Shuswap MacShwap – Take 2 Updated

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    Alan & Belinda

    We are looking in to trying to do the ‘Shuswap Macshwap’ again this year after having to cancel it last year due to the fire situation. Hopefully we’ll have a better year this time around.
    August 6 – 14 2022 The following is a possible itinerary.
    Day 1 Aug 6 – Meetup up at Mara Hills golf course dock. Mara Lake. (formerly Hyde mountain)
    We will likely be launching from the Swansea Pt boat launch on Mara Lake. ( Also known as Windsor Rd)
    There are a number of other launch options, including the town of Sicamous launch in the channel, Old Town Bay public launch. Parking is available near Swansea point at Mara Lake storage. It’s a 5 min drive to the storage yard at the end of Mara Heights Rd.
    Dinner at Mara Hills golf course. The views are spectacular. They offer a shuttle up from their docks. We should be OK to stay on the docks overnight. If they make an issue we can go to Turtle Bay.
    Day 2 Aug 7 – Masts lowered to go thru the Sicamous channel and proceed to Bughouse Bay on the end of Seymour arm. Spend a couple days paddleboarding, exploring the area, Albas falls etc. Shuswap Lake provincial park extends 100m from shore and they charge $20 a night to anchor. Last year the caretakers were a little unreasonable about the 100 meters and we had to pay. Just a heads up.
    Days 3 – 7 Exploring the lake. Anstey arm, Salmon Arm, Blind Bay etc
    Day 8 Anchor in Turtle Bay Mara Lake
    Day 9 Aug 14 Depart

    Keep in mind that a ‘member cruise’ is not a club event and and the ‘host’ is simply extending an invitation to you to join them. You are welcome to join us for all or part of the time.

    Alan & Belinda

    Rick & SueRick & Sue

    Count Gemini in. We would prefer the 7-10 day option. Early August is perfect for us.


    Linda and I will bring along Impulse. Presently, we are available almost all of August; however a 12th launching may work better if our son and family decide to visit us for the long weekend. We could be available for a total of 10 days.

    Doug & DonnaDoug & Donna

    Dee Sea’s will tag along for 2 or 3 days, just stay away from the long weekend!

    Alan & Belinda

    Updated the original post with more details

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