According to a report on the BBC website, Hilary Lister, a British disabled sailor, is attempting to be the first quadriplegic woman to sail solo around Britain. Read the rest of the story.
Date: November 1, 2008 Location: Camp Chingachgook Present: Steve Mintz (President), Scott Stewart (Vice President), Don Miller (Treasurer), Becky Bonn (Secretary), Trish McCluskey, George Painter, Marc Carnevale, Rick Irvine, Rebecca Stanley, Rex Moon, Spencer Raggio The meeting was called to order at 2:25PM Steve welcomed everyone and introduced Rick Irvine to the board. Steve was […]
Board of Managers Meeting Minutes Date: October 22, 2008Location: Clifton Park YMCAPresent: Steve Mintz (President), Don Miller (Treasurer), Becky Bonn (Secretary), Trish McCluskey, George Painter, Marc Carnevale The meeting was called to order at 6:15PMMay 27, 2008 meeting was cancelled, the April 30th meeting minutes were accepted by all. Treasurer’s Report: Don Miller handed out […]
Great weather and a great turnout for the Y-Knot Regatta in early September, and a very impressive showing from our Canadian guests. Check out the complete results and photos from the regatta. UPDATE: More photos of the event posted by George Adams.
We had an incredible Y-Knot Sailing Day on Saturday, August 16 serving ten sailors with disabilities (including five new people) with 18 great volunteers and three YMCA staff. We had seven boats sailing in light winds on a beautiful day (excluding a few rain showers). Thank you to all of our dedicated volunteers who make […]
From Y-Knot President Steve Mintz: “Mark Carnavale, Pete Hogg and I attended Martin 16 regattas in both Montreal and Burlington. We brought along four Y-Knot boats to each event. Dave Whalen also competed in the Burlington event and took first place, with Mark coming in second. Both Mark and I will be competing in Mobility […]
“Amidst the small fleet of BMWs, Porsches, and other late-model luxury autos gracing the parking lot of Southern California’s Balboa Yacht Club, Nick Scandone rolled in on his own special set of wheels” …
Just in case you missed it, check out the results from the US Disabled Sailing Championship at the link above.
Steve Mintz and Don Miller went down to Nyack to give a presentation on Y-Knot, and lend support to the Nyack Boat Club during their Sonar Regatta. Don noted that after their presentation, there was some interest among their sailors in coming up to Y-Knot to sail. The Sonar event was a fund-raiser, and Y-Knot […]
The Notice of Race for Mobility Cup 2008 is now available on the regatta website, and registration is open for sailors and volunteers. Information on accommodations will be added shortly. The Montreal event is being hosted by AQVA and the Pointe Claire Yacht Club August 25 – 29. With the regatta in our backyard this […]