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Knotmeter - September 16, 2016

Knotmeter - September 16, 2016

This week the club is hosting the 2016 Soling Worlds Regatta!

 

Gas Dock Notice
Please note that our gas dock is now operating with reduced staff. If you would like to purchase fuel, we would appreciate you call our hero, Brad Strawbridge, before arriving to ensure prompt service. Your patience is much appreciated! Brad can be reached by email at yard@kingstonyachtclub.ca.

Upcoming Events

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| September 10-17: Soling Worlds

The International Soling Class World Championships are being held at our club this September 10th -17th. This year the Regatta is proudly sponsored by Subaru Kingston. For more information on the regatta, registration, and timing, please visit www.kingstonyachtclub.com/solingworlds2016/

 

| September 24: Chase Race/Able Sail Kingston Regatta

| Kingston Power and Sail Squadron Upcoming events

Saturday, Oct. 08, 2016 Maritime Radio - 1000 to 1600

For more information and registration of upcoming KPSS events please visit www.kingstonboatingandsailing.ca

KPSS Events Coming up @ KYC

Dining

| Weekend Features

Dinner:
  • Jerk Chicken Supreme with basmati rice pilaf, green beans, and a honey coriander yogurt - $18
Brunch:
  • Special: Huevos rancheros - $13
  • Omelette feature: Ham and swiss - $13
  • Mixed chocolate chip pancakes

| Beer of the Week

Beau's Farm Table I.P.A.

It is an assertive yet-very-drinkable India Pale Ale that marries typical flavour profiles of the British and American interpretations of this style. Farm Table: I.P.A. is unfiltered, and dry-hopped in our conditioning tanks to amplify the hop aromas

History:
A boat-load of extra hops (a natural preservative) made India Pale Ale (I.P.A.'s) historically better suited for long voyages when shipping to British soldiers stationed afar, including India. Their distinct taste caught on, and now these ales are widely known and enjoyed for their aggressively hopped aromas and flavours.

Tasting Notes:
Expect a bold-yet-balanced blend of hop and bitterness and both citrus and earthy hop aromas, complimented by bready maltiness and caramel flavour.

Enjoy!

 

| Wine of the Month

Gerard Bertrand 2013 Languedoc is a well balanced, dry, bright red wine produced from two fantastic grape varietals – Syrah and Grenache. These grapes alone commonly make for delicious wines because of the terroirs they thrive in. The Languedoc province throughout the South of France is one of the largest wine growing regions in the world. Soil in the region contains abundant limestone and gravel, along with an array of shrubbery that over many thousands of years has enriched the soil with fragrance. Because it’s so large, Languedoc provides a variety of terroirs that allow for unending combinations and concentrations of different varietals.

Sailing

| RACING UPDATE

Results
Congratulations to the Carruthers Series winners...

PHRF 1: 1st Breakaway J, 2nd Force 10, 3rd Ritalin
PHRF 2: 1st La Galouine

Upcoming
KYC Chase Race/Able Sail Kingston Regatta, Saturday Sept 24