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#571802 - 10/16/18 08:25 AM Trent-Severn next Summer  
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Exploring ideas for my annual "big boating trip" for 2019. I did the Rideau as part of a 17 day loop cruise this year and really liked it, and the Trent-Severn looks like a similarly great trip. The only downside is that I will not be able to do a loop, it will have to be Lake Ontario to Lake Huron and back the same way. Anyway, I would love to hear any recommendations for must-see places on the Trent-Severn. For reference, on the Rideau, we really enjoyed Westport, Perth, Merrickville and Ottawa. We expect it will take 7 days of traveling each way, excluding extended stops; this is based on the 35ish MPH cruising speed of my boat, the distances between locks, and what looks like not too much no wake zone on this route.


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#571807 - 10/17/18 11:21 AM Re: Trent-Severn next Summer [Re: Dave R]  
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Dave, could you dunk the boat and then move the trailer to the other end of the waterway to avoid the round trip? Possibly take a train or bus back to your starting point?



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#571812 - 10/17/18 07:12 PM Re: Trent-Severn next Summer [Re: WayWeGo]  
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Originally Posted by WayWeGo
Dave, could you dunk the boat and then move the trailer to the other end of the waterway to avoid the round trip? Possibly take a train or bus back to your starting point?


We are considering doing that, but if it's anythinf like the Rideau, we really won't mind a return trip, I lust love the idea of a loop...


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#571841 - 10/23/18 05:36 PM Re: Trent-Severn next Summer [Re: Dave R]  
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You can certainly do a loop that includes the Trent-Severn, but perhaps that is a wee bit longer then you want!



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