Direct Energy Center - Toronto, Ontario - January 12, 2008
Well, it's a brisk January Saturday morning here in Toronto, and the crispness of the mid morning January air is a quick reminder that we're still months away from the opening of cottage season. Perhaps many months! Well at the very least, it's a while off, at least for us boaters up here in Ontario.
Given that, what would you expect to be on today's personal agenda?
Shovelling the driveway? Home improvements? R&R?
Thankfully, today, marks the opening of the 50th annual Toronto International Boat Show. But really what today's show offers is a small reprieve from the reality of frozen lakes and snow banks, surely the nemesis of any summer cottager and boating addict. This years venue is Exhibition Place, same as the last bunch.
As we pull into the show grounds, we quickly find ourselves met by thousands of other diehards attempting...