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A n ot h er s u m m er h as p ass e d, a n d u nl ess y o u ar e o n o n e
of o ur c o asts, y o ur b o at is li k el y i n st or a g e, a w aiti n g t h e
s pri n g t h a w. Wit h o ur r u n a b o ut a n d j o n b o at fi n all y ti e d
t o a d o c k of o ur o w n, t his p ast s e as o n w as p ois e d t o b e
o n e of e pi c pr o p orti o ns. We h a d visi o ns of s u ns et cr uis es,
e arl y m or ni n g fis hi n g e x p e diti o ns, e v e n t h e o d d tri p t o a
l o c al r es ort f or di n n er. H o w e v er, a c o m bi n ati o n of r el e ntl ess r ai n a n d a n e v er e n di n g list of c h or es i nt er v e n e d. We
l e ar n e d, li k e m a n y c ott a g ers, t h at t h e b o at b e c o m es p art of
t h e lif est yl e, n ot t h e f o c us. S ur e, w e g ot o ut o n t h e w at er a
f e w ti m es, b ut ir o ni c all y f e w er t h a n w e w o ul d h a v e i n y e ars
p ast, w h e n usi n g t h e b o at m e a nt t o wi n g t o a b o at l a u n c h,
t h e n p ulli n g it b a c k o ut b ef or e d ar k.
Aft er O nt ari o's "s u m m er t h at n e v er w as " M ot h er N at ur e
tr e at e d us t o a v er y w ar m S e pt e m b er a n d O ct o b er. T h e
u ns e as o n a bl y w ar m w e at h er m e a nt t h at t hr e e g e n er ati o ns
of o ur f a mil y g ot t o e nj o y t h e w at er o n T h a n ks gi vi n g.
M y br ot h er a n d sist er-i n-l a w t o o k t h e j o n b o at o ut f or a
t o ur ar o u n d t h e b a y. It is p o w er e d b y a 9. 9 J o h ns o n t h at is
ol d er t h a n m e, b ut wit h its fl at b ott o m it c a n b e e x hil ar at i n g t o dri v e. T h e y s e e m e d t o b e off t o a g o o d st art a n d s o o n
dis a p p e ar e d o ut of si g ht. M y br ot h er h as h a d s o m e s eri o us
s aili n g e x p eri e n c e a n d t o o k t h e C P S- E C P B o ati n g C o urs e
m a n y y e ars a g o, s o w h e n I h e ar d t h e r o ar of a 2 str o k e e n gi n e at f ull t hr ottl e, t h e l ast t hi n g I e x p e ct e d t o s e e w as t h e
j o n b o at h urtli n g t o w ar ds s h or e at br e a k n e c k s p e e d. I r e ali z e d h e w as fr a nti c all y w or ki n g t h e c o ntr ols t o n o a v ail. We
l e ar n e d l at er t h at t h e t hr ottl e r et ur n s pri n g h a d br o k e n a n d
t h e m ot or w as o p er ati n g wi d e o p e n! A d mir a bl y h e w as a bl e
t o s h ut it off a n d g et it i nt o n e utr al j ust i n ti m e. Dis ast er
w as a v ert e d. We ar e a f a mil y of ti n k er ers, s o t h e n e xt t hi n g
y o u k n o w, t o ols w er e s pr e a d o ut o n t h e d o c k, t h e c o wl w as
r e m o v e d, a n d w e di a g n os e d t h e pr o bl e m. N e xt w e p ull e d
t h e m ot or off t h e b o at, m o u nt e d it o n a w or k st a n d a n d s et
a b o ut p ulli n g t h e c ar b ur et or. W hil e I w as o n t h e p h o n e
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C a n a di a n Y a c h ti n g

t o t h e l o c al m ari n a l o o ki n g f or a n e w r et ur n s pri n g, m y
br ot h er, a n e n gi n e er, g ot o ut a pr o p a n e t or c h a n d " fi x e d "
t h e br o k e n s pri n g. We g ot it p ut b a c k t o g et h er a n d it's as
g o o d as n e w.
L at er I i ntr o d u c e d m y n e p h e ws t o t u bi n g. T h e y o u n g est w as h a p p y t o w at c h, b ut t h e t w o ol d er b o ys a n d t h eir
d a d all h a d a f e w p ass es ar o u n d t h e b a y wit h f a mil y a n d
fri e n ds c o n gr e g at e d o n t h e d o c k t o w at c h t h e a cti o n. I' m
al w a ys a m us e d w h e n t h e i niti al tr e pi d ati o n t ur ns i nt o cri es
of " m or e " or " a g ai n " aft er t h e first ti m e o n t h e t u b e. As t h e
b o at pil ot I l o v e c o ntr olli n g t h e w a k e, gi vi n g t h e ri d er a
s e ns e of c o n fi d e n c e, t h e n cr a n ki n g it u p a f e w n ot c h es a n d
list e ni n g t o t h e h o ots a n d h oll ers of t h e ri d ers a n d s p ott ers.
S o e v e n as o ur b o ati n g pri oriti es e b b a n d fl o w, I r e ali z e
t h at s o m e t hi n gs, li k e t h e l o v e of b o ati n g, ar e u ni v ers al.
W h et h er it w as ti m e s p e nt as a s p ott er, o n t h e t u b e, b e hi n d t h e w h e el, or at t h e till er, m y n e p h e ws' e nt h usi as m f or
b o ati n g f u n is c o nt a gi o us. O n e is alr e a d y as ki n g h o w h e c a n
g et his P C O C b ef or e n e xt s u m m er.
S p e a ki n g of n e xt s u m m er, w h at's o n t h e a g e n d a ? We' d
s ur e li k e t o d o t h at e arl y m or ni n g fis hi n g tri p, or s u ns et
cr uis e, or m a y b e t h e tri p t o a l o c al r es ort f or di n n er ...
M a y b e a n e w a d diti o n t o t h e fl e et, li k e a P ers o n al Wat er
Cr aft ( P W C) ? N ot hi n g is s et i n st o n e I g u ess, e x c e pt t h at
ti m e s p e nt wit h f a mil y a n d fri e n ds o n t h e w at er is ti m e w ell
s p e nt, a n d c o nti n u es t o bri n g us all t o g et h er.

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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 - 6
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - 7
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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