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Early Birds

28 feet of comfortable vacation rental, available only  for a weekend or a full week in the Ottawa area, the Rideau Canal, the 1000 Islands or Montreal. An Express Cruiser, run by an efficient economic engine giving her a range of approximately 250km on a full tank of 400 liters. At speeds approaching 40 kmh, this boat can zip through the Rideau Lakes within minutes or spend hours crossing them like a houseboat. Cockpit canvas enclosure with mosquito screens and ice coolers allow for all weather entertaining of 5 persons with sleeping accommodations for two in the Queen aft cabin, two in the forward double vberth and one in the convertible dinette. Cool vent hatches, airy port holes. Easy to handle anchoring, radio, chart plotter navigation and docking assist. Early Birds home is on her trailer in Ottawa. She can be delivered and picked up by her trailer on the Ottawa river, the Rideau Canal or anywhere along the Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston triangle. She is classified as a boat under 30' and therefore is rented without Captain and Crew. For those that can not cruise on their own, special arrangements can be made with the Captain for a boat operating course during a weekday.


Dual ice coolers
Sun Pads & Beach umbrellas
Cold & Hot Water
Pots & Coffee maker
Refrigerator w/Freezer
Microwave & Toaster
GPS Chart plotter

Sound System
Fishing gear
Washroom & Shower
BBQ and Camper Stove
Cellular Phone USB
Safety & First Aid
Available Dinghy



  • Boat Operating Course
  • Sandwiches Ham, Turkey, Roast Beef
  • Soda pop Pack of 2 Pepsi, 2 7up and 2 Ginger-ale
  • Juice pack of 2 Apple, 2 Orange and 2 Lemonade
  • Water 12 pack 500ml bottles natural spring water
  • 5 lb bag of ice cubes
  • Transport and Launch
  • Captain
  • Crew
  • Prepaid fuel charge


Operating and Safety

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