Updating the Family Bow Rider: Part III – Installing a Tower

In the previous two installments in this DIY series about How To Update the Family Bowrider, we outlined the rationale behind the project and...

Spring Arrives Early: Cottage Life Show March 22-25th

Cottage Life is giving Canadians one more day at the cottage this Spring! For the first time ever, the annual Spring Cottage Life Show...

“Hug Your Boat Weekend” – Winter Safety Tips

Somewhere around the winter boat shows, for years our family calendar has a day marked off that we affectionately have referred to as "hug...

Updating the Family Bowrider: Part II – Repowering

In the last issue we outlined the rationale behind updating the family boat (see PBC 32-4). In this issue we tackle solving the environmental...

Nova Scotia – Canada’s next great wine region – The Wine Ladies

In our last column, we highlighted the two major wine growing regions here in Canada: Ontario and British Columbia. Together these two provinces produce...

2018: 60th Anniversary of the Toronto International Boat Show

The Toronto International Boat Show celebrates its 60th anniversary from January 12 -21, 2018 at the Enercare Centre, in the CNE grounds on Toronto's...
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Halibut Fish and Chips Recipe

Finding a fish and chips recipe isn't difficult. They're everywhere, but if you find yourself craving this famous Halibut dish, check out this incredible...
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The 2017 Sproat Lake Regatta

Sproat Lake in Port Alberni, on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, was again roaring with drag boat races as the fourth year of...

Exploring the Trent-Severn Waterway by Houseboat

When I was four, my parents took my sister and I, along with my grandparents, on a houseboat trip along the Trent-Severn Waterway. I...

Updating the Family Bowrider: Part I – The Idea and Outline

In this series of articles, we show you how to update a typical family bowrider with modern day amenities and make everyone happy. Let’s...

Top 10 Spots In Canada for Fall Boating

As the Fall equinox approaches tomorrow, it marks the official end to the "Summer of '17". While that doesn't have nearly the same ring...
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Cops and Speeders

What speeding on the water can mean to you By Bill Jennings We all know about pushing posted speed limits while driving cars. Be honest - we believe...