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W e d n e s d a y, O ct o b er 1 7, 2 0 1 8 ( aft er n o o n) - Di s c o v er t h e
C a pit al - 3 h o ur s
B o ar d a l ux ury m ot or c o a c h t o st art y o ur t o ur wit h a st o p at t h e
P arli a m e nt B uil di n gs, C a n a d a's s e at of g o v er n m e nt. Y o ur g ui d e will
ex pl ai n t h e hist ory of t h es e m a g ni fi c e nt b uil di n gs. Aft er a n o p p ort u nity t o t a k e p h ot os, y o u will r e- b o ar d y o ur m ot or c o a c h a n d e nj oy
t h e sit es of t h e C a pit al i n cl u di n g t h e S u pr e m e C o urt of C a n a d a, t h e
B a n k of C a n a d a a n d t h e C a n a di a n W ar M us e u m. Cr oss t h e Ot t a w a Ri v er i nt o t h e Pr o vi n c e of Q u é b e c t o g et off t h e b us a n d e nj oy
t h e ar c hit e ct ur ally i m pr essi v e C a n a di a n M us e u m of Hist ory a n d its
u ni q u e vi e ws of t h e Ott a w a Ri v er a n d t h e P arli a m e nt B uil di n gs.
Fr o m t h er e, t h e t o ur will p ass t h e N ati o n al G all er y of C a n a d a
o n t h e w a y t o Ri d e a u H all, t h e of fi ci al r esi d e n c e of t h e G o v er n or
G e n er al of C a n a d a ( w h er e, w e at h er p er mitti n g y o u will t a k e a
l eis ur el y w al k t hr o u g h t h e m a g ni fi c e nt gr o u n ds). O n y o ur r et ur n t o
y o ur h ot el y o u will p ass b y 2 4 S uss ex Dri v e, t h e of fi ci al r esi d e n c e of
t h e Pri m e Mi nist er of C a n a d a, t h e R o y al C a n a di a n Mi nt a n d m a n y
E m b assi es a n d Hi g h C o m missi o ns.
W e d n e s d a y, O ct o b er 1 7, 2 0 1 8 ( e v e ni n g) - H a u nt e d W al k -
2 h o ur s
F oll o w y o ur g ui d e b y l a nt er n li g ht a n d list e n t o g h ost st ori es fr o m
t h e ar e a as t h e y s h ar e s o m e of o ur f a v o urit e h a u nt e d s p ots, i n cl u di n g: t h e B yt o w n M us e u m, t h e F air m o nt C h ât e a u L a uri er a n d Ott a w a's h a u nt e d hi g h s c h o ol. Y o u'll n e v er l o o k at t h e cit y a n d t h es e
b uil di n gs t h e s a m e a g ai n!
G h osts a n d t h e G all o ws - Ar e Y o u Afr ai d of t h e D ar k ? S m all
gr o u ps of n o m or e t h a n 1 3 p arti ci p a nts ar e l e d t hr o u g h t h e d ar k e n e d j ail f or a n i nt er a cti v e ex p eri e n c e w hi c h i n cl u d es, i n a d diti o n
t o o ur H all o w e e n st ori es, h e ari n g n e w e vi d e n c e, e nj o yi n g extr a
ti m e t o ex pl or e t h e b uil di n g, a n d a d diti o n al wit n ess t esti m o n y.
T h ur s d a y, O ct o b er 1 8, 2 0 1 8 ( M or ni n g) - G ati n e a u P ar k
- 4 h o ur s
E nj o y a pi ct ur es q u e g ui d e d t o ur t hr o u g h G ati n e a u P ar k, t h e C a pi t al's c o ns er v ati o n p ar k, wit h m a n y u ni q u e a n d di v ersi fi e d e c os yst e ms a n d h erit a g e f e at ur es. G ati n e a u P ar k c o v ers 3 6, 1 3 1 h e ct ar es
of l a n d. St o ps will b e m a d e at Pi n k L a k e, t h e C h a m pl ai n L o o k o ut
a n d t h e M a c k e nzi e Ki n g Est at e.
Pi n k L a k e is G ati n e a u P ar k's m ost u ni q u e l a k e b e c a us e it is
" m er o mi cti c " m e a ni n g t h at, u nli k e a n or m al l a k e, its u p p er a n d
l o w er w at er l e v els n e v er mix. Of r ar e b e a ut y, t h e sit e off ers t h e
o p p ort u nit y t o r el ax w hil e l e ar ni n g a b o ut its e c ol o g y. D es pit e its
n a m e, t h e l a k e is gr e e n. It is n a m e d aft er t h e Pi n k f a mil y w hi c h
s ettl e d t h e l a n d i n 1 8 2 6.
