The White Squall Blog

Feb 15- Hoot

Hello Paddlers-there’s a raft of things to talk about, so get out your banjo and here we go…. New! Girl’s Weekend Getaway, June 15-17, 2018 Looking for something different? Grab your gal pal, mom, daughter, sister and let’s go! Your weekend includes 2 nights at the Bayside Inn in the heart of Parry Sound and Jeff’s famous Bayside […]

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September Hoot & Blat Tips

Tim Dyer and dog on a SUP board at White Squall Paddling Centre

I thought we could think about life lessons. This season there was at least one incident of folks being on big water with wind and waves that should not have been out there. After the motor boat rescue, they were fine but the boats were not as happy being smashed against some rocks. It seems […]

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Carpe diem Hoot and Blat

A sweet summer hoot coming your way. Yes!… the summer days are here after our long, not so patient, wait. You may be thinking “Darn, missed my chance to get on one of those Carling Township Class kayak trips with White Squall”. Well don’t be too disappointed because there are some trips & activities to look […]

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Franklin Challenge Rocks!

Franklin Challenge 2017 in Support of Treetops Community Forest The First Annual Franklin Challenge was a wet, windy and stormy success with 80 paddlers taking on the coast of Franklin Island this past Sunday. Not even the stormy weather could dampen the paddlers’ or volunteers’ spirits!   Photography and Video by Meg Wallace Photography   […]

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Short, Sweet Summer Paddling Hoot

Short, Sweet Summer Paddling & Squaller Dollars! Time is short, so is summer – and we have two trips we want you to jump on. So much so that if you book now ( we’ll give you $25 in SQUALLER DOLLARS to spend on anything your heart desires in our outfitting shop. Now you can […]

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Jack’s Hoot for June

Tim Has A Problem You Can Fix (parents of great kids please listen up!) Our bestest & most favourite trip is YOUTH ADVENTURE from July 4-7 and we NEED YOU! We’ve lowered the cost to $395 to encourage everyone! Aimed at 12–16 yr olds with no experience –we’re a few shy of a full load. […]

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June 7th- Hoot

Hot Rocks Yoga Trip

Squall Hoot, Hoot & Hoot Superior Bound Four Squallions left for Lake Superior this morning to dip their paddles in the greatest inland sea on earth. If you haven’t smelled and felt the power of Superior, think about going if you can – it’s a deep Canadian experience. Need intel on where, when and how? […]

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Memories of Stuart McLean

Memories of Stuart McLean Living in the backwoods of Parry Sound by a small lake is a quiet way of sitting out a Canadian winter.  Sunday lunches were happy times in the front of the fire with homemade soup listening to Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Café, our young son laughing right along with my […]

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White Squall Staff Canoe Trip 2016: Temagami

~ October 27th – 31st 2016 ~ Day 1: Put in by Camp Wanipitei Temagami – land of the deepwater people and home to some of Canada’s last virgin white and red pine.  At the end of October this year and with a long, hot season behind us, Squall staff headed up for a 5 […]

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Final Fall Clear-out

Tim & Kathy Dyer

We’re open all weekend including Thanksgiving Monday with Blow-Out Pricing on new & used kayaks, canoes, boards and gear. Drop by and put your name in for a chance to win one of 3 outdoor gear prizes personally paw-selected by Charly. C’mon out and say hello for hot coffee and conversation with us or the chickens or […]

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