Yearly Archives: 2007

Board of Managers Meeting: November 2007

Annual Meeting: Board of Managers Minutes Date: November 10, 2007 Location: Camp Chingachgook Present: Steve Mintz (President), Dylan Walrath (Vice President), Becky Bonn (Secretary), Don Miller (Treasurer), George Painter, Rebecca Stanley, Maryellen Rudolph. Jenny Overeynder, Marc Carnevale Meeting Called to Order at 2:30PM. Review of 2007 Program and accomplishments – The number of participants stayed […]

Challenged America Adds New Boat

San Diego, CA (Nov. 7, 2007) — Challenged America, the San Diego-based sailing program for kids and adults with disabilities, unveiled its most recent vessel donation at the start of the first Hot Rum Series race, Nov. 5, 2007) in San Diego. This 1990’s race-winning sailboat, a recently restored Kiwi 35 (re-)named “Lift Off,” was […]

Y-Knot Racing with Corinthians

This Sunday join us for a joint Y-Knot / Corinthian racing event. One course for all of us, set up just off Camp Chingachgook. The race start will be at 1 pm, so make sure you call the Camp to reserve your spot, and arrive no later than 11 am to allow time to get […]

Chowder Cup Regatta Photos and Results

Extremely light wind and a skewed course made for some difficult racing, and all three Colgates dropped out before finishing. But we enjoyed a beautiful day on the water, with ten PHRF boats and six Martin 16s. We also enjoyed the Sagamore’s hospitality, from the Chowderfest dinner on Saturday night to the awards luncheon on […]

Boating For Everyone… Since 1936!!!

I recently listened to with Charles Zechel, executive director of Boston’s Community Boating Inc.. It’s one of, if not the oldest, sailing programs in the United States, founded in 1936 as a way to keep off the city streets in the summer. During the interview Charles talks about his experiences with blind sailing, adapting some […]

IFDS Reviewing Paralympic Boats

Hang on to your hats!!! The IFDS Equipment Evaluation Commission has once again been asked to evaluate equipment (One person, two person and three person boats used) for the Paralympic Sailing Competitions over the next several years. According to the announcement, “the immediate tasks ahead are to refine the evaluation process used in 2005 and […]

Counting Down to Spring Sailing…

Sunday, May 6 is opening day for Y-Knot. We have our first Volunteer Training Day, beginning at 10 am, and the first session of our popular Learn to Sail classes kicks off at 1 pm. It’s mid-April, we’re only three weeks away, and the lake is still frozen and there’s snow falling on Camp Chingachgook. […]

Come Play Pool With Y-Knot!

April 22 marks the date of the third annual Y-Knot Pool Party at Diamond Eight Billiards in Latham. Come play all afternoon. There will be food, plenty of pool, and hopefully some video of Louis Vuitton Cup racing, the series that leads to the America’s Cup. Doors open at noon. You can play all afternoon […]