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Captain's Ball - You don't want to miss this

October 4th, 2017 | Ball
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Our annual event - The Captain's Ball - is taking place on Saturday, November 11th 2017 at the Polish National Union in Canada - Branch 17, Burlington.

The Zawisza Czarny Yacht Club is celebrating their 21st anniversary! Polmix will be playing live and guaranteeing a good mix of new and old Polish hits.

Tickets at $60 each are already available. The night includes dinner, dessert, and great music until 2am! Reception at 6:30, and dinner will be served promptly at 7:30.

This banquet is a great occasion to meet people from the Golden Horseshoe area, as well as others that are interested in sailing. You do not want to miss it! Facebook Event

Please contact Jerry Bulkowski at 905-483-7294 or bulkowski@hotmail.com

Pictures from 20th 2016 Ball

Pictures from 19th 2015 Ball

Zawisza Cup, Dr. Pietraszek Cup and XIV Regatta in Memory of Marek Gosieniecki

August 17th 2017 | Races
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On September 9 and 10 our annual series of regattas will be held at Bronte Harbour. Please see Registration Forms and Sailing Instructions below. Everybody is welcome. We have a great party planned after racing on Saturday.

Yacht docking before and after the regatas will be at Bronte Yacht Club using "Reciprocal Privileges" or on Fishermen's Wharf. Please be viligant of shallow water east of the pier, indicated on the map.

Zawisza/Pietraszek Cup 2017/Marek Gosieniecki Regatta 2017 Notice of Race

Zawisza/Pietraszek Cup 2017 Registration

Zawisza/Pietraszek Cup 2017 Sailing Instructions

Marek Gosieniecki Regatta 2017 Registration

Marek Gosieniecki Regatta 2017 Sailing Instructions

Thanks from the Society for the Blind

December 18th, 2016 | Announcement
Laski

We have received a letter of thanks from the Society for the Blind in Laski for our subsequent donation.

As every year, at the regatta in memory of Marek Gosieniecki, we organize a fundraiser to help blind children in Poland.

Thank You Letter

Zawisza Cup, Dr. Pietraszek Cup and XVII Regatta in Memory of Marek Gosieniecki

August 26th 2016 | Races
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On September 10 and 11 our annual series of regattas will be held at Bronte Harbour. Please see Registration Forms and Sailing Instructions. Everybody is welcome. We have a great party planned after racing on Saturday.

Yacht docking before and after the regatas will be at Bronte Yacht Club using "Reciprocal Privileges" or on Fishermen's Wharf. Please be viligant of shallow water east of the pier, indicated on the map.

Zawisza/Pietraszek Cup 2016 Registration

Zawisza/Pietraszek Cup 2016 Sailing Instructions

Marek Gosieniecki Regatta 2016 Registration

Marek Gosieniecki Regatta 2016 Sailing Instructions

2016 Schedule

June 30th, 2016 | Schedule
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We have many races planned for the 2016 sailing season.

The racing schedule for the 2016 season has been posted. Check it out here... Racing Schedule

Open House at Hanlan’s Point, Toronto Island

June 1, 2016 | Announcement
Open House 2016

Polish-Canadian Yacht Club „Zawisza Czarny” from Hamilton and Polish-Canadian Yacht Club „Biały Żagiel” from Toronto together invite to our OPEN HOUSE near Hanlan’s Point on Toronto Island June 18-19 2016. Event starts Saturday June 18 at 12:00pm

Getting to the island Toronto Ferry i Water Taxi

Organizers:
Adam – tel. 416-427-1527
Michał – tel. 416-828-9015
Andrzej - tel. 416-399-3199

Event Time:
June 18, 12:00 – 22:00
June 19, Yachts returning to port

It will be possilbe to sail to the island for the event, please contact the organizers for more information. It's a great opportunity to travel by bike. Bikes can be taken on the ferry and be used to get around Toronto Island.

In the program: campfire, singing sea shanties, BBQ, touring yachts. If weather allows, racing around Toronto Harbour.

Everyone is Welcome!

Thanks from the Society for the Blind

December 16th, 2015 | Announcement
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We have received a letter of thanks from the Society for the Blind in Laski for our subsequent cash donation and another letter of christmas greetings.

As every year, at the regatta in memory of Marek Gosieniecki, we organize a fundraiser to help blind children in Poland.

Thank You LetterChristmas LetterBookmark

Captain's Ball - You don't want to miss this

October 19th, 2015 | Ball
Bankiet

Our annual event - The Captain's Ball - is taking place on Saturday, November 14th 2015 at the Polish Alliance of Canada Branch 2 in Hamilton.

The Zawisza Czarny Yacht Club is celebrating their 19th anniversary! Polanie will be playing live and guaranteeing a good mix of new and old Polish hits.

