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Boating and Cannabis: What You Need to Know

In Boating Tips, Regulations by Kristen

How will the new regulations regarding the possession and use of cannabis affect the operation of vessels? Quoteed the following information received from Transport Canada: Since October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act (Bill C-45) has legalized, regulated and restricted access to cannabis. This Act is a strict legal framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale, possession and use of cannabis …

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Fall Boating Tips

In Boating Tips by Kristen

Those who have boated after Labour Day can attest to just what a beautiful experience it can be. The colours are spectacular in their shimmering reflections. Pristine anchorages jam packed during July and August can be enjoyed in relative solitude. For anglers, the action is hot as fish actively feed ahead of the freeze over. That said, to enjoy the …

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Winterization 411

In Boating Tips by Kristen

If the vessel is going to be out of the water during the winter months, ensuring it’s in a climate-controlled storage area or shrink-wrapped are the two best options. Here are some additional tips for helping you prepare for winter: 1. Close all seacocks. 2. Check rudder shafts for leaks. 3. Ensure bilge pumps are working and not blocked by …