Author Archives: Head Instructor

Ottawa River Training Camp

This week marks the start of NSC’s hosted Ottawa River Training Camp! With racers from NSC, BYC, GRYC, and EVO all training on the Ottawa river. Through the organization of race coaches on from all clubs we have has a fantastic showing of over 20 boats training together here at NSC and on the Ottawa river. With guest coaching from a past olympian, and experienced race official, these racers are sure to get the most out of their week long training experience.

Race Team Update

The NSC Race Team recently travelled to Sarnia, Ontario for the annual Sailfest Regatta. Sailors, Natalie Tanczak and Camden Sutherland participated in the Friday training day and the weekend regatta. Natalie Tanczak arrived on Tuesday morning in order to train alongside the Ontario Sailing Team. Overall the wind varied, but for the actual regatta the conditions were light and shifty. The NSC racers found themselves fighting the extremely strong current, throughout they raced 6 races. Natalie finished 6th overall and won an award for Top Female, while Camden finished 11th overall out of 32 boats.

Meet the Instructor Night!

On Monday June 29th at 6pm, you and your families are invited to join us in the Harbourview Room (East Room) of the Nepean Sailing Club at 6:00pm to meet our 2015 Instructor team. During this session, our staff will be able to introduce themselves to their future students, answer your questions about our programs, and offer a brief tour of the facilities and the boats we use.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Spring Newsletter

As the wind has been blowing and the waves lapping against the rocks, a few of NSC’s youth sailing staff and volunteers have been busy preparing for fast approaching sailing season. Click the link below to learn all about what’s been going on at NSC’s Sail Training Centre this Spring!

STC Newsletter June 2015

Weather Expert Seminar

Advantage Boating is hosting a winter seminar series. On February 19th, 7:00pm atNSC. Serge Besner, a weather expert from Environment Canada, will discuss weather preparation when sailing. The cost is $5.00/per person with all proceeds going to NSC’s Youth Sailing programs. Every participant will also receive a book on weather. Thank you Advantage Boating for your support!