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NYC Summer Social

Get Your Boat Out!

NYC Summer Social & Member Day

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

This Summer the NYC Regatta and Member Day organizing committee is pleased to continue the tradition with last year with the NYC Family Day Event. This year we are announcing our annual NYC Summer Social: Get Your Boat Out!

This is a fun inclusive event for cruisers, racers, powerboaters and salty sailors alike with one big summer party experience!

The NYC Summer Social: Get Your Boat Out will include:

  • On the Lake Scavenger Hunt
  • Fun racing
  • The Opti Challenge
  • BBQ
  • Door Prizes
  • Sponsor demonstration and give-aways

Planning is well underway to ensure that this will be outstanding Summer Social and THE event not to miss this season. Let’s get everyone off the dock to enjoy some friendly competition and socializing with family and friends alike!

Summer Social 2016 – The Wrap!

IMG_3595On June 16th fun was had by all at the 2nd Annual NYC Summer Social. Over 40 boats signed up for the day with lots of happy participants. Of those registered roughly half were Cruisers who took part in David George’s P3C (Poems-Places & Pictures) on-water scavenger hunt. The remaining boats were split about evenly for the Pursuit race with half sailing spinnaker and half white sail.

The day was a huge success! The wind and weather cooperated and everyone had a fantastic time. The objective of the day was to simply get as many members as possible out to have some fun on the water and then some good old club camaraderie afterword. There were several vendors on hand, and literally dozens of draw prizes. As always, the Ice Cream truck was a crowd favourite and once again, our fine Commodore and Vice Commodore didn’t disappoint in the Opti Challenge.

We would like to once again thank all of our great sponsors for their support to our club. Thank you, thank you, thank you, and also to the many volunteers and staff who worked hard to make the day a great success. Again, thank you, thank you, thank you.

We look forward to seeing everyone out again next year which will of course be even bigger and better.

The winners of the events held on the day were:Final Pix (2)

P3C Cruise

  • 1st Place – Bruce Brown – Atreides
  • 2nd Place – Neil MacMillan – Solstice
  • 3rd Place – Trevor – Gypsy

Pursuit Race White Sail

  • 1st Place – Dennis Jones – Carpe Ventus
  • 2nd Place – Mike Brown – Windburn
  • 3rd Place – Bruce Spragg – II XS

Pursuit Race Spinnaker

  • 1st Place – Brian McKay – Grasshopper
  • 2nd Place – Russell Hopper – Crazy Horse
  • 3rd Place – Richard Reid – Zingara
Thank you to our sponsors!

NYC Summer Social Sponsors

Registration!

CLICK HERE to link to the online Registration Form

If you are having any problems with online registration please contact Amelia by phone at 416-260-8686 ext 32 or email reception@thenyc.com.

Event Documents

CLICK HERE to view the Pursuit Race – Notice of Race

CLICK HERE to view the Pursuit Race – Sailing Instructions

CLICK HERE to view the Cruise – Notice of Cruise

CLICK HERE to view the Cruise – Sailing Instructions

CLICK HERE to view the Cruise – Flow Chart

Order of Events

  • 10:30 – 11:45     Skipper Check-in
  • 12:00                   Skippers Meeting – Cruisers and Racers
  • 13:00 – 15:30     Cruising/Racing/Boating
  • 15:00 – 17:30     On shore events: OPTI races, Vendors, Games, Ice Cream, Music
  • 17:30                   Awards/Raffle Giveaways
  • 18:00                   BBQ

For additional information or to volunteer please contact Zoe Adrian or Scott Blair at zoe.adrian@manulifesecurities.ca or scott.blair@manulifesecurities.ca.

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