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Sunday Afternoon Sailing at BSSC!

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Summer is so short and what better way to really enjoy it than going for a sail on Sunday afternoons!  Join other club members at Noon every Sunday.  Rig your boat up and hit the water for a regular afternoon of sun and fun in the great outdoors.  Bring you family and friends and something to BBQ too!  If you are concerned about safety when sailing alone from the club, this is your chance to sail knowing that someone is watching and there to help you should the need arise.

First Sunday Sail will be July 13th and every subsequent Sunday thereafter through until the end of August.

2008 Sailing School Reunion – 10AM, Sunday July 13th!

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A student information sharing morning (10AM) on Sunday July 13, 2008 is being offered to all 2008 BSSC Sailing School students. Important safety and technique items necessary for all sailors to know will be covered, followed by a lunch break and the opportunity to learn how to rig the club boats and go for an afternoon sail. For more imformation please visit the Sailing Lessons Page of this website!

John Barry, Commodore

Eb’s Sunset Series of Races – Final Results!

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After 8 fun filled weeks of competition the series has come to an end and the victors awarded there loot!  Thanks to Eb’s Source for Adventure for sponsoring prizes! Congratulations to skip Kristine Coons and crewmate Ilia Rudnitsky for winning the Overall division and skip Kendal Ross with crewmate Jordan Guillon for winning the youth division.  Both winning crews were racing 29ers.  This represents a first for the sunset series in recent history with both divisions being won by double handed crews.  Standings are posted below and on the Regatta Page of this site.

Overall Trophy:
1. Kristine Coons and Ilia Rudnitsky in the 29er
2. Ben Pickford in a Laser
3. Sydney Byrns in a Radial
4. Paul Ross in a Laser
5. Pat Byrns in a Laser

Youth Trophy:
1. Kendall Ross and Jordon Guillon in the 29er
2. Tanis Byrns in a Byte/Radial
3. Payton Byrns in a Laser
4. Ilia Rudnitsky in a Laser
5. Ellen Byrns in an Optimist

Cumulative Sunset Series Results to June 18

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The cumulative results for the sunset series of races up to June 18th are posted on the Regatta page.  Only one evening of races left for competitors to improve their ranking!  Awards will be presented immediately after racing Wednesday June 25th.

BSSC.ca Introduces a Video Gallery!

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BSSC.ca has introduced video capability to the website. Videos can be accessed through the Photo Gallery Page. Currently there is a 9 minute movie posted documenting the start and first upwind leg of the third race of the Laser Western Canadian Masters Champs that took place at BSSC Saturday June 14/15. If you couldn’t make it out to the lake, but would like to see some of the action have a look at this video!

Also take a time out and have a look at some of the photos that have been posted. This includes pics from all the racing events as well as the club spring cleaning. You might just find yourself in some of them! Otherwise please feel free to send to us any photos or video footage from around the club that you’d like to have considered for posting!