SLSC 2022: Chapter 8

Wow!!!! What a summer it has been. So much learning & excitement has taken place this summer, and we can’t believe it’s actually almost over. We want to thank all the parents and sailors for making this summer a true redemption from COVID summers that have passed. Thank you for your continuing support, and we … Read more

SLSC 2022: Chapter 7

Week 7 It’s hard to believe it’s already the last session of the summer 🙁 It has been an amazing summer so far and we’re so looking forward to what is arguably the best session of the summer! So many fun days to look forward to in the next 2 weeks and the instructor team … Read more

SLSC 2022: Chapter 6

Week 6 It’s hard to believe that we’re already this far into our summer at the sailing club. I guess they were right when they said: time flies when you’re having fun!! And we have definitely been having so. much. fun! Our sailors have persevered all summer, and are working hard in the home stretch … Read more


WEEK 5 Ruby and I have some enormous shoes to fill following the departure of Charlie and his incredible newsletters (we miss you Charlie!!). The summer is absolutely flying by, and it’s hard to believe we’re already more than halfway through the summer! Our sailors have shown so much enthusiasm and progress already, and we … Read more

SLSC 2018: Chapter 4

Steerers/Four Sisters Last week, we sent our Feva race team to Steerers and our 420 race team to Four Sisters. Both teams had a great time – and in the Feva fleet, Isabella and Trinity managed to take home the bronze medal #ITaughtThemLastYear #JustSaying. The 420 race team battled insane winds today – with the … Read more

SLSC 2018: Chapter 3

Sunday Afts: Despite very light conditions today, we managed to get three races off in the laser fleet, and one race for the 420s and Picos. Storey took home the gold in the laser fleet. Our pico fleet was dominated by Suki Salter and her friend Addie. Suki and Addie’s mums – Samantha and Karin … Read more

SLSC 2018: Chapter 2

Sunday Afternoon Races Our first Sunday afts of the season was a two-fleet affair – 420 and laser. In the laser fleet, we had a total of five boats and David DesBrisay took home the gold #RichardRobertsWasn’tThere #GoodLuckRepeatingThatNextWeek. Amy DesBrisay and Kate Thomas won the 420 fleet (#DéjaVu) and, unlike Dad, it would not be … Read more

SLSC 2018: Chapter 1

Introduction Every year, I start my “First Day of Club Countdown” the day sailing club ends and watch with great excitement as the seconds, minutes, hours and days tick down from 311 to 0. The anticipation of the first day is almost as thrilling as the first day itself – like the painter in front … Read more

SLSC 2017: Chapter 8

Introduction Author John Green once said: “it is so hard to leave – until you leave. And then it’s the easiest [gosh-darned] thing in the world.” Clearly, Mr. Green has never been to Sturgeon. Because leaving Sturgeon and the magical summer of 2017 to face the prospect of snow and school and wearing footwear, for … Read more

SLSC 2017: Chapter 7

Cottage Club and CORK The 420 race team has just returned from Cottage Club Regatta at Lake of Bays. They had a very successful regatta, despite having to race through 180° wind shifts, disqualifications, and more than one instance of other sailors pulling them backwards on the start line #Sportsmanship. All the sailors raced well, … Read more

SLSC 2017: Chapter 6

Civic Holiday Regatta We had an incredible turnout for the Civic Holiday Regatta this Saturday. Despite trying circumstances, we managed to get three races off in the Handicap, Laser, and 420 fleets, and one race off for the Fevas. Our WetFeet, CANSail 1s, and CANSail 2s will race for the Crandella Cup and the Treetops … Read more