Race Team

Results and upcoming events of the SLSC race team.

SLSC Women Alumnae Sail the Canadian Inter-University Circuit

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…
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Ontario Summer Games 2012!

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…
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Sailing the Big Winds of Lake Huron

The SLSC race team strutted its stuff in the stiff winds and big waves of Lake Huron over this past weekend.  The team left in the morning of Friday July 5, trailing 4 sailboats and a coach boat, packed to the rafters with equipment and gear, for the six-hour drive to the Sarnia Yacht Club – all this to sail in the annual Sarnia Sailfest Regatta, the qualifying regatta for…
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University of Toronto Sailing Regatta

This past weekend, the University of Toronto hosted the annual U of T sailing Regatta and Keira Webster was out sailing for McGill and Claire DesBrisay for the University of Ottawa.  The weekend had called for rain, but turned out to be fabulous weather for sunning and sailing off National Yacht Club and SLSC women alumnae distinguished themselves with Keira’s McGill team…
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Canadian University Keelboat Championships

The University Sailing season has started up and,  again this year, SLSC has alumnae competing – Claire DesBrisay and Liz Barr are sailing for University of Ottawa (Claire as U of O team captain);  Kate Thomas is sailing for Queen’s University;  Amy DesBrisay and Ellen Lourie for Dalhousie University;  and Keira Webster for McGill University…So many women sailors. Last week, Amy…
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MIDS a Grand Prix Event

SLSC was advised by Ontario Sailing today that the Mid Ontario regatta has been selected as one of the Ontario Sailing Grand Prix Circuit events for the 2011 racing season.  The Grand Prix Circuit is open to Ontario sailors aged 20 and under as of December 31, 2011.   The results from the regattas on the Circuit will be combined and the series award winners…
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Fall CORK Lives up to its Reputation

It blows hard in Kingston in the fall – that is Kingston’s reputation – but at last year’s Fall CORK regatta our sailors saw a different Kingston.  It was a quiet affair.  Little breezes with patches of no wind, sailors searching for puffs, being quiet in the boats so as not to spill any of the wind that was available…Well…
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Claire Opens College Season in New York

Claire DesBrisay opened the 2010 Fall College sailing season for the University of Ottawa Gee Gees at the New York Maritime Fall Open.  A total of 18 college teams sailed in the regatta, including Columbia, Fordham, US Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point), Maryland, Rochester, Georgetown, Cornell, Navy, NY Maritime and Hobart and William.  U of O and rival Queen’s were the only Canadian…
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