Since Europeans seem to love Great Lakes cruising, Ham says why not put the Norisle back under steam in a picturesque boater's paradise like Lake Huron's North Channel
and Georgian Bay?
A breakwall is a significant part of the bay's marina, since the community faces the North Channel
and winds and waves make it challenging for boaters to visit to area.
A greenfield site for the estimated $80-million project has not been chosen, but it will be built somewhere between Thessalon and Sagamok on the North Channel
. A deep water harbour will factor into the location's selection.
The Donegal woman completed the gruelling 35km swim across the treacherous North Channel
in 18 hours, 59 minutes and 26 seconds.
Some of the North Shore communities who themselves as the North Channel
Community Development Corp.
Struggling under the burden of rising fuel costs, Stena's high-speed cataraman car ferry will now do only two return crossings of the North Channel
to Scotland instead of its current four.
This same year, 1997, when the Columbus and Le Levant steamed into the North Channel
for 13 visits, bands played at the waterfront gazebo, downtown merchants rolled out the red carpet and motor coaches lined up to whisk away passengers on various island excursions.
The two authorities already have ties forged through the establishment of the North Channel
Partnership Group in 1999 and the recent visit was a bid to strengthen that relationship.
Next year, he plans to go one better by swimming the North Channel
, between Northern Ireland and Galloway in Scotland.
A Turkish swimmer became the first Muslim person and the oldest man in the world to swim across the North Channel
, known to be one of the seven most difficult routes.
RACHAEL LEE Dubliner Rachael Lee is inspirational, breaking the world record to become part of the world's fastest one-way, three-person relay team to swim the North Channel