Beneteau 36.7 Thanks to the incredible show of support from the many club members who gave willingly of their time, the intense year long planning of Richard Reid, Mike Sonosky, Kelly, and their team, I am delighted to report that we had a highly successful regatta for the Beneteau 36.7 North Americans. The Tourism board [...]
from Jonathan Bamberger With every passing season the average size of boats at the NYC docks is getting larger and larger. This increases the entertainment value of the spectator sport of watching your neighbours bring their boats back to dock while facing a brisk off-dock wind. Happily, it is a yacht club and we all [...]
Our members travel. Some of them travel a lot. I learned this weekend of some of the travelling the active NYC match-racing sailors and umpires have been doing. I learned of some of this when I ran into Bruce Brown, who was serving as an umpire at the Canadian Match Racing ISAF Grade-3 regatta at [...]
It was a solid final day with good winds at the 2.4 US National Championships in Noroton Ct. The Canadians swept the podium with Allan Leibel heading the pack, Paul Tingley in second and Bruce Millar in third. It was great to see such excellent racing from our Canadian guys. Read more on sailing.ca.
The 36.7 regatta produced some fantastic photos and press. Olga Nabatova, who races on After You, shared a photo album with some excellent imagery. View it online here. The photos aren’t particularly high-resolution but she has offered to send better imagery to anyone who e-mails her with a request. Photographer Bianca Wong has hundreds of excellent [...]
The inaugural year of the NYC 420 Club came to an end with our Medal Race Day and banquet Saturday 27 August. The wind was light, but we still got in a practice start, two races and a fun race. As with the other 30 races we got in this year, the two official races were short, [...]
In a little less than one year, the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England will be happening. Canada is looking forward to a strong team of atheletes who hope to surpass their efforts in Beijing 2008. As sailors, we will have special interest and attention to the sailing events at Weymouth in the English Channel, [...]
By Sean McKee For those of us here at NYC who have boats with inboard water-cooled engines, this month’s column will be of interest (and use) to you. For the rest with outboard motors, or the cool dry-sail kids who sail on and off the sea wall, read on and learn – you might need [...]