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Arriving at Orillia – 174 viewsAs we entered the Orillia harbor, we saw that Loonasea was already docked. They have 222 slips here, but less than a dozen boats tied up.
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Biking – 168 viewsLots of biking in Orillia...here we're on the bike path, at the marina.
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Chris Craft – 195 viewsSaw this older Chris Craft boat at Hot Knotts Landing
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Clear water – 190 viewsSo nice to be in fresh...clear water, looks like water from the keys, but no salt.
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Dave in patrol boat – 195 viewsIn route to Orillia, Steve and Pat, OPP, welcomed Dave aboard their vessel to look closely at their charts.
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Lockmaster David – 187 viewsWe were the only boat in the lock. After we got secured, Dave asked if he could close the gate. They let him get out of the boat and close the gate. Grabbed the lever and to his surprise, it wasn't as easy as the lock attendants made it look. Think he broke out a little sweat getting it started.
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Ice Cream – 176 viewsA neat little stand right off the boardwalk in Orillia
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Hot Knotts Landing stop – 217 viewsStopped here for a little break after crossing Lake Simcoe. This is where we met Steve and Pat, Ontario Police Patrols.
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Hot Knotts Landing – 201 viewsNeat mural you see as you pass the marina.
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Lake Simcoe – 199 viewsEntering Lake Simcoe...looks pretty flat...thank goodness
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Long boat – 226 viewsSaw this boat at Hot Knotts Landing...not sure how long or old it was, but they were in the process of working on it. You can see the temporary work platform they built on the back.
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Turning the crank – 208 viewsMost of the locks on the Trent-Severn are still manual operation locks...In addition to having to manually close the gates once the boats enter, the attendants have to turn a large crank which lets water in or out.
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