After two days of great racing on Guelph lake, Harri Palm took home the prestigious Palm D’or trophy. In second Place Gord Richards ad Ryan Perry and Julian Inglis and Nathan Poulton in third. Top Junior was Leo Arseneault and Simon Miley.
The first day was a classic light and shifty Guelph Lake day, and day two gave us a little more breeze so we could all dust off the hiking muscles after a long winter. All in all it was two full days fantastic tightly contested racing. The level of competition throughout the entire Guelph lake fleet has improved considerably over last year and it’s great to see everybody getting faster.
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The Palm D’or regatta is happening this weekend on Guleph Lake.
Registration: Saturday Morning May 28th From 8-9:30.
Saturday: First Gun at 11.
Sunday: First gun at 10:30.
Please register in advance so that we know who is coming. You Don’t need to pay in advance. We aim to break even and so the registration will depend on entries. We will confirm registration fees on Saturday.
Read the NOR
The North American Championship early bird registration deadline is tomorrow May 7. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone in Canada who wants to get experience sailing in a big world class fleet. It is very rare that a regatta of this size happens within driving distance so let’s take advantage of it. Also if you are planning to go, don’t forget your SCIRA dues. You can register here and I will collect money at the event, or you can send it to me via email transfer or cheque.
If anyone thinks they might be interested/able to attend the Western Hemisphere and Orient Championships in Brazil please let me know ASAP. I’ve heard from one crew so far who may be attending. Canada has 5 spots allocated, and these will be reallocated unless registrations come in before 20 April.
The Canadian Snipe Championship/Ontario Open Regatta will be held on Guelph Lake July 1- 3, 2016. Find the NOR and Registration form here. Make sure you take advantage of the Early-bird rate and register before May 31.
Thanks to all of those who paid your SCIRA dues at the GCBC sign up night. For those that didn’t. You can use the new online form. This isn’t a secure payment form so it’s wont accept payment, but you can either use your online banking to send an email transfer or send a cheque.
… and I will be handing out decals at the GCBC club cleanup day for those that have paid.
After eight years as Canadian National Secretary, Harri Palm has stepped down and handed of the reins to Julian Inglis of Guelph Snipe Fleet 877.
As well as being a very accomplished Snipe sailor who just happened to come second at the Canadian Pan Am trials, Julian and his wife Fiona run the sailing school at Guelph Lake. Canadian Snipe sailing will be in good hands.
2016 SCIRA Can dues form