Tickets at $50 each are already available. The night includes dinner, dessert, and great music until 2am! Reception at 6:30, and dinner will be served promptly at 7:30.

This banquet is a great occasion to meet people from the Hamilton and the GTA, as well as others that are interested in sailing. You do not want to miss it! Facebook Event

Please contact Jerry Bulkowski at 905-483-7294 or bulkowski@hotmail.com

Pictures from 18th 2014 Ball

Pictures from 17th 2013 Ball

Pictures from 16th 2012 Ball

Zawisza Cup, Dr. Pietraszek Cup and XVI Regatta in Memory of Marek Gosieniecki

August 31st 2015 | Races
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On September 26 and 27 our annual series of regattas will be held at Bronte Harbour. Please see Registration Forms and Sailing Instructions. Everybody is welcome. We have a great party planned after racing on Saturday.

Yacht docking before and after the regatas will be at Bronte Yacht Club using "Reciprocal Privileges" or on Fishermen's Wharf. Please be viligant of shallow water east of the pier, indicated on the map.

Zawisza/Pietraszek Cup 2015 Registration

Zawisza/Pietraszek Cup 2015 Sailing Instructions

Marek Gosieniecki Regatta 2015 Registration

Marek Gosieniecki Regatta 2015 Sailing Instructions

Lake Ontario 300 - Results 2015

July 16th, 2015 | Races
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Another success for our club "Zawisza Czarny" in the Lake Ontario 300 race.

In this years edition of the Lake Ontario 300 race, yacht "Zoom" with crew: Maciek Sadowski, Ted Bartlewski, Robert and Adam Burek, took a decisive victory of first place in division IRC 2 and IRC Overall.

Yacht "Jaeger", Leszek Siek and crew, took 5th place in IRC Overall.

Congratulations, especially for "Zoom", for very skilled sailing.

Jerry Bulkowski

2015 Schedule

January 30th, 2015 | Schedule
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We have many races planned for the 2015 sailing season.

The racing schedule for the 2015 season has been posted. Check it out here... Racing Schedule

Captain's Ball - You don't want to miss this

April 10th, 2014 | Ball
Bankiet

Our annual event - The Captain's Ball - is taking place on Saturday, November 8th 2014 at the Polish Community Centre in Burlington.

The Zawisza Czarny Yacht Club is celebrating their 18th anniversary! Mr. System, together with Andrzej Korycki and Dominika Żukowska will be playing live and guaranteeing good music...mix of new and old Polish hits.

Tickets at $50 each are already available. The night includes dinner, dessert, and great music until 2am! Reception at 6:30, and dinner will be served promptly at 7:30.

This banquet is a great occasion to meet people from the Hamilton and the GTA, as well as others that are interested in sailing. You do not want to miss it! Please contact Jerry Bulkowski at 905-483-7294 or bulkowski@hotmail.com

Pictures from 17th 2013 Ball

Pictures from 16th 2012 Ball

Zawisza Cup, Dr. Pietraszek Cup and XIV Regatta in Memory of Marek Gosieniecki

August 29th 2014 | Races
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On 13 - 14 September 2014 our annual series of regattas will be held at Bronte Harbour. Please see Registration Forms and Sailing Instructions. Everybody is welcome. We have a great party planned after racing on Saturday.

Yacht docking before and after the regatas will be at Bronte Yacht Club using "Reciprocal Privileges" or on Fishermen's Wharf. Please be viligant of shallow water east of the pier, indicated on the map.

Zawisza/Pietraszek Cup 2014 Registration

Zawisza/Pietraszek Cup 2014 Sailing Instructions

Marek Gosieniecki Regatta 2014 Registration

Marek Gosieniecki Regatta 2014 Sailing Instructions

Lake Ontario 300 - Results 2014

July 18th, 2014 | Racing
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Lake Ontario 300 regatta is certainly the most important and prestigious long-distance race on Lake Ontario. This year, two of our crews participated:

- s/y "Zoom" took first place in the division "Doublehanded Spinnaker" ,crew Maciek Sadowski and Tadek Bartlewski,

- s/y "Jaeger" took third place in the division "Full Crew, White Sails", captain Leszek Siek and crew.

We have previously participated in these regattas for several years. To recap the results:

  • 2013: s/y "Hussaria" - the first at the finish line, 3rd in IRC
  • 2012: s/y "Jaeger" - 1st place in IRC
  • 2011: s/y "Jaeger" - 2nd place in IRC
  • 2010: s/y "Jaeger" - 1st place in IRC

"Jaeger" was also the first in his IRC division in the Susan Hood Trophy Race in 2014 and 2013.

Congratulations, hold the course!!!

