Saturday, July 10, 2010

First Ever Ladies Sailing Night at the Charlottetown Yacht Club

Tuesday, July 6th was the First Ever Ladies Sailing Night at the Charlottetown Yacht Club hosted by Waveskills and the Charlottetown Yacht Club. Almost twenty boats and about 75 women, with varied sailing experience, participated. Obsession was the only boat not from the CYC, though it had been berthed there for many years with its previous owner.  The night was designed to expose more women to sailing. Some of the participants had lots of experience, while others had never been on a sailboat before.

Here is the group photo from the Waveskills Facebook Page taken just before we headed out.


Jay and I had the pleasure of taking two women out with us for a two hour sail in the Charlottetown Harbour, one of whom was a reporter with CBC Radio.  The day had been rainy and overcast, but although it was a cloudy evening the rain held off. The wind was very light, so we ghosted along at a maximum speed of 3.5 knots. Some of the boats put up spinnakers, but we were too busy making chocolate chip cookies in the oven and chatting with our guests to bother with the spinnaker.



After the sail, we all gathered in the Treehouse Restaurant at CYC for some live music, munchies and door prizes. It was a great night.

CBC Radio Island Morning covered the event and the piece is to air during Charlottetown Race Week on Thursday, July 15th.

3 comments:

  1. That sounds like a great day - I'll be tuned in for the radio coverage!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Cancun Yacht Charters takes pride in making your yacht rental experience in Cancun personal and unforgettable. Our yachts vary immensely in size, style and function. Our inventory consist of scuba yachts, fishing yachts, luxury yachts, catamarans, and sailing yachts available for charter ranging from 40’ to over 100’ and we strive to make every crewed cancun yacht event uniquely different, covering all the details of your boating experience. Yachting with us means 5-Star Service, bi-lingual valet, catered food and your choice of beverages, customized itineraries and a healthy combination of travel options. Our certified and licensed Captains look forward to delivering you to your destination while a crew caters to your every need during your personal luxury yacht charter. We take satisfaction in exceeding every clients’ expectations and look forward to helping you plan your dream getaway with us. Cancun Boat Rentals

    ReplyDelete
  3. Purchasing a yacht is for sure a major investment and an enjoyable experience. By taking essential care you can make this procedure reasonably secure, leading to a positive decision.
    Marine Surveyors

    ReplyDelete