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Knotmeter - October 27, 2017

Knotmeter - October 27, 2017


Check out our first CSCM Club of the Year Award now hanging in the dinning room!

Special announcements

| Temporary Club Closing

As the season begins to wind down, we are reviewing the calendar and scheduling some much needed Clubhouse projects that need to happen before Brad leaves for warmer weather. The timing unfortunately means we will need to close the Restaurant and Bar during the week of November 6th as the water will need to be shut off to perform maintenance. There will be no bar, kitchen, or washroom services during this time as we will be upgrading part of the kitchen floor and walls that are in dire need of repair. This project is long overdue and is essential to happen before we experience the Christmas Season. During this time we will also do a quick renovation of the men's washroom as well as review a sewer issue that has been causing us problems all season.

If you have any questions or concerns either about the closure or the scope of work, please contact Greg at manager@kingstonyachtclub.ca or 613.548.3052


Upcoming Events

Full Calendar of Events »

| October 28: Mast Unstepping

| October 29: Haulout

The Haulout Breakwall and Yard Plans are now available at the links below:
Haulout Breakwall Plan 2017
Haulout Yard Plan 2017

 

| NOVEMBER 4: Sailing Awards Night


Limited seating remaining! The deadline for reservations is Sunday October 29th, by 5:00pm.

A panel met on Monday and selected the winners of this year's Special Awards. Thanks to all those who submitted nominations. As usual there are more worthy nominees than awards available.

Please send your photos or videos, for inclusion in the slide show, by email to race@kingstonyachtclub.com or by media (USB drive or CD-ROM) to the Race Office. We already have some very "interesting" submissions/evidence.
 

| NOVEMBER 4: Awards Banquet

| November 1: W in W Book club

The Women in Wind Book Club will be meeting on November 1st at 5:30pm. More details will follow in the next few weeks.

 

| November 22: Cooking night with Chef Neil

The Annual Cooking night with Chef Neil is scheduled for November 22nd at 5:30pm. Details for booking a ticket will follow once this year's exciting menu has been set!

 

| December 13: W in W Christmas lunch

The Women in Wind ( and Friends ) Christmas Lunch party is scheduled for December 13th at noon. More details to follow.


Dining

| Weekend Features

Dinner:
  • Maple Ginger glazed salmon with a wild rice pilaf and green beans - $22
Brunch:
  • Weekend Special: Croissant breakfast sandwich - $13
  • Omlette: Spanish omelette: chorizo, green onions, potato and tomato - $13
 

| Beer of the Week

| Wine of the Month

This is a great wine with a fun label that looks like a poster that would be nailed to a tree in the Wild West, complete with the description "Carefully Matured in American Oak." Zinfandel may be America's heritage wine grape, but guess what? This red comes from Italy, specifically the southern region of Puglia, where zinfandel normally goes by a less popular synonym, "primitivo." This is smooth, full-bodied and accessible, with plump stewed fruit, blueberry and raisin flavours on a rounded, sweet core infused with baking spices and toasted coconut. Perfect with most past dishes, or flamed grilled meats or try it with this weeks meatball sub special!

Sailing

| Goodbye James

Sadly, we are losing (at the end of October) James Rountree, our affable & capable Sailing Manager, who elevated our KYC programming and member involvement through WinW and provided excellent oversight in our race management program. James is moving out West to pursue new life adventures. Please join us in extending thanks to James for his many contributions to KYC in his short time at the Club, we wish him safe travels and best of luck!

 

| KYC RACING MARKS REMOVED

Many thanks to John Vines and a few volunteers for hauling our racing marks from the harbour last week and storing for the winter.

 

| KYC WEATHER STATION

Some of you may have noticed an outage of our club's weather station during a stormy weekend a while back. Thanks to Conrad Falkson for donating his weather station base unit to the club and to Chris Walmsley and Matt White for getting things up and running again! In addition, we have some newer SailFlow displays.

 

| Queens Cleanup/ Powerwashing

We would like to say a special THANK YOU to all the Queens Athletes who assisted the yard staff this week in moving all the JS Boats in order for the Club to set up for Winter Storage.

Queens will once again be providing power-washing services this year during Haulout. If you would like to participate and/or donate to the team, please see them in the yard on Sunday.