June 7- June10

SKIPPERS:   Please see attached Racing Notice for CYC Race Mark Locations for 2012. (Copies will be available at the club).  All CYC yachts must register along with Proof of Insurance prior to racing.  Registration Forms and 2012 Sailing Instructions are available at the bar & on CYC’s website.

Guest Reminder for Members:   Your guests are very welcome to come with you to CYC & we encourage you to invite your guests to join you for sailing & to socialize at the club.  If your guest enjoys the club, please urge them to become a member of CYC.  Remember that they must be signed into the CYC Guest Book at the Bar.  In order for the club to comply with NS Liquor Laws please ensure that your guests are only signed in a maximum of 3 times per year.

Club Racing Photography:   Heather McGuire returns to CYC as Club Assistant to Kim & CYC’s Official Photographer.  Heather, a Freelance Photographer and Journalism Graduate, will be out on the water to shoot photos of CYC’s yachts as they cross the start line, round the buoys & make their way across the finish.  Members can view Heather’s photographs on CYC’s large screen TV at the bar immediately following the racing & photos will put on CYC’s website at the end of each series.

The racing photographs in CYC’s 2012 Calendar are courtesy of Heather McGuire Photography. Check out Heather’s amazing talent http://heathermcguire.ca & on facebook http://www.facebook.com/events/326540280756193/#!/pages/Heather-McGuire-Photography/303797059674800

Thursday, June 7th

Robinson Trophy 1 of 4

FFA  1830 Start

BBQ will be ready at 1700

New this season – To encourage all members to view our Thursday evening races

CYC will be offering a Burger and Beer Special from 5pm to 8pm $6.50

CYC-made lean beef burger or veggie burger & lots of new toppings to choose from!

Hot Dog & Beer Special $5.50

 The Robinson Trophy History:  The Deed of Gift was dated February 12th, 1985, from Bruce Robinson designated as the “Robinson Jewellery Trophy”.  Deed states:  “This Trophy is presented to the winner of the Thursday evening series in June, under the handicap provisions of the Nova Scotia Sailing Association.  It is to be a perpetual trophy and cannot be won outright.”

 Friday, June 8th

Hors d’oeuvres by

Nova Georgia Properties

Thanks Commodore Randy!

Club opens at 1700 – Hors d’oeuvres start at 1800

 Saturday, June 9th

McNabb Trophy   Opening Regatta

1330 Start

BBQ will be fired up at Noon

CYC-made all beef burgers, veggie burgers & hot dogs with plenty of toppings


McNabb Trophy History:  Flag Officer for Club Trophies, Sue McAlpine, has no literature on the McNabb Trophy.  She asks if anyone has any knowledge or history of this trophy, CYC would be most pleased to have some documentation.

 Sunday, June 10th

McNabb Trophy   Opening Regatta

1330 Start


Team Saunders: brothers Jacob & Graeme of Chester have returned to Canada for a few weeks after a very successful several months in Europe training full time and racing in world class sailing competitions.    They say “The experience we gained was invaluable to our continued campaign for the 2016 Olympics.”  Their summer training plans include training with the Canadian representatives for the 2012 Olympics in England.  Jacob & Graeme feel it is a great opportunity to make huge improvements and to have a great Olympic experience.  Team Saunders needs support to take advantage of this great opportunity to train with the Canadian 2012 Olympic representatives.  Subscribe to their newsletter at http://saunders470.com/.

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