Knotmeter - February 21, 2013

Knotmeter - February 21, 2013

KYC to host DN Iceboating Canadians This Weekend!
It doesn't get much better than this - Iceboating at KYC!
With the great ice conditions in the Kingston Harbour, the DN iceboating fleet has selected KYC to host the DN Canadians this weekend. It should be a very exciting weekend, and we encourage everyone to come down and watch some great racing!

The organizers are looking for volunteers to help run the regatta. Please contact John Curtis:

TGIF - Canta Arya School of Strings
Friday, Feburary 22nd @ 17:30
Celebrate the end of the week at KYC. 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!

The Kitchen will be open and will feature Pulled-Pork-On-A-Bun for $7.95

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

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.

Membership Renewal
Have you indicated whether you plan on renewing yet?
We encourage all members to login and indicate whether they plan to renew for this upcoming season. Please do so online:

Upcoming Events at KYC
Feb 22 TGIF - Canta Arya School of Strings
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

KYC Sailors Qualify for Youth Worlds
Congratulations to Cameron Sawyer from the KYC 29er team and Ali ten Hove from the 420 team for qualifying for the 2013 Youth Worlds in Cyprus this summer! Go KYC!

Good Luck to Violet and Hugh at the Radial Trials
Hugh Macrae and Violet Stafford will be sailing this weekend in 2013 Laser Midwinters East Regatta. This is a qualifying event for the Youth Worlds in Cyprus, so wish them luck!
You can follow the results by clicking here.

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. 

Able Sail Fundraiser - The California Campaign

March 7 2013, at 7 pm ~ Kingston Yacht Club
Join us for a private screening of the sailing film "The California Campaign", silent auction and dessert tasting.

Click here for online tickets, movie trailer, and full info

Congratulations Danna and Mike
A big KYC congratulations to Danna and Mike Hull who welcomed their new son: Britton Alexander Hull, born Feb 16th at 10:50 pm
8lbs 0oz, with brown hair and blue eyes. A future KYC Sailor!

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

Women in Wind Sponsored Learning Event
Restricted Operators Certificate (Maritime) Radio
April 8 and 15, 2013
Open to all KYC members

In collaboration with the Kingston chapter of the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron. Women in Wind is pleased to present this two night maritime radio operator’s certificate program.

Interested KYC members can register by clicking on

?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 & Monday
For more information on other KYC events and programs please visit
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