This is actually the best time for sailing, because this is the time of year when the winds are at their best and the weather is cool. It’s an ideal opportunity to observe and interpret the winds and to adjust the sails with performance and security in mind. The Ottawa River landscape always provides us with a kaleidoscope of colours to admire.
At Thanksgiving, the boats are hauled out of the water, and are prepared inside and out for winter storage. Those interested can help out with maintenance and learn how to prepare a boat for storage.
The season ends with the Annual General Assembly, where all the committees report on their accomplishments and a new Board of Directors is selected to ensure the management of the next season to come.