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Above: Genoa Bay, Inuksuk in background.
Right: Marina store Genoa Bay.

There, right by the door of his store, humming softly with the
kind of self-satisfied smugness that comes of unlimited electricity not dependent on solar panels, was a rectangular display case
full of thirteen flavours of bar ice cream.
"And which," I asked Ben, "Is your favourite?"
"King size chocolate and caramel Klondike," he said. There
was no hesitation in his voice.
"Three dollars and twenty-nine cents!" I exclaimed. "Cheap!"
"Plus tax," said Ben smoothly. "Will that be one or two?"

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Now, there is no ice cream as delicious as the ice cream you
can buy when your vessel is at anchor. As we prepared to sail further into the Gulf Islands, I was dying to find out what excitement in ice cream lay ahead of us. I knew that as our water
supplies dwindled and our clothes and hair became sticky, compared to power-boaters who all smell nice, we would come up
short in social situations. As we sailed further into the heart of
darkness of tinned food and souring milk, I was sure that the ice
cream we would find would seem more and more wonderful.
I was not wrong.
While anchoring at Montague Harbour, I let out 350 feet of
chain completely by accident, which was 10 feet better than my
personal best three summers ago. We only HAVE 380 feet of
chain and the end isn't fastened to anything, so this is bad.
"Darling," I said. "We MUST mark this fool anchor chain in
such a way that I can actually READ it as it rattles past at
incredible speeds. Also, those little stand-up plastic ties give me
the finger on the way past."
"Three hundred and fifty feet," John moaned. "Can you pull
some of that chain in? Please?"
As the dutiful crewmember I am, I fired up the anchor
winch and 150 feet of chain rattled back into its locker. By the
time I was done, John was also ready for ice cream. We
climbed into our Zodiac and rowed to Montague Harbour
Marina. Our spirits rose with every stroke that brought us closer to the marina store. John was so pleased he hardly critiqued
my rowing technique at all.
"Left," he said every now and then, or, "you're going to hit
that boat at anchor."
We docked at the government wharf dinghy-dock, where you
are allowed two hours free moorage, and walked to the store at
the marina next door.
"Eight flavours of scoop ice cream," I gloated. The marina
store serves Island Farms ice cream, made from contented cows
who live on farms near Vancouver. You can always count on
Island Farms ice cream for quality and taste and - who am I kidding? It was summer and we'd just anchored and this was ice
cream - I was prepared to love all of it.
Lauren stood patiently behind the counter waiting for me to
make up my mind.

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

At the Helm: Christmas in June
Travel Destination: Killarney - Killarney Mountain Lodge and the spectacular surrounding cruising offer endless adventures for boaters of all sizes. With all the recent renovations and additional amenities now available, you should give some serious consideration to adding the area to your 2018 ship’s log. By Jennifer Harker
Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490
Travel Destination: B.C. Gulf Islands - Now, there is no ice cream as delicious as the ice cream you can buy when your vessel is at anchor. As we prepared to sail further into the Gulf Islands, I was dying to find out what excitement in ice cream lay ahead of us. By Catherine Dook
The Port Hole: June 2018
Club Profile: Bay of Quinte Yacht Club - Bay of Quinte Yacht Club caters to the interests of both sail and power boats and their crews, who enjoy cruising, racing and the camaraderie of the social scene at the Long Reach Bar. By Katherine Stone
Power Review: Ranger Tugs R23
DIY/Tech: Pyrotechnic Distress Flares vs. Electronic Distress Strobes - Pyrotechnic distress flares have been around for decades, while electronic strobe distress flares have only been introduced in the last couple of years - and they aren't CCG approved for use in Canada. But which one is best? And when should you signal for help? By Andy Adams
Life Onboard: The Galley Guys and Our Little Secret
Crossing the Line: BVI Un-trashed
Canadian Yachting June 2018 - Intro
Canadian Yachting June 2018 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting June 2018 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting June 2018 - 3
Canadian Yachting June 2018 - At the Helm: Christmas in June
Canadian Yachting June 2018 - 5
Canadian Yachting June 2018 - Travel Destination: Killarney - Killarney Mountain Lodge and the spectacular surrounding cruising offer endless adventures for boaters of all sizes. With all the recent renovations and additional amenities now available, you should give some serious consideration to adding the area to your 2018 ship’s log. By Jennifer Harker
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Canadian Yachting June 2018 - Sail Review: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490
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Canadian Yachting June 2018 - Travel Destination: B.C. Gulf Islands - Now, there is no ice cream as delicious as the ice cream you can buy when your vessel is at anchor. As we prepared to sail further into the Gulf Islands, I was dying to find out what excitement in ice cream lay ahead of us. By Catherine Dook
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Canadian Yachting June 2018 - The Port Hole: June 2018
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Canadian Yachting June 2018 - Club Profile: Bay of Quinte Yacht Club - Bay of Quinte Yacht Club caters to the interests of both sail and power boats and their crews, who enjoy cruising, racing and the camaraderie of the social scene at the Long Reach Bar. By Katherine Stone
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Canadian Yachting June 2018 - Power Review: Ranger Tugs R23
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Canadian Yachting June 2018 - DIY/Tech: Pyrotechnic Distress Flares vs. Electronic Distress Strobes - Pyrotechnic distress flares have been around for decades, while electronic strobe distress flares have only been introduced in the last couple of years - and they aren't CCG approved for use in Canada. But which one is best? And when should you signal for help? By Andy Adams
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Canadian Yachting June 2018 - 52
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Canadian Yachting June 2018 - Life Onboard: The Galley Guys and Our Little Secret
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Canadian Yachting June 2018 - Crossing the Line: BVI Un-trashed
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