Knotmeter - December 27, 2012

Knotmeter - December 27, 2012

KYC Holiday Hours and Events

Mon, Dec 24th - Sun, Dec 30th
KYC Closed
There will be no access to the building
Mon, Dec 31st
Open @ 7PM
"Old Year's Night Party". 

$25 advance tickets
$30 at the door
Please contact the office for tickets

Tues, Jan 1st
Open 12:00-18:00 

Commodore's Levee from 13:00-16:00
Drop-in event

Winter Bar Hours

*Starting January 2nd*

Office Service

*Special events schedule will determine weekly office schedule for Saturday, Sunday & Monday
For more information on other KYC events and programs please visit

Murder Mystery Dinner
January 19th

"Partners in Crime" in conjunction with KYC are pleased to bring you a night of mystery and fun. Click Here for more details. For reservations please contact

*More information to follow*

Sail Canada Rolex Sailor of the Year Awards Dinner
Saturday, January 19th
 The Carlu, 444 Yonge St., 7th Floor, Toronto, Ontario.
Attire: Business Suit & Tie / Cocktail Dress

This will be a big night for our club as we receive the "Regatta of the Year Award" for the great job we all did hosting the 2012 Shark World Championship. Also, Junior Past Commodore Paul Davis is one of three finalists for the Sail Canada Rolex Sailor of the Year Award and Ali ten Hove will receive the Bill Burke Memorial award.

Tickets to the evening purchased before December 31st include a free pass to the Toronto Boat show.

For more info please see the following links:

Sailor of the Year press release 
Ticket Sales

Affiliated Hotel is...
Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre
30 Carlton St. Toronto, ON M5B 2E9
Hotel: 416-977-6655 | Fax: 416-977-0502

See you there!

Quarterly Log Submissions
The next edition of the log will be published on January 9th.
The log is a great opportunity to post longer articles that are outside the scope of the Knotmeter.

The content of the log is largely fueled by member submissions. If you have anything you would like to include please submit to

Submissions will be accepted up until January 3rd at 1200hrs.

Speaker's Series - Peter C. Newman
January 13th - 3:30PM
Partridge Room

Please join us as Peter C. Newman tells tales about the boats he has sailed, the Prime Ministers he has dissected and the Canadian business establishment he invented.

Mr. Newman is the controversial author of 25 books that have sold over 2.5 million copies. Peter has set new standards in Canadian political and business writing and reporting. He was editor in chief of both the Toronto Star and MacLean’s Magazine, has been awarded seven honourary doctorate degrees, including Queen’s University and Royal Military College where he now lectures. Mr. Newman holds a full captain’s rank in the Royal Canadian Navy Reserves and was awarded two Orders of Canada. He has sailed the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Hay Bay. Peter is currently writing a history of the United Empire Loyalists.

Dinner Theater
Wednesday, January 30th

Kings Town Players' Production of
"God of Carnage"
Door open: 1800hrs, dinner :1830hrs
performance: 2000hrs
$34.95++ includes dinner and the play.

To reserve call 613-548-3052 ext 4
or email
Please include number in your party and
any dietary restrictions.

Menu selections will be forthcoming.

For more on "God of Carnage" click here.

Upcoming Events at KYC
Date Event
Jan 1 Commodore's Levee ~ 13:00-16:00hrs
Jan 4 TGIF
Jan 11 TGIF - No Boaters
Jan 13 Speaker Series - Peter C. Newman
Jan 18 TGIF - Queen's Sailing
Jan 19 Murder Mystery Dinner 
Jan 25 TGIF - Offshore
Jan 27 - Feb 10 King's Town Players 
Jan 30 King's Town Players - Dinner Theater
For a complete list of upcoming events please visit:

Membership Renewals

Renewals have been sent out. If you have not yet received your renewal form please contact the office. 

New this year is the ability to renew through your online account access. If you would like to use this method please go to, login and choose renewal.

Online Member Roster - Important - Please Read
The Online Roster will only be available to other members (via the members only Members Area), but you can still choose what information you include on the roster.

Before we release the Online Member Roster, we ask that all members review their profile and choose which information they would like to display to other members.

Click here for a step-by-step guide