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Knotmeter - October 25, 2013

Knotmeter - October 25, 2013


Cradle Volunteers Please Note
Cradle unloading on Oct 30th will start at 11:00 not 09:00 and will go to 14:00.


Halloween Kids TGIF Tonight!

Ahoy there! All "young-at-heart" KYC members are invited to take part in this week's KYC "Halloween" TGIF! You are encouraged to bring down your young clowns, sleeping beauties, ghosts and XYZ's to KYC from 5-6pm. We will have a craft, bobbing apples, a Halloween parade and more!


David McCallum Retirement Party

October 26th, 1900hrs

David's Retirement Party will be on Saturday, October 26th. Doors will open at 1900hrs with Official Ceremonies starting at 2000hrs. Cocktail Reception style food will be available along with a cash bar.

The club will be presenting David with a KYC gift/momento. However, several members have inquired about “chipping-in” to get David something from the members as a group. If you are interested in being a part of this please contact Glenn Singleton,manager@kingstonyachtclub.ca.


Awards Night

November 9, 2013

Trophies are on their way to Trophy House to get the 2013 Award Treatment!

Doors open: 1800hrs
Dinner served:1900hrs

$29.95 plus HST and Gratuity

RSVP with Glenn Singleton: 
manager@kingstonyachtclub.ca
613-548-3052 ex 4

Please include: 
number in party, boat name, any dietary restrictions

click here for details


Sunday Brunch

Brunch Continues this Sunday at 10:30AM.
Please click here for the menu.

Fall/Winter Food and Bar Hours
Please click here for our new hours effective Sept 30th.


Volunteers Required for Haul Out

October 30 
6 volunteers required for cradle unloading. about 1/2 day, 1100 -1400

November 2 
8 volunteers needed for mast de-stepping, 0900 til we're done

November 3
12-15 volunteers required for haul out. 0800 - 1600

For November 2-3
volunteers are required for the day.

Breakfast will be available for volunteers on haul out weekend.

Please contact: office@kingstonyachtclub.ca 613-548-3052 ext 1
if you are interested in participating.


Racing Pictures Still Needed!

We need your photos from the 2013 KYC Racing Season!
The more photos the better.
If you have some, please drop off a CD or thumb drive to the KYC office, or send to matt.white@kingstonyachtclub.ca
The best photos will be featured on the end of the year slideshow at Awards Night


New Harbour Project Timeline now Spring 2015


Work on the Harbour Redevelopment project has been going at a steady pace. We are working to secure financing, and the tender document for the dock equipment is almost complete. 
A new project schedule has been adopted with a completion goal of Spring 2015. 
For more information, please see the letter from the Commodore dated October 25, 2013 which is available on the website:
www.kingstonyachtclub.ca/newharbour


Upcoming Events at KYC
Oct 26 David McCallum Retirement Party
Oct 30 Cradles Unloaded
Nov 2 Mast De-stepping
Nov 3 Haulout
Nov 7 Cruiser's AGM
Nov 9 Awards Night
Nov 28 Annual General Meeting
For a complete list of upcoming events please visit:www.kingstonyachtclub.ca/calendar

KYC Athlete Update 

KYC is thrilled and proud to have 2 athletes that are committed to being the best that they can be and are pursuing an opportunity and goal of representing Canada at the Olympics

Robert Davis is competing in the Laser class, is one of Canada’s top Laser sailors and is ranked internationally as the second best in Canada at 32 in the World.
Robert is now preparing for the Worlds Championships in Oman in November.

Danielle Boyd is competing in the newest Olympic Class the 49’er FX woman’s skiff. Dani and her helm Erin Rafuse have just returned from the worlds Championships in France where they finished 30th.

Wind Athletes Canada has now made it possible to donate to these programs and get a tax receipt for all donations. Wind Athletes has also made sure that all funds are directed to the athletes with no admin fees.

for more information on these sailors or how to donate….please check out their team websites and Wind Athletes Canada.

www.robertdavissailing.com
www.teamrafuseboyd.com
www.windathletes.ca/donate


Cruisers AGM

 The cruisers AGM is set for Thursday Nov 7 at 1930 upstairs at the Club.Please bring yourselves and ideas for what we should be doing in 2014.


Please Update Your Address Book

KYC is retiring the kyc@kingston.net email address.
The main address for the Kingston Yacht Club is office@kingstonyachtclub.ca
Please update your address book accordingly.


Hours of Operation

Bar
Kitchen
Gas Dock
Office
Monday
4p-9p
Closed
9a-5p
Variable†
Tuesday
4p-9p
Closed
9a-5p
9a-5p
Wednesday
4p-9p
Closed
9a-5p
9a-5p
Thursday
4p-9p
4p-8p
9a-5p
9a-5p
Friday
4p-9p
4p-8p
9a-5p
9a-5p
Saturday
12a-8p
12a-8p
9a-5p
Variable†
Sunday
10a-6p
10:30a-6p
9a-5p
Variable†
† Special events schedule will determine weekly office schedule for Saturday, Sunday & Monday

For more information on other KYC events and programs please visit our website. www.kingstonyachtclub.ca