2019 Event Schedule

Here is a downloadable copy of the 2019 BLSC EVENTS SCHEDULE. Print and put up on your fridge!! 



    Sunday 14th Spring General Meeting 2-4pm

    We look forward to seeing you to discuss the planned upcoming season's events and any other club business.
    To be held at the West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Road South, Guelph, N1K 1X3 at 2pm. Come between 1:30 and 2pm to renew your membership

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     Club Opening Saturday 4th 9 am

    Come suitably attired to put the docks in, spread the picnic tables round, clean up the clubhouse, rake, rake, rake, help serve and clean up lunch. Chili or similar will be provided, but please come with either a salad or a dessert for sharing. Coffee and tea will be available.

     Open House and Boat Sale Sunday 5th 10 am - 1 pm

    The club welcomes potential members and is running a boat sale. Also last day for Early Bird membership rates so members are invited to come to the club and pay their membership and place their 2019 membership sticker on their boat(s).


    We will race every Sunday afternoon (except 10th and 23rd June) starting in May and ending September 16th. Remember, the water is cold in the early months of the year - wearing a wetsuit is a good idea. BBQ after first Sunday at approximately 4:30pm


    We will race every Wednesday afternoon starting in May and ending September 11th. Remember, the water is cold in the early months of the year - wearing a wetsuit is a good idea. BBQ after first Wednesday at approximately 8:30pm

    SUNDAY 12th, Mothers Day and Intro to Racing Day

    BBQ at approximately 4:30 pm.


    Friday 17th to Monday 20th May OMDA Weekend

    The Mirrors are here again, camping and racing, and of course our Sunday races will be run as normal.

    Friday 31st Membership Renewal Deadline

    Member ID number and blue BLSC 2019 sticker must be on all boats.

  • June

                SUNDAY 2nd - PRO Training before racing 10am

                All racers should attend, and non racers who have volunteered to run races.

                Saturday 15th COMMODORE'S WELCOMING WINE AND CHEESE 7-9PM

                EVERYONE is invited to this fun social event, especially new members. Come and meet your fellow sailors and if you would like, get paired up with a mentor who you can ask about the club, sailing, etc. Enjoy Blues music.

              SUNDAY 16th FATHERS DAY

              Bring Dad to the club, watch the races, use the BBQ.

              Wednesday 19th Longest Day BBQ after evening racing

              It is a tradition for the racers to stay after the racing on a Wednesday closest to the longest day to enjoy an informal BBQ.

              SUNDAY 23RD The Wellington Cup

              To be held at Guelph Community Boating Club. ALL welcome to attend. No racing at BLSC.


        MONDAY 1st - Canada Day - Family Day

        All members invited to sail, join in or watch the races, followed by music, a BBQ, and ice cream! View Fireworks from the dock at sunset.



        Sunday 12th TARTAN DAY.

        BBQ and Celtic Music.

        Sunday 20th Deadline for Newsletter #3

        Please send any contributions for the September newsletter to the Publicity Captain.

        Sunday 26th COMMODORE'S CUP and DINNER.

        Junior regatta at 12 noon if any participants. Winner is awarded the Junior Trophy and ALL participants get prizes. Our usual Sunday races still count towards the Sunday Series, but in addition the winning boat this day is awarded the Commodore's Cup. Afterwards at approximately 5pm there will be a dinner catered by Fergies at which ALL CLUB MEMBERS are invited.

      Thursday 30th Private Bike Group Event. 9am to approx. 3pm

      The group is using the site as its start and finish so there will be cars parked and social time afterwards. There will be no disruption to club access or use.


        Friday August 31st to Monday September 3rd OMDA Weekend

        The Mirrors will be here again, camping and racing, and of course our Sunday races will be run as normal.

        Saturday and Sunday 8-9th. University Sailing Clubs Regatta

        The UofG team are hosting other teams from across Ontario.

        Wednesday  12th. Last Wednesday racing. BBQ afterwards. 6:30pm

        We will be running out of both ramp and daylight and this final Wednesday racing is often cancelled, watch our Twitter feed and/or our FaceBook page to see if it's a go or not.

        Sunday 16th Last Sunday racing. 2pm BBQ afterwards.

        If there's wind and we can still launch the boats (sometimes at this time of year the water has dropped too far) the racing will be on. Watch our Twitter feed and/or our FaceBook page to find out.

      Saturday 29th Club Closing Work Party. 9am - 1pm

      All members are asked to come and pack the club up for the winter - docks in, tables stacked, garbage collected, the clubhouse tidied away, etc. There will be the usual refreshments and lunch - please bring a salad or a dessert.


      Sunday 20th Fall General Meeting 2pm

      We look forward to seeing you to celebrate the season's events and discuss club business, oh and finally hand out some well deserved racing trophies.
      To be held at 21 Imperial Road South Guelph, the West End Community Centre Room 2 at 2pm.

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    Special Note

    Events marked *** have not been finalised and/or confirmed.

    Contact the relevant member of the executive for more information.