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SinC EYC 100 Years The Edmonton Yacht Club at Lake Wabamun has a long and storied history of bringing together captains and commodores to harness the power of the wind. It’s one of a few clubs in the province.

SinC KYC LYRA 2023 This will be the tenth LYRA annual regatta that KYC has hosted since it commenced in 1894. Only two clubs (Rochester and Sodus Bay) have hosted more during that period. 

Seahorse RegattaThe Junior Racing program at Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club has come some very enthusiastic parents. They began two years ago by organizing an event for young Optimist sailors who were not experienced enough to head to the Opti Canadian Championships.

KYC Poker RunThe second annual Dinghy Poker Run took place on Saturday August 22 at the Kanagio Yacht Club in Port Stanley, ON. With Covid 19 impacting all club functions with year, the dinghy poker run was one activity which could take place under social distancing requirements.

RCYC PaddlethonThe second annual RCYC Paddlethon in support of the Ronald McDonald House Toronto ( RMHT ) was held on Sunday August 16. Almost a hundred members gathered to paddle anything that floats around the South Island of the Club in a fundraiser that raised $20,563.

2011 Steerers OptiEarlier last month, Thomas Fogh, Program Manager of Learn to Sail at Port Credit Yacht Club, had just returned from a training camp in Florida with a large group of junior sailors...



The European portion of SailGP Season 4 got underway this weekend in Saint-Tropez, France. Having hit record breaking speeds last year on the Côte d’Azur, Phil Robertson and the Canadians were looking forward to this weekend of racing, but things did not turn out as hoped. A penalty in the pre-start of race one was a precursor of what was to come, and it proved difficult for the team to recover.

A collision with Spain early on in race one set the team back and translated into eight penalty points for the event and an additional four penalty points for the season.