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Old Jul 06, 2012, 09:28 AM
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The cement pond

Went down to the cement pond last night.
Quite a turnout.
The local club was there as usual on Thursday evenings, and we had everything from WW 1 ironclads to sailboats, tugs, and trawlers running around in the pond.
Had to be alert!

Surprisingly there was at one time, about 5 or 6 sheet-boats in the water, mine and Gravitars' Nirvanas, a few Victorias, a Soling M, and an old Dumas all wood kit sailboat.
A gentle breeze was blowing off the lake, which eventually tapered off to no breeze.
At least it was cooled by the lake.
So we sailed as long as we could and then the power boats took over.

Grav tried sailing in Lake Ontario (just behind us), as I had the night before, but the conditions were not as appealing, (choppy waves and no wind).
I think he got bored and went home.
Don't blame him, I did too shortly after he did.

It was nice to see so many finely crafted boats on the water, and for the most part everyone had a great time.
Lots of kibitzing, and discourse!

Of course for the first time in years, I forgot my smart-phone at home in the charger, so I didn't get any pictures. Sorry guys.

BTW,
The club (Confederation Marine Modelers), is having their annual regatta on Sunday, July the 8th, at 9 AM at this same pond if anyone within visiting distance is reading this.
It's at Spencer Smith Park in Burlington Ontario.
Bring sun screen and water!
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