Knotmeter - March 6, 2013

Knotmeter - March 6, 2013

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.

Tickets are $15 at the door, but save $5 by buying advance tickets online.

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

Dry Mooring Application time!

In an effort to better organize our breakwall and boat-yard it is requested that all members that would like a dry mooring on any type submit their application to the office by Friday, April 12th.

Please click here to access the 2013 Dry Mooring application.

Cruiser's Potluck & Awards

The Cruiser's Potluck was a great success this year. Lots of attendees and a delicious spread. Congratulations to Laura Tattersall and Rick Sellens for winning the Long Haul and Fort Frontenac awards.

The Ice is In, The Boats are Out!
The ice boaters have been taking advantage of the weather down here at KYC. Click here to check out some of the recent action.

Attention Racers!
Both young & not-so-young-but-young-at-heart!

KYC Race Coach Rob Frost announces the "Provincial Talent Squad Initiative 2013".

Please click here for more details

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 7 Able Sail Fundraiser - 7PM click here
Mar 8 TGIF - Shark Fleet
Mar 15 TGIF - St Patty's Day - Irish Stew & 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

Shark Sails Needed

The Club Sharks are in need of some upgraded sails! If you have a set of sails that are collecting dust in your garage, are in good condition, not too stretched out, and would be willing to donate, please get in touch. Contact:

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:

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
Please renew on-line today! We encourage all members to login and renew (or if you have moved or are changing your status, to fill in the form to let us know that too). Thanks!

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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