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SLSC 2017: Chapter 5

Sunday Afternoon Races We had gusty, shifty, and fun conditions for the second installment of the Sunday Afternoon Race Series, and had a great turnout.   We sailed three races in both the 420 and the Laser fleets. Kate and Amy won the six-boat 420 fleet #BeenThereDoneThat, although the former youth national champions were bested in one race by Jack and…
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SLSC 2017: Chapter 4

Our Favourite Northern Irish Pal Last Friday was a day filled with heartbreak and sorrow, as we said goodbye to Molly-Rose, one of our CanSail 1 instructors. Many tears were shed as each sailor was hit with the realization that they might never again hear her super cool accent. To help fill the void that the absence of her voice…
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SLSC 2017: Chapter 3

New Additions to the Staff This week, we are welcoming Cameron Riegel back as an instructor! When he showed up last Wednesday for balloon day, we all realized just how much we missed having him around the club; to avoid enduring another Cameron-less week of club, we offered him gave him no other option but to take a job starting…
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SLSC 2017: Chapter 2

The first week of club is often characterized by very little wind, and this year was no exception. Despite the distinct lack of wind in our sails, week one was a resounding success and your instructor team is so excited to be moving into the rest of the summer.   Sunday Afternoon Races We had a great turnout for Sunday…
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SLSC 2017: Chapter 1

Introduction Hello, it’s me I was wondering if after all these months you’d like to meet To go over basic sailing techniques   If you didn’t get the reference, it’s Adele here. This summer, I will be writing your weekly newsletter – fortunately, the verse above will (hopefully, for your sake) be the closest to singing you will hear from…
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Newsletter week 8

It seems we have finally reached the summer’s bittersweet conclusion. As the colder temperatures and shorter days start to sink in, we make it our goal to combat the changing season as vigorously as we can in the only way we know how, through movies, bonfires, dances and the carrying on of ancient traditions. So be prepared to enjoy the…
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Newsletter week 7

Introduction   With our arrival into the second last week of sailing club I am utterly confused as to where this summer has gone. It feels like only yesterday we were opening up the clubhouse in preparation for the season and now we are squeezing the most out of these final two weeks. Thankfully, the geniuses that started this club…
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Newsletter Week 4

Newsletter Week 4   Introduction   Once again, another amazing week at the Sturgeon Lake Sailing Club. It’s hard to imagine a more perfect job existing on this planet, so we are truly lucky to be working here with such amazing kids. We are currently working our way through the fourth and final week of July, a week that SLSC…
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