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r e m e m b er t h e el e ctri c al d e m o n str ati o n wit h fri e d c or d s,
a n d t h e s aili n g d e m o n str ati o n wit h t h e f a n a n d r e al s ail s
a n d s h e et s, a n d all t h e b o at p art s t h at w er e p a s s e d ar o u n d
t h e r o o m, i n cl u di n g h ol di n g t a n k pi p e s ( O K t h e y h a d n ot
b e e n u s e d y et, b ut I c o ul d h a v e d o n e wit h o ut t h at o n e) ?
A n d L e n, t h e l e a d er of t h e i n str u ct or p a c k. S h o wi n g u p w e e k
aft er w e e k, m a ki n g it a s r e al a s p o s si bl e f or u s. S h ari n g hi s
lif el o n g l o v e of t h e w at er a n d b o ati n g. Littl e pr e - cl a s s sli d e
s h o w s of e n gi n e r o o m p h ot o s of s o m e of t h e s hi p s h e h a s
w or k e d o n d uri n g hi s c ar e er o n t h e w at er. A n d a s h o ut o ut
t o all of t h e ot h er i n str u ct or s w h o s h o w e d u p o n W e d n e s d a y
ni g ht s t o s h ar e t h eir k n o wl e d g e a n d e x p erti z e o n t h e v ari o u s
t o pi c s, n ot t o m e nti o n a n s w eri n g all of o ur q u e sti o n s. I a m
afr ai d t o n a m e n a m e s f or f e ar t h at I will mi s s s o m e o n e.
A n d w h at a b o ut D a w n a, w h o m I li k e t o t hi n k of a s o ur
d e n m ot h er. C oll e cti n g o ur h o m e w or k e a c h w e e k a n d
p utti n g t h o s e littl e s p ar kl y sti c k er s O K ( w hi c h I m u st
c o nf e s s, I r at h er e nj o y e d r e c ei vi n g a littl e m or e t h a n
I li k e t o a d mit). A n s w eri n g o ur q u e sti o n s vi a e m ail.

Cl arif yi n g w h at h o m e w or k w a s r e q uir e d e a c h w e e k. M a ki n g
s ur e w e h a d all t h e t o ol s t h at w e n e e d e d, pr otr a ct or s,
p ar all el r ul er s, m a g nif yi n g gl a s s e s, m e c h a ni c al p e n cil s
a n d er a s er s, c h art s, n a m e t a g s, a n d o n a n d o n. A n d l u g gi n g
i n a c off e e p ot a n d s o m e s u g ar y tr e at w e e k aft er w e e k ? I
d o n't k n o w a b o ut t h e r e st of y o u, b ut I f elt s o c ar e d f or a n d
s u p p ort e d a n d l o o k e d aft er w hil e I w a s t a ki n g t hi s c o ur s e.

f or u s w h e n w e arri v e d at t h e m ari n a. S o m e o n e a ct u all y
dr o v e t o t h e G e n o a B a y M ari n a a h e a d of ti m e a n d s et it u p
s o it w o ul d b e r e a d y w h e n w e arri v e d. R e all y ? I fi n d t h at
r at h er i n cr e di bl e.
A n d a s h o ut o ut t o t h e S A R s gr o u p t h at g a v e u s a m e m or a bl e
d e m o n str ati o n - i n cl u di n g a r e al li v e e m er g e n c y of a b o at
si n ki n g at t h e d o c k ? H o n e stl y, w a y b e y o n d t h e c all of d ut y.
T o fi n d o ut m or e a b o ut t h e p e o pl e I h a v e b e e n t al ki n g a b o ut
a n d t h e or g a ni z ati o n t h at pr o m ot e s s af e b o ati n g, I h a d a
l o o k at t h e C a n a di a n P o w er a n d S ail S q u a dr o n w e b sit e. If
y o u h a v e n't vi sit e d t h e w e b sit e, I hi g hl y r e c o m m e n d y o u
d o. T hi s n ot-f or- pr o fit gr o u p i s a c o m mitt e d c o m m u nit y of
e x p eri e n c e d b o at er s i n s piri n g ot h er s t o a d o pt a s af e b o ati n g
attit u d e t hr o u g h e d u c ati o n a n d tr ai ni n g. It st art e d i n 1 9 3 8
wit h t h e f or m ati o n of t h e Wi n d s or P o w er S q u a dr o n. A n d
i n 1 9 8 5 t h e n a m e w a s c h a n g e d t o i n cl u d e s ail or s a s w ell
a s p o w er b o at er s. I n 2 0 1 3 w h e n t h e y c el e br at e d t h eir 7 5t h
a n ni v er s ar y, t h er e w er e 2 6, 0 0 0 m e m b er s i n 1 5 5 s q u a dr o n s
a cr o s s t hi s c o u ntr y.

