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Fun on the Water

Fun on the Water

The New Watersports: Variety is the Spice of Life Summer has drawn to a close but there are still lots of weekends left to get out on the lake. Now is the time to get your maximum smiles per gallon out of the season. As a coach for multiple disciplines I am often asked what my

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Fun on the Water

Teaching Kids to Ski – and Love It Now that I have a daughter, people ask how long we will wait to teach her to ski. The reality; there is no age limit for learning to ski, and there are great tools to teach kids as young as one year old. We waited to see

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Let’s Go Golfing

Summer is the ideal time to start a new tradition. I know many cottagers who eagerly await their annual family golf tournament. It’s a game for all ages and a passion everyone can share. Within our region, there are over 85 golf courses to suit every level of skill, and many are quite affordable in comparison to

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Boating: Law, License and Insurance

We all know now that you do need a license to operate a motorboat.  We have seen so many ads and warnings over the past several years.  Did you know that now you need a Pleasure Craft Operator Card to operate any motorized boat even one with a small electric trolling motor?  Persons under 16

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A Bit of Golf History

On the Eastern Coast of Scotland in the Kingdom of Fife, during the 15th Century, a primitive game had begun to be played in which participants would use a stick or a club to hit a pebble around a natural course, often on sand dunes. These were the humble beginnings of the modern game of

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Snowmobiling and the Law in Cottage Country

Now that Winter has finally arrived in cottage country it is time to think snow.  To get around and have fun in heavy snow and ice conditions snowmobiles are very popular and practical.  We are blessed with trails and forests and lakes for snowmobiling.  Before you hit the trail be aware of the legal requirements

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Winterizing Your Boat

In the last few years many things have changed when it comes to winterizing your boat. There are many things to consider. Does the marine facility have the proper equipment? Is your technician up to date on training? Are OEM parts being used for service? Is the facility open all season? Now more than ever

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New Ballpark a GO for Trent University

It was good to hear that final approval was made for a new adult baseball park at Trent University which will start being built this year, with hopes of being finished later this year. It will be ready for the start of the 2016 baseball season.  Also, the soccer field that is on part of

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