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Knotmeter - January 29, 2016

Knotmeter - January 29, 2016

Thanks to everyone who came out to Robbie Burns night!

KYC at the ISAF World Sailing Cup

KYC is well represented at the ISAF World Sailing Cup. Racing ends on January 30th, so please cheer on our athletes!

  • 470 Women - Ali Ten Hove
  • 49er Men - Clifton Kartner (Queen's Sailing)
  • 49er Men - Will Jones and Evan DePaul
  • 49erFX Women - Danielle Boyd
  • Laser Men - Robert Davis
  • Laser Men - Hugh Macrae
  • Laser Radial - Violet Stafford
Follow Results Here

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar of Events »

| February: Beau’s Febrewary

KYC will be bringing in a new beer from Beau’s All Natural Brewing each Friday in February. Febrewary will kick off on Friday February 5 with a tasting of Beau’s beers with David Beauschene from Beau’s brewing. This year Chef Neil will be preparing a delicious special to go with each beer. Make sure you come to your club to try these exciting beer and food pairings! Check out all of the beers here

| February 5th: Women in Wind TGIF

The first TGIF of 2016, will be sponsored by KYC’s Women in Wind. Come down to the club to learn more about Women in Wind or reconnect with old friends to make plans for 2016’s sailing season. There will be complimentary appetizers and a beer tasting from Beau’s Beer.

| February 13th: Valentines Day Dinner

For Valentine’s Day come to KYC for a romantic candlelit dinner. Chef Neil will prepare a special four course dinner for Valentine’s Day, with optional wine pairings for each course. Tickets will be limited and are already disappearing. Don’t miss out on this unique dining at experience at your club.

| February 15th: Family Day

2nd Annual Yacht-A-Lude. An annual tradition!

| TGIF’s

If you or a group you are involved in at KYC want to host a TGIF, please contact James to set up a date and arrange other details.

Harbour

| New Mooring Applicants

New mooring applicants can download the application form:
New Mooring Application

| 2016 Launch Dates

Mark your calendars! Here are the 2016 launch days:
Boats: Wednesday, May 4 2016
Masts: Thursday, May 5 2016

Dining

| Weekly Features

  • Every Tuesday: Appetizer + 1/2 pint of beer or small glass of wine - $15
  • Every Wednesday/Thursday: Burger and a Beer - $15
    • Spicy lamb burger with mint raita
    • Beef burger bruschetta and feta

| Weekend Features

Dinner:
  • 10oz Enright Ribeye with a green peppercorn sauce, fingerling potatoes and sautéed broccoli. $26
Brunch:
  • Classic buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup. $9
  • Quiche: Broccoli and old cheddar. $11
  • Omelette: Potato, tomato and red onion. $12

| Featured Beer - Muskoka Cream Ale

First brewed in 1996, Muskoka Cream Ale has since become a signature beer of the Muskoka region. Unmistakable with its rich amber colour and inviting floral tones, this laid-back English pub-style ale is smooth and easy-going. With a cascade hoppiness and a fuller body of flavour, this gold-medal winning Canadian Cream ale is the quintessential taste of cottage country.

Sailing

| KYC @ Sail Canada Awards

KYC was well represented at the Sail Canada Awards. Way to go!

  • Female Team of the Year - (RNSYS) Erin Rafuse & (KYC) Danielle Boyd
  • Youth Elite Award - Male – Pat Wilson & Arie Moffat
  • Excellence in Race Management - CORK / Sail Kingston; Laser World Championships
Click here for full list of awards

| Queen's Sailing Team Highlight Video

Check out this highlight reel from the Queen's Sailing Team 2015 Season
Click here for Video

Cruising

Please do join us! We welcome all Club members to our events. Our aim is to assemble a wide variety of events that are as inclusive as possible. So whether you are a new member of the Club, an adult learn to sail graduate, associate member, powerboat operator, aspiring boat owner or established sailor, please look us up!

This year's program will include single day events, full weekends and longer trips away. Road access is important, to ensure that all KYC members may attend key events. We are updating our e-mail distribution list at this time, so if you wish to receive our news directly, please send us your contact information to kyc.cruisers.2016@gmail.com Your comments and suggestions are always welcome.
Next up: The Annual Cruisers Dinner on Thursday March 3rd. Guest speaker will be Mike Hill, accomplished diver, pilot and award winning Canadian Power and Sail Squadron Instructor. Cruising Awards will be presented and new Cruising burgees issued as well. Mark your calendars and plan to attend. Final details regarding menu, cost and timings will be published shortly. 
We ask for any further nominations please for our four established Cruising awards, namely Fort Frontenac Cruising Cup, Brass Winch Award, Broken Winch Award and the Long Haul Award.

Plans are well underway for a great 2016 season!
--- May Corcoran and Peter Fedora, Cruising Fleet Co-Captains