Patrick Flaherty - RSLYC - Volvo Cars Volunteer
Patrick learned to sail at the RSTLYC Jr Sailing program in the 60s. He served on committees, the club’s Executive, and was elected Flag Officer. He served as Commodore in 2008-09 while being an active racer, cruiser and volunteer.
He volunteered in the "jump seat" of a Martin 16 for sailors with disabilities and then he and David Wisenthal launched a fundraising regatta.
Volunteer positions held:
• Co-chair Sperry Challenge Regatta & Cruise fundraiser for para sailing
• Member of RSLYC Committees
• Member of AQVA Committees
• Commodore – RSLYC, 2008-9
• Regatta Volunteer
• ‘Jump seat’ Volunteer for para sailors in the Martin 16
The Royal St Lawrence Yacht Club is a Member Club with FVQ and Sail Canada. RSLYC’s sailing school is a registered CANSail Training Site, delivering CANSail Dinghy and Sail Canada Keel Boating programs certified Instructors. RSLYC runs Youth Race Teams, and offers weeknight racing to all members throughout the season.
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