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NEWSLETTER


The most recent edition of the newsletter: June (Spring/Summer) 2021

Call for submissions: The deadline for submissions to the fall newsletter is September 30, 2021.

Past editions:


A handful of newsletters from 2007 and earlier are no longer available in digital format (files lost or damaged); if you happen to have a digital copy (PDF) of one of the missing newsletters, please let us know, and we will arrange to add it to this list.

  • December 2020 (Winter 2020/2021)
  • October (Autumn) 2020
  • June (Spring/Summer) 2020
  • December 2019
  • July (Spring/Summer) 2019
  • March (Winter) 2019
  • September (Autumn) 2018
  • June (Spring/Summer) 2018
  • December (Fall/Winter) 2017
  • July (Summer) 2017
  • December (Fall) 2016
  • March (Winter) 2016
  • November (Fall) 2015
  • May (Spring) 2015
  • December 2014
  • September (Sept/Oct) 2014
  • June 2014
  • March 2014 Topics: 50th Anniversary Notes, Tech Talk, On the Chesapeake, Canada Day, AGM, And more...
  • December 2013 Topics: 50th Anniversary and the Albergs East Cruise, Commemorative calendar and other stuff, Chesapeake Bay Alberg Alberg 30 Association, New Age of Sail Exhibit - The Great Lakes Marine Museum in Kingston, Blahs Potluck Dinner; Sat, 22 Feb 2014, Secretary’s notes, 50 Anniversary Canada Day Rendezvous.
  • September-October 2013 Topics: Commodore’s Corner, ELOR, GLAA 50th Anniversary, Treasurer’s Report, Membership News, Cruising Report, Gordon Proctor Trophy, Articles, Race Report, Tech Talk, Tribute to Dennis Litchfield.
  • April 2013 Topics: Commodore's Corner, New Executive Bio - John Johnston , Executive reports, 50th Anniveersary Committee Report, Sam Malcomson Crossing Overnight on Georgian Bay, Alban Goddard-Hill Adventures of Trillium and Ambassador,  Don Campbell's Tech Talk on correct AC wiring, Gord Martin  Chasing Milliamps,  Bill Newman Another Challenge, Why I love my Alberg by Cathie Coultis. Joan Mary and David Gilbert on Why we Love our Alberg 30 and much more.
  • September-October 2012 Topics: Commodore's Corner, Eastern lake Ontario Rendezvous, Don Campbell's Tech Talk on electricity for boats part two, GLAA Secretary's Ramblings by Gord Martin, The Cruising Life by Bill Newman, Racing News with Kris Coward, M/V Quinte by Dante McLean, Why I love my Alberg by Cathie Coultis.
  • March-April 2012 Topics: Commodore's Corner, Janski on "Do You Remember When...", Don Campbell's Tech Talk on electricity for boats, On the Hard Seminar at Klacko Spars by Gord Martin, Ann Malcomson on their annual "Winter Blahs" gathering, Racing News with Kris Coward.
  • January-February 2012 Topics: Commodore's Corner on the AGM, executive changes and the year ahead; Gord Martin on the Whisker Pole Bylaw; In Memory of Bruno Frank; Don Campbell on the ancient sunstone navigation tool; Gord Martin on the Murray Canal Mystery; Bill Newman on the upcoming Canada Day Rendzvous; and Janski on "How Gramps Was Taught to Skin a Cat"
  • December 2011 Topics: Upcoming annual general meeting and the election of new officers, Rankin Regatta report, more  Don Campbell on pointing higher
  • October 2011 Topics: GLAA dues change, Grow the GLAA Contest, Eastern lake Ontario Rendezvous, Don Campbell on pointing higher
  • July 2011 Topics: Syronelle Cup Report, Canada Day Rendezvous, Don Campbell's  Tech Talk on sails
  • April 2011 Topics: Syronelle Cup Update,UK-Halsey Sailmaking Seminar, Do as I say, Not as I did, Don Campbell's  Tech Talk on sails
  • February 2011 Topics: GLAA Annual General Meeting Report, Stick Your Tongue Out, Talking to your Sailmaker, Northbound MAGGIE FIELDS IV the final chapter
  • December 2010 Topics: GLAA Annual General Meeting, The GLAA Website, Membership Input, Rankin Regatta in Chesapeake, Northbound MAGGIE FIELDS IV 
  • October 2010 Topics: GLAA Canada Day Rendezvous @ QCYC, Southbound on MAGGY FIELDS IV 2008, 2010 PEYC Rendezvous, Great Lakes Championship, Balance, propulsion and sailboats
