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ta in fu tu re ," e xp la in e d lo c a l h isto ria n R o n B re c k b ill. T h e to w n 's
o n ly e m p lo y e r, G e o rg ia n B a y L u m b e r C o m p a n y M ill w a s stru c k
b y lig h tin g , le a v in g th e to w n w ith o u t its e c o n o m ic h e a rt.
"A s fa te a n d lu c k w o u ld h a v e it, a n o th e r re a so n fo r P o rt
S e v e rn 's e xiste n c e w a s a b o u t to o c c u r a n d , v e ry lik e ly, sa v e d P o rt
S e v e rn fro m d isa p p e a rin g o ff th e m a p ," h e sa id , re fe rrin g to
L o c k 4 5 . "T h e o ld lu m b e r m ill to w n th a t w a s, a t o n e tim e , d e stin e d to d isa p p e a r o ff th e m a p re -in v e n te d itse lf to b e c o m e a
th riv in g to u rist c o m m u n ity a n d th e w e ste rn e n tra n c e to th e
T re n t S e v e rn w a te rw a y."
C o n stru c tio n o n th e first lo c k a lo n g th e w a te rw a y,
B o b c a y g e o n 's L o c k # 3 2 , b e g a n in 1 8 3 3 . A lth o u g h , it w a s n o t in itia lly in te n d e d a s p a rt o f a n e n tire sy ste m b u t to fa c ilita te a c o m m e rc ia l e n d e a v o r. T h e lo c k w a s n o t c o m p le te d w ith so u n d
e n g in e e rin g a n d U p p e r C a n a d a L e g isla tu re u ltim a te ly c o m m issio n e d its re fu rb ish m e n t a fe w y e a rs la te r w h e n w o rk w a s
a p p ro v e d o n th e T re n t W a te rw a y in 1 8 3 7 . B e g in n in g in 1 8 3 3 , a
th ro u g h c a n a l sy ste m w a s n o t c o m p le te d u n til 1 9 2 0 .
In itia lly p u rp o se d fo r c o m m e rc ia l a n d in d u stria l u se - it w a s
e v e n su rv e y e d fo r m ilita ry p u rp o se s - to u rism in th e a re a b e g a n
to flo u rish in la te 1 9 th C e n tu ry a n d e a rly 2 0 th C e n tu ry. A n 1 8 7 9
b ro c h u re title d P ic tu re sq u e C a n a d a : T h e N o rth e rn L a k e s
G u id e a d v e rtise d trip s to th e a re a : "P ro c e e d in g d o w n th e S e v e rn
R iv e r, a sp le n d id fish in g trip c a n b e m a d e
fo llo w in g th e stre a m th ro u g h S ix M ile
B a y a n d G lo u c e ste r P o o l to its o u tle t in
G e o rg ia n B a y, o p p o site W a u b a u sh e n e
a n d P e n e ta n g u ish e n e . T h e re a re m a n y
p o rta g e s a n d d iffe re n t ra p id s. T h e trip
sh o u ld n o t b e a tte m p te d w ith o u t g u id e s.
C a n o e a n d g u id e w ill c o st a b o u t $ 2 .0 0
p e r d a y."
A t th e e n d o f th e T re n t-S e v e rn
W a te rw a y lin e , L o c k 4 5 is th e g a te w a y to
a ll th a t G e o rg ia n B a y o ffe rs. W h ile in P o rt
S e v e rn th e w a te rfro n t h o ld s m u ltip le
m a rin a s a n d se v e ra l u p sc a le re so rts a n d
sp a s, to g o a lo n g w ith fa n ta stic d in in g a n d
a u n iq u e c o lle c tio n o f lo c a l b u sin e sse s.
A fa v o u rite o f m a n y is T h e S e v e rn
M ills T ra d in g P o st a n d C o ffe e C a b in .

A b o v e : T re n t S e v e rn W a te rw a y .

P h o to : P a rk s C a n a d a

B e lo w : C o ffe e C a b in o ffe rs a u n iq u e s e ttin g a lo n g w ith w a rm
b e v e ra g e s , c ra ft b e e r a n d q u a lity c o m fo rt fo o d .
P h o t o : c r e d it C o ffe e C a b in

T h e o w n e r A n n e h a s b e e n a c o tta g e r in th e a re a h e r e n tire life .
A lre a d y a n o w n e r o f L a v ish & S q u a lo r, a c o ffe e a n d g ift sh o p in
T o ro n to , A n n e re c o g n ize d a n e e d fo r a u n iq u e lo c a l b u sin e ss to
p ro v id e lo c a ls, c o tta g e rs a n d b o a te rs tra v e rsin g th e lo c k sy ste m
w ith c o ffe e , c ra ft b e e rs a n d q u a lity c o m fo rt fo o d .
F o r th o se th a t fre q u e n t th e G e o rg ia n B a y a n d M u sk o k a
a re a , P o rt S e v e rn is a n a b so lu te g e m th a t a ffo rd s b o a te rs a n d
c o tta g e rs a n o p p o rtu n ity to sto c k u p o n su p p lie s a t its u n iq u e
b le n d o f lo c a lly o w n e d a n d o p e ra te d b u sin e sse s o r g ra b a b ite
to e a t a t o n e o f its fa n ta stic re sta u ra n ts. R a w le y R e so rt's
L ig h th o u se 4 5 R e sta u ra n t, T h e G a lle y a t D riftw o o d C o v e
M a rin e R e so rt, T h e G rille a t B u sh 's M a rin a a n d O a k B a y G o lf
C lu b a re p o p u la r sto p s fo r lo c a ls, c o tta g e rs, a n d b o a te rs m a k in g th e ir w a y to G e o rg ia n B a y.
S e ve rn L o d g e a n d M u sk e y 's L a n d in g p ro vid e p le n ty o f o p p o rtu n itie s fo r fa m ily va c a tio n fu n , fro m b o a t, c a n o e , a n d k a y a k
re n ta ls to M u sk y c h a rte rs in to G e o rg ia n B a y. M a n y fish e rm e n in

w w w .c a n a d ia n y a c h t in g .c a

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting June 2019

At the Helm: Precious Memories
Special Feature: Could You Lease Your New Yacht?
Travel Destination: Port Severn’s Historic Lock 45
The Galley Guys: Scheuermann Vineyard & Winery
DIY/Tech: Gasoline Containing Ethanol.
Travel Destination: A Water Wonderland
DIY/Tech: Kingston Anchors
Seamanship: Good Samaritans - Rules and Risks
Power Review: Yamaha WaveRunner FX Cruiser SVHO
The Port Hole: June 2019
Power Review: Wellcraft 242 Fisherman
Power Review: Four Winns HD 180
Crossing the Line: Gently Down the Stream
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Intro
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - At the Helm: Precious Memories
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 4
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 5
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Special Feature: Could You Lease Your New Yacht?
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 7
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 8
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 9
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 10
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 11
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Travel Destination: Port Severn’s Historic Lock 45
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 13
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 14
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 15
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - The Galley Guys: Scheuermann Vineyard & Winery
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 17
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 18
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - DIY/Tech: Gasoline Containing Ethanol.
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Travel Destination: A Water Wonderland
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 21
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 22
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 23
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - DIY/Tech: Kingston Anchors
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 25
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 26
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 27
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Seamanship: Good Samaritans - Rules and Risks
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 29
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Power Review: Yamaha WaveRunner FX Cruiser SVHO
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 32
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - The Port Hole: June 2019
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Power Review: Wellcraft 242 Fisherman
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Power Review: Four Winns HD 180
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Crossing the Line: Gently Down the Stream
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Cover3
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