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Knotmeter - September 23, 2016

Knotmeter - September 23, 2016

The Soling Class Regatta was a huge success! Thank you everyone who participated and contributed!

 

Solings Thank you
I would like to extend my sincere thanks to those boat owners who either relocated their boat within the KYC harbour, or moved their boat to POH for the week of the Soling regatta. The regatta was a great success, and visiting racers appreciated having a secure and safe place to moor their boats for the week.
On behalf of myself and Paul Davis (regatta chair), further thanks go to all other members and volunteers who helped on the water, on land, and in countless other ways. As well, our Manager and his staff are commended in delivering top notch services to our visiting racers.

Sincerely,
Chris Walmsley

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar of Events »

| 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

| Fall Hours

The restaurant will begin fall hours this Monday September 26th, 2016. The fall hours will remain as follows:

Monday - Friday: 12:00 - 8:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm

 

| Weekend Features

Dinner:
  • Prime Rib beef dip with carmelized onions and swiss on chibatta bread with your choice of side - $14
Brunch:
  • Special: Western Sandwich - $13
  • Omelette feature: Blue cheese, Mushroom and Chive - $13
  • Vanilla with whipped cream 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

| New Gas Dock Hours

Please be advised we will be enacting new gas dock hours due to the ending season. The gas dock hours will be as follows:

Monday - Friday - By appointment only
Saturday - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday - Closed

To book an appointment please contact Brad Strawbridge by email at yard@kingstonyachtclub.ca
 

| Keelboat Championship

Congratulations to Melodie Gummer for winning the Canadian Women's Keelboat Championship at BYC in Ottawa last weekend!

| 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