2009 Annapolis Road Trip

23 Feb

We were invited to visit beautiful Annapolis Royal, NS for a demonstration event.
The weather was beautiful and we sailed for hours, below the Tidal Power Station.

Annapolis Royal – Sunday August 16 – 2009

2009 HAMYC Opening Regatta

23 Feb

Halifax Area Model Yacht Club – Opening Regatta
May 3 , 2009 – Sullivan’s Pond, Dartmouth, NS
Final Results

Sailed:10, Discards: 0, To count:10, Entries:6, Scoring system:My scoring system
Rank SailNo Crew R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 Total
1st Ben Rusi -4 3 1 2 1 1 3 2 17
2nd 214 Gary Bugden 2 2 -4 4 4 2 1 1 20
3rd 40 Fred Lindeijer -5 4 2 3 3 3 2 3 25
4th 50 Brian Wilmshurst 3 5 3 5 2 5 4 (DNF) 35
5th 544 Jim Goddard 1 1 (DNF) 1 DNS DNS DNS DNS 43
6th Warren Tobey 7 DNS DNS DNS 5 4 5 4 49
7th Andy LeBlanc 6 6 DNF 6 DNF DNS DNS DNS 50

2009 Shearwater Hobby Show

23 Feb

Each spring the Aviation Museum in Shearwater is home to a hobby show.
We participated each year for a number of years. It was fun, but did not yield many new members. We did meet the Chaplain from the airport who sells the confiscated items that travelers cannot take on a plane.

2009 Maritime Museum Model Boat Show

23 Feb

An annual event sponsored by the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

2009 – We Welcome an EC-12

23 Feb

In 2009 we welcomed our first EC-12 into the club. The first boat was a $400 antique that required substantial repair and refit.

2007 HAMYC Club Championship

22 Feb

Halifax Area Model Yacht Club
September 30, 2007 – Sullivan’s Pond, Dartmouth, NS
Final Results

Rank SailNo Total Nett
1st 544 Jim Goddard 21 18
2nd 109 Bob Boutilier 25 19
3rd 213 Doc Bugden 24 20
4th 40 Fred Lindeijer 42 38
5th 35 Bill Brimley 54 49

Click to download complete results 2007 Club Championship

2006 S1M Canadian National Championship

22 Feb

The 2006 Canadians were held on the site of the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario. HAMYC was represented by Gary Bugden, Bob Boutlier and Jim Goddard.

Paul Swizer of the host club was the winner with HAMYC’s Jim Goddard second and John Lowther of the Kingston club finishing third. This was the first major HAMYC road trip which is such a feature of the club today.

As you can see from the photos the weather was fabulous and the venue had some good breeze throughout.

2005 Labour Day Demonstration

22 Feb

Bedford Basin Yacht Club was the site of a demonstration event in 2005, where we sailed some races and let people try the boats!