Mar 12, 2017 – Long Harbour Classic – Change of Date

The Commodore is going in search of his ancestors that owned a whiskey distillery. We are off to Scotland in late August. So please note that the Long Harbour Classic has been moved up 1 week to August 19-20.

Jan 19, 2017 – New Website Address

Change your Favourites. SPOG is now at www.spogsailing.com.

Bear with me while I migrate stuff onto this site. Any comments on making it easier to navigate are welcome.

Dec 23, 2016 – Dates for 2017 SPOG season Announced

The 2017 SPOG Season will kick off with the Round the Isles Opener on June 17. Moby’s Marathon will go July 15, the Long Harbour Classic on August 19-20 (note that this is 1 week earlier than normal), and the Doug Baxter Closer on October 7.

For more adventurous SPOGgers, other local-isa events are Kitten Cup on April 22-23 at RVYC, the Jericho Classic at Jericho Sailing Centre is June 3, WAVES at RVYC on July 1-2 and Fall Dinghy Champs at RVicYC on Sep 23-24. For the super-keen – the Canadian Masters Championships are at Wabamun, AB on July 7-9, and Laser Masters Worlds are in Split, Croatia on September 21-30 (that sounds like a fun place to race).

Oct 11/16 – 2016 Season Champion – Brian Woodward

Brian Woodward sailed well in the last event to win the Season Championship based on a 4-race High Point system. Brian sailed all 4 events, winning the Opener and strong showings in the Classic and Closer for a total of 50 points.

Steve White also sailed all 4 races and finished second, 3 points behind. Rounding out the top 5 were Don Martin who only sailed 3 events and finished with 35 points, Tim Slaney with 32 points and Allan Strain with 30 points on only 2 races.