VHF Course to be offered on September 19 & 26 at the Sport for Life Centre. Click here for details.
The 2018 Optimist Provincials were held over the July 28 & 29 weekend at the Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht Club. Despite very light winds on both days, the Opti’s were able to get 3 races off. A huge thank you goes out to everyone who helped organize this wonderful Regatta!
Results are as follows:
15+Under Provincial Champion:
1. Kendra Penner
13+Under Provincial Champion:
1. Jonah Friesen
2. Kate Sigurdson
10+Under Provincial Champion:
1. Elly Heimbecker
2. Jaelyn Boychuk
The West Hawk Lake YC held a successful Racing Camp on July 20th-21st, followed by the Rising Star Regatta on July 22nd. Big thank you to Paul Krestanowich for organizing the event and hosting the team!
Results from the regatta are as follows:
1st – Linus Schweizer
2nd – Matthew Sauer
3rd – Tomas Green
1st – Jonah Friesen
2nd – Jon Melsted
The high school league has wrapped up, and after 6 races that took place on a very hot and light wind day on Wednesday June 27th, the final results are as follows:
1. Westwood Collegiate – Kayden Polachek and Randi Roy
2. Kelvin High School – Quinn Anderson and Gabe Odowichuk
2. Balmoral Hall – Lauren Burns and Sophie Delaquis
Congratulations to all participants on a job well done!
The High School League racers got to compete for the Buffalo Cup on Wednesday June 6th, 2018 at the Winnipeg Sailing Center. Great wind, weather and racing! The results are as follows Kayden & Randi in 1st, Quinn and Gabe in 2nd, and Evan and Riley in 3rd.
As a new component to provincial team participation, this past Saturday the sailing team got their butts kicked by the Sport for Life Performance Center training staff during baseline fitness testing! Great work done by all, and we can’t wait to get back into the gym in October to see how much we have improved.
The 2018 season is around the corner and we are excited to hit the water. As part of our pre-season prep the sailing team and parents got to sit down with registered dietitian Michelle Leaf for some updated competition and hydration information.
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