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R. John Garside, AP, Editor-in-Chief
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reetings!!
With the months of summer stretching out before
us it is important to grasp the good weather and
enjoy the soft water. Many of our Members do this each
year and their travels and adventures often make their way
into The Port Hole. This issue is no exception.
This issue offers quite a range of articles from a ship tour
of the RMS Queen Mary to an adventuresome cruise off
the coast of Australia. There is even a whale involved! I
have also had the honour of interviewing one of our CPSECP Members who was awarded the Medal of Bravery
for his quick thinking in a rescue action in the summer of
2014. This was a most interesting conversation as it really
puts the idea of "safety first" into play and action.
Now with the summer cruising months ahead of us I
have also provided you with some interesting reads, one
for the grandparents out there, and one for the students
of tall ships and whaling. For the grandparents the book
suggested just might be one they read as a child, but makes
for a great read afloat to grandchildren, while the book on
whaling in the 1800s is considered to be the "textbook" on
the subject. Now I have often been asked where do I get all
of these books from and I have to confess that they are not
borrowed or loaned to me but are part of my own personal
library. I come by my reading habit honestly, I have always
loved books, especially books concerning boats, and I am

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always looking for more! In fact while reading this spring
I even found an amazing artifact in one of this month's
Readable Relics, a theatre ticket dating from the early
1900s from Cairo, Egypt! A picture of it can be viewed at
the bottom of this page.
And for those of you who live on your boat or would like
to, or have a wish to, Martin Hederich's article describing
his experience living in a working boat yard will certainly
be an enticing invitation to a very different way of life. One
for him that does not include any snow! Life in his boatyard is varied and often quite amusing.
My youthful boating adventures continue with the next
installment of Boats that I have known where I find myself
in some very new waters and a whole host of new boats.
Water that will be very familiar to many of you in Ontario.
And, of course, with the summer months upon us, it is
important to reach out to those around us in words and
deeds spreading the good news about CPS-ECP, practising what we preach, by being safe on the water. Do enjoy
your summer!
Do you have a story to tell? Has your Squadron done
something of interest?
If so, do send me your stories and information and look
for them in the fall edition of The Port Hole. The deadline
for submissions is July 10, 2017.


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting June 2017

Vantage Point: A “Flare” for Safety
Club Profile: Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club
Pacific Northwest Classic: Southern Straits Race - For the last 49 years, the West Vancouver Yacht Club has proudly hosted the Annual Southern Straits Race. Known for offering challenging conditions, this Pacific Northwest classic is a proud qualifying event for both the VanIsle 360 and Vic-Maui Yacht Race. This year, Canadian Yachting magazine’s Bob Nicoll sailed on one of the 82 boats that competed. By Bob Nicoll
Canadian Boatbuilder Profile: Modernizing Tradition at Rossiter Boats - The history of Rossiter Boats is one that combines passion, fostering of tradition, and an eye towards the future. It all started 40 years ago with 19-year-old George Rossiter repairing the wooden canoe of a fellow cottager on Go Home Bay. Now Rossiter is perhaps Canada’s fastest-growing boatbuilder. By Kate Fincham
Cruising Technology: Staying Connected - Your summer cruise may be a vacation, but a pretty sizeable percentage of boat owners do want to keep in contact, whether for business or family reasons. In the not too distant past it was a big deal to clear your responsibilities and be able to take off for even a few weeks. However, connectivity for the average boater is improving and within the financial reach of most. By Glen Cairns
The Port Hole
Sail Review: Jeanneau 51 Yacht
Power Review: Leader 33
Trailering Part 3: Trailer Maintenance - Towing the Trailer, and Launching and Retrieving the Boat. The third and final article in our three-part series of important and useful information to help our readers travel with their boats on vacations, fishing trips or to regattas. Go safely this summer! By John Gullick
Crossing the Line: Boat or Reality – Take this simple test
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Vantage Point: A “Flare” for Safety
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Club Profile: Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Pacific Northwest Classic: Southern Straits Race - For the last 49 years, the West Vancouver Yacht Club has proudly hosted the Annual Southern Straits Race. Known for offering challenging conditions, this Pacific Northwest classic is a proud qualifying event for both the VanIsle 360 and Vic-Maui Yacht Race. This year, Canadian Yachting magazine’s Bob Nicoll sailed on one of the 82 boats that competed. By Bob Nicoll
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Canadian Boatbuilder Profile: Modernizing Tradition at Rossiter Boats - The history of Rossiter Boats is one that combines passion, fostering of tradition, and an eye towards the future. It all started 40 years ago with 19-year-old George Rossiter repairing the wooden canoe of a fellow cottager on Go Home Bay. Now Rossiter is perhaps Canada’s fastest-growing boatbuilder. By Kate Fincham
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Cruising Technology: Staying Connected - Your summer cruise may be a vacation, but a pretty sizeable percentage of boat owners do want to keep in contact, whether for business or family reasons. In the not too distant past it was a big deal to clear your responsibilities and be able to take off for even a few weeks. However, connectivity for the average boater is improving and within the financial reach of most. By Glen Cairns
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Sail Review: Jeanneau 51 Yacht
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Power Review: Leader 33
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Trailering Part 3: Trailer Maintenance - Towing the Trailer, and Launching and Retrieving the Boat. The third and final article in our three-part series of important and useful information to help our readers travel with their boats on vacations, fishing trips or to regattas. Go safely this summer! By John Gullick
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Canadian Yachting June 2017 - Crossing the Line: Boat or Reality – Take this simple test
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