12-Mile-Island Regatta - Notice of Race

Notice of Race: Kanata Sailing Club 12-Mile-Island Regatta, Sunday 11 August 201912 Mile Island Harry Adderly Race 2019 PDFDownloadThe annual 12-Mile-Island (Harry Adderly) Regatta has been held since 2011. It is KSC’s longest distance race. Depending on boat used and wind conditions, the rounding of the island can take from 2.5 to 5 hours (with 3-4 hours being typical). Participating in the 12-Mile-Island Regatta (and completing the rounding) counts as a rounding for the Harry Adderly and Ken Eaves sponsored 12-Mile-Island Challenge. Eligible Sailors/Boats KSC members with boat sign-out privileges and their guests and members from other clubs with their ...

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8th Annual Open Catamaran Regatta Results

The wind lured 3 Catamarans to the start line in this years Cat Regatta  event this past Saturday at KSC. The race consisted of 6 legs of an upwind-downwind configured race course set again by our experienced Club member Steve H and Instructor Annie M. Each leg took about 30 mins to complete. After juggling the crew and skippers about we had Tony and Jean in the Nacra 17, Tom, Alanis and Liam in the Hobie 18, Eric and Annie in the Hobie 16. The race was a bit delayed because the Hobie 16 decided to solo it without any crew at all ...

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Notice of Race: THIS IS A ONE DAY EVENT ONLY Saturday 31 AUGUST 2019KSC Open - Notice of Race 2019 PDFDownloadThe Kanata Sailing Club is pleased to announce its annual KSC Open Regatta, SATURDAY 31 AUGUST 2019. The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 (RRS) except when any of these are altered by the KSC Open Sailing Instructions.The regatta is open to KSC members and members from other clubs.The regatta will have 2 classes (Albacore and Laser) All Laser rigs can participate in the Laser fleet, and will be ...

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Race Night - July 31st

Wednesday Race Night was very interesting with a Cat course format set by Steve and Instructor Annie to reflect the up and coming Catamaran Regatta that took place this past  Saturday at KSC. 10 boats took to the reaching start line to complete an upwind/downwind course with a reaching finish to the committee boat. The wind offered quite the challenge with large gusts forcing a few boats to practice their man-overboard maneuvers. Interestingly though the monohulls managed to figure out the course in the first race, leaving behind 4 Cats who found themselves disqualified for heading in the opposite direction. ...

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Race Night - July 24

8 Boats made it to the start line Wednesday evening with 14 Sailors on board. We had fair winds and a nice buoys to starboard course set by Steve and Annie. Wednesday saw three new Sailors introduced to race night. Liz sailed with Carla in the Tasar and Mark and Ellen flew around the course on their Hobie 16. Andy also joined Ken for his 2019 inaugural sail in the Albacore. Tony picked up some handy sail trim advice to pull out an exciting 3rd place finish in most of the races . He and Nathan were set for second ...

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What’s so special about the Kanata Sailing Club?

A KSC membership lets you escape the stress of city living by sailing on the beautiful Ottawa River! Since the KSC has its own fleet (unlike other clubs), there’s no need to own a boat. If that’s not enough, our deck is a great spot to relax and enjoy the beautiful view – we have all of the perks of a cottage with none of the hassle!


  • Our boats are free for use by all qualified members.
  • Training is available for new and experienced sailors – young and old alike!
  • We offer courses for junior sailors so the whole family can get out on the water.
  • Club races run regularly on Wednesday nights, and members have the chance to participate in local and regional regattas.
  • We have a heated clubhouse, with a large deck overlooking the Ottawa River and Gatineau Hills and a BBQ for members to use.
  • Throughout the summer, we have organised and casual social activities, both onshore and offsite.