Knotmeter - April 18, 2013

Knotmeter - April 18, 2013

Town Hall Meeting - Harbour Redevelopment
~ Thursday April 18th, 1900hrs ~
Please join the Board for a Town Hall meeting tonight for a presentation on the status and plans for harbour redevelopment.

This first meeting will primarily focus on a presentation of our current proposal and plan for the new harbour. All of the information will be posted online after the meeting, and we will be inviting members to provide feedback and questions.

All information will be posted on the project website:

The second Town Hall Meeting (May 1st) will be focused on following up on the feedback from the membership and addressing any concerns.

The schedule of subsequent meetings is as follows:

May 1: Town Hall #2
Presentation of Additional Details
Address issues and member input
Preview of motion(s) to be brought to the membership at the SGM

May 15: Special General Meeting
SGM: Board will seek approval from the membership to secure financing and to engage contractor(s) to provide docks, wave attenuators, etc. for Spring 2014 installation.

Junior Sailing
KYC is now accepting Junior Sailing and Race Team applications.
A number of sessions have already filled up.
If you or someone you know are interested in registering your children for our summer sessions please visit this link or contact the office.

Adult Learn To Sail & Community Club
We are now accepting ALTS registrations for all sessions!
Please click here for the registration form and more information.

Community Club applications are now available through the office.

Buff Your Boat! 
Join us at KYC on April 20th to buff your boat for the season and share in a buffet dinner after all of your hard work. Details here.

Sailors Meeting
April 24 ~ 19:00hrs
Come down to the club for the final Sailors Meeting before the season starts. Handbooks will be distributed and Race Committee Schedules will be discussed. Please ensure there is at least one representative from each boat present.

2013 Launch Schedule
Saturday, April 27th is…Launch Day!
Sunday, April 28th…Masts are Stepped
Cradles ready to load by May 1st
Please let the office know if you are available to volunteer.
More info will be forthcoming as the date nears!

Bar Service Hours 
Starting Monday, April 22 the KYC Bar will resume service on Mondays and Tuesdays from 4-9PM.

2013 Membership Cards & Parking Stickers
Membership cards will be mailed Thursday, April 18th.
Parking stickers are being printed. We will let you know when they are ready for pick-up.

Upcoming Events at KYC
April 18 Town Hall Meeting #1
?April 19? ?TGIF - Women in Wind?
April 20 Buff Your Boat Dinner!
April 24 Sailor's Meeting 19:00hrs
April 26 TGIF- Pre-Launch
April 27 Launch
April 28 Mast Stepping
May 1 Town Hall Meeting #2
May 2 Patio Menu Begins 
May 15 Special General Meeting
For a complete list of upcoming events please

Race Management Course
Wednesday, May 8th. 18:30-23:00hrs

Running sailboat races can be great fun! 
This short course will give participants a chance to learn about race management and the things a race committee does.

Registered participants will receive an Assistant Race Officer Certificate from Ontario Sailing. This is the first of four levels of Sail Canada certification.

Click here for registration.
 (Look down the list for the KYC course on May 8)

There may also be opportunities to audit the course with no certification given. If you’re interested in this option contact Ross Cameron. (
Come and play on May 8th.

Shark Race Committee
On Saturday, May 11th KYC will host
the Kingston-Quinte Shark Team Racing Challenge.

We need volunteers to help run the races.
If you’re interested in helping on-water, please get in touch with 
Ross Cameron (

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

Please click here for more details

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 you would be willing to donate them, please get in touch. Contact:

PHRF Newsletter
Racing Sailors: Please click here and review 

the PHRF-LO newsletter.
If you have a symmetrical spinnaker or a spinnaker that
has a centrelinetack (no spinnaker pole or articulating bowsprit)
please contact Rob Colwell - PHRF Handicapper
to arrange for a measurement.

?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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