Race Night Results – August 28th

So no doldrums to speak of this August, as yet another windy evening arrived in time for race night on Wed. Winds came in from the south east and shifted right  to the south as the evening progressed with averages at 20 km/hr gusting to 30 and higher. Battles ensued throughout the race course on Wednesday between the pros in the name of Ken E and Tom in the Albacore and Ken S in the laser, with bumping and gnashing of teeth and yelps of "STARBOARD", "UP, UP, UP" and the term "Keel-haul" may have been uttered once or twice.  Some man-overboard ...

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KSC Open - Saturday 31 Aug

6Sailboats participated in the KSC Open this past weekend with 7 sailorspartaking. The winds which continued to build throughout the morning metus at the start line at 15-20 km/h with gusts to 30. We sailed 3 races in themorning before breaking for lunch followed by 4 races in the afternoon. Mike T. and Jason M., past board members of KSC joined us from the NSC andsailed in the 29er. 4 lasers and 1 byte joined in the chase. A great daywas had by all. The results are asfollows:Ken S - laserLiam M. - laserCarla M - byteEric N - laserGerry - laserMike and Jason ...

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Harry Adderly 12 Mile Island Regatta - Sunday 11 August

The Harry Adderly regatta brought in a nice mix of sailboats to the event this year under 27°C and beautiful partly cloudy skies with a NW wind blowing at 20 km/h increasing at times to 41 Km/h down river. Starting with a self timed start and finish between the KSC dock and buoy mark, from 11:15h - 11:50h, 7 sailboats set up river to round Allen Island (12 mile Island). Challenging wind conditions brought back the Wave after 2 hours and the rest found their way back from 4.25 hours to 5.5 hours. The Portsmouth Yardstick Handicap scores were used to ...

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Race Night Results - Aug 14

Race night was welcomed by a large NW wind that brought gusts up to 45 Km/h and a temp around 20 c at the start line to run a challenging triangle course with buoys to port. 8 boats approached the start line with the Tasar in front followed closely by the Albacore and then the laser. Rounding the first gybe mark nearly brought the Tasar over in a capsize as well the Albacore with yelps heard all around followed by the laser that did toss Ken S. into the water. Many others in the rest of the fleet followed suit, all ...

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Race Night - Aug 7th

A few storm cells rolled through in the afternoon but as the rains shifted off to the south and the wind filled in from the SSE at 13 km/hr, race night was a go. We had 5 boats out that night. Results as follows: Race #1Carla - ByteCorinne and Leopol - laserLiam and Eric - Tasar Race #2Carla- byteCorrine and Leopol - laserKen and Tom N - AlbacoreLee Jing - LaserLiam and Eric - TasarRace #3Ken and TomCarlaCorrine and LeopolLiam and Eric Lee JingThanks for Lee Jing for the fabulous food and drinks. And to the race committee ...

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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.