Heavy Wind Sailing – How to prep and avoid troubles!

Hi Folks, I was sent this video from a friend at Sail Georgina. Very well done short video on the benefits of preparation and understanding your “second boat”. That is, the heavy wind one! Heavy Air Prep and Sailing Keep watching to the end and see what happens when troubles do occur in heavy air. […]

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LSIS Overview

LSIS  (Lake Simcoe Interclub Series) are a series of races organized by a committee which consists of members from each of the yacht clubs around the lake.  Currently, David Jewitt represents HYC on the committee.  I have been on the committee representing KBYC.   The committee makes up the Lake Simcoe Yachting Association (LSYA) and […]

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HYC Winter 2014

As Rett and I prepare for our vacation in the south, a trip to check on the boat today was in order. After just cleaning Spanish Point off a couple of weeks back, who would have thought it needed it again. Sure am glad I wen up, for there was almost as much snow on […]

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Race Results

The following are Results for the sail racing series at Hawkestone Yacht Club commonly referred to as the “Beer Can” Races:

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Letter from a prospective new member

  In looking for the ideal central Ontario location to moor our sailboat, my husband and I immediately fell in love with the picturesque marina in Hawkestone, Ontario. Hawkestone is a private Yacht Club on Lake Simcoe, surrounded by hills and forest on all sides, making it truly a gorgeous location be it from which to […]

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