Knotmeter - May 30, 2013

Knotmeter - May 30, 2013

Sailpast is coming!

KYC Sailpast is just around the corner

Featuring Music by "The Six Feet Band"
from 1730hrs to 2030hrs 

Saturday,June 8th
Sailpast at 3pm
Off-shore in front of KYC

BBQ at 5:30pm
Barbecue options are Pork Chop, Chicken or Salmon!

To reserve Contact Glenn:

Click here for more information.

Stanley Cup seats at KYC!

Stanley Cup playoff action can be viewed on the KYC bar TV.
The 4 remaining teams are also the last 4 cup champions!
Next games are this Saturday when LA and Chicago meet at 1700hrs.

For a complete Stanley Cup Conference Final schedule see below.

Community Club
Club Sharks are now in the water! Sign up for Community Club through the office today!

Jemmett's Landing is Ready for the Season!
The Club property is again ready for the season. The mooring balls have been installed, lawn furniture delivered, swim ladder installed and the two port-a-potties brought back in. A fresh load of firewood is on its way. The water will soon be warm enough for a swim. Please enjoy your Club property again this summer. Directions to arrive by road are available in the Sunshine Room. Members coming by water are reminded to fly their Club burgees. Invited guests are most welcome, but only when attended by members. Please remember to take your garbage and recycling home when you leave. We hope to see you there!

Shoreline Shuffle
KYC will be one of the stops along the way for the Shoreline Shuffle-An initiative for a more publicly accessible shoreline. For more information check out:

Singer Castle Cruise
Join the cruisers on June 25th as they go to Singer Castle on Dark Island. See link for more info.

Race Committee Duty
Every racing boat does two Race Committee duties each season. May dates are filled. There’s a form in the race results box where you can sign up or please email
Please select your dates ASAP. After that we’ll fill in the spaces with the names of those who didn’t sign up.

Race Marks

The racing marks are in their final positions.
Those of you who want lat/long for them will find it at

Upcoming Events at KYC
June 1 Safety Officer Training Course
June 8 Commodore's Sailpast
June 15 Harbour Race
July 5-6 Main Duck Island Race
July 20 Partridge Bowl
July 26-28 29er-49er Regatta
For a complete list of upcoming events please

August 16, 17, 18 Picton Jazz Cruise Weekend

For information contact John Kitney,

Plans are in the works for the annual cruise weekend in Picton, August 16 -18. For those that are interested we have pre-booked some tickets for the Saturday night show at the Regent Theatre (“The Canadian Songbook”). For details of this years’ Jazz Festival program visit

You don’t have to be a jazz enthusiast to enjoy the Picton weekend sail and related activities. This KYC Cruisers’ event has been running since 2008 and participation peaked about two years ago with 40 club members and friends. For those that can make it to the Picton Harbour on Friday we will arrange a restaurant outing together. For Saturday evening (after our “boaters and friends happy hour”) we plan to have a catered group meal (about $25 per person), after which ticket holders can head over to the Regent for the show. The town is pretty, the sailing is fun, the company is superb - and the Saturday night show this year should have wide audience appeal. 

Safety Officer Course

~June 1-2~
This Safety Officer Training Program was developed to enhance the experience of competitors at regattas.

The course will be co-sponsored by Ontario Sailing, CORK / Sail Kingston and Kingston Yacht Club. It will be conducted over two days and result in certification.
The Certificate will be recognized and provided by Ontario Sailing.

Click here for more information

KYC New Harbour
On May 15th the membership approved the motion proposed by the Board of Directors and the Strategic Planning Committee to move ahead with the new Harbour Project.
Thank you to everyone who attended the meeting and participated.
The club has signed the water lot lease and this has also been signed by the Department of Transport signalling the next phase of this project
The engineering firm has been hired for the initial steps of the harbour design and analysis
They will be at the club in the next week doing soundings to map the harbour depths and determine an anchoring model and near shore conditions
The New Harbour section of the website will be updated as we move forward, and we plan to create a Notice Board in the clubhouse to keep Members involved.
We will also schedule several Town Hall meetings once the design work has progressed, so the members can be properly briefed on the project.
The New Harbour website can be found here:
Any questions related to the project should be directed

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:

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

Bar, Kitchen and Office Hours

Office Service


11a-9p Variable*
Sun 11a-10p 11a-9p Variable*

Special events schedule will determine weekly 
office schedule for Saturday, Sunday & Monday
For more information on other KYC events and programs please visit our website.