Summer 2011 Course #1 Lower Lakes and Welland Canal

COURSE #1: The Lower Lakes and the Welland Canal (Toronto to Port Dover)

Depart Toronto for a scenic sail across the western end of Lake Ontario admiring the Niagara Escarpment en-route. Lock through the historic Welland Canal into Lake Erie and sail west to Port Dover.

The Welland Canal is one of the major seaways on the Great Lakes. Some more pictures of the Brigs on the canal are posted here.

On this short course, you sail on two of the “lower lakes” – Lake Ontario and Lake Erie.

This Google map roughly outlines the route.

See TBI Summer schedule for dates and fees and to sign up.

Contact us today for more information about Toronto Brigantine’s Summer Program.

Toronto Brigantine Inc

413-215 Spadina Ave, Toronto ON M5T 2C7

tel: 416-596-7117 OR office@torontobrigantine.org OR www.torontobrigantine.org

Registered Canadian Charity 11926 5924 RR0001

 

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2 responses

  1. This summer – as almost every summer – the first course involves going through the Welland Canal. The common memory of going through the canal – no matter when you sailed with Toronto Brigantine over our almost 50 years of history seems to be about fending off against the slimy walls as the canal fills up.

    Here is a picture of Playfair going through the Canal last week (summer 2011)
    http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=10150304846986163&set=a.10150103041561163.315496.53552951162&type=1&theater

  2. Course #1 sails past Windsor ON. While we were in Windsor, we are also able to stop off at Sterling Fuels terminal to fill up our fuel tanks . Thanks to Frank, Waleed, and Peter for your sterling service.

    Check out this picture of the refueling.
    http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=10150310161966163&set=a.10150103041561163.315496.53552951162&type=1&theater

    Our program happens through the generous support from indviduals and businesses of the communities that we serve. Thank you to Sterling Marine Fuels and our other corporate supporters.

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