Archive for March, 2015

Metro Marine Modellers 2014 Season-Ender…

From CRYA newsletter Fall 2014 Metro Marine Modellers wrapped up their 2014 sailing season on November 2 with awards presentations to its top sailors and a swap meet that featured of wide variety of new and “previously enjoyed” model boats, kits and equipment, including an entire model building workshop.Free coffee, cookies and a 50/50 draw […]

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Regatta Report— RG 65 Class Dragon Force Thanksgiving Monday Blowout

From CRYA newsletter Fall 2014 The diminutive little Dragon Force RG 65 picked up steam rapidly in 2014 with over 18 Metro Marine Modellers buying and registering their boats with the CRYA. This boat is hard to hate as it has been designed from the word go as a proper RC racing yacht with nice […]

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One Vic Sailor’s Story

From CRYA newsletter Fall 2014 Radio sailboat racing is not something that comes as an immediate skill. There are great sailors and folks who are good at operating anything controlled by a radio, but racing these boats to win requires a unique set of skills. From building a solid and tunable boat, understanding tactics, and […]

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Regatta Report— 2014 Victoria Class Ontario Regionals

By Michael Steele From CRYA newsletter Fall 2014 Victoria class racing in Ontario has become quite a competitive affair in recent years. With a full compliment of sailors racing on a regular basis, winning a local Victoria club regatta is hard enough, but winning the Ontario Victoria Regionals puts you firmly at the head of […]

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John McKinney – CRYA Skipper Profile

By Michael Steele From CRYA Newsletter Winter 2014 This month we profile the new Victoria Class Secretary, John Mckinney from Woodstock, Ontario. John has been extremely active in the model yachting community over the last four years, racing in 5 different classes on both sides of the border. He has recently become the Victoria Class […]

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Regatta Report: 2014 Soling One Meter Canadian National Regatta

From CRYA newsletter Summer 2014 Twenty-six skippers from across Canada and the United States gathered in Mississauga on June 21 and 22 for the 2014 Soling One Meter Canadian National Championship Regatta. The event, which was hosted by the Metro Marine Modellers (MMM) of Toronto, was held at the Douglas Kennedy Park on Lakefront Promenade […]

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