Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Ralph Stocek
About
Communities and Collections
View all
Posts

Post has attachment
**
This is a time of year full of anticipation, but also impatience. My Shark 24 is a wonderful boat. I can't wait to be out racing on it. However, there is a lot of work to do before that. I have removed all the windows and rails. We frequently took on water ...
Montreal Sailing
Montreal Sailing
montrealsailing.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Winter Shiver and Cover
Winter is in full force. As I write it is -26 degrees centigrade outside! Still, it will pass as always, and in about 4 months it should be boat prep time for spring sailing. I remain very pleased with the fitted cover from North Sails. Designed to be a per...
Winter Shiver and Cover
Winter Shiver and Cover
montrealsailing.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Wouldn't it be great to have Laser fleets around Montreal?
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Coralie Vittecoq competed at the U21 World Championship
Coralie Vittecoq wrote a good post on her Facebook page about her experience at the u21 worlds that just ended yesterday in Nieuwpoort, Belgium. https://www.facebook.com/coralievittecoqsailing/posts/1855798788069817
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
A bit like meditating, focusing, renewing...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Johann Tanzer: January 3, 1927 - October 23, 2016
The work of Johann Tanzer was significant. Like many, his products played a role in how I have spent a significant part of my life. My first keelboat, a Tanzer 22 was, and is, the most popular racer/cruiser in the Montreal area. There are more Tanzer sailbo...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Blowing big time today
As is often the case, the wind forecasts are way out of whack today. The snip above is from Windguru, but others are the same. I measured the wind from the shore at Beaconsfield Yacht Club at around 10:30 a.m. The lulls were in the high teens to mid-twentie...
Blowing big time today
Blowing big time today
montrealsailing.blogspot.ca
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Last evening race of the Good Neighbour Series
This great photo was taken by David Speak after the race finished. We have done our last evening race on Ambitious for 2016. It was a good one. We were first of the Shark pack to finish, less than a foot ahead of Jin Frati's Shark team. John Linton's Tanzer...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
The Ishkoodah is a big race again
51 boats registered for the Ishkoodah race! That is a huge turnout, and a huge variety of boats from dinghies to beautiful cruisers, and the ubiquitous Sharks and Tanzers. There is something of a pageantry to see so many of the sailing community come out on...
The Ishkoodah is a big race again
The Ishkoodah is a big race again
montrealsailing.blogspot.com
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded