SLSC 2019: Chapter 8

Tuesday Night Movie This Tuesday is our final movie night. Come out to the club for 6pm for an hour and 45 minutes ish and enjoy some juice and popcorn for $1 and bring some extra cash to buy candy. If you’re over the age of 13 (or turning 13 by December 31st) there will … Read more

SLSC 2019: Chapter 7

Week 7 Holy cow! The instructors can’t believe that it is already Week 7. After a week of bad weather and lots of mafia and darling, the sailors are ready to be back on the water. Even though the summer is winding down, SLSC still has tons of fun activities planned, so stay tuned. Cottage … Read more

SLSC 2019: Chapter 6

Civic Regatta A HUGE thank you is needed to all of our volunteers who made the Civic Holiday Regatta such a success! Maija Rix, Tom Kidd, Jack Foxwell, Harry Doane and Cathy DesBrisay helped out as mark and safety boats; Sophie Day and Jon Kidd made our lunches, and Sara GIlchrsit and Elliott Ollerhead helped … Read more

SLSC 2019: Chapter 5

Week 5  It seems as if just last week, our instructors arrived at club ready to unpack boats and cover our bodies in mosquito repellent. However, the month of July has come to an end and I am officially out of a job (I wasn’t fired, I quit…). It has been a fantastic four weeks … Read more

SLSC 2019: Chapter 4

Week 4 The first month is coming to a close and it seems as if everyone has gotten back into the summer groove. Our sailors are checking off skills left and right on their checklick, and our July instructors (that’s me!) are preparing for their final week of this vigorous job. The wind gods finally … Read more

SLSC 2019: Chapter 3

Chapter 3 Sailing club is now in full swing – sailors have shaken off the rust built up over 10 dismal, sailing-free months, the rules to morning games are explained less and less often, and instructors are finally starting to locate all the bits and bobs in the instructor lounge.  And so our third week … Read more

SLSC 2019: Chapter 2

Week 2  The first week of club is now over and what a week it was! We are ecstatic to report that we have had no broken bones, boats, or spirits. We had light wind conditions this week, which was perfect for de-rusting our sailors after 10 months. Next week, we are praying to the … Read more

SLSC 2019: Chapter 1

Introduction After two summers of Adele’s witty newsletters, you may have looked forward to well-crafted prose arriving in your inbox each week. When we (Kate and Madeleine) starting planning for the summer (way back in February), we panicked about how on earth we would be able to follow in her footsteps. As neither of us … Read more

SLSC 2018: Chapter 8

Well, we have somehow made It through eight weeks of sailing club only having lost a Pico sail, a couple spin poles, and Sophie’s phone to the lake #WhatAnEnormousSuccess. (Also, if anyone finds my Birks, please let me know.) However, the successes of this summer only make the conclusion all the more bitter. We begin … Read more

SLSC 2018: Chapter 7

Cottage Club and CORK Last week, we sent 11 sailors to Stoney Lake Yacht Club to compete in Cottage Club Regatta. Our three Fevas dominated the four-boat fleet. Congratulations to Rowan and Ethan who came away with the gold. The 420 fleet was a much larger – 32 boats — and Ruby and Nixon managed … Read more