Here are a couple of items that might not have floated past your field of view in the last couple of weeks. Let me know if you have any other items that may be of interest to this blog’s readers. (email@example.com)
For the Romantics: 30 Beautifully Haunting Shipwrecks From Around the World
For the Masochists: All You Need in a Boat: An 8-Foot Hot Tub and Four Coolers
And here is a scene from the past summer in the Parry Sound area to remind you how lucky we are to have access to the some of the finest boating waters in the world. The scene will be very familiar to many of you.
All of you sailors and boaters might enjoy knowing that the speed record for a boat under sail power is now greater than 100 km/h. This link provides further information and a video of the one nautical mile run.
The linked post provides information about the US Navy’s hospital ships that I found surprising. As you can tell from the photo below they are almost as large as an aircraft carrier. It’s also worth noting that much of the time they are involved in medical relief work.
It’s worth taking a look (Monster Machines – Hospital Ships).
While out this weekend with Steven Duff and families we happened to stick the nose of the Beagle (21 foot Scout) into a small bay on the mainland side of Shawanaga Inlet. And to my surprise at least, we came upon a scene that seemed like something out of a movie.
Ah, the simple pleasures of Georgian Bay, the Biosphere and Parry Sound. Grab it while you can.
A surprise in every bay.
An interesting article about a boat powered only by solar panels (lots of them). More details and photos are provided.
Solar Powered Boat Circumnavigates the Globe