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Danielle Dube Qualifies for
London Olympic Games
Congratulations to Danielle Dube from Glen Haven for qualifying to
represent Canada at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Danielle's
qualification was front page news in the Chronicle Herald. Several
other NS sailors had excellent results in Miami last week including
Paul Tingley finishing 2nd in the 2.4mR class.
Paul's 2nd place finish came only 2 weeks after he finished 3rd at
the IFDS World Championships in Port Charlotte, Florida.
See all the results and read the Chronicle
Herald story here.
Apold & SMSC to be Honoured by CYA
The CYA will be holding its annual awards banquet on Saturday,
February 4 in Toronto and there will be 2 Nova Scotia recipients
amongst those being honoured.
Will Apold will be recognized with the Gerry Roufs Offshore Sailor
of the Year award for his victory in the 2011 Marblehead Ocean Race.
St. Margaret Sailing Club be recognized with the Chisholm Trophy for
Excellence in Race Management for the 2011 National Sailing
Championships they hosted in September.
For a complete list of all the winners click
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
Instructor Clinic Schedule to be
NSYA will once again be holding CYA Instructor Clinics this Spring.
We are in the final stages of confirming location and dates and hope
to have the info posted and sent to LTS Directors no later than
CANSail Symposium Set for February 18-19 in Halifax
The CYA will be delivering a CAN Sail Symposium to all those senior
NS instructors and LTS Directors interested in learning about the
new CAN Sail program. The session will be held the weekend of
February 18-19 at the Saraguay House of the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht
Squadron in Halifax. Full
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.
Breton Sailing Summit Set for April 14
The NSYA is pleased to announce that in conjunction with NS Health
& Wellness and Sport Nova Scotia we will hosting the first ever
Cape Breton Sailing Summit, bringing together those interested in
growing the sport in the region on Saturday, April 14 at the Bras
d'Or Yacht Club in Baddeck.
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.