T h e n ext st o p is t h e C h a m pl ai n L o o k o ut at o p t h e E ar dl e y Es c ar p m e nt, 3 3 5 m et ers a b o v e s e a l e v el. T h e vi e w is u ni q u e b e c a us e it
s h o ws t w o of C a n a d a's m aj or g e ol o gi c al f or m ati o ns si d e b y si d e:
t h e C a n a di a n S hi el d a n d t h e St. L a wr e n c e L o wl a n ds. A s eri es of i nt er pr eti v e p a n els d es cri b e t h e g e ol o gi c al e v e nts t h at h a v e s h a p e d
t his l a n ds c a p e.
T h e fi n al st o p will t a k e y o u t o t h e b e a utif ul M a c k e nzi e Ki n g Es t at e - t h e f or m er c o u ntr y r etr e at of C a n a d a's 1 0t h Pri m e Mi nist er,
Willi a m Ly o n M a c k e nzi e Ki n g. T h e est at e off ers r est or e d c ott a g es,
b e a utif ul g ar d e ns a n d u ni q u e st o n e r ui ns t h at w er e c oll e ct e d b y
M a c k e nzi e Ki n g d uri n g t h e 5 0 y e ars h e e nj o y e d t his pr o p ert y.
Aft er t o uri n g G ati n e a u P ar k, tr a v el b y b us t o L' Or é e d u B ois,
w h os e w ar m at m os p h er e m a k es it o n e of t h e m ost a p pl a u d e d r es t a ur a nts i n t h e r e gi o n. L o c at e d n ext t o G ati n e a u P ar k, it is a m o n g
t h e t o p r est a ur a nts i n Q u é b e c r e n o w n e d f or its fi n e Fr e n c h a n d
r e gi o n al c uisi n e usi n g hi g h q u alit y l o c al pr o d u cts fr o m t h e O ut ao u ais r e gi o n.

Fri d a y, O ct o b er 1 9, 2 0 1 8 ( M or ni n g) - D a y tri p pi n g t o M er ri c k vill e - 6 h o ur s
B o ar d o ur l ux ur y c o a c h, a n d w e will i ntr o d u c e y o u t o t h e N ati o n's
C a pit al w hil e o n t h e dri v e t o o n e of E ast er n O nt ari o's f a v orit e
vill a g es - M erri c k vill e. M erri c k vill e h as j ust a b o ut e v er yt hi n g; l ots
of f u n k y i n d e p e n d e nt s h o ps, ni c e c af és a n d a n i nt er esti n g hist or y.
L o c at e d o n t h e Ri d e a u Ri v er, M erri c k vill e is w ell- k n o w n f or t h eir
l o c k st ati o n.
O n c e y o u arri v e i n M erri c k vill e, y o u will b e g ui d e d o n a w al ki n g
t o ur t hr o u g h ar c hit e ct ur all y a n d hist ori c all y n ot a bl e b uil di n gs a n d
ot h er sit es t h at ar e u bi q uit o us. St art y o ur t o ur at t h e Bl o c k h o us e
b uil di n g, w hi c h w as b uilt i n 1 8 3 2 t o d ef e n d t h e Ri d e a u C a n al
a g ai nst a p ossi bl e A m eri c a n i n v asi o n; n o w a m us e u m, it h o us es a
v ari e d c oll e cti o n of l o c al, 1 9t h c e nt ur y art ef a cts.
A m aj orit y of t h e t o ur is m a d e of st o n e b uil di n gs c o nstr u ct e d
pr e- 1 9 0 0. Y o u c a n g et i nsi d e w ell- pr es er v e d c o m m er ci al sit es li k e
t h e A ar o n M erri c k Bl o c k o n St. L a wr e n c e St., w hi c h n o w h osts p o pul ar r et ail st or es. T h er e's als o s o m e a c c ess t o t h e m ostl y cr u m bli n g
i n d ustri al c o m pl ex w h er e Willi a m M erri c k, w h o f o u n d e d t h e vill a g e
o n t h e s h or es of t h e Ri d e a u Ri v er i n 1 7 9 4, b uilt t h e s a w, grist a n d
ot h er mills t h at br o u g ht hi m w e alt h (t h e c o m pl ex h as a s m all m u s e u m t h at tr a c es M erri c k vill e's i n d ustri al p ast; it i n cl u d es a pr o m o ti o n al si g n f or "J o h n Mills F ur nit ur e D e al er a n d U n d ert a k er "). T h e
h o m es, of c o urs e, y o u c a n a d mir e o nl y fr o m t h e str e et. Alt h o u g h
it's o n t h e t o ur, t h e Willi a m M erri c k H o us e at 1 2 9 Mill St. h as a
si g n s a yi n g " pri v at e " a n d is s et t o o f ar b a c k fr o m t h e r o a d t o vi e w.
