Archives for April 2010

Salt Spring Island Sailing club Bas Cobanli Race

Another fabulous Sunday in April was Salt Spring Island Sailing Club's annual Bas Cobanli Memorial Trophy Race. At the skipper’s meeting, Roger Kibble gave us a brief account of Bas and his boat Haereticus. Roger said he was a very competitive racer who always gave his all. In his honour we raced today. The race had to be delayed 30 minutes because of lack of wind but then it came up and we where … [Read more...]

Portland Island / Moresby Island yacht race

Salt Spring Island sailing club annual Portland /Moresby Race was held on Sunday April 15. The forecast was for light wind, which was worrisome, as the race around Portland and Moresby Islands (which are located off of Swartz Bay and Fulford Harbour) is one of the longest on the calendar at over 26 nautical miles. The pre-race meeting was something all Saltspringers can relate to. It all started … [Read more...]