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Pat created the newsgroup
can.rec.boating in May 1998 for Canadian boaters to talk and ask questions. The can.rec.boating Charter/FAQ explains the newsgroup's creation. Although it's no longer used by boaters and is mostly spam, can.rec.boating still exists.
Here is an old list of boating newsgroups and forums:
can.rec.boating - boating in Canada can.rec.boating (read-only) can.rec.fishing - fishing in Canada can.rec.fishing (read-only) ott.rec.sailing - sailing in the Ottawa River ott.rec.canoe-kayak - canoeing in the Ottawa Riverrec - Usenet world-wide:
rec.boats - hobbyists interested in boating rec.boats.building - boat building, design, restoration, repair rec.boats.cruising - cruising in boats rec.boats.electronics - electronics, hardware, software on boats rec.boats.paddle - boats with oars, paddles rec.boats.racing - boat racing rec.boats.racing.power - speed competition, powered rec.outdoors.fishing.bass - freshwater bass rec.outdoors.fishing.saltwater - saltwater fishing rec.sport.water-polo - water polo rec.sport.waterski - waterskiingalt - Usenet world-wide:
alt.great-lakes - the Great Lakes alt.sailing.boats.crew - crew members on wind-powered boats alt.sailing.pbsa alt.sport.jet-ski - personal watercraft