C or e v al u e s of t h e gr o u p i n cl u d e S af et y, E d u c ati o n,
E n vir o n m e nt, a n d C o m m u nit y. A n d t hi s i s w h er e t h e
v ol u nt e er s c o m e i n. T h e y d e p e n d o n v ol u nt e er s of all a g e s,
l e v el s of e x p eri e n c e, a n d s kill.

A n d I t hi n k t h e Br e nt w o o d B a y P o w er S q u a dr o n h a s s h o w n
u s t h at t h e y li v e b y t h e s e c or e v al u e s. T h e y s h o w u p, t h e y
s h ar e, t h e y e n c o ur a g e, a n d I a m s ur e t h e y w o ul d b e h a p p y
A n d if t hi s w a s n ot e n o u g h, r e m e m b er t h e d a y o n t h e f or t h e r e st of u s t o f oll o w s uit s o t hi s or g a ni z ati o n c a n
w at er a n d o ur tri p t o G e n o a B a y ? W h e n Br e nt w o o d B a y c o nti n u e t o d o t hi s g o o d w or k. If y o u h a v e n't b e c o m e
P o w er S q u a dr o n m e m b er s g a v e of t h eir ti m e, t h eir b o at s, a m e m b er, y o u mi g ht w a nt t o c o n si d er it. Fir st- y e ar
t h eir wi s d o m, n ot t o m e nti o n t h eir f u el t o t a k e u s o ut o n m e m b er s hi p i s o nl y $ 3 5. A f e w of t h e b e n e fit s i n cl u d e a
t h e w at er t o e x p eri e n c e fir st h a n d w h at it i s li k e t o n a vi g at e s u b s cri pti o n t o t h e C a n a di a n Y a c hti n g m a g a zi n e, di s c o u nt s
w hil e u n d er w a y ? T o gi v e u s a r e al - lif e e x p eri e n c e of o n gr o u p i n s ur a n c e, h ot el s, b o ati n g e q ui p m e nt, C -t o w, a n d
l o o ki n g f or b u o y s, l o c ati n g t h e m o n t h e c h art, t a ki n g f ut ur e c o ur s e s. A n d al s o t h e o p p ort u nit y t o j oi n a gr o u p of
c o m p a s s r e a di n g s, et c. A s I m e nti o n e d e arli er, I w a s t h e e nt h u si a sti c b o at er s o ut o n t h e w at er.
o nl y s ail or st u d e nt, s o R o d a n d R ol a n d ( w h o di d a sti nt i n
t h e n a v y) t o o k m e o ut o n a b e a utif ul C at ali n a a n d p ati e ntl y S o o n b e h alf of m y f ell o w st u d e nt s, t h a n k y o u t o all t h e
g ui d e d m e t hr o u g h t h e e ntir e d a y. I a m n ot g oi n g t o li e, it i n str u ct or s a n d pr o ct or s a n d all t h o s e w h o m a d e t hi s
w a s at ti m e s v er y str e s sf ul, b ei n g t h e o nl y st u d e nt a n d all, l e ar ni n g e x p eri e n c e a pl e a s a nt a n d fr uitf ul o n e. I wi s h
b e c a u s e t h er e w a s n o hi di n g b e hi n d a n y o n e, it w a s all o n e v er y o n e a n e x c ell e nt b o ati n g s e a s o n. St a y s af e o ut t h er e.
m e. I l e ar n e d s o m u c h a n d it w a s gr e at t o h a v e t h e h a n d s - o n
r e al -lif e e x p eri e n c e. A n d w h at a b o ut t h e b ar b e q u e w aiti n g T h a n k y o u. 

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

At the Helm: A Fresh Approach to the Future
Yacht Club: Alexandra Yacht Club
Travel Destination: Kingston, Ontario. Heritage & Hip
Sail Review: J99
Power Review: Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS
The Port Hole: October 2019
Power Review: Pursuit DC 235
DIY/Tech: Your Compass Deserves Care
Crossing the Line: Disciples of the Multimeter
SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT: Charter Handbook
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Intro
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - At the Helm: A Fresh Approach to the Future
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 4
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Yacht Club: Alexandra Yacht Club
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 6
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 7
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 8
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 9
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Travel Destination: Kingston, Ontario. Heritage & Hip
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 11
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 12
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 13
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 14
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 15
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Sail Review: J99
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 17
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 18
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 21
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Power Review: Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 24
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 25
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 26
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - The Port Hole: October 2019
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Power Review: Pursuit DC 235
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - DIY/Tech: Your Compass Deserves Care
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Crossing the Line: Disciples of the Multimeter
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 64
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT: Charter Handbook
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