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p rio r to c o m p le tio n , th e a d v e rtisin g a n d m a rk e tin g stra te g ie s h it
th e m e d ia w ith so m e q u a lity sa le s c re a tiv e . T h e c a b in c ru ise r in
a sw im m in g p o o l, h e lic o p te r rid e s, b a rb e q u e p a rtie s, a n d sle ig h
rid e p ro m o tio n s a ll w e re e ffe c tiv e to a d e g re e . B u t th e re a l e sta te
re c e ssio n se t in , se v e ra l o w n e rsh ip c h a n g e s to o k p la c e , m a n y o f
th e a m e n itie s d id n o t a p p e a r, a n d th e n th e b ig g e st p ro b le m o f a ll
o c c u rre d (th is w a s th e o n e ru m o u r th a t d id h o ld so m e w a te r):
R e g u la r d re d g in g o f th e h a rb o u r e n tra n c e h a d h it so m e sn a g s
a n d th e c lu b fe ll v ic tim to th e d re a d e d "silt-in ."
A s th e sa ilo rs d isa p p e a re d , th e p o w e r b o a t n u m b e rs
in c re a se d . T h is h a d n o t b e e n th e o rig in a l in te n tio n , a n d w ith
m o re ru m o u rs in th e w in d , th e c lu b m e m b e rsh ip fe ll o ff a n d
slip s sa t e m p ty. In 2 0 1 1 , th e m a rin a w a s u p fo r sa le a n d c o n c e rn e d re sid e n ts w e re n o w fe a rfu l o f sta rin g in to a sw a m p
in ste a d o f th e p ro m ise d sa ilb o a ts a n d b e a u tifu l fa c ilitie s. A n d a s
if a ll th is w a sn 't b a d e n o u g h , n o w th e re w e re sig n ific a n t b a c k ta x
issu e s a n d d isa g re e m e n ts a b o u t w h o o w n e d w h a t a n d w h o w a s
re sp o n sib le fo r m a in te n a n c e a n d d re d g in g . It w a s b e lie v e d th a t
th e m a rin a w o u ld c lo se in 2 0 1 2 .
E n te r "T h e T h re e A m ig o s". D u rin g th e fa ll o f 2 0 1 1 se v e ra l
m e m b e rs h a d a v isio n to p u rc h a se th e m a rin a fro m th e tro u b le d
d e v e lo p e r a n d c re a te a n e w y a c h t c lu b . D u rin g th e sp rin g o f
2 0 1 2 , w ith a n e w fin a n c ia l p la n in h a n d , in ste a d o f c lo sin g , th e
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S e c re ta ry a n d B ill M c C a rtn e y w h o w a s in stru m e n ta l in th e
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d re d g in g o f th e h a rb o u r e n tra n c e to o k p la c e a n d th e c o m m u n ity
b re a th e d o n e m a ssiv e sig h o f re lie f th a n k s m a in ly to th e h e ro ic
e ffo rts o f th e se "T h re e A m ig o s".
A n e w e ra o f e n th u sia sm a n d e xc ite m e n t h a d b e g u n . T h e
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting May 2018

At the Helm: Sit down to read the paper
Special Event: View To A Thrill - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds Preview
Travel Destination: Lake Simcoe and The Trent Severn
Club Profile: Mixing it up at the Newport Yacht Club
The Port Hole: May 2018
Power Review: Scarab 255 Open
Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
DIY/Tech: SmartPlug
Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Welcome
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 3
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - At the Helm: Sit down to read the paper
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 5
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Special Event: View To A Thrill - 2018 Melges 24 Worlds Preview
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 7
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 8
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 9
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 10
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 11
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Travel Destination: Lake Simcoe and The Trent Severn
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 13
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 14
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 15
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 16
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 17
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Club Profile: Mixing it up at the Newport Yacht Club
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 20
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 21
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 22
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 23
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 24
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 25
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 26
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - The Port Hole: May 2018
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 38
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 39
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Power Review: Scarab 255 Open
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 42
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 43
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 44
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 45
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 47
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 48
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 49
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - DIY/Tech: SmartPlug
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 61
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover3
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover4
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