Category Archives: Boating

For most of my life I didn’t actually like boats. Maybe it was because my older cousins would take my sister and me out in a small rowboat on the Ottawa River and rock it back and forth until we were petrified.  Looking back I realize that we were never in deep water, but the bottom […]

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  As the weather warms and the ice disappears from the lakes and rivers, we begin to dream about another summer of new adventures on the water. I’m not usually nostalgic, but the dreaming made me think of last year and a series of events that were too embarrassing to record in our boating journal. […]

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For several years now Jana Kristin and I have been talking about sailing our boat A Mi Manera from the Thousand Islands down the St. Lawrence to Montreal.  For us this would be the second leg of the so-called golden triangle:  cruising down the Rideau Canal from Ottawa to Kingston, down the St. Lawrence from […]

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