Queen of the Mist

Lake Simcoe - New boat owner and new to boating...hello!

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Hi everyone,

I'm new here and wanted to reach out and get my feet wet. My profile is updated with my story and boat details.

In short, we purchased a 1999 Chaparral 260 Signature (28'8" LOA). 370 hrs on the original 5.7L Mercruiser. Pristine condition coming from Port Colborne; originally out of Sandy Cove Marine (11 years ago). Her name is Morning Mist - my favourite time of day on the water!

We're in the process of researching slips on Lake Simcoe or Cooks Bay. Leaning towards Keswick Marina. 

Any pearls of wisdom appreciated!



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Hi Iggy!

Lake Simcoe is flanked by Barrie, Innisfil, Georgina, among other places. It's just below and South-East of the Trent-Severn waterway. 

Does that help?

Edit: So sorry...I was thinking 'Ontario' group. I forgot it was Easten Canada. I'll try to be more specific. 


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Welcome to the forums.

FWIW, here is a chart ...


Lake Simco is part of Trent-Severn Waterway, a navigable chain of rivers and lakes, and some 45 locks, that links Lake Ontario with Georgian Bay that is a bay off Lake Huron. One of more interesting parts of the Great Loop if one chooses to extend it.

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