Knotmeter - November 28, 2013

Knotmeter - November 28, 2013

Annual General Meeting
Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 1900hrs.

Notice of Meeting
Click here for the Official Notice of Meeting

Director and Auditor Reports
Director and Auditor Reports are available online in the Member's Area of the website or and in person at The Club.

Buffet Dinner
Prior to the AGM from 1730hrs to 1830hrs.
RSVP: or 613-548-3052 ext 4

Brunch and a Movie!

Sunday December 8th

Brunch Buffet in the Partridge Room at KYC followed by a showing of
Robert Redford in All is Lost at the Screening Room.

All is lost about a sailor trying to save his life and his boat after having been damaged by a floating container.
Click below for a YouTube trailer.

Brunch buffet begins at 10:30AM. Please be at the Screening Room for 1PM in time for the 1:20 showing.

$28 including brunch and movie ticket.
Please call or email Glenn Singleton to reserve.
613-548-3052 ext 4 |

Limited tickets available, please reserve early.

Directions to screening room from KYC:

TGIF - Trim The Tree & Fajita Night
Friday, November 29th at 17:30hrs
Come down to KYC to decorate the tree, see your friends and make your own fajitas!

Send us your Photos - New and Old!
We are in the process of organizing our photo collection. This includes photos from the 2013 season, photos from when the club was founded, and everything in between!

Wanted from Members:
All types of photos. Digital or paper format. We can scan older formats.

Please drop them off in a sealed envelope at KYC or send them to

New Menu
We are very pleased to announce a new menu offered at KYC from Thursday-Saturday! This menu is geared toward sharing, and warming up after fall/winter activities. 

Click here for the menu!

Malivoire Wine TGIF

Thanks to Ian Nichols from Malivoire Wine for a fantastic evening of wine sampling. Stay tuned for another event featuring Malivoire.

Hockey Night @ KYC
Live! At the KYC bar!
Every Saturday.
This week watch the Leafs and Habs battle it out in Montreal.

Puck drops at 19:00hrs

KYC Family Christmas Party
December 1st will soon be here. On this day, we hope you bring your kids down to KYC for some holiday cheer!!

What?: A fun get together with sailing friends…enjoy some games, crafts and a visit from Santa!! 
Hot buttered rum cider to help bring a bit of jolly to the parents too!

When?: 2-4pm, December 1st. Santa will arrive at around 15:15**

Where?: Upstairs at KYC

***Guardians/Parents/Grandparents: Please bring a wrapped gift with you child's name on it to KYC office by 3pm. If you have any questions please contact Erika

Help Us Find Missing Awards Night Programmes
We are currently updating our trophy records into a digital format. We have identified some gaps in the information and are requesting help from the membership.

We are looking for copies of the KYC Awards Night Program for the following years: 1997, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010.

If you have a copy, please drop it off in David Page's mailbox at KYC or email to

Upcoming Events at KYC
Nov 28 Annual General Meeting
Nov 29 TGIF - Trim The Tree 
Nov 30 Hockey Night @ KYC Toronto at Montreal
Dec 1  Children's Christmas Party
Dec 8 Brunch and "All is Lost" Screening
Dec 12 Ladies' Christmas Lunch
Dec 13 Roast Beef Feast and Carol Sing
For a complete list of upcoming events please

Volunteers Needed for Summer Regattas

KYC in cooperation with CORK, will be hosting the 29' er North American Championships just prior to the 29'er World Championships that will take place this summer .

The regatta will take place July 21- 24

The Club is not only looking for volunteers, but wants to expand it's knowledge base. We will be trying to create a team and groups of skill sets that enable the club to host quality events in the future ,and in fact we are also hosting the Soling World Championships in 2016

There will be clinics and seminars in the winter to facilitate this process.

If you are interested in learning new skills and are able to help out for these events please contact Paul Davis by email at

KYC Marine Railway - A Brief History
With the closing of the Club’s marine railway, it is the right time to stand back and look at the history of this example of 19th century technology and its use in the marine industry.

Click here for a great article by KYC Archivist David Page on the KYC Railway

Sunday Brunch

Brunch Continues this Sunday at 10:30AM. 

West Marine Event
West Marine Kingston is pleased to invite all Yacht Club Members to an exclusive evening at your local West Marine Location. 
Friday, December, 6th ~ 6pm to 8 pm 
Snacks, drinks (sorry non alcoholic) provided for KYC members.

Kingston Yacht Club members will be able to enjoy commercial pricing (Port Supply Pricing) plus an additional discount for their personal purchases. 
For example we will take an additional: 

15% on foul weather gear
10% on most items in the store
5% on electronics and boats

These discounts will not apply to items already sale priced. 

Feel free to contact us with any questions, or for any information you may require.
KYC members may also order items ahead of time to be picked up the evening of Dec.,6, 2013. We can also place orders that evening for pick up at a later date, special pricing will apply.

Please click here for a coupon! 
KYC Office can print one off by request.

Hope to see everyone!

Hours of Operation

Gas Dock
By Appointment
By Appointment
By Appointment
By Appointment
By Appointment

† 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.