Explore Lake Ontario and The 1000 Islands with the NEW PORTS The Cruising Guide

 Dec 22, 2022

FINALLY!  The new edition of PORTS Cruising Guides: Lake Ontario and The 1000 Islands is available!

The long-awaited Lake Ontario and The 1000 Islands PORTS Guide has gone to press and will be available to retailers for pre-sale as of December 19. Orders will be shipped out by February 1, 2023.  Those wanting to purchase, can also pick-up their copy at the Toronto International Boat Show at the Rigging Shoppe or Fogh Marine booths as well as the PORTS/CY Media booth.

If you are a marine retailer and would like to become a PORTS Guide retailer, please email jillsnider@kerrwil.com for more information.


What’s Inside

The 2023 edition includes all new aerial images, completely updated editorial from beginning to end, including marinas, yacht clubs, islands, anchorage, services, restaurants and more. Lake Ontario and The 1000 Islands is the very first guide to include QR codes throughout to direct you to further information online about PORTS-of-call.  Now, you can easily access the most up-to-date information on tourism and events happening during your voyage. In addition, we will offer the free digital app version with your purchase of the print copy.  Inside your guide you will find a code and instructions on downloading to a single tablet of your choice – it’s like having an extra copy for that moment you realize you forgot your printed copy onboard!


A Message from the Publisher

We know that our PORTS Followers have been waiting for a long time and we appreciate your patience.  Our editorial and production teams have worked hard to ensure that the information is as current as possible and given the past 3 dubious years that COVID-19 has presented to us, this guide has been the most challenging to date.  Our PORTS Team, consisting of Craig Ritchie (Managing Editor), Allegra Smith-Herriot (Associate Editor), Caroline Bowker (Creative Director), Patti Bowden (Ad Manager), Elissa Campbell (Digital Production) and Greg Nicoll (Senior Vice-President) have worked together for nearly a year to update this World-Class publication.  Their experience and professionalism are second-to-none and their passion to bring PORTS Lake Ontario and The 1000 Islands back means that boaters can continue to utilize this amazing must-have companion for planning and onboard.

Of course, it can’t go without mention that the brainchild behind the original PORTS Guides is Steve Manley.  His meticulous research and dedication are the reason that PORTS is a staple brand onboard thousands of boats in Ontario and visiting Ontario.

I can’t wait for you to see it!


Jill Snider



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