As it has been for many years, Shelburne continues to be a favourite for many cruising sailors, and we get, on average, about 250 visiting boats every year…..from all over the world. Everywhere from New Zealand…Australia… South Africa…Iceland…Sweden…throughout Europe, and all through the coastal US. We even had a visitor from Doha, Qatar this summer. This link will give you a birds-eye view of how far our visitors have travelled. You can read about what our visitors are saying at http://www.shyc.ca/comments
ANNUAL SAILING AWARDS NIGHT 2016
The Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club held their annual end of season Awards Night Dinner and Dance on Saturday, October 15th at the Osprey Arts Centre. The delicious meal was catered byThe Lobster Shack and the music for the dance was the band “Hourglass”. Emcee, Guy Tipton, thanked Commodore, Gail Ringer and all the volunteers for helping make this year run so smoothly with the Sailing Academy and the Learn to Sail program. The Commodore also presented awards to 2 of the SHYC volunteers for all they have done this year…..Judy Seale and Linda McNichol.
S.H.Y.C. KEEL BOAT AWARDS:
SPRING SERIES WINNERS:
SUMMER SERIES WINNERS:
FALL SERIES WINNERS:
“A” Class – “HARD EI8HT” – Lawrence Taylor & crew
“B” Class – “FANCY FREE” – Paul & Doris Smith & crew
“C” Class – “CALIENTE” – Royden Nickerson & crew
OVERALL SERIES WINNERS:
RACE TO LOCKEPORT:
MCNUTT’S ISLAND RACE:
ALL THE MARBLES RACE:
“CALIENTE” Royden Nickerson & crew
SAILOR OF THE YEAR 2016
The Start Committee Jennifer Davis, Peggy Spurr, Harry O’Connor & Don Easterday received a standing ovation from everyone in the room and a gift in appreciation for all their time to volunteer starting and tabulating all the races. Without the start committee there would be no racing.
Premiered at the 2016 Awards Banquet, this is a great new video, produced by Marta and Rob Stork, about our Sailing Academy….view
The results of the Albacore Summer Series have been posted….read more…
Baddeck Race Week is held annually held the first full week of August and is a high intensity regatta that allows racers the opportunity to compete in four (4) races each day for five (5) days. With coaches from every participating club on the water with the racers, each sailor is coached throughout the regatta as they require; junior sailors receive encouragement and instruction as they race, the more experienced sailors receive more detailed and race specific instruction. The week is free of charge for racers as well. Changing wind conditions, an intensive and prolonged racing schedule, as well as more complicated race courses all mean this week is challenging in ways that help to develop racers for future events...read more
If you have yet to visit our club, the following link with provide a birds eye view of our beautiful harbour and Town. Take a look…..