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.
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.
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.
RFP FOR RICHARDSON BEACH RENOVATIONS (7.3Mb.zip file).
If you find anything in there related to improving swimming at Richardson Beach, do tell.
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.
DETAILS of the 2nd stage of the Third Crossing environmental assessment which will commence shortly.
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.