Update from Commodore Joe Hill:
You will recall that we have been pursuing a goal of changing the plan of the Canadian Coast Guard to reduce the number of buoys in Mahone Bay by 25%. A group including John Curry, Gerry Giffin, John Carroll and many others too numerous to mention have been relentlessly reaching [...]
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of CYC member and our dear friend Ash Collins on Thursday. Ash was a wonderful gentleman who will be missed by many. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to Susan and their family. CYC has the family in our minds and hearts.
Yours truly on behalf of [...]
Commodore Joe Hill has been in the news! The Chronicle Herald & CBC radio have shared CYC’s concerns to the proposed changes to the navigational marker system in Mahone Bay by the Canadian Coast Guard.
Link to Chronicle Herald: http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1238307-coast-guard-buoy-plan-for-mahone-bay-slammed
CYC September 25 to September 27:
CYC is now on part-time hours; limited tender service and [...]
Dear CYC Members,
Recently, a number of CYC members met with members of the Canadian Coast Guard to hear the results of a large study of the uses of Mahone Bay and adequacy of the navigational markers. This is part of a review of the NS coast which will result in the removal and updating of buoys [...]
CYC Junior Sailing News:
The 2014 Canadian Optimist Dinghy Championships were held at Lunenburg Yacht Club (Aug 16-22)& our CYC team won 2nd place in the team racing competition, which was amazing, considering some of the kids had never team raced before. It was a true underdog story.
Connor Mraz represented our junior sailing program well, and [...]
At the Annual General Meeting held last Wednesday, August 6th, the current CYC executive was re-elected.
Commodore – Joe Hill
Rear Commodore – Keith Johnson
Vice Commodore – Gillian Reid
Secretary Treasurer – Keith Fox
Returning to CYC’s Long Range Planning Committee are members John Carroll, George Sapp and Sandy Swenson.
New members of the LRPC are Victoria McGregor, [...]