  • July 2010 Topics: 2010 Syronelle Race Update, Just Ask Don, Tech Talk
  • April 2010--Topics: (March 2010), Why not race your Alberg 30?, GLAA Stuff & Happenings, Tech Talk | Articles 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
  • February 2010--Topics: Out with the old..., In with the new..., 2009 Annual General Meeting, Why ladies love Albergs | Articles 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
  • December 2009--Topics: Winter Season, How do those GLAA folks go about participating in a Alberg 30 event?, 2009 Alberg Rendezvous, Some Alberg Stuff | Articles 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
  • November 2009--Topics: It's All About Balance..., Starboard - Wonder Wood Alternative, This Year's AGM – January 16th, Chapter 3: The Launch | Articles 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
  • August 2009--Topics: Canada Day Weekend in Whitby, The "Fun Side" of this year's Syronelle, The Cat That Didn't Float and Where do all those GLAA photos come from? | Articles 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
  • July 2009--Topics: Change Those Old Thru-Hulls, The 2009 Syronelle Results, The Cat That Didn't Float and The Commodore's Comments
  • May 2009--Topics: A Full Season Ahead, Sail Seminar - by Don Campbell, Installing an In-Hull Depth Sounder, From the Editor...Help! | Articles 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
  • March 2009--Topics: A Rousing AGM, Immigration of an Alberg 30, Your Pre-Sailing Check List, Tragedy On The Bay (Part 3) | Articles 1 | 2 | 3
  • February 2009--Topics: GLAA On An Even Keel For 2009, Weathering 70 Knots In An A30, Dealing With Squalls, Tragedy On The Bay (Conclusion) | Articles 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
  • January 2009--Topics: A Good Time to Check Your Gear, Why Buy an Alberg?, Bits & Bites, Tragedy On The Bay (Pt. Two) | Articles 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
  • December 2008--Topics: How to Sling an Alberg, Tragedy On The Bay (Pt. One) | Articles 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
  • Summer 2008 Topics: Delivering Spirit of Canada, The Syronelle, Summer Cruising
  • Spring 2008 Topics: Installing a New Muffler, Electric Propulsion, Water Tanks
  • Winter 2008 Topics: Origo Heaters, Summer Cooling, Remembering Carl Alberg
  • Fall 2007: Not available
  • Summer 2007: Not available
  • Spring 2007: Not available
  • Winter 2007 Topics: Georgian Bay Regatta, Lindisfarne to Newfoundland, Seaberry's Sorry Summer
  • Fall 2006 Topics: Misery Cruise 2006, Cockpit sole replacement
  • Summer 2006 Topics: Bilge pump blues!; Wrapping your boat for Winter; Marine surveys
  • Spring 2006: Not available
  • Winter 2006 Topics: Rudder repair; Race report
  • Fall 2005 Topics: V-berth hatch project; The Friendship Regatta
  • Summer 2005 Topics: Misery Cruise; A30 legs
  • Spring 2005 Topics: Launching Albergs; Single handing the Lower Ottawa
  • Winter 2005 Topics: Cruising the Rideau Canal; Folkboat DNA; Replacing gate valves
  • Fall 2004 Topics: Cruise to Whitby; A22 Rendezvous
  • Summer 2004 Topics: The Syronelle; The Great Lakes Championship
  • Spring 2004 Topics: Reasons to join the GLAA; Opus - The first AL30; History of the A22
  • Winter 2004 Topics: Mast overboard!; Heavy seas on Lake Huron
  • Fall 2003 Topics: Racing refit; A22 mast raising
  • Summer 2003 Topics: A dual purpose table
  • Spring 2003 Topics: Mast raising with an A-frame; Prop physics
  • Winter 2003 Topics: Companionway screen doors; The original A22 plans
  • December 2002: Not available -- Topics: A22 - tiny, perfect cruiser; Refit for safety
  • October 2002 Topics: Winterizing your engine; North Channel misadventures
  • May 2002 Topics: Alberg 30 propellers; A simple prop puller; Atomic 4 valve job
  • February 2002 Topics: A trip of a lifetime