Jan 1 2014 New Years Day Social
A good turnout and dates for upcoming year were set. Check News and Events tab for more info.
Exec Meeting Highlights
Prairie Wind Regatta July 12,13 2014
Spring Clean-up Last Saturday in April 2014 weather permitting, alternate date 1st Saturday in May.
No Beach Cat Regatta, Cats to sail at Prairie Wind Regatta this year.
On another note, we had our St. Mary's Sailing Club AGM last night and approved our invitational regatta. Event info is attached. We would like to provide a special invitation to our Newell Sailing Club friends to come and join us at this event on June 14-15. We would also like to invite the North American Seaspray fleet to try out our sailing venue that weekend. Could you please distribute further to both the Seaspray group and NSC?
Commodore, St. Mary's Sailing Club
All for now.
Newell Sailing Club offers it's members excellent inexpensive access to Lake Newell. Leave your sailboat semi-setup at the club. Come and camp at Kinbrook Island Provincial Park and stay for awhile. Our members enjoy windsurfing, catamaran sailing, dinghy sailing and larger cruiser style sailing from our facility on Lake Newell. The club offers it's members a lot of amenities including semi and secure storage of equipment, one parking spot per member for sailboats, secluded beach launching area, simple cooking facilities, etc. For the racers we have hosted many regattas over the years and have actively promoted youth sailing programs starting with the optimist dinghy. We have a fair number of active racers and many recreational sailors in the club as well. Consider joining the Newell Sailing Club in 2014 and enjoy Lake Newell and the amenities of the Newell Sailing Club! Download a membership form from the Files & Forms tab above, fill it out and send it in with your payment. We welcome all new and returning members!
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Some pictures from Prairie Wind Regatta early 1990's. Lot's of competitive windsurfers (about 13) from the Alberta Windsurfing Association showed up to compete that year.