Tuesday, September 20, 2005
La magie de La Nocturne...
Club de Voile Marina D’Oka holds the only nightime race that I know of locally. Sure sounds like fun, so it is a surprise to me that more clubs don’t have such events. Bravo for them! That reason alone is enough for me to add their link to the list of clubs in the Montreal area. One is so beautifully sensitized to the movement of the boat and the sound of the water at night. It makes you feel even closer to the sailing experience. On July 29th, 27 keelboats, ranging from 22’ to 32’ embarked on this fun race. The winner was Kif-Kif, a Niagara 26 that I remember seeing all the time during the Labour Day regatta. Second place was awarded to a C&C 27, Julie. Third went to Farouch, another Niagara 26. The starting gun blasted at 8 pm. And the final competitor crossed the finish line at 11:37 pm. Most of the clubs around Lac Des Deux Montagnes were represented. Congratulations to all the participants and organizers.