Racing Strategies with Lawrence Lemieux

RACING STRATEGIES
WITH
LAWRENCE LEMIEUX
LAWRENCE WILL DISCUSS RACING STRATEGIES AND ANY OTHER
SAILING TOPIC(S) PEOPLE WISH TO DISCUSS
LAWRENCE SAILED IN THE 1984 AND 1988 OLYMPICS, FIRST IN A STAR AND
THEN IN A FINN. HE HAS BEEN COACHING INTERNATIONALLY SINCE 1990.
DATE: Saturday APRIL 8TH, 2017
TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
COST: $20
YOUTH SAILORS ARE FREE
THE NEW RRS 2017-2020 BOOKS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THIS COURSE
(COST FOR RRS 2017-2020 IS $21)
LOCATION
PERCY PAGE CENTRE
11759 GROAT ROAD
EDMONTON, ALBERTA
T5M 3K6
USE THE REAR (SOUTH) ENTRANCE AND SIGN INTO THE BUILDING. PLENTY OF
PARKING IS AVAILABLE.
PLEASE REGISTER BY CALLING FIE AT 403-271-2445
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ACCEPTED
E-TRANSFER IS ALSO ACCEPTED AT
info@albertasailing.com
IF YOU PREFER TO PAY CASH, PLEASE BRING THE EXACT AMOUNT

New Rules Seminar

NEW RULES SEMINAR
HOSTED BY PETER VAN MUYDEN
DATE: Saturday May 6 th , 2017
TIME: 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
COST: $15:00
(THE 2017-2020 RACING RULES OF SAILING WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR $21.00)
PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH.
LOCATION:
WABAMUN SAILING CLUB
PLEASE REGISTER BY CALLING FIE AT 403-271-2445
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ACCEPTED
E-TRANSFER IS ALSO ACCEPTED AT
info@albertasailing.com
IF YOU PREFER TO PAY CASH, PLEASE BRING THE EXACT AMOUNT

Introducing Head Coach Lauri Kalkkinen

Direct from Switzerland, we welcome Lauri Kalkkinen. Lauri will join us as Head Coach this season, arriving just in time for May training camps.

As well as coaching in Geneva, Lauri’s biography includes service in the Swiss Army, and education in Biology and Chemistry.

He likes to sail, ski and surf, and is adept in photography and video.

Employment Opportunity – Great Slave Lake

Opportunity for CANSail Instructors in the Northwest Territories

 

 

Great Slave Sailing Club is looking for CANSail instructors for the 2017 summer season.

 

The Great Slave Sailing Club

 

The GSSC is located in Yellowknife, NWT on the shores of Yellowknife Bay on Great Slave Lake; the 5th largest in North America and the 10th largest lake in the world. Yellowknife is a small, remote yet friendly city with the amenities of a capital. The bush and the lake are literally on our doorsteps.

 

The Positions:

We require a Head Instructor and an Instructor to work with our small team of local instructors:

 

Requirements:

  • Relevant Cansail Instructor certifications (CANSail 4 preferred)
  • Registered and paid Sail Canada instructor insurance prior to start date
  • Valid prerequisites as of June 2017
  • Pleasure Craft Operating Card
  • Preference will be given to ⅚ trained instructors and Learning facilitators

 

What we offer:

  • Fun and friendly work environment
  • guaranteed monthly salary based on experience including travel bursary and accommodation
  • Opportunity to work overtime on weekends and evenings
  • Organised club events including weekend cruises
  • Chance to experience and live in the north for a summer

 

Our program

The GSSC will run a 8 week program Monday June 26- August 18th. Children’s classes run weekdays Mon-Fri and adult classes will run twice weekly in the evenings and on occasional weekends.

 

To Apply

For enquiries or to send an application including cover letter and resume please contact:

Tamlin Gilbert, Training Coordinator

tambo2mambo@yahoo.commailto:tambo2mambo@yahoo.com

Tel: 867 8735851

The position will remain open until it is filled

 

 

 

Peter Van Muyden honored

Peter Van Muyden has been named Sail Canada’s Volvo Cars Volunteer of the Year.

The Volvo Cars Volunteer of the Year Award was established in 2015 when Volvo Cars of Canada commenced support of the national award, in place since 1991. This award recognizes volunteers for their outstanding contributions to sailing activities at Sail Canada member clubs, Sailing Schools and Regattas. The contribution can be related to activities by the candidate(s) over a period of years or to a specific event or program during a particular year.