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On Saturday morning, July 15th, the ideal weather and warm water were perfect for an open water swim event. With over 35 boats lined up along the course providing safety “islands” to all the swimmers,
The Nepean Sailing Club’s race team recently made their debut at the highly anticipated TRY (Training Regatta Youth) Regatta in Pointe Claire, which is Montreal’s largest annual sailing event for youth. You can read all about it on the Sail Training Centre website.
The National Capital Cup Regatta was successfully held on July 8 & 9 after a three year break due to COVID and a slow recovery from the pandemic. This year’s event had four entrants in Gold Fleet and four entrants in Silver Fleet with out of town sailors coming from Vancouver and Belleville.
On July 8 and 15 over 100 visitors attended the banding of NSC’s purple martins, Peter Huszcz, NSC’s “Purple Martin Man”, reported. He informed the Telltale that 261 nestlings were banded, up 30 from 2022.
On June 3 NSC participated in Doors Open Ottawa and welcomed over 200 visitors on one of the nicest days of the spring. They were given tours in English, French and Spanish through the clubhouse, and down the walkway along the yard
This year’s Nautical Garage Sale may not have been as big as in years past but was a great success. There were approximately 10 vendors with their own tables,
We are helping new dinghy sailors get more time on the water. There has always been a gap between completing CanSail training and participating in the Wednesday evening dinghy racing. And that gap is being filled by NSC’s new Dinghy Skills Program.
Members: if you do not have permission to store your trailer in overflow parking, we ask that you kindly remove it no later than Friday, 14 July. Trailers that remain in overflow beyond this date may be subject to additional fees.
Please note that the Main Office has temporarily relocated to the Sailing Room until further notice. The Office will continue to be open Monday thru Friday from 9:30-4:30, with the exception of Monday, 10 July when it will open at noon.