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Old Boating Newsgroups (historical only)

Pat created the newsgroup can.rec.boating in May 1998 for Canadian boaters to talk online. Although it still exists, it is no longer used by boaters and is mostly spam. The can.rec.boating Charter explained the group's creation.
Here is a very old list of boating newsgroups and forums:

can - Canada regional groups:
can.rec.boating - boating in Canada
can.rec.boating (read-only) - fishing in Canada (read-only)
ott.rec.sailing - sailing in the Ottawa River
ott.rec.canoe-kayak - canoeing in the Ottawa River
rec - Usenet world-wide: - hobbyists interested in boating - boat building, design, restoration, repair - cruising in boats - electronics, hardware, software on boats -  boats with oars, paddles - boat racing - speed competition, powered - freshwater bass - saltwater fishing - water polo - waterskiing
alt - Usenet world-wide:
alt.great-lakes - the Great Lakes - crew members on wind-powered boats
alt.sailing.pbsa - personal watercraft