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Beneteau Unveils Swift Trawler 30

Beneteau Unveils Swift Trawler 30


Beneteau unveiled the Swift Trawler 30 at the Paris Boat Show in December and will make her North American premiere at the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show February 11-15. The Swift Trawler 30 has a cruising speed of 15 knots and a base price of $300,000. Like her big sisters, the semi-planing hull of.... Read More

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Place of Rolling White Sands

Place of Rolling White Sands

Penetanguishene, Ontario

Owning a boat on the Great Lakes is a bit like owning a time machine. Because so much of our region was originally settled from the water, approaching a new community by boat lets you see it as its first inhabitants might have, and that’s especially true when you travel to more sparsely-populated parts of the Great Lakes, like Georgian Bay. Still dependent on water for travel and trade right up through the mid-20th century, much of Georgian Bay’s coastline remains as wild and untamed today as it did when the Hurons first settled here more than 2,000 years ago. Many of the modern communities dotting the shoreline began as Native settlements; others were French trading posts, while others still claim British roots. And then there’s Penetanguishene, a tiny hamlet nestled in the southeast corner of Georgian Bay that owes its rich and colorful history to all three of its founding cultures. Located at the head of Penetang Bay, a protected finger of water just off Georgian Bay at the entrance to Severn Sound, Penetanguishene (pronounced “penna-TANG-wisheen”) is home to a permanent population of about 9,500 people — a figure that nearly double.....

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