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Event Date: June 9th, 2018

Join us for National Yacht Club's annual Sailpast celebration. This event marks the official start of the boating season at National and all members are invited to participate in the festivities of the day!

We encourage crew, dinghy, drysail and senior members to participate in the on water activities as well as our shore-side evening party.

Schedule of Events:

Skipper's Meeting - 1300 hrs

Gather on the lower deck for the day's opening ceremonies. Join Commodore Don Weston and the Officers of the Club for a non-denominational blessing of the fleet, a remembrance of members who have passed and the opening of the day's events.

Review of the Fleet - 1500 hrs

Get out on the water for the main event of the day! During the review of the fleet you'll sail past the Commodore's vessel and salute by luffing your jib or dipping your ensign if under power while the crew stand at attention facing the Commodore.

If you'd like to participate in the day's on-water events please email Skippers, we have a number of crew who are interested in participating. If you are able to take out an extra person or two, please contact

Reception - 1700 hrs

Enjoy an apres-sailing cocktail reception in the Club dining room where you can mix and mingle with your fellow boaters and enjoy a refreshing beverage.

Sailpast Bash - 1900 hrs

Keep the celebration going at our annual Sailpast party! This ticketed event includes a delicious dinner menu, live music by the Griffin Pub Band and dancing. See details below and don't wait too long to buy your tickets!

Sailpast Bash:



Roast Beef Carving Station with creamy horseradish, mustard & jus.

Assorted bread and rolls with whipped sweet butter.

Caesar salad with croutons, parmesan & creamy garlic dressing.

Red skin mash potatoes, buttered peas & carrots.

Seasonal Fresh fruit platter, cheese cake bites & decadent chocolate chocolate cake.

Coffee & Tea

Vegetarian Option: Spring vegetable barley risotto.

Live Music:

Griffin Pub Band - Get a sneak peak of their sound here.

Sail Past Bash Dinner Tickets:

Adult - $37 (tax & grat. included)

Children - $25 (tax & grat. included)

Call 416-260-8686 ext. 21 to purchase.