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Changing of the guard procession
Changing of the guard procession
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Canadaian changing of the guard every day at 10 AM
Canadaian changing of the guard every day at 10 AM
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Hot air balloon launch over Dow's Lake, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  Quebec is across the river.
Hot air balloon launch over Dow's Lake, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Quebec is across the river.
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Ottawa city wall docking near the top of the
Ottawa city wall docking near the top of the "Flight of 8" stair-step locks that drop down to the Ottawa River. end of the Rideau Canal if you start at Kingston, Ontario.
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Another view of the Rideau canal
Another view of the Rideau canal "Flight of 8" stairstep locks at Ottawa, Ontario
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Eileen's fav mod is a birch 24
Eileen's fav mod is a birch 24"x29"x 1/2" galley extension supported by the Garelick seat folded down and 2 screws into a 1.5" fiddle screwed into the existing teak fiddle.
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Do whatever it takes to get your air draft under 8' to take the Lachine Canal through Montreal via 5 easy locks with floating docks staff will tie you to.
Do whatever it takes to get your air draft under 8' to take the Lachine Canal through Montreal via 5 easy locks with floating docks staff will tie you to.
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Removed Garmin HDX 24
Removed Garmin HDX 24" radar dome to get well under 8' air clearance. My Bob Austin Home Depot home-made PVC commode-mount & starboard platform cleared at 7 ft 8".
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Lock 5 (the last) on the Lachine canal through Montreal.  Plan on 2-3 hours at Atway Market stop and bring Canadian cash only.
Lock 5 (the last) on the Lachine canal through Montreal. Plan on 2-3 hours at Atway Market stop and bring Canadian cash only.
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I'm proud of this parallel parking feat (with a little help).
I'm proud of this parallel parking feat (with a little help).
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Holidaze owners invited us stay at their private dock with power rather than the marina...friendly folks all over.
Holidaze owners invited us stay at their private dock with power rather than the marina...friendly folks all over.
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Loop a bow and stern line around the black cables attached to the top and bottom of each lock for the ride up or down, but don't cleat it off.
Loop a bow and stern line around the black cables attached to the top and bottom of each lock for the ride up or down, but don't cleat it off.
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Typical Rideau canal wall 'mooring' at .90/ night.  Few have power, is so costs extra $9.80C/night.  Break-even point for a seasonal pass is 11 nights.
Typical Rideau canal wall 'mooring' at .90/ night. Few have power, is so costs extra $9.80C/night. Break-even point for a seasonal pass is 11 nights.
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This Ottawa sculptors' 'spider' is a work done in honor of his mother.  I hope she liked it.
This Ottawa sculptors' 'spider' is a work done in honor of his mother. I hope she liked it.
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Packing the lock in the Ottawa 'flight of 8' on the Rideau canal.
Packing the lock in the Ottawa 'flight of 8' on the Rideau canal.
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not much maneuvering room
not much maneuvering room
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Lock turbulence
Lock turbulence
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lock cable looping example
lock cable looping example
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Rideau canal,Ottawa, in Flight of 8
Rideau canal,Ottawa, in Flight of 8
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old lock walls are tapered, two feet narrower at the bottom.  Lock tenders take this into account.  You must know your boat length including protrusions like anchors
old lock walls are tapered, two feet narrower at the bottom. Lock tenders take this into account. You must know your boat length including protrusions like anchors
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sometimes our anchor would hang over  a swim platform
sometimes our anchor would hang over a swim platform
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anchor hanging over his swim platform, but he's not overly concerned...
anchor hanging over his swim platform, but he's not overly concerned...
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this is the cleanest lock wall we encountered.  watch for fenders getting caught on a cable.
this is the cleanest lock wall we encountered. watch for fenders getting caught on a cable.
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typical crowded lock.
typical crowded lock.
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