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Knotmeter - November 21, 2014

Knotmeter - November 21, 2014


Annual General Meeting
The 2014 Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 1900hrs.

Notice of Meeting
Click here for the Official Notice of Meeting

Director and Auditor Reports
Director and Auditor Reports will be made available Friday, November 21, 2014 and can be accessed any of the following ways:

  • Member’s Area of the website by clicking here;
  • Available for pickup at the KYC Office;
  • At the AGM itself;
  • Or by contacting the Office at the contacts below. 

Buffet Dinner
The AGM buffet will not be offered this year due to scheduled improvements to our foodservice facilities. We are excited to re-open after the AGM with new tools to serve you better. 

Attend via Online Meeting
Continuing on a trial basis we will allow members to attend the 2014 AGM electronically. To be eligible members must: a) register their intent to attend electronically by contacting the main office by  Friday, November 21st, 2014; b) must be located at least 80kms from KYC during the meeting; c) must remotely attend the meeting for its entire duration; and d) have the appropriate computing capability to login to the Online Meeting Software chosen by KYC. A conference call phone number may be available, but voting will not be permitted over the phone.

Main Office Contacts
613-548-3052 ext. 1 or csc@kingstonyachtclub.ca


Downstairs Bar Renovation

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve the quality of service at KYC, the Downstairs bar and Kitchen will be under renovation this month. The upstairs bar will be open for your enjoyment:

Date Upstairs Bar Service Kitchen Serivce
Friday Nov 21
Open 12pm-9pm
Closed
Saturday Nov 22
Open 11am-9pm
Closed
Sunday Nov 23
Open 11am-9pm
Closed
Monday Nov 24
Closed
Closed
Tuesday Nov 25
Open 4pm-9pm
Closed
Wednesday Nov 26
Open 4pm-9pm
Closed

We apologize for any inconvenience during this time and look forward to reopening the new an improved KYC Bar and Kitchen on November 27, just in time for the AGM!

Please click here for a detailed schedule of service interruptions.

Click here for the bar renovation photo album that we will update as the renovation progresses.


Windy Day at KYC

It was a windy day at KYC on Tuesday. Winds averaged over 45 knots mid afternoon!
Thank you to Doug Perkins for the photo


Gas Dock 
Please note that the Gas Dock is now closed for all services for the winter. We look forward to re-opening at Launch.


Awards Night Photos Wanted
Do we you have photos from the Awards Night?
Please send them to Matt White: matt.white@kingstonyachtclub.com


 Director Nomination Forms 
Nomination forms for board positions in the 2014-15 season are now available at the office.


KYC Family Christmas Party

December 14

Attention Ladies and Gentleman… Boys and Girls…
The 2014 KYC Family Christmas Party 
is not one you will want to miss!
For Who?:  YOU, the KYC member!  

The VERY ENTERTAINING MAGICIAN: ROB DRISCOLL
will make ALL AGES LAUGH!  Also BRING YOUR KIDS, GRANDKIDS, NIECES/NEPHEWS AND OTHER LITTLE CLOSE FRIENDS for the children’s games, crafts and Santa’s visit!!

When/Where?: Sunday December 14, 2-4pm upstairs 

What?: Christmas games/crafts available for children at 2pm

Rob Driscoll, the VERY ENTERTAINING MAGICIAN,
will run the show from 3-330pm

Santa is expected to arrive after Rob’s performance

Note: Parents, grandparents and guardians of little child(ren) attending...please place a gift wrap present with “your child’s” name on it in by 3pm in the KYC office (near Santa’s bag).


Toronto International Boat Show Trip  2015
Collins Bay Yacht Club members are again running a highway coach trip to the Toronto International Boat Show and invite KYC members, spouses and friends to join us along with members from CFBKY Club.

Depart: Wednesday, January 14,2015 from CBYC parking lot at 8:15am

Arrive: at Boat Show at 11:00am

Depart: show a 6:00 pm  - Dinner at the Mandarin Chinese Buffet off Brock  Road, Pickering 

Return: CBYC parking lot 9:30 pm  ( or close to this)

NOTE: there will be a pickup at the Flying J Napanee at about 9:00 am
COST:  for coach -same as last year  -$30.00  per person -a bargain!

PHONE:  Dennis Reed  at 613-373-0288 to book a seat
   - need 45 people to break even     -phone soon
  - money required to confirm seats
 You are responsible for your own tickets - note there are often free tickets available through your club


Queen's Sailing Team ~  Finishes 2nd at the Kennedy Cup

The Queens Keelboat Sailing team finished 2nd at the Kennedy Cup, the National Championship.

With winter quickly approaching, the Queen’s Sailing Team headed south one last time to Annapolis, Maryland to compete in North American Collegiate Keelboat Championship, the Kennedy Cup. This invitational event brought the best teams from all across the United States together for the first time all season, each team with their sights set on the cup

Sailing for Queen’s were Clifton Kartner ‘15, Samuel Thompson ‘17, Sean Magee-Saxton ‘16, Will Jones ‘17, Daniel Sheedy ‘17,Jack Breislin ‘16, Connor MacKenzie ‘17, and Nicholas Wright ‘16 

Full Regatta Report:
www.queenssailing.ca/2014/Kennedy-Cup.html

Support Queen's Sailing Team!


Interested in Volunteering at KYC?
We are looking for people interested in serving on the board or on a committee for the upcoming year.  It is an exciting time to be involved with so many projects and initiatives moving ahead. If you like to get involved please contact the office.


New Wine at KYC
We are offering a new white wine, Norman Hardie's Calcaire, from Prince Edward County. Come down to KYC to try this delicious dry white! Click the link for tasting notes: Norman Hardie Calcaire


Upcoming Events at KYC
November 22 KPSS - Aging and Boating
November 27 AGM Buffet - 1730-1830hrs
November 27 Annual General Meeting - 1900hrs
December 5 Carol Sing and Roast Beef Feast
December 14 KYC Family Christmas Party
January 1 Commodore's Levee
For a complete list of upcoming events please visit:
www.kingstonyachtclub.ca/calendar