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Kingston waterfront news: August 2010

GREAT FORTNIGHT for Kingston's Berg Ellmers, 12-years old, who along with Ali Tenhove finished 12th overall in the 96-boat 420-class at CORK (for youth 19-and-under) and finished 10th overall at the 76-boat Optimist Canadian Championships (for youth aged 15-and-under) which just concluded in Hamilton.

Posted August 28 2010
Category: Racing

DETAILS AND DIAGRAMS of the proposed Main Duck Island wind farm.

Posted August 17 2010
Category: The region

CORK International gets underway this week, Monday through Thursday inclusive.

This is the youth portion of CORK, the first of three major CORK events this month. The forecast for the first two days is windy.

Here's how the race areas are split along the waterfront. Click the image below for a larger annotated version.

CORK Race Areas
  • The 420 class is on Course Bravo.
  • Laser, Laser 4.7 and all Byte classes are on Course Golf.
  • Optimist and O'Pen Bic are on courses Mike and Alpha
  • The 29er North Americans, this week's premier event, is on Course Echo.
  • The Laser Radial class is on Course Charlie.
Posted August 16 2010
Category: Racing

OPEN HOUSE at MetalCraft Marine on Friday August 20th 2010 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The theme is working waterfront.

If you haven't seen what goes on this part of the Inner Harbour, you really should.

Posted August 6 2010
Category: Working waterfront


If you find anything in there related to improving swimming at Richardson Beach, do tell.

Posted August 5 2010
Category: Beaches

BRACE YOURSELF: Waterfront accessibility appears to take significant importance in the Application for Zoning Bylaw Amendment for the Tett Centre which is on the Cily's Planning Committee agenda for tonight, August 5th.

Unfortunately there is no mention of accessibility for SCUBA diving, given that the Tett Centre property has been used for years to access one of Kingston's best shore dives.

Posted August 5 2010
Category: Diving

DETAILS of the 2nd stage of the Third Crossing environmental assessment which will commence shortly.

Posted August 5 2010
Category: City Council

The latest WATER LEVEL REPORT from the US Army Corps of Engineers is up..

Levels are much better; we're at the the long-term average, still about 5" below last year at this time.

Posted August 5 2010
Category: Water levels

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