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Members helping during Launch Day

Launch Day Next Saturday 9am-3pm

April 22 is Next Weekend!

Start thinking about your best chili recipe for the potluck, and email Tom soon at social@kanatasailingclub.com if you plan to bring one.

We hope to see plenty of members, old and new, at the club working together to start getting boats and the clubhouse ready for the new sailing season. This event takes place rain or shine.

To bring:

  • gloves and work wear
  • battery powered tools if you have ’em
  • items that you volunteered to store over the winter 

Our exciting plans for the day:

  • Flipping and rigging the RS Quests and Fevas
  • Moving Lasers & Bytes out of the clubhouse and assembling their dollies
  • Taking the Optis out from under the deck to the beach
  • Moving the power boats down to the beach
  • Getting the dock setup in the water
  • Potluck chili when we wrap for the day (BYOB if desired)

We’re fortunate that certain resourceful members have offered to lend us their generator for keeping chili crock-pots warm. That’s right, no hydro as yet, but watch for brand new overhead lines as you drive down the club access road!

Looking forward to hitting the water and the new deck with everyone. See you next weekend.

New Safe Sport Policies

From our friends at Sail Canada, we’ve implemented new safe sport policies for all volunteers/employees of the club. See blurb below.

A Commitment to Safe Sport at Kanata Sailing Club
In our sport across Canada a tremendous amount of work and resource has been committed to adopt
the Sail Canada Safe Sport Policy Package at every level of sailing. Safe Sport is a commitment and
initiative to prevent and address maltreatment in sport, ensuring that sport environments create safe
and positive experiences for all.
Kanata Sailing Club has adopted the Safe Sport Policy Package and is committed to fostering a safe sport
environment in our organization and within the sport of sailing. Everyone has a role to play, and we look
to you for support in upholding its expectations and keeping each other accountable. The Policy package
can be found on our website: http://kanatasailingclub.com/club-policies-and-operations/safe-sport-policies/

KSC AGM Announcement

Hello everyone,

The Annual General Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, November 25th, 2021, from 7-9pm. It will take place at the Nepean Sailing Club, in their upstairs Harbourview Hall. For those who cannot attend in person, the event will be streamed online live for everyone to participate and vote. Streaming details to follow.

Proof of vaccination will be required for all those attending in person.

As is custom we’ll vote to ratify the previous years meeting minutes which can be found here.

Training and Opening Day Updates

New JLTS course

Good news! We have a new junior learn-to-sail course available for sign up, this one runs July 19th to July 24th, the same time as the adult/youth LTS 2 course! Now’s your chance to learn to sail along with your kids, sign up today:

Opening Day Rescheduled

As you may have suspected with the ongoing lock downs still in effect, we will have to delay the opening of the club once again, the new tentative date being Saturday, June 5th. We will not be holding a public open house this year.

Member Emails

Also if you are currently signed up to be a member and you are not receiving emails, they could be going to your spam folder! Check for emails from @kanatasailingclub.com, that’s us!

2021 Opening Day Rescheduled

2021 Opening Day has been rescheduled from April 24th to Saturday, May 8th.

Open house is still tentatively scheduled for the weekend after: Saturday, May 15th.

Many of you have signed up already, thanks a ton for offering to help out! Depending on what restrictions are in place for that weekend we may ask only a few people to come help so that we stay below any restricted group sizes. Feel free to update your availability with the form below by creating a new entry, we’ll filter out duplicates and keep only the latest one.
Volunteer for Opening/Open House

New KSC Board of Directors

We are pleased to share with you the list of our new executive board:

As you noticed, we have 2 positions opened and if you have any interest or questions, please contact our Commodore Corinne.

Also, Kanata Sailing Club have been nominated to the 2021 Faces Magazine Ottawa Awards , and you can show your support to our club in voting for this great special place and people: 
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Note, you can vote EVERY day until the end of January!

Finally, we are wishing you all the best for 2021: health, happiness and lots of time on the water!

Corinne Civalleri
KSC Commodore