Boating Ontario’s Big Lifts, Locks and Rocks

Traversing the Big Lift and Big Chute to Georgian Bay We were headed to Ontario’s Big Lift and Big Chute Locks en route to Georgian Bay from Peterborough. Most of us Loopers were concerned about how to maneuver our boats in these enourmous lift bridges. In the city of Peterborough, on Little Lake, the Otonabee […]

Lake Ontario to Trent Severn Waterway  

Doing the Great Loop Cruise across Ontario Before we departed upstate New York we enjoyed a few days in the lakefront town of Oswego. It was a welcome respite from long hours of locks and line handling in the Erie Canal. We enjoyed taking in the sights and getting the boat ready for Canadian waters. […]