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!

2005 Canadian National Championship Regatta

22 Feb

Final Results

Position Sail# Skipper Nationality Total Points Position
1st 55 Paul Fixx USA 46 1st
2nd 544 Jim Goddard CAN 54 2nd
3rd 734 Herb Dreher USA 73 3rd
4th 672 Ken Dorlandt CAN 81 4th
5th 109 Bob Boutilier CAN 84 5th
6th 382 David Allsebrook CAN 88 6th
7th 90 Jim Linville USA 104 7th
8th 848 Danny Borgal CAN 119 8th
9th 152 Charlie Mann CAN 130 9th
10th 213 Gary Bugden CAN 160 10th
11th 849 John Engweiler CAN 225 11th
12th 887 Lee Conrad CAN 236 12th


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