SLSC Girls Sail for their Universities

A bevy of SLSC sailors is racing for their respective University sailing teams this Fall, as Kate Thomas has made the very competitive Queen’s sailing team and may be facing off with Claire DesBrisay and Liz Barr, both of whom will be racing for Ottawa U.  Amy DesBrisay and Ellen Lourie have tried out for and made … Read more

Ontario Summer Games Postcript

This email was received from Glenn Lethbridge, executive director of Ontario Sailing on the Ontario Summer Games – some nice comments on a group of sailors that included our gang: “Please accept my personal thanks to all the athletes, coaches, parents, volunteer drivers, club volunteers and the list goes on. The games went very well, … Read more

Ontario Summer Games with a Silver Lining

It was a fabulous showing from the SLSC sailors at this year’s Ontario Summer Games held in Sudbury. All of our sailors had personal triumphs:  Amy and Kate scraped off their rust, won the last two races and came home with Silver Medals – the 4th straight Summer Games in which an SLSC boat has medalled … Read more

Day 2 at the Summer Games

Day 2 at the Summer Games was more of the light stuff, with a premium on finding wind, being patient with a little luck thrown in.  In the 420 fleet, it was a very good day for a crew from Royal Hamilton who vaulted  into first place with finishes of 1-1-2-3.  They are followed by our … Read more

2010 Racing Schedule is Taking Shape

Ontario Sailing announced today that the 2010 Dinghy Provincial Championships will be held again this year in Kingston, Ontario in September as part of Fall CORK.    In order to qualify for the Provincial Championships,  sailors must participate in a minimum of three of the five Ontario Sailing Qualifying regattas and pay a one time registration fee … Read more

SLSC Alumni Sailing for University of Ottawa

In a recent article published on Sail World,  it was great to see two SLSC alumni, Claire DesBrisay and Elizabeth Barr, now sailing for the University of Ottawa sailing team.  The sailing team is newly formed and attended its first regatta,  North Spring Qualifier at Cornell University on Easter Weekend, in some big wind on the … Read more

Florida Midwinters – Cold and Hot

The weather was cold – really cold – this past weekend at the Club 420 U.S. Midwinters held at the U.S. Sailing Center in Jansen Beach, Florida, but the competition was hot – really hot.  Sailing against stiff competition largely from the U.S. college ranks, Amy DesBrisay and Kate Thomas sailed hard in tough conditions but fell … Read more

Canadians Win Gold in Melbourne

2008 Canadian Olympian Mike Leigh in the Laser class and 2008 Paralympic Gold Medallist Paul Tingley in the 2.4 mR class both sailed to victory in in the Sail Melbourne Regatta in Melbourne, Australia in December and you will find below a link to the Sail Melbourne website with really good video of the final … Read more