Yearly Archives: 2010


Board of Managers Meeting: October 2010

Minutes from Oct. 30, 2010, Y-Knot Board of Managers’ meeting minutes held at Camp Chingachgook are submitted for consideration as follows: In attendance were Scott Stewart (Vice President), Keith Edwards (YMCA Camp Chingachgook liaison), Don Miller (Vice President), Rick Irvine (Treasurer), George Painter (YMCA Camp Chingachgook Director), Spencer Raggio, Mark Carnevale (President), Tricia McCluskey, and […]


Post Star Announces Expansion of Chingachgook Dock

Here’s a local story in the Glens Falls Post Star about plans for expansion at Y-Knot Sailing: FORT ANN — After a stroke in 1992 weakened the left side of his body, Stephen Mintz thought his new disability had simultaneously forced him into an early retirement from his job and his lifelong hobby. “Sailing was […]


Sailabration Set for Oct 30

Please join us for the annual Y-Knot Banquet — Sailabration — at YMCA Camp Chingachgook on Saturday, October 30. Details and reservation info on the Sailabration flyer. And with the recent approval of plans for a new, improved accessibility waterfront, we’ve got something to celebrate!


New Y-Knot Dock, Pavilion Approved

An updated on the approval process from George Painter: “The Town of Fort Ann Planning Board has approved our design. That was the final step in a two-year process to get approvals from seven regulatory agencies for dredging our sailboat docking bay and building an innovative sailing pavilion that is accessible to people with disabilities. […]


2010 Y-Knot Cup Regatta

11th Annual Y-Knot Cup Regatta Saturday & Sunday, September 11-12, 2010 Curt Leatherbee wins the Y-Knot Cup for the second time. Regatta photos on Flickr by Spencer Raggio Gold Fleet Place Skipper Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Race 5 Total Fleet 1 Curt Leatherbee 2 1 1 4 2 10 Sail to Prevail, […]


Board of Managers Meeting: August 2010

Minutes from August 17, 2010, Y-Knot Board meeting in Clifton Park. In attendance were Scott Stewart (Vice President), Mark Carnevale (President), Don Miller (Vice President), Rick Irvine (Treasurer), George Painter (acting YMCA Camp Chingachgook liaison) and Dan Byrnes(Secretary). The June 15 minutes were reviewed by Spencer and approved by the Board. Keith Edwards’ synopsis from […]


Y-Knot at AQVA in Montreal

Notes on the regatta from Y-Knot President Mark Carnevale: As in past seasons, AQVA put on a very well run regatta at the Point Claire Yacht Club in Montreal on Saturday and Sunday, 24 and 25 July 2010. With AQVA’s Paula Stone coordinating all aspects of the regatta, the gold and silver fleets had an enjoyable […]


Y-Knot on the Road

From Keith Edwards on our trip up north: “We had a great time going out to the North Country Access event in Clayton, NY. This year the event was held at the Antique Boat Museum. Their facility is incredible and is very accessible to all abilities. “The event attracted over 100 participants; including individuals from […]


Board of Managers Meeting: June 2010

June 15, 2010, 6:00 pm at the Clifton Park YMCABoard Members present: Mark Carnevale, Spencer Raggio, Rick Irvine, Don Miller, Keith Edwards; also Y-Knot member Steve Mintz President Mark Carnevale called the meeting to order at 6:15pm. Reading of the May 15, 2010 minutes (Dan Byrnes)No report given Treasurer’s report (Rick Irvine)Keith reported that Learn […]


2010 Mobility Cup in Vancouver Sept 13-17

The Disabled Sailing Association of British Columbia (DSA BC) and Royal Vancouver Yacht Club will welcome 40 sailors from around the world for the event, which will be held in Vancouver, BC Sept. 13 – 17. Participants will take part in two fleets, 20 sailors in Gold and Silver respectively, according to experience, using the […]