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May 3rd Ice Report…

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Last Wednesday, the ice was completely covering the lake. By 5pm Sunday much of the ice had melted and blown north leaving everything south of Thode fully exposed. We anticipate the ice to continue its very rapid melt and be off the lake for the start of Eb’s Sunset Series this Wednesday, May 6. Stay posted for an update Tuesday evening by email.

FYI – Ice on the Lake

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John Barry Writes:

FYI – I did a trip to the lake today and am reporting lots of ice present.  There is a 6-8ft melted rim around the lake and the rest is still very frozen and showing no signs of cracks or breaks in the snow pack.  I see standing water over about 5 to 10 % of the surface.  I would bet there will be lots on opening day.

Thanks for the Work Party help!

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It was a light turn out on Saturday for the work party, but some of the main jobs did get done. Thanks mostly to Warren White, our Harbor Master, with help from Brian McSheffrey (our Secretary) and member Darcy Rousell for getting boats moved and the dock pulled out of the water. Not to mention the part where they disassembled and reassembled it in the correct orientation for next season! Otherwise Warren wants to remind everyone to store your boats properly for the winter so no frost or wind damage occurs. Also make sure to clearly mark all masts stored in the club house and please use a small label to indicate your locker!

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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. Introduces a Video Gallery!

General Information No Comments » 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!