Knotmeter - September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015

Knotmeter Photo Competition

Starting in October we are asking members to submit their best photos of the 2015 sailing season at KYC. The best photos we recieve will be featured in the knotmeter. There will be prizes to be won. Bonus points will be awarded for funny captions. Submit your photos to

F&B Update

September Hours:

Hours Monday Tuesday - Friday Weekends
Kitchen 1130-2000 1130-2100 1000-2100(2000 Sun)
Bar 1130-2100 1130-2200 1000-2200(2100 Sun)

Winter Hours Effective October 4, the bar & restaurant will be closed on Mondays.

Hours Tues-Wed Thurs-Fri Weekends
Kitchen 1200-2000 1200-2100 1000-2100(1800 Sun)
Bar 1200-2100 1200-2200 1000-2200(1900 Sun)

Friday & Saturday Dinner Feature:


Ocean-wise certified harpoon-caught Swordfish with a Veracruz sauce, roasted local fingerling potatoes and sautéed local swiss chard.

Suggested wine pairing: Gaba do Xil Mencia.

Weekend Brunch Feature:

Keep and eye out for the weekend brunch features every week in the knotmeter. Chef Neil and Justin Lamoureux, one of our talented line cooks will be coming up with delicious brunch features for each weekend. This week they are featuring:

Omelette with hot Italian sausage with mixed peppers and provolone.

New Drink Menu:

Although Gillian has left us for warmer climes this winter, she has left behind a great new cocktail list. Come in and try one of KYC's signature cocktails!

Beer of the Week:

This week's beer is MacKinnon Brothers' Red Fox Summer Ale, an easy drinking summer ale infused with beets with a crisp citra hop finish.

Fall & Winter Events @ KYC

James, Neil & Greg are working on plans for some exciting events at KYC this winter. First up will be TGIF's featuring tasty and delicious dinner specials with wine pairings. Watch out for our Oktober Fest themed TGIF later in October. Chef Neil will be pulling out all the stops for KYC's annual award night on November 7. We will also be hosting a wine pairing dinner on November 21.

There will be an exciting slate of holiday parties at KYC with old favorites and new events planned. The Roast Beast Feast & Carol Sing will be on December 5, the Kid's Christmas Party will be on December 13 and an exciting new event The Holiday Cocktail Party will be on December 19. Keep an eye on the Knotmeter for more details.

September Gas Dock Hours

September Gas Dock hours will be 0900h - 1700h, seven days a week. Brad Strawbridge, our indefatigable yard steward will be manning the Gas Dock from Monday to Friday. As a result of Brad's other duties, he does get called away from the Gas Dock periodically, please be patient and he will do his best to be back as soon as possible. Weekend Gas Dock service will continue as normal.

Yoga @ KYC! 

Yoga at KYC with Norah Greatrix!

Come down to KYC for yoga, every Monday!

Where: September classes will be held outside (Weather permitting) however please meet at the Clubhouse first.

1545h, every Monday, classes formally start at 1600h. 

The cost is $10 per session (which we will be happy to apply to your account)

Sign Up:
Please contact Greg McNab

What to Bring:
Mat, comfortable clothes & H2O. 
(A mat can be arranged in advance if you need, please contact Norah for this and with any questions pertaining to what will be covered in class). 

A bit about Norah!

For additional information please contact Norah, she will be happy to answer any additional questions

Racing Update


Carruthers Series:
PHRF I: 1st Ritalin, 2nd Breakaway, 3rd Force 10
PHRF II: 1st Jammin, 2nd Finnish Line 2.0

August Series:
PHRF I: 1st Touch of Class, 2nd Force 10, 3rd Chirya (provisional, protest pending)
PHRF II: 1st Jammin', 2nd Selene, 3rd (tie) Scotia Maid and Finnish Line 2.0 
Sharks: 1st Dartos, 2nd Shanti, 3rd Shadfly

Upcoming Events:

Our KYC Chase Race will close out racing for the year this Saturday, Sept 25. 

Race Management:
Thanks to Don Ruddy, Ross Cameron, and Robert & Christina Weguelin for helping our volunteer race committee crews run & score the races this month.

KYC's Debbie Loder Wins Kingston Blooms

As many of you will have noticed, KYC is lucky to have a beautiful garden between Saint's Rest and the Parking lot and it is all the work of Debbie Loder. This month all her hard work was recognized by the Kingston Blooms competition, where her garden won first place in the Large Garden category. 

Debbie wants to extend a warm thank you to all of the people who voted for her garden. These votes placed her in the top three gardens of her category, which were then judged by the Kingston Blooms judges. Debbie was given a beautiful maple leaf plaque to be placed in her garden. Congratulations Debbie!

KPSS Upcoming Courses

Kingston Power & Sail Squadron will be offering a large number of boating courses through the fall and winter and all the courses will be hosted at KYC.

Restricted Maritime Radio - Saturdays, Oct. 3, Nov. 21, Feb. 13,    April 9 from 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m.

Boat Projects - (NEW)  Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Sailing - Wednesdays March 2 to May 4 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Marine Systems Related Maintenance- Wednesdays Jan 6 to          Jan 27 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Marine Diesel Engine Maintenance - Saturday, Jan 9                  from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Boat Electrical Systems - Wednesdays, Feb. 10 to March 2 from      7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Working with Fiberglass - Thursday, March 10 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m

Please visit the KPSS website to register:
or contact May Corcoran at 613 536-5367

Upcoming Events at KYC
September 26 Chase Race
September 26 Queen's Dinner in Partridge Room
September 29 Last Weeknight Race of 2015
October 2 First TGIF of the Fall
October 18 Shark Team Racing
October 31-November 1 Mast De-Stepping & Haulout
For a complete list of upcoming events please visit: