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Tingley Set for IFDS World
Paul Tingley from the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron will be
competing at the IFDS World Championships in the 2.4mR from January
8 thru 15th in Port Charlotte, Florida. Follow Paul's results
Wanted: Boat Show Volunteers
The annual Halifax Boat Show takes place February 23-26th this
year at Exhibition Park. The NSYA will have a booth and is looking
for volunteers to help staff it over the 4 day Show.
If you have some free time, send the NSYA
office an e-mail with preferred dates and times (2 hour blocks)
and we'll put you on the schedule.
Commodores and LTS Directors Set
Given everyone loves attending the Boat Show, we will once again be
holding meetings at the Show and provide attendees with a free boat
A Commodores meeting will be held Saturday, February 25 from 1-3pm
while a Learn to Sail Directors meeting will be held Saturday,
February 25 from 3-4:30pm.
Both meetings will be held in the Board Room which is on the left
once you enter the Show.
Please RSVP no later than February 16 so we can mail out your
Several Nova Scotia Sailors recently competed at the 2011 World
Sailing Championships in Perth, Australia. See all the results
Chartering in Europe
Requires an ICC
Many European Countries require the International Certificate of
Competence (ICC) for skippers. You can now challenge for the ICC
here in Nova Scotia with Judy Robertson. Details
Now on Twitter & Facebook
The NSYA has jumped on the Social Media bandwagon! In
December we set up a Facebook Fan Page (Nova Scotia Yachting
Association) and a Twitter page (NSYachting).
You can find links to both on the front page of our website.