Below are a list of regularly scheduled events hosted by NSC each year. These pages are intended to provide background information for newcomers about NSC’s annual events. Information about the current year’s events will generally be published on NSC’s website shortly before each event.
Anyone interested in writing a page about any event, or updating an existing page, is asked to e-mail NSC’s Webmaster. We just need the content; you don’t have to create the web page.
For a complete listing of all current events, see the NSC Google Calendar.
- Friday Night Dinners & Entertainment start (usually January – April)
- Winter Speakers Program starts (usually January – April)
- Interclub Awards Night
- Iceboating season starts, depending on ice conditions.
- Family Fun Day
- Valentine’s Dinner
- St Paddy’s Day Pub Night (often celebrated on a Friday night)
- Volunteer Celebration Night
- Women in Wind Seminar
- THRASH Party (Thank Heavens Racing And Sailing are Here)
- Spring Information Meeting
- Launch Day
- Weeknight Racing starts (May – September)
- Nautical Garage Sale
- Mother’s Day Brunch
- New Members’ Night
- Ottawa Skiff & Cat Grand Prix
- Commodore’s Sailpast & Dinner
- Nepean One-Design Regatta, aka “The NOD”
- Pinhey’s Point Race *
- C&C 27 Raft-ups
- Baskin’s Beach Weekend
- O’Pen Bic Un-Regatta
- Stony Point Race *
- Midnight Madness Race & Corn Roast
- Harbourmaster’s Race
- Single-Handed Race
- Sailing School Awards Night
- Frostbite Series – First three Sundays after Weeknight Racing ends.
- Turkey Trot Fun Race & Feast – Thanksgiving Day
- Halloween Party
- NSC Awards Night
- Annual General Meeting (sometimes in December)
- Kids’ Christmas Party
* These events are part of the Interclub Long Distance Series.
See the NSC Google Calendar for current events.
To submit comments, corrections or suggestions, e-mail NSC’s Webmaster.
Page Updated: 2020-12-20.
09 Apr: HM: File created.
10 Apr: HM: Various updates.
21 Apr: HM: Added dates, changed to Apr-Mar, etc.
17 May: HM: Added Canada Day page. Changed e-mail link to nsc-events. Changed link to NSC calendar.htm.
30 May: HM: Changed name of NOD to Richardson Partners Financial ODR.
13 Jun: HM: Added link for MacGregor/Venture Rendezvous.
21 Jun: HM: Added C&C 27 Raft-ups.
01 Jul: HM: Added info on the Sailpast and Open Bic Unregatta.
08 Jul: HM: Added info on Launch Day.
11 Jul: HM: Added info on Sailing School Awards.
18 Jul: HM: Added info on Midnight Madness, Single-Handed Race and Mohr Island Race.
02 Aug: HM: Changed hyperlink to ILD series. Added Pinhey’s Point Race.
13 Oct: HM: Corrected date for Halloween Party. Added link at top to NSC Google Calendar.
04 Dec: HM: Changed name of RPFODR back to NOD. Removed all dates.
10 Dec: HM: Reorganized to Jan – Dec.
13 Dec: HM: Added link to Toonie Talks.
02 Jan: HM: Added link to Interclub Awards night.
22 Aug: HM: Updated info on Harbourmasters, and made that a WordPress page.
08 Mar: HM: General editorial clean-up and re-shuffle to match 2013 dates.
19 Mar: HM: Converted to WP format.
04 Dec: HM: Moved page under Events. Updated references accordingly.
29 Mar: HM: Updated after change-over to new website (new theme). Changed “Hugh Morrin” to webmaster.
06 Apr: DS: removed comment and put log in invisible DIV block as WP/HML5 flags the comments as errors.
24 Dec: HM:
Converted MacGregor/Venture Rendezvous to WP format, and updated link accordingly.
Moved Volunteer Appreciation Night to April, and renamed it Volunteer Celebration Night.
Updated link for FANFARE
Deleted obsolete link for Easter Seals Regatta and renamed “Easter Seals Regatta & Bring on the Bay Swim”
Added Family Fun Day, Women in Wind, Nautical Garage Sale, National Capital Cup Regatta (Martin 16s), and Haul-out.
Re-ordered events per typical calendar.
Other editorial updates.
06 Jan: HM: Converted Interclub Awards article to WordPress format and updated accordingly.
31 May: HM: Changed from “Perennial” to “Annual” Events Page. Changed webmaster links.
05 Dec: HM: Updated link for Interclub Long Distance Series to WP page from static page.
24 Jan: HM: Added links to Turkey Trot, Stoney Point Race and 20 Mile Race, written in 2015 by Ross Ernst.
12 May: DS: changed link to calendars.
21 Apr: HM: Changed “web site” to “website”, to adopt newly agreed upon NSC standard.
01 Jul: DS: Removed Canada Day link.
21 Aug: DS: Added Pig Roast Dinner to FANFARE.
27 Jun: HM: Changed link for Stony Point Race. Removed MacGregor Rendezvous and Easter Seals Regatta.
20 Dec: HM: Moved Single-handed race to August. Removed Doors Open Ottawa; New Year’s Eve Party.
Page maintained by H. Morrin.