Knotmeter - March 1, 2013

Knotmeter - March 1, 2013

DN Iceboating Canadians a Great Success!

DN Canadians - another great regatta at KYC. Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped out! The Iceboaters had a great time -  one of the U.S. competitors posted a very complimentary article (click here).

Congratulations to KYC's John Curtis who was top Canadian Boat!

Final results - click here 
Video of the start line - click here
Video of Peter van Rossem in action - click here
Photos - click here
Even More Photos - click here

TGIF - Marine Museum/Pwr Squad
Friday, March 1st @ 17:30
Celebrate the end of the week at KYC. Join the Board as we host the members and guest from the Marine Museum and the Power Squadron

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

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

Upcoming Events at KYC
Mar 1 TGIF - Marine Museum/Pwr Squad
Mar 2 Cruiser's Potluck & Square Dancing
Mar 7 Able Sail Kingston Fundraiser
Mar 8 TGIF - Shark Fleet
Mar 15 TGIF - St Patty's Day
Mar 17 St. Patty's Day Irish Stew and Soda Bread
Mar 22 TGIF - Other Clubs
Mar 28 TGIT - Wing Night
April 3 Speaker Series - Tristan Story - UK Sails
April 5 TGIF - Radio Controlled
April 10 Speaker Series - Tristan Story - UK Sails
April 12 TGIF - POH and Confederation Basin
For a complete list of upcoming events please

Three KYC Sailors have now Qualified for Youth Worlds
Congratulations to Hugh Macrae, Cameron Sawyer, and Ali ten Hove for qualifying for the 2013 Youth Worlds in Cyprus this summer! Go KYC!
Check out this article from the International Sailing Federation:

Square Dancing Cancelled
Due to lack of interest, the cruising fleet is no longer hosting the square dancing event. The Cruising Potluck will go ahead as planned. 

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

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:

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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