The White Squall Blog

Hello Spring ~ Hoot.

Hello Spring, we’ve been walking down your worn and familiar road of soft breezes, budding leaves and boats tired of hanging about and chomping at the bit to get the heck on the water! Lockdown Latest White Squall Outdoor Store in Parry Sound and the Paddling Centre on Carling Bay Road are both closed but […]

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Hinterland Hoot

HINTERNATIONAL PADDLING FILM FESTIVAL ROARS AGAIN We’re doing it online sports fans so fire up the popcorn and come for a ride on the wild side without leaving your couch. You’ll be supporting Global Medic, one of Canada’s shining lights in the world and an entirely volunteer-run rescue response team. They were on the ground […]

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A Winter Solstice Hoot

Solstice Sigh for Winter Camps & Paddling Yet to Come Daylight is disappearing like jack the bear, but shan’t be for long til we round the corner (always wanted to use ‘shan’t’ in a sentence 🙂 All we have to do is hang on to our shorts and enjoy this lightning 30 km/sec race ’round […]

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Hoot & Holler for November

Paddling Centre Winter – 53 East Carling Bay Rd. We’re sitting out the winter here on the shores of mighty Cole Lake. And we would be tickled pink to arrange an appointment if you would like to come and have a gander at a boat or two. The old shop has been transformed into a […]

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A Thanksgiving Hoot

Hello everyone – Been a while and we’re just bustin’ with things to share:) White Squall Sailing a Northerly Bearing For the past 36 years, (in my Walter Mitty brain), I’ve imagined our old wooden shop to actually be an old wooden ship – constantly working to point north. Guess I don’t know how to […]

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Squall Spring

Hello Faraway Friends. Lots to share, so hang on to your shorts lightly and tightly – here we go! A Squall Spring These past few months, Kathy and I have pretended it’s 35 years ago when just the two of us carried boats, opened boxes and answered all kinds of phone enquiries. Actually, we were lucky if […]

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Global Medic GETS $4500

Global Medic GETS $4500! All of you deserve a hug for helping us raise just over $4500 for Global Medic. All of us here at White Squall want to send out a hearty hoot of thanks – in the last day we went up by $1500. The winners are all being contacted, if you know […]

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Wassup with this HOOT?

Wassup with this HOOT?

WASSUP with this HOOT? Thanks to everyone who said don’t give up on Wassup. We heard you loud and clear. Our Hooter fiends felt the same, so we’ve made an executive decision to join the two at the hip! Hope that works and if not – guess that’s the way the cookie crumbles. On your […]

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February First Hoot

Hello Friends of the Squall Hoot and Blat – We are turning our gaze to springtime with a fair few things to share. Snow Hike Feb. 16 – Killbear Park (pre-registration required) Join Peter Wassermann, Kathleen McGill and Tim Dyer for a chortling good time, wandering the beaches and open bush of Ontario’s most beloved […]

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