Donna Demarest repeats as Y-Knot Regatta Champion

From the start of the first race, last year’s Y-Knot Cup Regatta Champion, Donna Demarest, from Waterbury, CT, and Julia Dorsett, Philadelphia, PA, battled each other for the lead with Demarest taking the top spot at the finish. Dorsett was second, with Lake George sailors Steve Mintz and David Whalen finishing up 3rd and 4th […]

Regatta Report

Some photos and a personal perspective on the regatta from George Adams, one of our Y-Knot volunteers who sailed with Julia Dorsett in Saturday’s races: “We struggled with the conditions but both really enjoyed the race, particularly the finish where we were pushed by a gust to go about as fast in a sailboat as […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pierre Richard Repeats as Y-Knot Cup Winner

Another great showing from our Canadian friends, with Pierre Richard repeating as Y-Knot Cup winner. Consistent breeze on Saturday allowed for three races for each fleet that day. On Sunday, a perfectly still morning sent the Silver fleet back to the dock without racing, but the Gold fleet came out in the afternoon in a […]

Y-Knot Sailors Finish in the Money at Burlington

Congratulations to Steve Mintz, Eric Rose and Dave Whalen, who represented Y-Knot at the NDAA Regatta in Burlington earlier this month. The results: Steve Mintz (Lake George, NY) Patrick Standen (Burlington, VT) Eric Rose (Manchester, VT) David Whalen (Albany, NY) Andrea Kerr (Essex Jct. VT) Charlotte Merle-Smith (Monkton, VT) A note from NDAA President Patrick […]

Y-Knot Sailors Compete in Burlington, Montreal

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 […]

2008 Mobility Cup Info Available

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 […]