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Lake Champlain toponymy

Sailing Lake Champlain



You will not find the Lake Champlain monster, ... But you will find a beautiful lake for sailing

strong weather on Lake Champlain

A sail boat works hard in strong weather

Sometimes referred to as one of the Great Lakes, Lake Champlain is the sixth largest freshwater lake in the United States. The lake has approximately 587 miles of shoreline stretching 120 miles from its southern most point near Whitehall, New York to its outlet into the Richelieu River in Quebec. It is 11.2 miles across at its widest point, and has 440 square miles of surface area. The deepest part of the lake is close to 400 feet. It forms the border between the Adirondack Mountains of New York State and the Green Mountains of Vermont.

Learn to sail on lake Champlain's toponymy


It located approx 5 hours north of New York City and about 1 hour south of Montréal, Québec. It is easily reached by car.

This fresh water lake offers historic award-winning scenery amongst its countless uninhabited island anchorages and shoreline, beautufull farms, forest, rocky and sandy uncrowded beaches, beautifull isolated coves, historic lighthouses, , lakeside restaurants, …


The spectacular setting, gentle breezes and comfortable temperatures, worm waters, … make it hard to resist …

Sailing on an O'Day 37'

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