Dear Sailors, Families of Sailors, and Friends of the Sturgeon Lake Sailing Club,
This summer marks the 57th year of activity at SLSC, and we are looking forward to a season no less sensational than any of the previous 56, replete with sailing, swimming, games, pizza lunches, dances and fun for all, including another gala-esque celebration!
Last summer we enjoyed record attendance at the club, the completion of the first phase of our new building (“the Boathouse”), and renewed enthusiasm more
Heinz Gebauer died of a heart attack on January 17, 2013 at the age of 80, after working out at the gym that day and after having gone out for dinner that evening. Heinz was an icon of Laser Masters sailing: A former Laser Masters World Champion, a constant participant in the races held at the Water Rats Sailing Club on Cherry Beach in Toronto (his home club) and a devoted regular participant in the Mid Ontario Regattas for years more
Kate Thomas, Claire DesBrisay, Keira Webster, Amy DesBrisay and Ellen Lourie have all been active participants competing for their respective universities in the 2012 Intercollegiate Fall Circuit. Highlights from an active group of alumnae include the following:
On September 22-23, the Queen’s Sailing Team that included Kate Thomas competed at the Princeton Women’s Open at the Raritan Yacht Club in New Jersey. The sailing conditions were tough: it was very shifty and the wind speeds were up and more
It has come to my attention that I made a big error in this week’s newsletter. I completely forgot to congratulate our Race Team on their amazing job last weekend at the Ontario Summer Games. The Ontario Summer Games brings together top athletes in a variety of sports from across the province. All four boats from our Race Team qualified for the Games at the beginning of the summer by placing in the top 10 at Sarnia Sailfest and they more
SLSC Newsletter Week 8, 2012
It’s hard to believe that we have reached the final week of club. This has been an absolutely amazing summer and the entire instructor team is so happy to have been able to spend it at SLSC. A big thank you to all of the kids who show up everyday ready to rig, sing, play and sail! Another big thank you to all of the parents and volunteers, without your help these more
The past few days have been very exciting ones for all of the racers at SLSC! Our CANSail 4 and 5’s were at Stoney Lake on Thursday and Friday racing at the annual Cottage Club regatta. All of our sailors sailed amazingly well, so much so that SLSC won overall best club! But that’s not all! Madison Kozak and Sara Gilchrist got 1st place in the 420 fleet! Congrats girls! The CANSail 4 and 5’s weren’t the only SLSC racers more
The link that follows is to an Olympic sailing footage from the 470 Class with some Irish commentary, on an international video site. It has apparently become the hit of the Games amongst the sailing media contingent.
Here is the link: http://www.thatvideosite.com/v/5852