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y o u c a n h e a r th e c ra sh in g so u n d w e ll in sid e th e p ro te c te d b a y s
a n d w e 'v e b e e n lu lle d to sle e p b y th e o d d ro a rin g so u n d , th in k in g it so u n d s m u c h lik e h e a v y h ig h w a y tra ffic .
A fte r h o u rs o f e x p lo ra tio n m ile s fro m o u r h o m e -b a se , w e
sh ift in to re v e rse to m a k e th e fin a l a p p ro a c h to th e d o c k , a n d
su d d e n ly th e o u tb o a rd re fu se s to d ro p b a c k in to fo rw a rd g e a r.
W e m a rv e l th a t lu c k la n d e d u s a t th e d o c k a n d n o t stra n d e d
fa r a w a y.
A q u ic k c a ll to n e a rb y T h o m so n 's M a rin a b rin g s o u t frie n d ly
a n d h e lp fu l C o re y. O n -site re p a irs w e re im p o ssib le so h e to w e d
u s in a n d p ro v id e d a re n ta l. T h o m so n 's M a rin a is y o u r g o -to sp o t
in th e a re a fo r fu e l a n d o ffe rs a fe w tra n sie n t slip s if y o u p re fe r
th e c o m fo rt o f ty in g to a d o c k ra th e r th a n a n c h o rin g o u t in th e
In le t. W h ile th e m a rin a itse lf d o e sn 't o ffe r g ro c e rie s, th e re is a
sm a ll su p p ly sto re n e a rb y to sa tisfy y o u r c ra v in g fo r ic e c re a m o r
to re p la c e so m e n e c e ssa ry ite m s o n b o a rd .
W h e n tra v e llin g th e n o rth e rn stre tc h e s o f G e o rg ia n B a y, p la n
a c c o rd in g ly a n d b e su re o f y o u r fu e l a s th e re a re fe w a m e n itie s
o u tsid e o f c o m m u n itie s lik e P o in te a u B a ril S ta tio n , B ritt, a n d
B y n g In le t.
T h e p o sitiv e tra d e -o ff o f c o u rse is th a t m e a n s le ss d e v e lo p m e n t a n d m o re se c lu d e d sp o ts th a n th e b u sy so u th e rn stre tc h e s
o f th e b a y.
A n o th e r d e lig h tfu l d a y d a w n s. T h is tim e w e h e a d o u t
th ro u g h A le xa n d e r P a ssa g e to th e n o rth o f B a y fie ld In le t, zip p in g
p a st m a n y m o re c h a n n e ls rip e fo r e xp lo rin g b e fo re m a k in g th e
tu rn in to C h a rle s In le t. W e h e a d u p th e N a isc o o t R iv e r a n d th is
se a so n 's h ig h e r w a te r m e a n s it's p o ssib le to g o m u c h fu rth e r in
th is p o p u la r p a d d lin g p a ra d ise . W e p a ss se v e ra l k a y a k s a n d
c a n o e s fu ll o f h a p p y e xp lo re rs.

22

C a n a d ia n Y a c h t in g

M irro r, m irro r: C a lm , q u ie t m o rn in g s a re a w e lc o m e re tre a t
fro m h e c tic h o m e life .

T h e re a re a c o u p le o f sm a ll n o o k s in th e ro c k h e re , su ita b le
fo r o n e b o a t if th e w e a th e r is fin e . B a c k a t th e m o u th o f th e in le t
w e sid le u p to th e lo w ro c k s a n d fin d se v e ra l se c u re sp o ts to tie
u p th e b o a t b e fo re fro lic k in g o v e r th e se 'p a in te d ro c k s.'
It's a n u n d u la tin g c a n v a s o f c o lo u r stre tc h in g a w a y b e fo re u s.
P h o to g ra p h e rs h a v e a p le th o ra o f v ista s, in trig u in g ro c k p a tte rn s,
flo ra , a n d m in u tia to fill th e le n s. A re a c o tta g e rs a rriv e fo r
p ic n ic s, sw im m in g , a n d d o g -w a lk in g a s th e fla t la n d stre tc h e s
fu rth e r u p th e sh o re .
A s w e w a lk a lo n g th e lo n g strip e s a n d sk ip o v e r w a te r-fille d
c re v ic e s p a u sin g fo r p ic tu re s, I c ro u c h o v e r th e w a rm su rfa c e s.
H e re , a s in m a n y o th e r p la c e s, I fe e l a s if I a m ru n n in g m y fin g e rs o v e r th e fa c e o f C a n a d a . W e d isc u ss h o w fe w C a n a d ia n s
h a v e th e m e a n s o r o p p o rtu n ity to v isit th e se sp e c ia l p la c e s a n d
c o u n t o u rse lv e s v e ry fo rtu n a te .
B a c k o n sh o re it is b lu e b e rry tim e . W e t w e a th e r se e m s to
h a v e b ro u g h t o u t a c ro p o f b o u n tifu l b lu e b e rrie s. F illin g b o w l
a fte r b o w l o f th e fla v o u rfu l b lu e tre a ts p ro v id e s a n ic e d iv e rsio n
fro m th e b a g fu l o f b o o k s I h a v e b e e n ra p id ly re a d in g w h ile
lo u n g in g b y th e w a te r. W e d e v o u r th e m b y th e h a n d fu l, sa v o u r
sa la d s liv e n e d u p w ith b lu e b e rrie s, c o v e r o u r m o rn in g p a n c a k e s,
a n d e v e n a d a p t a fa m ily fa v o u rite re c ip e to a n e a sy v e rsio n o f
b lu e b e rry c h ic k e n (se e re c ip e o n p a g e 1 8 ).
O u r tim e o n th e w a te r w in d s d o w n a n d ra isin g a g la ss to
a n o th e r sp le n d id su n se t, w e v o w to re tu rn a g a in , b u t a lso se t o u r
sig h ts o n n e w G e o rg ia n B a y d e stin a tio n s w h e n w e c a n slip th e
b o u n d s o f sh o re life a n d a g a in m a k e o u r w a y to th e b a y. *

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting February 2018

Vantage Point: Promoting Cruising Canada To Everyone
Club Profile: Ben Eoin Yacht Club and Marina
Travel Destination: Bayfield Inlet, Georgian Bay
Travel Destination: My Big Fat Greek Charter
Special Event: Vancouver Welcomed the Best of the Best 6mR Sailors
The Port Hole: New format for 2018
Sail Review: Sneak Preview - Six New Sailboats - US In-Water Sailboat Show, Annapolis
Power Review: Sabre 45 Salon Express
Power Review: Jeanneau NC33
Power Review: Four Winns H290 OB
Crossing the Line: Village Butty
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Welcome
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - 3
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Vantage Point: Promoting Cruising Canada To Everyone
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Club Profile: Ben Eoin Yacht Club and Marina
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Travel Destination: Bayfield Inlet, Georgian Bay
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Travel Destination: My Big Fat Greek Charter
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Special Event: Vancouver Welcomed the Best of the Best 6mR Sailors
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - The Port Hole: New format for 2018
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Sail Review: Sneak Preview - Six New Sailboats - US In-Water Sailboat Show, Annapolis
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Power Review: Sabre 45 Salon Express
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Power Review: Jeanneau NC33
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Power Review: Four Winns H290 OB
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Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Crossing the Line: Village Butty
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