SLSC 2019 - Help us With Our Capital Improvement Initiatives
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Sturgeon Lake Sailing Club's
2019 Capital Campaign

For sixty-three years the Sturgeon Lake Sailing Club has offered fun-filled summer sailing programs for the youth of our community and neighbouring areas.  Since its inception in 1956 the club has grown considerably.  We are constantly striving to maintain the club’s facilities and infrastructure to a standard of which we can all be justifiably proud.

You may recall the excitement with which we unveiled the new Boathouse.  Well, we are undertaking another big-ticket capital project.

Our docks and landing areas are rapidly deteriorating, and despite regular patching and repairs, are now at the point of requiring replacement, to ensure the safety of our sailors and staff.

As Bob Wisener did in the early 1950s and as we have done on occasion in the past, for various projects including the successful funding of the Boathouse over 2012 and 2013, we are making a special appeal to help us to pay for our new docks,  in order to accommodate our growing numbers of sailors, our large fleet of boats, and the large number of visitors we get for our biannual regattas, in the safest possible way.

The total estimated cost of repairing and replacing our docks is $135,000, over two years. We are contributing $25,000 from the capital fund that we have been replenishing since the Boathouse was completed and are fundraising for the remaining $110,000. We have already received a grant of $25,000 from the Mclean Foundation.  

We have also just received a grant of up to $50,000 to match, dollar for dollar, any personal donations we receive up to that amount.  So, any gift you make will be doubled! (but only if you donate!)

We are hoping that we can count on you to assist, as you are able.  All donations are eligible for a charitable donation tax receipt. You can send us a cheque, send an e-transfer or donate at the non-Gala Gala.  You can also donate electronically through our website at by going to the ‘Donate Now – Canada Helps’ link, found at the bottom of the home page screen, or via the link below.  

Donate Now!

Donate now via Canada Helps!

Non-Gala Gala

Just a reminder that the non-Gala Gala will be on July 27 at the club.  Entry will again be free, with hors d’oeuvres and an open bar.  However, sitting right in front of the bar will be a donation table where you will be able to contribute what you can to our capital campaign for the docks and receive a tax receipt.  You will also be able to bid on items in the silent action that will be part of the event. If you have something you would like to contribute to the silent auction please send me a note at 

Sunday Afternoon Racing

Here are the dates for this year’s Sunday Afternoon Racing series.  We welcome all to come down and race in Lasers and 420s.
    July 14
    July 28
    Aug 11
    Aug 18

We have a few new Laser sailors this year (plus some old hats who might want a few pointers).  So, I thought I would give a little rigging session and a short discussion on how to set up and sail upwind and downwind.  Nothing fancy (there will not be a test!).  It will be on Saturday June 29 at 2:00 at the club. If you are interested, send me a note at 

Instructor Dinners

This summer again, we continue with the tradition of having instructor dinners, hosted by members of the community.  If you would like to host some of our instructors for dinner one evening this summer, please sign up using the link below, and we will extend the invitation to them.
Host an Instructor Dinner!

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to determine the most appropriate program:
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