Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Oily Substance fouling Lac St. Louis

 Environment officials are trying to determine the source of the oil or gasoline that leaked into the waters of Lac St-Louis.

While driving home on Lakeshore Road around the Pointe Claire - Dorval border, I was diverted past a large number of trucks, hoses, and personnel along the shoreline. Now I know why. Link to article below:

Oily substance fouling Lac St. Louis

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Tactics Seminar

Online info & registration

04/19/2015 9:00:00 AM

Instructor: Geoff Moore

Royal St. Lawrence Yacht Club
1350 Lakeshore Drive
Dorval, Québec H9S 2E3
Royal St. Lawrence YC

Check in: 8:30 am   Class: 9:00-4:30

Pricing for this location includes Lunch.

Skippers - $125
Members - $95
Additional Crew - $95
Jrs / Students - $60


Class Outline

Race & Win
  • The Racing Hierarchy
  • Heads Up!
  • Tactics and Winning 
Race Prep
  • Tune up, Test the course, Plan your start
Starting Strategy
  • Where to Start
  • Approaches
Starting Tactics
  • The Start
  • Avoiding Common Pitfalls
  • Starting Rules
Upwind Strategy
  • Wind and Wind Shifts
  • Wind Shift Strategy - none, one, two, many...
  • LEPs, leverage, catching up
  • Tracking and Predicting the Wind
  • Current - myths debunked!
  • Local Knowledge
Upwind Tactics
  • Wind Shift Tactics
  • Tactical Principles
  • Tactical Course Management
  • Mark Rounding Tactics
  • Extend Your Lead
  • Weapons
  • Upwind Rules
Downwind Strategy and Tactics Strategy
  • Tacking Angles and Wind Shifts
  • Downwind Windshifts - one, two, many, building!
  • Where are the Shifts?
  • Current
  • Tactics: Attack and Defense
Mark Rounding and Finishing
  • Downwind Rules
  • Mark Rounding Rules and Tactics
  • Finishing Rules and Tactics
  • Boat Handling
  • Boat Speed
  • and Tactics