Special Presentation!

This coming Tuesday, August 20, the club will host a presentation by one of its alumni, Rob Large.  Rob will present some highlights of his experiences offshore racing, which include the 2012 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on Enchantress. We welcome anyone in the community with an interest!  Rob’s presentation will begin at 6:30, upstairs … Read more

2013 Spring Commodore’s Letter

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 … Read more

The Road to Weymouth – Canada’s Sailing Team at the Olympics

Just days out from the start of the London Olympics 2012 Sailing Regatta, there are challenges and opportunities for 2012 Canadian Olympic Sailing Team. Star sailors Richard Clarke and Tyler Bjorn are probably Canada’s strongest medal contenders in a very competitive Star class.  They were seventh at the recent Star Worlds and could have been on … Read more

SLSC 2012 Bag

At last year’s Mid-Ontario Regatta, we gave away bags as prizes for the top finishers in the Canadian 420 National Championships.  We had so many comments on the look of the bags that we decided to offer a larger weekend bag size version of them for purchase. The bag is a good-sized duffel made by Nike,  great for weekend trips … Read more

SLSC 2012 Glassware

Do you remember the old SLSC wine glasses?  They only held a few ounces of wine but everyone bought some a few to show their pride in our club.  Well for 2012 we have a whole collection of glassware for you to choose from. Here are the list of items available for purchase (starting from … Read more

Murray McCullough is the 2011 CYA Coach of the Year

A familiar name popped up as the Canadian Yachting Association announced its 2011 annual award winners.   Murray McCullough, SLSC racing coach in 2006, 2007 and 2009, is CYA’s 2011 coach of the year.  This award recognizes  Murray’s fine technical knowledge of our sport, but far more than that, it recognizes his leadership and his personal skills – his ability … Read more

Derek Hatfield – A Canadian Sailing Icon

At the Ontario Sailing Golf Day recently,  Derek Hatfield spoke of his round the world single handed racing carreer,  sailing the Spirit of Canada boats.   His ‘adventures’ included a capsize and demasting off the Cape of Good Horn while attempting to round Africa.   The yacht that he sailed was an Open 60 like the one pictured above.   The … Read more

Civic Weekend Regatta

This Saturday we have the traditional SLSC Civic Holiday weekend regatta.  This event has its origins in the 1800s.  Come partipate in a tradition that has been part of Sturgeon Lake life since before the birth of our grandparents and greatgrandparents.  The details are all contained in the Notice of Race that follows.  See you … Read more