Foreign-flagged pleasure boats starting to arrive in Sydney

Port GM says it's good to see tourist traffic after several months of lockdown under the COVID-19 pandemic

CBC NewsTom Ayers

A sailboat from Germany and another from Denmark were the first foreign-flagged vessels to visit Sydney harbour in Cape Breton during the pandemic.

Paul Carrigan, general manager for the Port of Sydney, said the boats docked at the Royal Cape Breton Yacht Club marina and then moored overnight on Tuesday in the harbour.

He said people often like to talk about ships coming and going, but there was an extra buzz about the port as pandemic restrictions start to ease up.

"The community gets excited …


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