The 2017 edition of the Kelly cup was held on July 1. Named after JC daughter, the Kelly cup is competed for by female skippers. The weather was great with 10 knots of breeze and no, I repeat, no rain during the race. RC of Sail Robert C provided the report on the race results.
The Historical Society of Brighton chose the Presqu’ile Yacht Club for the location to unveil and dedicate three new historical plaques honoring the wharves that used to dot Presqu’ile Bay. These wharves played a major roll in the community’s economy during the 1800s. Members of the public as well as town councillors Mary Tadman and
At last, the harbour was ready and lift in took place on June 17. Harbour master Al had jobs well organized and in spite of difficulties with high water, lift in went ahead with out a hitch. Once the last boat was lifted in, a fine lunch of ham and scallop potatoes was served by
Weather wise June 7 was a perfect day to hold the second major work session to get the harbour usable in spite of high water level. Member turn out was great and in no time all the docks were tied back to the anchor blocks that were placed the week before. Phil, in his wisdom
For the latest on the replacement of the Murray Canal Brighton Road swing bridge, visit the following link: Brighton Road Bridge – Community Bulletin – June 2017 (2)