Lake Erie, ON - Brian Ward

My Watermark is Lake Erie, Ontario.

Lake Erie has great swimming, great sunsets and warm water. I did my early sailing there. I do all my sailing on Lake Ontario now, often Hamilton Bay.

My wife and I will go to 1,000 Islands for a month. It takes a lot of planning to live on the boat for a month. We anchor all the time and you really feel free. It makes you mindful and brings you back to your roots. Being on a boat changes how you look at things. Simple pleasures like enjoying the music and the food, meeting people. You also think about the finite resources on the boat: the propane, the water, the holding tank. That awareness spills over to make you more conscious and frugal with resources after as well.
 

Waterbody
Lake Erie, ON
Collector
Claire Lawson
Contributor
Brian Ward

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