Daphne Kirk-Dain, 1931 – 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Daphne Beryl Kirk-Dain on December 25, 2018 at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. A celebration of life will take place at the Nepean Sailing Club, 3259 Carling Avenue, Ottawa on Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 3 to 6 p.m.  Daphne’s obituary is available here. more…

Speaker Series: January 23 – Geoff Green & Sailing to Antarctica

We are excited to present a great slate of speakers for this year’s winter speaker series: 13 weeks of talks ranging from exotic voyages in far flung corners of the globe as well as other parts of Canada, to sailing history, high performance sailing in international regattas, practical tips on buying a boat, Coast Guard initiatives and participating in racing, cruising and inter-club events on our very own river. more…

Report – FANFARE 2018

This past weekend 8-9 September 2018 was the FAntastic Nepean FAll REgatta (FANFARE), which is typically a great low-key, event, with good winds and a focus on racing. This year did not disappoint. The wind and sun graced us with their presence on both days, although there were some grumblings around the boat yard that it could have been a little steadier… more…