The Sailing season is over, and what a wonderful season it was! I am sure many of us will be reliving it during the winter months with tall tales at the bar. The Haulout committee is in full swing to plan and execute their big event. We are all so fortunate to have such a [...]
by Denys Jones Vice Commodore, Marine Operations Sometimes a little pain is worth it for long-term gain. Can the members of the NYC deal with this problem before it becomes a catastrophe? Our infrastructure is starting to show serious signs of aging. It would be irresponsible of me as your VC Marine to ignore this issue. [...]
Oliver Bertin contributes these photos of the 8-meter boat World Championships, held at the RCYC in August. These photos were taken two miles out from the NYC. The red spinnaker was a Finnish boat named Ranja. The black boat was Raven, from the RCYC.
by Anne Sanderson This year’s Fall Round the Island presented both the participants and Race Officer, Stephen Jones, with some challenges even before leaving the dock. Light winds, fog and light showers all prevailed. The wind direction dictated an in-harbour start, a rare occurrence in many years. Speed was not a factor on the start line as [...]
By David Foscarini Pictures by Colleen Gravelle They are at it again, Alanna & Alison (Ace), one of NYC’s favourite 29er sailors, re-joined forces to compete at Fall CORK. With Alanna attending Royal Military College in Kingston and her military responsibilities, she has only sailed a couple of university regattas this past year. Coming off [...]
article & photos by Ron Jenkins The 16th Annual Adult Optimist Regatta was held September 26. Though this regatta is a fund-raiser for the National Yacht Club’s Sailing and Racing School, the real reason people sail this event is because it is so much fun. And some people consider this regatta the toughest to win [...]
noted by Faith Seekings Last summer I had the pleasure to meet a woman on a mission. Diane Reid has a dream of racing in the 2011 Mini Transat Race from France to Brazil (that’s 4,300 nautical miles) in a 6.5 meter open class Mini single handed. Yes, single handed! Preparing for a race like [...]
by Faith Seekings & Stephen van Egmond It’s always a little sad at haul-out. While it means the end of the season, that’s only here in Toronto — okay, most of North America. But many of you will head south for winter sailing adventures, expand your sailing education and count the days until launch next [...]
The restaurant has posted an updated menu. There’s some interesting tasty items: Mushroom risotto, individual or to share Beer & cheddar fondue Shrimp ratatouille The famous grilled cheese and brisket Bison stew Roast pickerel Check out the full menu for the fall.
a recipe from Damon G. Beggs, Not everyone is thrilled with the prospect of fish for dinner… especially if that fish is staring back at you from the plate. This recipe works best with a whole fish because all the herbs are placed inside it, but if you’re squeamish, ask the vendor to remove the [...]