Chester Race Week 2018
Photos by Tracey Wallace
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Yachting Community Loses a Leader and Entrepreneur
The Atlantic Canadian pleasure boat community lost a loyal friend and colleague with the passing of John Roy on August 12, 2017.
John, 61, passed away quietly at home after a short battle with cancer.
Music was in his blood, playing both trombone and piano, but it was on the ocean that John found his calling. He first took to the water in the mid-1960s aboard his father’s schooner, the Jeto. Soon after he began his 50-year relationship with the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS) ...