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2 edition of Cruising the North Channel. found in the catalog.

Cruising the North Channel.

Kenneth McNeill Wells

Cruising the North Channel.

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Published by Kingswood House in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boats and boating -- North Channel (Huron, Lake, Mich. and Ont.),
  • North Channel (Huron, Lake, Mich. and Ont.) -- Description and travel,
  • Huron, Lake (Mich. and Ont.) -- Description and travel

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF5545 N6 W4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232p.
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14314002M

    This town is a Cruising the North Channel. book place to eat, not to mention pick up any supplies that you might've missed. Outsiders who come upon the sea of dinghies are often perplexed; one onlooker thought the crowd of people with their heads bowed and the occasional exultant shout were attending a prayer meeting. We set out from Little Current, one of the few towns along the remote channel, which is bordered by the parklands and forests that make up the North Georgian Bay Recreational Reserve, and passed under its signature swing bridge at He would stay with us until Shetland and proved to not only be part naturalist, part historian and part tour guide, but an all-round great guy. It now organizes a variety of trips for trailersailors and maintains a Web forum for the exchange of maintenance and sailing tips. We met for a preliminary planning meeting, and Bill brought over all his charts and research he had done on the Erie Canal.

    With so many destinations available, no two boaters follow the exact same route. We have included the portstowns and cities where you can provision for extended cruising or tie up to a dock to dine out. The sunset photo demonstrated that even in paradise there are a few unpleasant aspects. Begin with current charts, both paper and electronic.

    The attractive municipal marina is well-stocked and, if you like, they'll even loan you a bicycle to get to local restaurants. All I needed now was a knife between my teeth and a yard arm to swing from. My walk took me over rising hills and sloped valleys marked with stone fences that once kept flocks of sheep in place. Lindsey served as the bow watch when we followed other boats into a tricky anchorage and handled the anchor when the time came, but she spent most of her time under way reading and drawing.


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