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1 9 6 2 th e y im p re g n a te th e riv e r w ith d y e ,
d e c o ra tin g its w a te rs a v iv id e m e ra ld fo r
th e p a ra d e .
E rin G o B ra u g h .
A s "C h ic a g o 's F irst L a d y " c h a n g e s
c o u rse to w a rd th e la k e I n o tic e a n a p a rtm e n t c o m p le x sh a p e d lik e a c o rn c o b .
F o rg e t p a rk in g g a ra g e s. T h is p la c e b o a sts
c o v e re d d o c k s p o p u la te d b y c a b in c ru ise rs b o b b in g in o u r w a k e .
H o g B u tc h e r fo r th e W o rld ?
I th in k n o t.

T o p L e ft: P ic k in g u p a m o o rin g a t
M o n ro e H a rb o r - A K A d o w n to w n
C h ic a g o .
A b o v e L e ft: C o o l s ta tu e s d e c o ra te th e
e x te rio r o f th e S h e d d A q u a riu m , s ta rtin g -p o in t fo r th e fire w o rk s c ru is e .
T o p R ig h t: F ro m y o u r v a n ta g e -p o in t
a to p th e J o h n H a n c o c k B u ild in g y o u
re a liz e w h a t a w a te r w o n d e rla n d
C h ic a g o is .

N e xt o u r to u r g u id e re g a le s u s w ith
so m e c o o l riv e r triv ia .
In 1 9 0 0 e n g in e e rs a c tu a lly re v e rse d
th e riv e r's c o u rse so it w o u ld n 't flo w in to
L a k e M ic h ig a n a n d p o llu te it. U p stre a m
tu rn e d in to d o w n stre a m .
C o m e e v e ry S t. P a tric k 's D a y sin c e

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C a n a d ia n Y a c h t in g

C L O S E -H A U L E D O F F
C H IC A G O
It's o n ly fo u r h o u rs b e fo re w e 're d u e to fly
b a c k to T o ro n to a n d w e 're sa ilin g o u t o f
C h ic a g o 's M o n ro e H a rb o r.
W a te rs a re in d ig o a s o p p o se d to th e
C a rib b e a n b lu e w e 'd n o te d fro m o u r
C h ic a g o 3 6 0 v a n ta g e -p o in t e a rlie r th is
m o rn in g , b u t th e su n 's still g rin n in g d o w n
a t u s a n d fifte e n -k n o t-w in d s a re p u sh in g
"D ru id ", a c la ssic S h a n n o n 2 8 ' c u tte rrig g e d slo o p , th ro u g h w h ite -tip p e d w a v e s
a t a g o o d se v e n .
W e 're c lo se d -h a u le d o ff C h ic a g o ,
th a n k s to sk ip p e r M ik e B la n c h a rd a n d a
c h a rte r c o m p a n y b o a stin g "D ru id " a n d a
C a ta lin a 3 6 ', o ffe rin g v isito rs d a y c h a rte rs
lik e th is o n e , su n se t c h a rte rs a n d (o n
W e d n e sd a y e v e n in g s) c o m b in a tio n fire w o rk s/su n se t a d v e n tu re s.
F ro m o u r p e rsp e c tiv e o u t h e re th e
sh o re lin e is n o th in g sh o rt o f m a g n ific e n t,
th o u g h I c o u ld b e b ia se d sin c e
B la n c h a rd 's g ra c io u sly tu rn e d th e h e lm
o v e r to m e a n d I'm fe e lin g th e w in d a n d

a d m irin g th e v ie w a t th e sa m e tim e .
T re e s sh e lte r a p a rk th a t fo llo w s th e
sh o re lin e fo r m ile s, sh a d in g jo g g e rs w h o
p a ss e a c h o th e r rig h t b e sid e w a te r's e d g e ,
fo re g ro u n d fo r a sk y lin e o f sk y sc ra p e rs
th a t is th e stu ff o f a m a th e m a tic ia n 's
d re a m : rh o m b u se s, re c ta n g le s, p y ra m id
p in n a c le s.
N ic e c h a ttin g w ith B la n c h a rd to o :
th in k in sid e r's g u id e to b o a tin g C h ic a g o .
"P e o p le c o m e to C h ic a g o a n d n e v e r d isc o v e r th is p la y g ro u n d o u t h e re ," h e sa y s,
c o n sid e rin g a q u e stio n I'v e ju st p o se d .
"S u c h p e rfe c t sa ilin g , rig h t a t th e fo o t o f
th e c ity, y e t so fa r a w a y fro m it."
A su d d e n g u st p u sh e s "D ru id " o v e r a
to u c h . B la n c h a rd a d ju sts th e m a in a n d
g rin s a t m e .
"W in d y C ity " h e sa y s, "g e t it?"
W in d y C ity. H o g B u tc h e r to th e
W o rld . C ity o f B ig S h o u ld e rs.
"I'v e g o t a b e tte r n a m e ," I a n sw e r,
re lu c ta n tly re lin q u ish in g th e h e lm , g a zin g
a t th e c o n c a te n a tio n o f b o a ts sh a rin g
th e se w a te rs w ith u s.
"W e lc o m e to a 'W a te r W o n d e rla n d ." *

FLO A T PLA N
T o p la n y o u r C h ic a g o c ru is e - fro m
p la c e s to s ta y to o th e r, m o re lu b b e rly
a ttra c tio n s - c lic k o n
w w w .c h o o s e c h ic a g o .c o m
F o r y o u r s a ilin g o p tio n s w ith C a p ta in
M ik e B la n c h a rd , lo g o n to
w w w .c o m e s a ilin g .u s

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Canadian Yachting June 2019

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
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 31
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
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