March 17, 2023
Broad Reach Canada: 2023 Spring Thaw Luncheon – 30th Annual GTHA Season Celebration Features Billy Gooderham
For many years, as the snow begun to thaw, the boating community has gathered at the Boulevard Club in Toronto to celebrate the start of a new season.
February 7, 2023
Salty Dawgs is a great organization for cruisers who appreciate the knowledge and camaraderie of an organized group. Best known for their Caribbean Rallies that take snowbird types from Hampton VA to the Caribbean, having discovered the appeal of Canada’s Maritimes, they are now running a rally to Nova Scotia.
November 22, 2022
The Salty Dawg Caribbean Rally boats bound from Newport, RI, Hampton, VA and other ports in the Mid-Atlantic region are now all underway. Some 70 boats, flying flags of registry from the U.S., Canada and several other nations are at sea and bound for Antigua in the Easter Caribbean.
June 21, 2022
After a bitter couple of years things turned delightfully sweeter as Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival finally returned to Midland on Saturday, June 11! CY’s own Eileen Walsh attended the event with her sister to scoop up some sweet treats and peruse the local fare.
May 24, 2022
The Annual, Safe Boating Awareness Week kicked off across Canada last Saturday and continues to May 27. The purpose of this initiative, managed by the CSBC (Canadian Safe Boating Council) and its partners, is to promote safe and responsible boating practices.
March 23, 2022
Everyone interested is invited to hear about SailGP Season 3 from Sir Russell Coutts, CEO, SailGP; Canada SailGP Team CEO, Jean-Sébastien Chénier Proteau; and Tyler Bjorn, Head of Development & Purpose on Wednesday April 6 1700 – 2000 hrs.
February 8, 2022
If you are looking for an exciting adventure, come along with the Salty Dawgs on the Maritime Rally. Nova Scotia has an attractive sea-bound coast with quaint fishing villages, numerous isolated coves, and historic sites. The Rally takes participants to beautiful Cape Breton Island and the Bras d’Or Lake.
June 22, 2021
The trawler world is a growing segment and Trawlerfest is where it reigns. So enthusiasts will be delighted to learn that after several re-jigs and a cancellation, Trawlerfest in now going full speed (well, trawler speed) for Newport RI on Thursday, August 26 to Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington Street, Newport, RI.
June 8, 2021
Canadians will be invited to discover the joy of sailing or to enjoy their favourite sport this summer, particularly over the weekend of July 31st and August 1st as Sail Canada, in collaboration with the Provincial Associations, sailing clubs and schools across the country, will stage various initiation activities during the 2021 #GoSailing days.
September 22, 2020
An annual tradition, Venetian Night is a parade of brightly decorated vessels that participate in a magnificent evening Parade of Sail along the North West Arm. This is the event where Christmas lights in August are encouraged, along with sparklers, fireworks, noisemakers and more! The Halifax clubs share the festivities.
August 7, 2020
For the entire August long weekend, Friday July 31 to Monday, August 3, five participating Ontario marinas – Bay Port, Beacon Bay, Paragon Marina, South Bay Cove and Wye Heritage – donated…
May 27, 2020
In view of the international health situation, we regret to cancel the 2020 edition of ROUTE Halifax Saint-Pierre and ROUTE Saint-Pierre Quebec.
May 13, 2020
The situation with respect to CORK events remains uncertain. On one hand, the City has changed the previous order that recreational facilities will remain closed until 31 August to be “until further notice”, and as you will read below, City staff are conducting annual maintenance at the two municipal marinas.
March 24, 2020
Several dozen fans of the fluted, pink-lined conch shell displayed their pucker power Saturday March 1st, during Key West’s 58th annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest in the Florida Keys.
February 11, 2020
The snow storm on the first day of the Toronto International Boat Show last month didn’t prevent sailors from as far away as Albany NY, attending PHRF-Lake Ontario’s presentation of the awards for the Chapman New Racers and the Season Championship at its AGM.
February 11, 2020
BOOM! goes the start signal, and you are under way. Trim sails to perfection, hike out, monitor the compass for wind shifts, scan the race course and fleet to plan your next moves!
December 17, 2019
The LOSHRS Awards Banquet is coming up on February 8th, followed by another spectacular offshore racing season planned for 2020 including the 31st LO300 Challenge.Great news for all those long-long distance racers, the LO600 returns in 2020.
November 19, 2019
The Georgian College Midland, Ontario campus will hold an ABYC Systems Certification course coming up on December 17th to 19th.
November 5, 2019
Tokyo 2020 is coming up fast, especially for the athletes working hard to represent Canada (or any country, for that matter.) In sailing, we have at least two athletes who have a real shot at a medal: Sarah Douglas in the Laser Radial and Tom Ramshaw in the Finn.
November 4, 2019
For our annual celebration of achievements in sailing, updates on what’s happening with Ontario Sailing and a chance for learning and development for Board Members of clubs from across the province in 2019, Ontario Sailing is hosting a one-day event.
October 23, 2019
There is exciting news for Marine Service Technicians (MST) across Canada. The new MST trade challenge process that was developed in 2018 is open to anyone in Canada.
September 11, 2019
Officially started in February 1934, The Shellback Club is celebrating its 86th year. To be “Shellback” today only requires attending a lunch meeting and joining everyone in singing a sea shanty. The location, as in past years, is the RCYC at 141 St George Street at Prince Arthur in Toronto (west exit of the St. George TTC station).
August 21, 2019
Through the advocacy of Boating BC Association, the Province has proclaimed August 24-30 as BC Boating Week – an opportunity to highlight the significance of the recreational boating sector, showcase the many opportunities that exist for anyone to get on the water and enjoy the boating lifestyle, and reinforce what it means to be a responsible boater.