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sailing

Top 5 Spots to Set Sail in Calgary

By MICHAELA RITCHIE

Glenmore Sailing School

Ready your sea legs and get out on the water this summer at one of our favourite local lakes. (Photo courtesy of Nollind van Bryce)

Calgary may feel like one of the most heavily landlocked cities in the country (understandable — we’re in a prairie province, after all), but our surrounding abundance of wide-open grassland and limitless farm fields shouldn’t discount locals and tourists alike from enjoying a little splash and surf when the sun comes out. The city is simply swimming with opportunities to get out on the water, so no matter what floats your boat, if you’re looking to experience the aquatic side of Calgary we’ve found the perfect places for you to explore. (more…)

Hot Dates: Sea It All

The Tall Ship Silva offers daily sailing tours around Halifax Harbour.

Various tour companies ply the waters around Halifax, offering visitors dozens of unique ways to explore. The Harbour Hopper offers amphibious tours. Tall Ship Silva plies Halifax Harbour with a three-masted schooner. Whale and nature tours sail from Murphy’s Cable Wharf. And A&M Sea Charters is based in Fisherman’s Cove, offering whale, nature and fishing tours.