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Soon after slipping into the waters of Lunenburg Harbor from the Smith and Rhuland Shipyard in March 1921, Bluenose captured the hearts and minds of Canadians as the sleekest and fastest fishing schooner the world had ever seen. In its first season, Bluenose both hauled in a record catch on the Grand Banks and brought the International Fishermen’s Trophy back to Nova Scotia.
The boat, aptly named the Corona, measures almost 4 metres and is built of marine plywood and fibreglass.
As the Arctic continues warming at a rate almost twice the global average, Canada’s Coast Guard is boosting its patrols of waterways that have opened up as a result.
Night-night boat. But before you can tip-toe away off the dock, your boat calls out a parting shot from under the covers, “Hey Santa, not so fast. I need canvas repairs, maybe a new dingy, and an upgrade in navigational electronics.”