Hello all. I will be transiting the Welland Canal down bound this coming weekend. I think I have what I need as far as equipment
boards, boat hooks, lines, crew gloves, etc). There will be four crew plus me, so I also have that covered. I have downloaded the lock mooring
tables, lock radio
frequencies, Google earth
shots of each lock, current
Notice to Mariners, and the instructions for L/A signs and light signals.
What I need is local knowledge as to exactly where the Port Colborne pleasure boat dock
is, customs/immigration check in procedures, toll ticket dispenser, what to expect between call-in to canal control and orders to cast off, etc). Really, just someone to talk me through the whole trip.
Would anyone be willing to let me call them and perhaps chat for 30 minutes?
Alan Goodman - 734.740.1256 EDT zone