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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Commodore’s Comments, April 2011

I hope that you all had a wonderful winter. For Vicki and I it was most eventful and rewarding. We are thrilled that so many of you took the time to come out to watch the “home movies” of our winter holiday at the last Sailors Night for the season. I have been busily worked […]

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Launch Day!

The morning of April 30th is launch day at the NYC! Remember to arrive early! Set your alarm to get up early as you will want to be there by 7.00am to volunteer as there are many jobs to do. ALSO IF YOU KNOW YOUR BOAT IS GOING IN EARLY PLEASE BE THERE EARLY. THERE IS NOTHING MORE […]

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C&C Owners’ Regatta

Recently, the Builders of C&C Yachts were awarded the Ontario Sailing’s Legend of Ontario Sailors Award presented by Canadian Yachting Magazine at the Celebration of Sailing Island Gala on Saturday, April 3, 2011 at The Boulevard Club in Toronto. Honored were George Hinterhoeller, Rob Ball, Ian Morch, George Cassian, Erich Bruckmann and George Cuthbertson. NYC […]

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How Did You Start Sailing?

from Faith Seekings The stories of how NYC members got into sailing are as varied as they are interesting, from racing with family before they could walk to looking for a retirement hobby. Here’s mine: a friend of mine was doing a sailing vacation in St. Martin with a friend of hers and his family. […]

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The Docks: Pre-launch edition

Spring is in the air – and if you add snubbers to your dock lines, then spring will also be in your boats as well! Get some, and take the “shock” out of your boat’s constitution. It’s easier on our docks’ constitution as well! The illustrious Dock Committee has been working hard to get the […]

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From the Protest Desk: Why (not) protest?

Doug Creelman, NYC Protest Chair Sailing is a self-policing sport; there are no referees on the water, except for special circumstances, so it is up to all of us to enforce the rules. Of course each of us, in a perfect world, would immediately and voluntarily take a penalty when we break a rule – […]

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References for the Rules of Racing

There are many sources to help with the Racing Rules of Sailing. Here is an annotated list of some of them. CYA Racing Rules of Sailing 2009-2012 – Every boat should have a current copy, available from the NYC Office or the good folks who do the regalia service. This is the ISAF book with […]

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Member Paulette Dantzer’s new book

We always like to tell noteworthy stories about our members’ efforts both at the club level and beyond. Today, our attention goes to Paulette Dantzer, an active member of NYC since 1980 and wife of Past Commodore Vic Dantzer. Paulette is a retired high school English teacher and has embarked on a brand new venture – her very own published children’s e-Book […]

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Steamed Turbot with Root Vegetables

Here’s part 3 of The Seafood Collection: Steamed Turbot with Root Vegetables What you will need: 2 – 6 oz. Fillets of turbot ¼ lb Baby turnip chopped (1”–2” chunks) 1 Medium red onion (sliced) 2 Cloves garlic (crushed) 1 Bunch parsley (chopped) Olive oil 1 lb Potatoes chopped (1”–2” chunks) A handful of grape tomatoes (halved) […]

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IRC Measurement Dates

With launch just around the corner, local IRC measurers have been swamped with inquiries on how and when boats will be measured for the upcoming season. Measurement sessions are planned for Toronto, Hamilton (for heavy boats), Niagara-on-the-Lake, Port Stanley and Rochester, however, the dates have not been finalized as boats will need to be launched […]

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