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G u lf Isla n d m a rin e p a rk s) p o p p e d h is
h e a d u p e v e ry tim e I ro w e d p a st h im
sin g in g . H e se e m e d to lik e 'M o lly
M a lo n e .' H o w e v e r, n o b o d y g o e s n e a r
se a lio n s u n le ss th e y a re c ra zy, b e c a u se
se a lio n s a re la rg e , u n p re d ic ta b le , a g g re ssiv e , a n d sm e ll te rrib le in h o t w e a th e r.
T h e y sm e ll te rrib le in c o ld w e a th e r to o .
In fa c t, th e y sm e ll d re a d fu l a ll y e a r ro u n d .
S ta y u p w in d o f th e m . I'm a s fo n d o f
n a tu re a s th e n e xt p e rso n , b u t I'm n o t a
b ig fa n o f se w a g e a n d ro ttin g fish .
M a c b e th fa m o u sly c o m p la in e d th e 'm u ltitu d in o u s se a s in c a rn a d in e ' c o u ld n 't
w a sh h is h a n d s c le a n o f b lo o d ; I a m a s
b e w ild e re d th a t a w h o le o c e a n c a n 't w a sh
th e stin k o ff a se a lio n , b u t su c h q u a n d a rie s a re p a rt o f th e G u lf Isla n d M a rin e
P a rk e xp e rie n c e a n d m u st n o t b e u n d e rra te d . T h a t b e in g sa id , y o u th e v isito r a re
h e ld to a h ig h e r sta n d a rd o f c le a n lin e ss
th a n th e se a lio n w h o is b e lc h in g fish a n d
sta rin g a t y o u fro m th e ro c k s o ff P o rtla n d
Isla n d (F e d e ra l).
T h is m e a n s th a t o n la n d y o u a re a sk e d
to le a v e n o tra c e . A n y o n e p la n n in g to p a rk
o n la n d is a sk e d to c a m p in a d e sig n a te d
site , o r fa ilin g th a t, a n o n -v e g e ta te d site
b e lo w th e h ig h tid e lin e . D o n o t b e a c h
y o u r d in g h y o n a m id d e n o r a site w ith
e e lg ra ss o r k e lp . If it's a g o o d la n d in g site ,
it h a s p ro b a b ly b e e n u se d fo r th o u sa n d s
o f y e a rs a n d m a y b e a n a rc h e o lo g ic a lly
se n sitiv e a re a . It sh o u ld th e re fo re b e
tre a te d w ith re sp e c t. T h is m e a n s y o u d o
n o t p o c k e t in te re stin g -lo o k in g a rtifa c ts,
e v e n sh e lls fro m m id d e n s. Y o u p ro b a b ly
w o n 't b e a rre ste d fo r d o in g th is, b u t y o u
a re a sk e d p o lite ly n o t to . T h e sa m e g o e s
fo r ro c k s, se a w e e d , a n d sm a ll in te rtid a l
w ig g lin g b e a stie s. F ish in g is a llo w e d in
se a so n , p ro v id e d y o u h a v e a lic e n c e .
B e fo re c o n sid e rin g a c a m p fire , y o u
m u st d e te rm in e if o n e is p e rm itte d . If th e
g re e n lig h t h a s b e e n g iv e n , y o u m u st u se
a d e sig n a te d site o r p a c k in y o u r o w n
p o rta b le sy ste m . T h e o c e a n sa lt so a k e d
in to d riftw o o d w ill re le a se to xin s in to th e
a ir if it is b u rn e d , so b rin g y o u r o w n fu e l.
D isp o sin g o f h u m a n w a ste o n la n d is a
little m o re d iffic u lt th a n w h e n o n a v e sse l
w ith its o w n sy ste m , b u t o n c e a g a in , I
re fe r y o u to th e b e a u tifu l p it to ile ts c o m -

m issio n e d a n d m a in ta in e d b y th e
C a n a d ia n G o v e rn m e n t. L ik e m o st
b o a te rs (a n d p e o p le w h o u se d to liv e in
C a n a d a 's A rc tic ), I h a v e a n u n h e a lth y,
o v e r-in te re st in se w a g e a n d k n o w m o re
a b o u t it th a n is a c c e p ta b le a t c o c k ta il p a rtie s, b u t th e sh o rt v e rsio n is th a t th e p it
to ile ts a t C a n a d ia n c a m p g ro u n d s a re p e r-

fe c tly fin e . Y o u m u st u se th e m . It is n o t
a c c e p ta b le to le a v e h u m a n w a ste , e v e n
u rin e , in a n in te rtid a l zo n e . If y o u r p a rk
d o e s n o t h a v e a to ile t h a n d y w h e n n a tu re
c a lls, it is su g g e ste d th a t y o u d ig a sm a ll
h o le 1 5 c e n tim e tre s in to th e h u m u s la y e r
a n d 3 0 m e tre s a w a y fro m a n y w a te r
so u rc e . C o v e r y o u r d e p o sit w ith so il a n d

w w w .c a n a d ia n y a c h t in g .c a

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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
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Canadian Yachting April 2018 - 15
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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
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
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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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