Toronto Life: The Year of the Flood

For the 600 soggy residents of the Toronto Islands, the summer of 2017 will forever be defined by sandbags, sump pumps and an intrepid fight to keep rising lake levels at bay. QCYC Grounds Chair Joanna Kidd was one of many long time island residents interviewed for this Toronto Life article about the flooding this year. Read the full article on


Women Skippers' Race

By Bev Harney

Hailing all mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sisters, aunties, and friends to race in the 2017 QCYC Women Skippers' Race on Saturday, August 12th.

We need your help to get as many women skippers and crew out on the water as we can.

Course Racing, trophies, flags, prizes, great music and food-- the best time ever-- are all in store, supported by our sponsors at the Rigging Shoppe, UK Halsey, Steam Whistle Brewing and more to come. 

Race registration and details to follow. Watch for updates on the WSR page


Graham Dougall Recognized by Ontario Sailing

 By Jacqui Cook

In January of this year, Glenn Lethbridge, Executive Director of Ontario Sailing, notified me that Graham Dougall was going to be awarded the Presidents Trophy at their Annual General Meeting. It was to be a surprise. I notified the QCYC Board and the Past Commodores and a number of us were at the meeting to see the look of genuine shock on Graham’s face when it was announced that he had been selected for the Presidents Trophy.