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S k o ot a m att a B e a c h

T H E P O RT H OL E

Br a dl e y S c h mi dt
N ati o n al P o w er a n d S ail S q u a dr o n

As n o m a di c tr ail er- b o at ers f or y e ars wit h n o fi x e d h o m e
b as e, w e l e ar n e d t o a p pr e ci at e a gr e at s h or e l u n c h. T h er e's
n ot hi n g wr o n g wit h p a c ki n g a s a n d wi c h a n d a C o k e f or a
l u n c h o n-t h e- g o, b ut if y o u'r e o ut e nj o yi n g t h e s u n a n d t h e
w a v es, fi n di n g a n o asis f or a m or e l eis ur el y bit e c a n't b e
b e at. T h er e's s o m e ir o n y of c o urs e - w or k all w e e k s o y o u
c a n g et o n t h e w at er o n t h e w e e k e n d, t h e n c el e br at e st o p pi n g o n s h or e f or l u n c h - b ut I i m pl or e y o u t o tr y it a n d t ell
m e it w as n't w ort h it. D e p e n di n g o n y o ur l a k e, t h e o pti o ns
c o ul d b e pl e ntif ul, or y o u'r e g oi n g t o h a v e t o g et cr e ati v e!
I n a p o p ul at e d or b us y b o ati n g ar e a, ti e u p a n d t a k e a
str oll. I n m y y o u n g er y e ars I s p e nt a l ot of ti m e o n L a k e
C o u c hi c hi n g, S p arr o w L a k e, a n d t h e p orti o n of t h e Tr e nt
t h at c o n n e cts t h e t w o, t hr o u g h L o c k 4 2. Orilli a's hist ori c d o w nt o w n off ers t o o m a n y o pti o ns t o list, m ost o nl y
a f e w st e ps fr o m t h e p u bli c d o c ks, s o m e e v e n cl os er, li k e
Fr e n c h's, t h e v e n er a bl e h ot- d o g a n d s n a c k st a n d w h er e y o u
c a n e at at a t a bl e t h at St e p h e n L e a c o c k s at a h u n dr e d y e ars
a g o! S p arr o w L a k e h osts a c o u pl e of m ari n as, r es orts, a n d
r est a ur a nts t h at w er e al w a ys w el c o mi n g t o p assi n g b o at ers.
A n u m b er of y e ars a g o I h a d t h e pl e as ur e of b o ati n g fr o m
E mil y Pr o vi n ci al P ar k t o L o c k 3 2 i n B o b c a y g e o n, h ost t o
m a n y s h o ps, c af es, a n d r est a ur a nts, s o m e wit h vi e ws of t h e
L o c k as w ell.
A n ot h er ti m e w e s p e nt a w e e k e n d i n t h e T h o us a n d Is l a n ds ar e a, w h er e w e r e all y e nj o y e d t h e b e er s a m pl es a n d
s n a c ks at G a n a n o q u e Br e wi n g C o m p a n y. We e v e n t o y e d
wit h t h e i d e a of g oi n g t o t h e U S f or i c e cr e a m, b ut wit h o ut
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o ur p ass p orts o n b o ar d w e r e ali z e d w e h a d t o st a y o n t h e
C a n a di a n si d e. B esi d es, o ur i c e cr e a m s e e ms t o t ast e j ust a
littl e b ett er a n y w a y.
We us e d t o c a m p at R est o ul e Pr o vi n ci al P ar k e v er y S e p t e m b er. T h o u g h w e w er e o nl y a s h ort dri v e fr o m t h e a m eniti es of t h e s m all t o w n, I t o o k p arti c ul ar gl e e e ati n g t h e
t a k e- o ut pi z z a I or d er e d, t h e n pi c k e d u p i n o ur j et b o at.
Si mil arl y, t h e c h o c ol at e b ars a n d c hi ps I pr o c ur e d fr o m
S m arts M ari n a, w h e n I b o at e d t h er e i n a Z o di a c fr o m B o n
E c h o Pr o vi n ci al P ar k s e e m e d t o t ast e b ett er t h a n us u al.
C ott a gi n g w h er e w e d o n o w pr es e nts a diff er e nt c h al l e n g e - b e c a us e t h er e ar e f e w er est a blis h m e nts a n d m or e
cr o w n l a n d, w e g et t o m a k e t h e f o o d o urs el v es. T h er e is
a n i d ylli c b e a c h o n S k o ot a m att a L a k e, a c c essi bl e o nl y b y
b o at, t h at is a w o n d erf ul pl a c e t o h ost a b ar b e q u e. Al w a ys
p a c k o ut w h at y o u p a c k i n, of c o urs e, a n d t a k e a f e w e xtr a
b ur g ers i n c as e y o u m a k e n e w fri e n ds al o n g t h e w a y. We' v e
s p e nt h o urs h er e tr e ati n g fri e n ds t o B B Q, s a n d, a n d s u n.
T his y e ar, o n K as h w a k a m a k, w h er e t h er e ar e m a n y
cr o w n l a n d c a m psit es a v ail a bl e t o r e nt, m y g o al is t o c at c h
e n o u g h fis h t o h ost a tr a diti o n al s h or e l u n c h - i m a gi n e
fr es hl y c a u g ht fis h a n d h a n d c ut fri es fr yi n g i n a c ast ir o n
p a n o v er a r e al w o o d b o n fir e. I'll h a v e t o r e p ort b a c k, b ut I
d o n't t hi n k it c o ul d g et m u c h b ett er t h a n t h at. R e m e m b er:
e nj o y s af el y. D o n't dri n k a n d b o at.



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
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Canadian Yachting May 2018 - 22
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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 - 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
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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 - Crossing the Line: The 60-Year-Old Bird
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover3
Canadian Yachting May 2018 - Cover4
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