Knotmeter - February 14, 2013

Knotmeter - February 14, 2013

KYC Log - Sweet Heart Edition

The latest edition of the Log is now available online, around the club and in the mail for those who have requested mail service.
Please click here to download the Sweet Heart Edition

Family Day
Please note that KYC will be closed Monday, February 18th for Family Day

Ice Boaters - TGIF
Friday, Feburary 15th @ 5:30pm
Join the Ice Boaters this Friday down at the club as we celebrate the end of the week!

TGIF - Canta Arya School of Strings
Friday, Feburary 15th @ 5:30pm
We are excited to feature the Canta Arya School of Strings for this TGIF. They will perform for members and guests between 5:30-6:00PM. Don't miss it!

Club Racing 2013 Season Meeting
February 27th, 19:00hrs

Please attend if you plan to race or are interested for the 2013 season. Meeting agenda will include a review of the 2013 sailing calendar.

Yard Steward Position

After 40 plus years as KYC's Yard Steward, David McCallum will retire at the end of this season. The plan is to hire his replacement to work with him during the 2013 sailing season. Please forward this job posting on to anyone you feel may be interested in this position.
Click here for the KYC Yard Steward job posting.

Calabogie Ski Trip

The cruising club has arranged a deal with Calabogie Ski Resort for a Hotel room and two lift tickets for Feb 25, 26 for $125.00.

If you both ski you could ski either on the 25th or 26th, staying the night of the 25th. For those who would want to ski a second day, the lift tickets are $28 – $30 each.

For those who don't want to ski, there is skating, and a nice swimming pool.

Anyone who wants to go should call Calabogie 1-800-669-4861 and tell them you are with Kingston Yacht Club and want a room and tickets. Calabogie will set aside five rooms for us until Feb 15, after that there may or may not be space.

Calabogie is a two hour drive from Kingston.

You must reserve with Calabogie if you want a room.

Upcoming Events at KYC
Feb 15?? TGIF - Ice Boaters???
Feb 22 TGIF - Club Presented
Feb 27 2013 Club Racing Meeting
Mar 1 TGIF - House Cmte/Marine Museum/Pwr Squad
Mar 2 Cruiser's Potluck & Square Dancing
Mar 7 Able Sail Kingston Fundraiser
Mar 8 TGIF - Shark Fleet
For a complete list of upcoming events please

Square Dancing

March 2, 2013, 20:00hrs
The cruising fleet is hosting a square dancing event after their potluck. All KYC members and their guests are welcome even if you don’t participate in the cruising fleet. The square dancing will start at approximately 20.00 hrs, and the cost will be $10.00 per person to cover the band. 
Contact Rod Munro for more:

KYC Junior Sailing Registration Open

Junior Sailing registration is now open.
Click Here for program information and forms.

KYC Race Team Member Qualifies for 2013 Youth Worlds
We are very proud of Cameron Sawyer from the KYC 29er team for qualifying for the 2013 Youth Worlds in Cyprus this summer. Congratulations Cameron!

Member Accounts Update

The KYC Board of Directors has enacted two policies that impact member accounts including how accounts in arrears will be dealt with. These changes will go into effect March 1, 2013.

Click here for more detail.

?Two Great Lakes Hit Lowest Level on Record

Two of the Great Lakes have hit their lowest water levels ever recorded, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday, capping more than a decade of below-normal rain and snowfall and higher temperatures that boost evaporation. Read more.

?Kingston Power and Sail Squadron
Kingston Power and Sail Squadron is offering courses. Please click the link below for a detailed course listing.
Course Offerings

Winter Bar and Office Hours

Office Service

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

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