Knotmeter - September 27, 2013

Knotmeter - September 27, 2013

Winter is Coming

Thank you to all members who took the time to fill out our Food and Beverage survey last week.

From the results it is clear that Fall/Winter menu service has a place here at KYC.

Starting Sept 30 food service will be offered Thurs-Sun with a Sunday Brunch offering. Bar service will run daily.
Please click here for our new hours effective Sept 30th.

Sunday Brunch
Starting Oct 6 @ 10:30am

Racing Pictures Wanted
We need your photos from the 2013 KYC Racing Season! The more photos the better. If you have some, please drop off a CD or thumb drive to KYC, or send to
The best photos will be featured on the end of the year slideshow at Awards Night

Spectator Boats Needed for Queen's Regatta
Queen's Sailing Team would like volunteer spectator boats for Oct 5th & 6th and Oct 19th & 20th. If you are interested  please contact Nicole Czegledy:

Awards Night
November 9, 2013

Doors open: 1800hrs
Dinner served:1900hrs

$29.95 plus HST and Gratuity

RSVP with Glenn Singleton:
613-548-3052 ex 4

Please include:
number in party, boat name, any dietary restrictions

click here for details

KYC Shark wins the Homecomers Regatta

Two Sharks from KYC took part ...JLS and Shadfly.

Congrats to Peter Van Rossem, Matt Fair and Stan Wallace for winning. It should be mentioned that JLS has now won this regatta three years in a row.

Congrats to Steve Raddon, Julian Walker and Norah Greatrix for placing a respectable ninth out of a 29 Boat fleet.

For full details, please click here

Paul Davis wins Silver in Soling Worlds
KYC's Paul Davis won Silver in the Soling Worlds held on Lake Balaton, Hungary featuring Solings from 13 nations and 4 continents. It was a tough week for the Solings with races abandoned due to strong winds and postponements due to light winds and very shifty conditions throughout.

Congratulations to Paul and his boat for bringing Silver home!

Click here for full results and regatta write-up

KYC Families
Calling on all KYC families with children and grandchildren – we’d like to know what we can do to make your family experience at KYC a better one. Is there stuff we can do? Are there things we can have on hand? Activities or events you’d like to see offered? Facilities you’d like to see in place? We’re ready and willing to hear all your ideas, so please send them along to

David McCallum Retirement Party

Evening of Saturday, October 26th
Save the date!

Details to come.

Upcoming Events at KYC
Oct 5-6 Queen's Open
Oct 12-14 Thanksgiving Cruise to Jemmett's Landing
Oct 18-20 Queen's Sailing Team Nationals
Oct 26 David McCallum Retirement Party
Oct 30 Cradles Unloaded
Nov 2 Mast De-stepping
Nov 3 Haulout
Nov 7 Cruiser's AGM
Nov 9 Awards Night
Nov 28 Annual General Meeting
For a complete list of upcoming events please

New Harbour

Work on the Harbour Redevelopment project has been going at a steady pace. The new design and complete background on the New Harbour project can be found here:

Feedback is welcome, and should be submitted by emailing:

Families Needed for KYC Photoshoot
Be a star on the new website! We have teamed up with a professional photographer to take some action shots of members enjoying the club. We are looking for families who would be interested in having their photos used in KYC promotional material.
Please contact Matt White if you are

Please Update Your Address Book
KYC is retiring the email address.
The main address for the Kingston Yacht Club is
Please update your address book accordingly.

Hours of Operation

Gas Dock
11a - 9p
11:30a -8p
11a - 9p
11:30a -8p
11a - 9p
11:30a -8p
11a - 9p
11:30a -8p
11a - 9p
11:30a -8p
11a - 9p
11:30a -8p
11a - 9p
11:30a -8p
† 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.