May issue Practical Boat Owner

Annual Wine and Cheese Night

Our Presentation: Adventures 2016

Jeter l’Ancre épisode 5, 2016

(a few seconds of fame on French TV about pleasure boating on Lake of Two Mountains)

view vidoe here

L’Escale Nautique

printemps 2016

L'Escale Printemps 2016

L’Escale Printemps 2016

The Port Hole

Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons

spring edition




et en français


avril 2016




International News Network

Hermione Lafayette

Parade of Ships, July 4th, 2015

(link to details here)

Tall Ship Hermione, Flotlla Parade, NYC Harbour

Tall Ship Hermione, Flotlla Parade, NYC Harbour

 West Island News

Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons’

Flare Day 2015



Canadian Yachting 

February 2015

CPS “Our Instructors are Boaters Too Campaign”



Liste de souhaite/Bucket List – Arenal National Park

Costa Rica – December 2014

CANON Hero Shot

CANON Hero Shot

(Click on image to see the video) article click here

The Port Hole

Fall 2014 edition


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Excerpt from the Ottawa Sun

(full article here)

Monday June 23rd, 2014

……”The Visitor Experience Opportunities Concept will provide new opportunities to encourage visitors and promote economic development in the Rideau Canal corridor,” said Brown.

Brown said this new commitment is an opportunity for communities and businesses to work together to “support, enhance and development new ways to attract visitors to the canal system.

Jennifer Kelly of Portland’s Bayview Yacht Harbour said the announcement was a decided improvement.

“It’s definitely a good start,” she said. “It would be nice if it was a little longer, especially on Friday, like open until 7:30 p.m. like it used to be.”

The hour difference on Friday evening makes all the difference, Kelly said, to people who want to make a lock or two after work. She also said the two-hour difference on weekends will allow people to make a full day’s journey without having to worry about getting back to a home base.

“It’s wonderful, it’s still an improvement and I think that’s what we need to focus on.”

For Francois Segard and Kathy Haslam, aboard R.E.D. in the upper lock at Smiths Falls on Monday, news of the hourly change isn’t much of a factor in the Montreal couple’s journey through the canal.

“I know, for some, that was a big concern,” said Segard. “But we always stop at three o’clock.