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T R A V E L D E S T IN A T IO N

H o w t o b e a s P o lit e
A S A C A N A D IA N A T G U L F IS L A N D
M A R IN E P A R K A N C H O R A G E S
S to ry a n d P h o to s b y C a th e rin e D o o k

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n e su m m e r I so ld ic e c re a m a n d k n ic k -k n a c k s a t
M o n ta g u e H a rb o u r M a rin a . I w a s sta n d in g b e h in d
th e c o u n te r o n e d a y, w h e n th e p h o n e ra n g . "T h e re 's a
b o a t a t a n c h o r in th e m id d le o f th e b a y th a t's b e e n p la y in g lo u d
m u sic fo r th re e h o u rs," c o m p la in e d a n ira te -so u n d in g m a le
v o ic e . "C a n y o u m a k e th e m sto p ?"
"U m , n o ," I re p lie d . "T h e m a rin a h a s n o ju risd ic tio n o v e r th e
a n c h o ra g e . B e sid e s, m y o n ly w e a p o n is a till." T h e m a n h u n g u p
on m e.
N o w w h e n y o u th in k a b o u t it, y o u c a n u n d e rsta n d w h y th e
p o o r fe llo w w a s a n n o y e d . T h e a n c h o ra g e a t M o n ta g u e H a rb o u r
is p a rt o f th e G u lf Isla n d s P ro v in c ia l P a rk sy ste m , a n d S O M E O N E sh o u ld o v e rse e th in g s a n d e n fo rc e th e ru le s, b u t tru th is
th a t a n y C a n a d ia n p a rk , p ro v in c ia l o r n a tio n a l, h a s to o fe w
e m p lo y e e s to c o v e r th e v a st a re a s th a t a re p ro te c te d . In a d d itio n ,
th e G u lf Isla n d s a re a b e w ild e rin g m ixtu re o f p ro v in c ia l a n d fe d -

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e ra l p a rk s a n d p riv a te p ro p e rty, b u t th e g e n e ra l c o d e o f c o n d u c t
is th e sa m e in th e P ro v in c ia l sy ste m a s it is in th e F e d e ra l G u lf
Isla n d s M a rin e P a rk sy ste m . B e c a u se th e so litu d e a n d la c k o f
o v e rsig h t is p a rt o f th e c h a rm o f th e w h o le e xp e rie n c e , th e
C a n a d ia n G o v e rn m e n t, w h e th e r p ro v in c ia l o r fe d e ra l, e xp e c ts
re sid e n ts, v isito rs, tra n sie n ts, a n d lo o k y -lo o s to ju st fla t-o u t b e
p o lite . Y e s, p o lite .
C a n a d ia n s p rid e o u rse lv e s o n o u r m a n n e rs a n d m o st o f th e
tim e w e d o n 't d o to o b a d ly. I c o u ld n 't sp e a k to th e n a tio n a lity o f
e ith e r th e m u sic -lo v e r a t a n c h o r o r h is lo n g -su ffe rin g n e ig h b o u r,
b u t I w ill sa y th is: h a n g in g u p o n m e w a s a b re a c h o f e tiq u e tte .
I w a s q u ite in d ig n a n t.
If a h a n g -u p p h o n e c a ll c a n u p se t a C a n a d ia n , im a g in e th e
e ffe c ts o f liq u o r, e x c e ssiv e sp e e d , a n d fire a rm s. L iq u o r is
to le ra te d in th e p riv a c y o f y o u r (p a rk e d ) b o a t o r c a m p site in
m o d e ra tio n , sp e e d is fro w n e d u p o n , a n d fire a rm s a re fo rb id d e n . C a n a d ia n b o a te rs se ttle d isp u te s w ith lo g ic a n d o c c a sio n a lly p ik e p o le s, b u t ra ise y o u r v o ic e o r sw in g a p ik e p o le
th re a te n in g ly a n d so m e o n e w ill te ll th e R C M P o n y o u .

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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!
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Gear and New Products: Nautical Fashions
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Club Profile: Polish Canadian Yacht Club
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 20
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 21
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Life On Board: Hogtown to Hogfish
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Ask the Expert: Let’s Sink Zinc
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 26
Canadian Yachting April 2018 - Ask the Expert: Smelly boat? Keep the cabin fresh
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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
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