Aft er t h e w al ki n g t o ur, e nj o y a l o v el y l u n c h at T h e G o os e & Gri d ir o n w hi c h is i c o ni c t o M erri c k vill e. T h e G o os e & Gri dir o n w as a
l a n d m ar k p u b i n L o n d o n, E n gl a n d. O n J u n e 2 4, 1 7 1 7 t h e Gr a n d
L o d g e of E n gl a n d i n fr e e m as o nr y w as or g a niz e d a n d 't o w hi c h all
gr a n d l o d g es of t h e w orl d tr a c e t h eir c h art ers'. T h e G o os e w hi c h is
h o w l o c als aff e cti o n at el y c all t h e p u b w as b uilt t o r e cr e at e a l a n d m ar k, ri g ht h er e i n b e a utif ul hist ori c M erri c k vill e a n d ex p eri e n c e
p art of t h e E n glis h lif e. T h e G o os e & Gri dir o n t a k es pri d e i n usi n g
o nl y t h e fr es h est a n d fi n est i n gr e di e nts i n t h eir pr e p ar ati o ns. E a c h
or d er is pr e p ar e d i n di vi d u all y wit h m eti c ul o us att e nti o n a n d c ar e
t o e ns ur e t h e hi g h est q u alit y. Tr ul y a n ex p eri e n c e w ort h w aiti n g f or!
Aft er l u n c h, s u b m er g e y o urs elf i n s o m e of t h e m a n y u ni q u e
b o uti q u es l o c at e d al o n g St. L a wr e n c e Str e et as it is li n e d wit h gift
s h o ps, a nti q u e st or es a n d cl ot hi n g b o uti q u es.
S at ur d a y, O ct o b er 2 0, 2 0 1 8 ( Aft er n o o n) - A f e w h o ur s t o
y o ur s elf t o d e c o m pr e s s!
It h as b e e n a f e w d a ys f ull of m e eti n gs, s e mi n ars a n d t o urs! W e
w er e t hi n ki n g of pl a n ni n g a n ot h er t o ur, b ut y o u m a y wis h t o v e n t ur e o n y o ur o w n f or a q ui et str oll s u c h as:
* Y o u ar e 0. 3 mil es E fr o m t h e H ot el t o t h e P arli a m e nt of C a n a d a.
* Y o u ar e 0. 6 mil es E fr o m t h e H ot el t o t h e B y w ar d M ar k et
* Y o u ar e 0. 6 mil es E fr o m t h e H ot el t o t h e N ati o n al G all er y of
C a n a d a - 3 8 0 S uss ex
* Y o u ar e 1. 2 mil es N E fr o m t h e h ot el t o t h e C a n a di a n M us e u m
of Ci viliz ati o n - 1 0 0 r u e L a uri er
* Y o u ar e 1. 2 mil es E fr o m t h e h ot el t o t h e C a n a di a n M us e u m of
N at ur e - 2 4 0 M c L e o d Str e et
Pri or t o arri v al i n Ott a w a all r e gistr a nts will b e pr o vi d e d a n i nf or m ati o n p a c k a g e f ull of m a ps, list of r est a ur a nts, dis c o u nt c o u p o ns,
t hi n gs t o s e e, w h er e t o e at, l o c al e v e nts, et c.
It is a f e w m o nt hs b ef or e w e m e et a g ai n, h a v e a gr e at s u m m er of
s af e b o ati n g a n d d o n ot d el a y, r e gist er n o w! W e l o o k f or w ar d t o
s e ei n g y o u i n O ct o b er i n Ott a w a!
F or a n y i nf or m ati o n, q u esti o ns or c o n c er ns, pl e as e c o nt a ct
ott a w a 2 0 1 8 @ c ps- e c p. or g.

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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 - 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
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