Donna Hill

Donna  Hill
Raised in a rural southwestern Ontario tobacco town where local watering holes went by the names of Big Creek and Quance's Dam, Donna took up sailing with her husband Mike in the 1970's on Lake Simcoe, located an hour north of Toronto. Never having sailed before, Mike and Donna purchased an 18 foot Nova Scotia built day sailor which they used to discover the basics of sailing. Their interest in the sport, lead them to exploring the Great Lakes, Georgian Bay, the North Channel, Vancouver's Gulf Islands and Newfoundland's North Atlantic Ocean. Weekends and holidays were often an adventure for the family of four while visiting forts located around Lake Ontario and roasting marshmallows on White Cloud Island in Georgian Bay. They continued to purchase larger boats to make longer journeys and in 2004, they set off from England in an Oyster 56 with no real plans other than to explore the Mediterranean Sea. But discovering travelling by sea was to their liking, they adopted a lifestyle of Read More chevron_right