Posts Tagged ‘voyage’

This report was written just weeks after the 2004 disaster.

Like millions of people in Canada and around the world we watched hours of television unable to believe the devastation and mounting death toll caused by the tsunami on December 26th, despite being on the island of Langkawi, off the west coast of northern Malaysia, and south of Phuket.  Langkawi itself was also hit by the killer waves.  One woman in a wheelchair died and a fishing village and two yacht marinas were destroyed. (more…)


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"Kuan Yin" at anchor in a bay on Lake simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

It’s what no sailor with a sailboat wants to do voluntarily —  taking down our masts to make a journey.  If we did. we wouldn’t have sailboats.

Yet after a spectacular journey this summer with both masts down, I can heartily recommend a transit through the Trent Severn Waterway – from Trenton, on Lake Ontario, up through the backwoods of a southern Ontario to Port Severn, on the south-eastern corner of Georgian Bay.  A distance of 386 kilometres (241 miles). (more…)

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