Out to Sea column for June 29/13
(c) By Jim and Barb Fox
Boats and water mean summer fun in Muskoka, the land of an amazing 1,600 lakes.
Known as Ontario’s “cottage-country,” the area extends from Georgian Bay to the northern tip of Lake Couchiching and to the western border of Algonquin Provincial Park.
|Crowds gets a closer look at classic Muskoka wooden boats in Gravenhurst.|
The popular resort area, about two hours north of Toronto, is ready to celebrate 100 years of boating.
Start your engines
“The Greatest Boat Show Race in Canadian History” comes to the Muskoka Wharf on Lake Muskoka in Gravenhurst from July 4 to 7.
Show day is next Saturday for the Antique and Classic Boat Society of Toronto’s 33rd annual event that features an “unprecedented gathering of champion race boats and drivers.”
On view and in the water will be a collection of 130 antique race boats and modern high-powered watercraft.