2 5, 1 9 4 6 t h e d esi g n
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C a n a di a n Y a c h ti n g

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of t h e Fl a g w as c h os e n a n d wit h l at er r e gistr ati o n of t h e
Fl a g as a n i n d ustri al d esi g n o n J u n e 1 4, 1 9 4 8, a n d b e c a us e
t h e d esi g n w as t h e w or k of m a n y m e m b ers, o ur first C hi ef
C o m m a n d er W. G. B o w m a n w as list e d as t h e "s u p er visi n g
a ut h or of t h e D esi g n ".
It is b eli e v e d t h at a Mr. L e n B a k er, t h e h ol d er of C erti fi c at e N o. 1 ( 1 9 4 7) i n t h e tr a diti o n of P o w er S q u a dr o n, wit h
t h e h el p of his First M at e, pr o d u c e d t h e first Fl a g at his
t e xtil e pl a nt. T his Fl a g w as f or m all y a d o pt e d b y t h e G o ver ni n g B o ar d o n N o v e m b er 2 9, 1 9 4 7, i n H ot el L o n d o n,
L o n d o n, O nt ari o.
B y P/ C/ C G e or g e M. Br u c e, N
Ta ke n f ro m t he Fe b r u a r y 1 9 7 2 iss ue of C a n a di a n Bo ati n g.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting April 2018

At the Helm: Look Good – Feel Great!
Gear and New Products: Nautical Fashions
Club Profile: Polish Canadian Yacht Club
Life On Board: Hogtown to Hogfish
Ask the Expert: Let’s Sink Zinc
Ask the Expert: Smelly boat? Keep the cabin fresh
Power Review: Cruisers Yachts Cantius 42
The Port Hole: Spring 2018
Travel Destination: Canary Islands and Cabo Verde
Travel Destination: How to be as Polite as a Canadian at Gulf Island Marine Park Anchorages
Sail Review: Dufour 412
Crossing the Line: Boating Bookcase
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Welcome
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 3
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - At the Helm: Look Good – Feel Great!
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 5
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 6
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 7
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 8
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 9
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 10
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Gear and New Products: Nautical Fashions
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 12
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 15
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 16
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Club Profile: Polish Canadian Yacht Club
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 18
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 19
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 20
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 21
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Life On Board: Hogtown to Hogfish
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 23
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Ask the Expert: Let’s Sink Zinc
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 25
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 26
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Ask the Expert: Smelly boat? Keep the cabin fresh
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 28
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 29
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Power Review: Cruisers Yachts Cantius 42
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 33
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - The Port Hole: Spring 2018
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Travel Destination: Canary Islands and Cabo Verde
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Travel Destination: How to be as Polite as a Canadian at Gulf Island Marine Park Anchorages
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Sail Review: Dufour 412
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Crossing the Line: Boating Bookcase
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Cover3
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Cover4
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