Frequently Asked Questions
No. Your lock and mooring pass along the Trent-Severn Waterway is included with your reservation. Other stops may require additional costs.
Yes! We are located at Lock 1 in Trenton, a 5 minute drive from exit 525 onto County Road 33 toward Trenton. It is a 5 minute drive/20 minute walk to downtown Trenton where there is a Metro, LCBO & Shoppers Drug Mart all centrally located.
All applicable laws for alcohol and cannabis apply to a house-boat. Before anyone opens any beer or liquor, the boat must be anchored or securely tied to the shoreline. It is against the law to operate a vessel while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs.
The compartment at the bottom of the hull of a ship or boat where water collects and must be pumped out of the vessel.
A pole with a blunt tip and a hook on the end. Typically used to assist in docking and undocking a boat, with its hook used to pull a boat towards a dock and the blunt end to push it away from a dock, as well as to reach into the water to help people catch buoys or other floating objects or to reach people in the water.
The front of a vessel.
A small propeller or water-jet at the bow, used for manoeuvring larger vessels at slow speed. May be mounted externally, or in a tunnel running through the bow from side to side.
A structure above the weather deck, extending the full width of the vessel, which houses a command centre, itself called by association the bridge.
Toggle ConAn electronic instrument that places the position of the ship (from a GPS receiver) onto a digital nautical chart displayed on a monitor, thereby replacing all manual navigation functions. Chartplotters also display information collected from all shipboard electronic. instruments and often directly control autopilotstent
The compartment of a ship where food is cooked or prepared; a ship’s kitchen.
A ship’s steering mechanism, such as a tiller or ship’s wheel.
The left side of a boat. Towards the left-hand side of the ship facing forward. Denoted with a red light at night.
The right side of a boat. Towards the right-hand side of a vessel facing forward. Denoted with a green light at night.
The rear part of a ship, technically defined as the area built up over the sternpost, extending upwards from the counter rail to the taffrail. Contrast bow.