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4                 Issue #114 July 2022                                                 


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      Stormont Yacht Club Launches Sailing Season!

                                            excitement at the club.  Members were
      By Christine Ouellet                  ready  to  finally  get  their  boats  in  the
      & Ann Marie Blinkhorn
                                            water.  The spring race season would also
          fter two shortened seasons due to  be delayed.  ‘Beethoven’ is in the lead
      ACOVID, members of the Stormont  with two races completed.
      Yacht  Club  (SYC)  in  Long  Sault  were   The much-anticipated Sail Past, which
      ready  for  a  full  summer  of sailing.    It   marks  the  official  start  of  the  sailing
      was not to be!  A strike by Ontario crane-
                                            season, was celebrated June 12.  Local
      operators would further delay the season   MP Eric Duncan and MPP Nolan Quinn
      by three weeks.
                                            joined members in the festivities. Mr.
        Finally, the strike came to an end, and  Duncan  presented  club  member  Lloyd
      seventy-five boats would go in the water  Chaput with a new Canadian flag, which
      May 27!  A rainy day did not mute the  will fly proudly at the club.  Twenty boats

                                                                                                                                    Photo Michael Beelich
       would sail past SYC Commodore Natalie  the Commodore’s Challenge, Adult Sail
         Bray, who proudly saluted all!  weekend,  the  Euduro  race,  the  Ladies
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                                Day race, and the regular Spring and Fall
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     ƒ‚ˆ‰Š    ‹  	„    	     SYC anticipates a busy sailing season   race series.  For more information visit
  Ž  with events such as the Borland Race,   our website at

                                                                                  Continued from page 1                 the course and clubhouse.

                                                                                  during the summer when he was 13.       “Honestly, it  has been  very

                                                                                  He says he is fortunate to have been   rewarding.  There  are  so many
                                                                                  able to work alongside his father for   elements to operating a golf course
                                                                                  35 years. His wife, Kathy, embraced   that one can never get bored. Each
                                                                                                                        day  the  sun rises  brings  on  a  new
                                                                                  the  golf business right  from the
                                                                                  start.  Their daughter, Katie, also   challenge,  whether it be in public
                                                                                                                        relations,  or dealing  with mother
                                                                                  started  working  at  the  golf  course
                                                                                  at an early age in the summers, and   nature, who can dump 25 mm of rain
                                                                                  now helps manage  the  club’s food    over night, and decisions on course
                                                                                                                        conditions for the day’s play have to
                                                                                  and beverage department, and event
                                                                                  bookings. Katie’s husband, Nathan     be made on the fly,” said MacLennan.
                                                                                  Andrews, is now the superintendent      Summerheights       patio    and
                                                                                  with responsibilities  of maintaining  restaurant are open to the public. To
                                                                                  the playing areas of the course.  find out more about Summerheights,
                          Most recently, fourth generation  visit       their    website     www.
                                                                                  granddaughter, Emma, has begun  or follow
                                                                                  helping out with small tasks around  them on Facebook or Instagram.
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