The 29er teams for Team Manitoba for the Canada Summer Games are selected. Congratulations to Sara Telles-Langdon and Katie Sauer from Falcon YC and to Bryce and Hunter Kristjansson from RLWYC.
The first Canada Summer Games qualifier at Gimli Yacht Club was sailed in light winds, rain and cool temperatures. Overall winner in the double handed class was Andrew Murtomaki and Audrey Garneau in their new Viper, followed by Hunter and Bryce Kristjansson and Anthony Clark and James Thompson. First in the single handed class was Luke Boguski followed by Molly Ingenmey und newcomer Matthew Sauer. The first round for the qualifying event went to the Kristjansson brothers. The second qualifier will take place on Sunday June 4, also at the Gimli YC.
This year’s Instructor Clinic is scheduled from June 26-30, 2017
June 26/27 Fundamentals
June 26 Recert Standard First Aid (evening)
June 28/29 CANSail 1+2 and CANSail 3+4 Clinic
June 30 CBS (Coach Boat Safety)
June 30 CANSail 1+2 and CANSail 3+4 Evaluations
For more information visit our website
This year’s boat show will take place from March 2-5 at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg. We are still looking for volunteers to help staff our and the Discover Boating booth. If you’re interested in helping out for a couple of hours, please contact our office. Read more….
Basic Cruising Course
1. Tuesdays March 7 – April 25, 2017
2. Weekends April 22/23 and April 29/30, 2017
Course Fee $270+gst, includes PCOC
1. Tuesday February 21 and 28, 2017
2. Tuesdays April 25 and May 2, 2017
Course Fee $135+gst
1. Wednesday April 26, 2017
Course Fee $50+GST
Celestial Navigation Course
We will run a Course in the fall of 2017.
For information on summer courses click here
For the second year Sail Manitoba will run the fundraiser for homegrown poinsettias from Shelmerdine. The plants are florist quality in a 6.5” pot size, festively decorated with an elegant pot cover and available in six dazzling colors! The poinsettias cost $20. Fill out your order form here and email it to our office.
Congratulations to all of our award winners!
Honorary Member – Paul Robinson, Winnipeg SC
President’s Award – David Hudson, Falcon YC
Sailor of the Year – Don Konantz, RLWYC
Don Freudenberg – Gavin Robinson, Winnipeg SC
Charles Fleming Trophy – James Thomson, VBYC and Anthony Clark, Pelican YC
Susan Meszaros Trophy – Molly Ingenmey, VBYC
Most Improved Sailor – Jonah Friesen, Pelican YC
Youth Elite Award – Sara Telles-Langdon, Falcon YC
Rising Star – Kendra Penner, Falcon YC
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