„Jaeger” again wins the long distance Susan Hood Race 2014

June 4th, 2014 | Racing

Yacht “Jaeger” with capt. Leszek Siek and crew of “Zawisza Czarny” members, won Susan Hood Race 2014 in IRC 3 division.

Jaegar also placed second overall, behind only “Relentless” – Farr 40, a much larger, newer and faster yacht.

The race was very difficult tactically, in very light and changing wind conditions.

Special Prize of the Polish Yachting Association 2013

April 25th, 2014 | Awards

Our club "Zawisza Czarny" and Capt. Krzysztof Kaminski of Chicago received a special award of PYA for their sailing activities and promotion of the Polish flag overseas.

Special thanks and congratulations to the captains Krzysztof Kaminski and Irek Zubko as well as the entire crew of the yacht "Hussaria," who took part in the regattas and the subsequent stages of the journey from St. Maarten to Chicago.

More information at: „Rejs Roku”

2014 Schedule

Apr 4th, 2014 | Schedule
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We have many races planned for the 2012 sailing season.

The racing schedule for the 2014 season has been posted. Check it out here... Racing Schedule

Yacht “Husaria” finishes 1st in Lake Ontario 300 regatta 2013

July 20th 2013 | Races
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“Husaria” with capt. Irek Zubko and owner Chris Kaminski crossed the finish line as first out of 77 yachts sailing 300 miles Main Duck Island course and claimed the Line Honours.

After more than 66 hours of racing in difficult conditions: extreme heat, light and variable winds, “Husaria” passed the competition before Niagara mark and built the lead to over 1 hour over the second boat.

Congratulations to the whole crew, most of them members of YC “Zawisza Czarny”!

S/y “Jaeger” wins 2013 Susan Hood Race

June 4th 2013 | Races
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Continuing last year’s successes, s/y “Jaeger” with crew from YC “Zawisza Czarny” and capt. Leszek Siek, won its IRC division in this overnight, 76 miles race on Lake Ontario.

S/y “Husaria” with capt. Irek Zubko continues its trip from US Virgin Islands through Bermuda, Halifax, Quebec to Lake Ontario. “Husaria” is expected at our official season opening in Port Credit YC, 8 June 2013.

Congratulations to all our sailors who started 2013 season so early!

S/y "Jaeger" decisively wins Lake Ontario 300

July 25rd 2012 | Races

Lake Ontario 300 is the longest fresh water sailboat race in the world. This most prestigious long distance race in Canada is being held yearly on 300 and 200 nautical miles courses around Lake Ontario.

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This year 65 yachts participated on the 300 miles course. S/y "Jaeger" with the crew from the Polish-Canadian Yacht Club "Zawisza Czarny, finished first, just under 50 hours and almost two hours ahead of second place yacht.

Congratulations to the skipper Leszek Siek and the whole crew!

More information can be found in an article on Sail World.

Polish Yachting Association Award

April 17th, 2012 | Awards
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On March 2, 2012 in the famous Artus Court in Gdańsk, took place for the 42 time the annual awards ceremony for the greatest sailing achievements: Voyage of the Year and Silver Sextant.

The Honorary Award of Polish Yachting Association „Voyage of the Year 2011” went to our club „Zawisza Czarny”. The prize was awarded in appreciation of 15 years of club activities, cultivating Polish traditions abroad, cooperation with Polish, Canadian and American sailors, and our racing successes and interesting cruises.

You can read more in the newspaper „Trójmiasto”

OUR EVENTS

Yacht Zawisza Czarny
January 31-February, 2017
Club Cruise—Thailand
Yacht Zawisza Czarny
February 4th, 2017
White Sails Yacht Club - Captain's Ball
Z Morza w Krainę Łagodności...
April 25th, 2017
Szanty Concert "Muzyczna podróż.....Z morza w krainę łagodności" Mississauga @ Orbit Bar
Susan Hood
June 2nd, 2017
Susan Hood Trophy Race, PCYC
Hawaii
June 3rd, 2017
Club's Season Opener, PCYC
Yacht Zawisza Czarny
July 15th, 2017
Lake Ontario 300, PCYC
Yacht Zawisza Czarny
July 29-August 6, 2017
Tall Ships regata on "Zawiszy Czarny" Klaipėda - Szczecin
Mark Gosieniecki
September 9-10, 2017
Zawisza Cup and M. Gosieniecki Regata
Yacht
September 16th, 2017
Club Cruise—Chorwacja
Bal Kapitanski
November 11th, 2017
Club's Captain's Ball, Burlington
Wybory
November 14th, 2017
Club's Election Day Meeting
Andrzejki
November 28th, 2017
St. Andrew's Day
Stol Wigilijny
December 20th, 2017
Club's Christmas Party