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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.

420 Named Top Youth Training Boat

A recent article on the sailing news site “Scuttlebutt” did a story on one of our core training boats – the 420:

“The 420 is the youth development boat in 43 countries around the world. It is the equipment for the two-person dinghy boys and two-person dinghy girls events at the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships, the pinnacle youth event in the world.”

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2014 Race Coaches

Skill, talent, and a passion for coaching young sailors – Andrew Faurschou, Queen’s Sailing Team,  and Rae Anne Norwood, Quebec Sailing team 2012-2014,  will lead and mentor NSC’s Youth Race team and CANSail 5/6 Learn to Race programs. Both are graduates of our very own NSC High Performance Race Team and have extensive race experience and knowledge in 420’s and Laser Radials. They are great team players who work hard but know how to make sailing fun! more…