Monthly Archives: May 2016

Day 81. Orillia, Ont.

Early 6am departure from Bobcaygeon had us crossing the lakes with mirror images of the shoreline reflected. Stopped at Fenelon Falls for the first lock of the day as we had to wait for them to open and for the … Continue reading

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Day 80.  Bobcaygeon , Ont.

Don took us for a mini tour of Stony Lake before breakfast and this futuristic home, known as the Glass House impressed us with its cantilevered design across two hillocks.  Gracie moored at Don and Freya’s dock with their lovely … Continue reading

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Day 79.  Mt. Julian, Stony Lake, Ont.

Another amazing day in pristine waterways. We covered some 40 miles today and 9 locks. The most amazing lock  was the world renowned Peterborough Hydraulic Lock, over a hundred years old it effectively loads boats into large bathtubs and hoists … Continue reading

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Day 78. Peterborough Ont.

Today we went from Campbellford and Lock 12 through Lake Rice and the Otonabee River through to Peyerborough. Here we are at Lock 13 with Brad, Carlos, Elio and Marc waiting for the lock master to call the vessels through. … Continue reading

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Day 77. Campbellford, Ont

What can this trip dish up beyond what it has already treated us with. Well the Trent Severn Waterway has its own type of remarkable; pretty valleys, different foliage, twisting rivers, quaint towns and friendly people. The locks are different … Continue reading

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Day 76. Trent River

Prior to leaving CFB Trenton Yacht Club our marina neighbors Margret and Greg on “Tapped Out” gave us a farewell pack which included a club burgee and a bottle of Australian wine in case we were homesick. They have a … Continue reading

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Day 75.  CFB Trenton Yacht Club layover

Morning vista looking across the Bay of Quinte. We walked over to the National Air Force Museum of Canada on the airbase as both Deveen and me are former private pilots who enjoy aircraft. There was an amazing array of … Continue reading

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