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T H E P O RT H OL E

R. J o h n G arsi d e, A P

E v er y o n e w as n o w i nsi d e t h e ol d c ott a g e a n d e x pl ori n g t h e
v ari o us r o o ms, cl os ets a n d d o ors. I h o w e v er, w as j ust st a n di n g
t h er e i n t h e v ast li vi n g r o o m l o o ki n g u p at t h e t w o m o u nt e d
f o x h e a ds t h at p er c h e d o n eit h er si d e of t h e m assi v e gr a nit e
fir e pl a c e. I h a d n e v er s e e n a st uff e d a ni m al b ef or e a n d t h es e
t w o h e a ds l o o k e d e v er s o r e al t o m e! I n f a ct t o t his d a y w h e n
I cl os e m y e y es I c a n s e e e a c h of t h eir f a c es v er y cl e arl y, al ert
a n d ali v e. Aft er st ari n g at t h e m f or s e v er al mi n ut es or s o I
dis c o v er e d t h at j ust b el o w t h e t w o h e a ds e a c h h a d a t ail at t a c h e d t o it. I m o v e d u p cl os er t o t h e fir e pl a c e a n d t h e n b eg a n i ns p e cti n g e a c h m o u nti n g m or e c ar ef ull y.
I s o o n dis c o v er e d t h at t h e o n e o n t h e l eft w as t h e l ar g er
of t h e t w o, t h o u g h n ot b y m u c h a n d its t ail w as c ert ai nl y t h e
b us hi er o n e. M y u n cl e t h e n e nt er e d t h e r o o m a n d s e ei n g m e
st a n di n g t h er e c o m m e nt e d, " T his o n e is t h e m al e ", p oi nt i n g t o t h e l eft o n e, " a n d t his o n e is t h e f e m al e. " I as k e d hi m
h o w di d h e k n o w t h at ? H e r e pli e d, " T h e m al e is us u all y t h e
l ar g er a ni m al a n d is sli g htl y m or e c ol o urf ul. " L o o ki n g at t h e
t w o h e a ds a g ai n t h e a ni m al o n t h e l eft w as l ar g er a n d its c ol o ur w as ri c h er t o o. S o I t h a n k e d m y u n cl e a n d t h e n t ur n e d
m y att e nti o n t o t h e f ar si d e of t h e li vi n g r o o m.
To t h e ri g ht w as a s et of t w o w o o d e n d o ors wit h s m all
i n di vi d u al gl ass p a n els. M y a u nt i nf or m e d m e t h at t h os e
w er e c all e d Fr e n c h d o ors as s h e p ass e d b y a n d dis a p p e ar e d
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C a n a di a n Y a c h ti n g

b e y o n d t h e m i nt o a n ot h er wi n g of t h e c ott a g e. I t h o u g ht of
f oll o wi n g h er b ut d e ci d e d t h at m a y b e I w o ul d j ust h a v e a not h er q ui c k l o o k at t h e t w o f o x h e a ds. S o I t ur n e d m y att e n ti o n b a c k t o t h e fir e pl a c e a n d as I f o c us e d o n t h e t w o h e a ds a
s oft bl u e a n d r e d i m a g e c a m e t o li g ht at t h e f ar l eft h a n d si d e
of t h e r o o m. I c ar ef ull y l o o k e d i n t h at dir e cti o n a n d t h er e i n
fr o nt of m e c o v eri n g a si g ni fi c a nt p orti o n of t h e e ast w all of
t h e li vi n g r o o m w as a s e a of r e d a n d bl u e ri b b o ns!
I w al k e d u p t o t h e w all a n d b e g a n c ar ef ull y l o o ki n g
t h e m o v er. M a n y of t h e m h a d pri nti n g o n t h e m a n d a f e w
e v e n h a d w h at s e e m e d a n i m a g e of a h ors e a n d a ri d er o n
t h e m. L o o ki n g at t h e m c ar ef ull y I s a w t h at s e v er al of t h e m
h a d n u m b ers t o o, li k e, 1 9 2 6, 1 9 3 4, a n d m a n y m or e. M y
u n cl e, s e ei n g m e l o o ki n g at all t h es e t hi n gs, c a m e b y a n d
e x pl ai n e d t h at t h es e ri b b o ns a ct u all y b el o n g e d t o a n d w er e
w o n b y t h e pr e vi o us o w n ers of t h e c ott a g e! I n f a ct t h e y
w er e b ot h i n v ol v e d i n t h e l o c al e q u estri a n e v e nts of t h e
ar e a a n d c o m p et e d r e g ul arl y i n t h e l o c al f airs a n d ri di n g
e v e nts t h at t o o k pl a c e i n t h e s o ut h er n G e or gi a n B a y ar e a.
I f o u n d t h e ri b b o ns q uit e f as ci n ati n g a n d l o o ki n g c ar ef ull y
o v er t h e m a g ai n I r e ali z e d t h at t h e y w er e all f or pl a ci n g
first. I w as q uit e i m pr ess e d a n d t h e n n oti c e d off t o o n e si d e
w as a s m all fr a m e d p h ot o gr a p h of t h e o w n ers of t h e ri b b o ns a n d t h eir h ors e! T h e pi ct ur e w as n ot m u c h bi g g 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 - 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
Canadian Yachting February 2018 - Cover3
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