Ontario Sailing and PCYC hire Thomas Fogh as Development Coach

Thomas Fogh

Apr 12, 2017

Ontario Sailing and Port Credit Yacht Club (PCYC have announced that Thomas Fogh will join the Ontario Sailing staff fulltime starting April 17th 2017. Thomas will be working as a Development Coach stationed at PCYC from mid April to Mid September each year.

During the winter Thomas will work with Ontario Sailing to strengthen our Double handed 420 program, and deliver in club programs such as “Ontario Sailing University” which was launched in 2016 and work to mentor Sailing Coaches in the province.

Thomas is a well-known athlete and coach with top three World Championship results. He was a member of both the National Sailing Team and the Ontario Sailing Provincial Team. Thomas is a certified Sail Canada Coach and has coached at the Pan Am Games, Canadian Youth Championships as well as many Canadian and North American Championships.

Thomas will be joining Provincial coaches Chris Cowan and Chris Hewson along with contract coach Rob Frost and a team of coaches from Ontario’s clubs to help accelerate athlete results in Ontario offering coach mentorship not only at PCYC but also across the province.

Neptunus 650F Review

Neptunus 650F 400

By Andy Adams

Over the years Canadian Yachting has had the pleasure of doing several boat review articles on new Neptunus models and we are familiar with the qualities that Neptunus is famous for. They have all been exceptional yachts, but this is the one I would most want to own myself. It’s a personal choice and a matter of taste as to whether you would prefer to have a sedan express model or a flybridge but in my opinion, the flybridge layout offers some wonderful attributes.

We met with Neptunus Managing Director Jan Willem De Jong this past fall to take the new Neptunus 650F out in Lake Ontario. 

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The Other Virgin Islands

Sunset off St John

By Mark Stevens

I was first seduced by the United States Virgin Islands during a ferry ride from St. Thomas to Tortola to begin one of our earliest British Virgin Islands charters nearly twenty years ago.

A perfect sunset off St. John with St. Thomas views for backdrop.

Clearing Pillsbury Sound, surrounded by voluptuous emerald mountains as the ferry sliced through royal blue waters, I was struck by the unspoiled ambiance of St. John, the island gliding past our starboard beam and the irresistible charm of a village called Cruz Bay visible from our quarter stern.

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