A growing group of NYC sailors and volunteers have been learning the match racing game on Monday nights as part of the NYC Match Racing Club. Each Monday match racing enthusiasts participate in several practise starts and races. Match racing starts are 6 minutes in length and the races usually only last 10-15 minutes, so [...]
Team National Yacht Club Update Since the last newsletter, Team National Yacht Club has competed at two Match Racing Events in Long Island Sound, New York and at RCYC. We finished 4th at both events against very strong competition, and gained an important 1632 points towards our international ranking. We are currently ranked 133rd of [...]
(An earlier version of this story mis-reported the skipper of Stampede.) We have met our goal! The 4th Annual Toronto Area Hospice Regatta, presented by Procom and The Shotgun Fund has raised $15,000 for Perram House, the residential hospice in downtown Toronto – taking the total raised over 4 years to over $100,000. Thank you [...]
In the final installment of this series, we’ll prepare Pan-Steamed Clams. This recipe is as easy as falling off a dock… come on… we’ve all been there at least once! One pan, no fuss, no muss, and such an incredible result! What you will need: 3 doz. small clams, cleaned ¼ C. clam juice ¼ [...]
Contributed by Bianca Wong.
By Sean McKee In our fist BoatBITZ column we discussed how to mount hardware using through-deck fittings. In that article, I touched briefly on making sure that the core of your deck where you planned to mount said hardware was free of moisture. Let’s talk about just such an event this month. If you will [...]
August 20th, 2011. Commodore’s Cruise to Mimico This year, Vicki and I were well behaved the week before the Commodore’s cruise and the weather gods were most pleased and so we were thus blessed with a lovely weekend. While we did venture far afield – using Diane and Jonathan Bamberger boat for a rabbit start – [...]
I’d like to welcome two and half new members to our fine crew of reporters and editors. Sean McKee joined us in the early summer and has been contributing articles each month. Karen Moore joined us just as this issue went to press. We look forward to her profiles of the club’s new members in [...]