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Old 06-08-2020, 17:01   #1
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Trent Severn depth

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The boat has a 5.5' keel. Has anyone done the Trent-Severn in a similar boat? Does their depth vary with seasons. Stated depth is 6' but a waiver for any boat with more than 5' draft. Is this a real problem for me?

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Old 06-08-2020, 17:11   #2
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Re: Trent Severn depth

Fred...
I have taken 5.5 ft through the canal, though some years back. There are some lumps and thin spots...


I cannot exactly see the point of a "waiver", so I did not sign one. The only person actually responsible when a vessel goes aground is the captain, any statements, official or otherwise, about available depth notwithstanding....


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Old 06-08-2020, 17:51   #3
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Re: Trent Severn depth

I understand that anything about five feet becomes quite problematic in spite of six feet being nominally available.
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