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Kingston sailor to represent Canada at Tokyo Olympics

Kingston will be represented on the waters at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Sail Canada announced some of its participating members Thursday morning, and Ali ten Hove of the Kingston Yacht Club will take part in the Women’s 49erFX along with Toronto’s Mariah Millen out of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club.

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Queen’s student James Juhasz pushes forward toward Olympic dream

On Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, the weather was 23 degrees Celsius and after a long day of training in the wind and the waves, and James Juhasz, 21, reached Kingstonist at 6:15 pm, his time.  His time being in Valletta, Malta, an archipelago in the central Mediterranean Sea, which might

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Locally-founded boating navigation app aims to help boaters during COVID-19

As an avid boater of the St. Lawrence River and the Thousand Islands himself, Adam Allore wanted to keep the community aspect of boating alive during the restrictions put in place during COVID-19. According to Allore, the founder and CEO of Wavve, a mobile app that helps recreational boaters navigate

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Kingston’s municipal marinas to open before June 2020

Municipal marinas will open to seasonal boaters tomorrow, the City of Kingston announced on Thursday, May 28, 2020. On Friday, May 29, 2020, the City will open Confederation Basin and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour marinas “with measures in place to ensure adherence to COVID-19 guidelines,” the City said. The public boat

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UHKF hosting online silent auction in support of Kingston hospitals

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the annual University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) Benefit Dinner had to be cancelled in March. With the Benefit Dinner serving as one of the Foundation’s larger annual fundraisers, the blow was a difficult one to take, especially during a time when support for local hospitals

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Legendary Canadian racing yacht coming to the Marine Museum

Sometimes, things seem to fall into place in a way that can only be described as kismet. Such is the case with the most recent announcement from the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes. At the end of July, the Kingston’s historic Marine Museum announced it had purchased its former

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Kingston to host two Sailing World Championships this summer

Canadian Olympic-training Regatta Kingston (CORK) is set to host two sailing World Championships this summer. The ILCA Laser Radial Youth Worlds will take place Wednesday, July 24, 2019 to Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour. The ILCA Laser 4.7 Youth Worlds will be happening Friday, August 16, 2019

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CORK celebrates 50th anniversary of bringing the world to Kingston for sailing

With Kingston being known as the fresh water sailing capital of the world, it is no wonder an organization like CORK – the Canadian Olympic training Regatta Kingston – has managed to not only exist, but thrive for the past 50 years. Established in 1969 by a volunteer group of

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