Kevin Biskaborn of Fanshawe Yacht Club

Biskaborn2

May 9, 2016

Sail Canada announces Volvo Cars Volunteer of the Month for April 2016

Over the past few years, Kevin Biskaborn has been a significant contributor to the Fanshawe Yacht Club and its Sailing School. A certified CANSail 6 Instructor, a student and year-round volunteer to the initiatives that strengthen the club and programs for the juniors, he has gone beyond the call. Biskaborn is an active member of FYC’s Sailing School Committee, and it doesn’t stop there!

Biskaborn devotes his time and expertise in designing, managing and providing content to the club’s website. Well respected by members and colleagues at the yacht club, they are proud to recognize him this way.

The Fanshawe Yacht Club is a Member Club with Ontario Sailing and Sail Canada. A registered CANSail Training Site, FYC’s Sailing School delivers Sail Canada’s CANSail Dinghy programming for youth and adults. They host a Junior Race Team and run weekend & weeknight racing for their members. Each year FYC hosts the June Bug Regatta, their Club Championship, and the Pumpkin Regatta.

Nominate a volunteer at your club today!

Follow these simple steps to nominate for Volvo Cars Volunteer of the Month:

1) Confirm that your club or sailing school is member in good standing &/or registered for the year.

2) Click here for online nomination form and instructions for photo submissions to volvocarsvolunteer@sailing.ca

 

Related Articles


New Boats: Beneteau Oceanis 34.1 – A Sleek, Good -Looking Delight To Sail

By Katherine Stone

There is nothing more that I enjoy than being with friends and messing about in boats. Messing about in brand-new boats on a champagne sailing day on Lake Ontario at the beginning of the summer doesn’t get any better. To have the new owner, Helmuth Strobel and Anchor Yachts dealer Pancho Jimenez aboard made it even more special, as they can also speak to what they truly enjoy about the boat. We keep our own boat in a harbour that has a long waiting list for boats over 35 feet, so this little gem would definitely fit the bill and feels like a much bigger boat. True to the spirit of the 7th generation Oceanis line, the 34.1 is built in Poland and replaces the 35.1. It is 1,000 lbs lighter, 14 cm narrower and has 29% more sail area.

Read More


Destinations

Peter Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands has Reopened

Peter Island Resort in the British Virgin Islands has opened its rebuilt and re-envisioned luxury private island in 2024 after the property closures from the Virgin Islands’ 2017 hurricane season. Peter Island Resort has been undergoing its transformation for over six years. Its evolution includes brand new and upgraded accommodations and new state-of-the-art facilities and five stellar beaches amid hundreds of acres of unspoiled tropical island.

Peter Island Yacht Club

The new Yacht Club will be a must on the itineraries of sailors, boaters and yachtsmen with a marina that can accommodate a range of vessels from power boats, sailboats and catamarans, to super yachts of up to 200 feet. Located in Sprat Bay harbor, the Yacht Club will be its own destination with a dedicated swimming pool for Yacht Club guests, Drunken Pelican restaurant and bar, a commissary, Sea Chest Boutique and a sports recreation area with pickleball, basketball and bocce ball courts and a lawn-games area. To protect the coral reef and marine life surrounding the island, moorings will be located in White Bay, Sprat Bay, Deadman’s Bay…

Read More