Ashbridges sailor to skipper a Clipper

Hikers in Wales saw a rare sight last month – sailors. Twelve sailors were recently chosen to skipper the dozen ocean yachts that will race this year’s Clipper Round the World. Starting in August, the 10-month, 40,000 nautical mile race is the longest of its kind. One of the skippers is Diane Reid, 42, who […]

Disaster doesn’t sink sailor’s spirit

“Shipwrecked on the Canary Islands” is a memorable, if not so merry way to sign a Christmas card. Beach sailor Diane Reid came awfully close to doing it. Reid is now home safe after a broken part on her mast forced her to quit the Mini Transat – a solo race from France to Guadeloupe […]

ABYC hosts Ontario Summer Games sailing

During three perfect summer days, about 35 boats and 50 sailors raced for gold, silver and bronze at Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club in the Ontario Summer Games, held August 17-19 .  The sailors, in the 13-17 year old age group, qualified for the Games through a series of events across the province, with the final […]