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post #23 of Old 03-13-2012
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Re: Good Georgian Bay port for a Sailboat

Originally Posted by jacrider View Post
We moved from Lake Ontario a couple of years ago. We have been very happy with Sound Boat Works in Parry Sound. Very knowledgeable. Decent facilities. What we love most is the sailing in the area. Lots of choices for 2 or 3 day weekends. Nice open sailing in the Sound. Great jump off point to get to the North Chanel for sumer holidays.

2 hours from Toronto.

Good point, I don't think of Parry Sound as we're in the Kitchener-Waterloo area and Midland is 2 hours, so don't think beyond that.

We're a solid day travel to get up to Parry Sound. Did Shawanaga to Midland and was 10 hours. +/-. Most of that was in the small craft route as the Bay was nasty.

Besides Hope Island, in our area, Shawanaga Island is one of our favorites. What is your typical weekend anchored out. Do you gat as far out as Franklin or stay mostly in the Sound.
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