There is excellent yachting in the bay, which contains many beautiful islands, such as Peaks and Cushing's islands.
Buzzard's Bay is also a popular yachting ground, and all about its shores are towns of summer residence..
Hunter's Quay is the yachting headquarters, the Royal Clyde Yacht Club's house adjoining the pier.
Bowness lies at the head of a small bay, is served by the lake-steamers of the Furness Railway Company, and is a favourite yachting, boating, fishing and tourist centre.
He was always a man of much physical activity, fond of a horse, of field sports and games, and of yachting.