Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Outings on the water

A dozen people posing on the roof of a motorized yacht.

Outing goers posing on the roof of a small motorized yacht.

© Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Joseph-Adélard Boucher coll., jab0022.

This small motor boat made for outings where summer people could be sheltered from wind or sudden rain. The hotels often offered their guests boats, such as canoes or rowboats, while the owners of somewhat bigger boats may have offered their services to vacationers. 

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