Canadian Rental Association
Golf and Tall Ships
Aug. 4, 2009 – The CRA will spend a night on the waters of Lake Ontario during a social event planned for September 13.
Aug. 4, 2009 – The CRA will spend a night on the waters of Lake Ontario during a social event planned for September 13. Members will board the Tall Ship Kajama, the same ship that has become a Toronto harbour landmark and was featured on the CBS program, The Amazing Race.
Launched as the Wilfried in Rendsburg, Germany in 1930, the Kajama traded under sail for nearly 70 years. She was a familiar ship in ports from Northwest Spain, through Western Europe, and as far north as Norway and Russia. In 1999, Kajama was delivered transatlantic by Great Lakes Schooner Company and restored to her original profile.
The cost for this event is $60 per person and includes related cruise expenses and dinner. James Morden, CRA Ontario president, recommends association members make reservations early. “The Great Lakes Schooner Company and CRA Ontario are proud to offer this 164-foot three-masted gaff-rigged schooner, for this one-of-a-kind private sunset evening dinner cruise,” he says, adding that there will be a prepared meal in Kajama’s spacious single dining room; a 1006 square foot, open and airy venue that enjoys natural lighting and ventilation through massive skylights. “This is unique for us and it will certainly be one of the special occasions of the year,” says Morden.
Tournament scores 40
The Canadian Rental Association (CRA) Ontario will host its annual golf tournament at Trehaven golf and Country Club between Orillia and Barrie on September 15. Organizers say this event will mark the tournament’s 40th anniversary.
Registration is $135 which includes 18 holes, breakfast, lunch and a steak dinner. Prizes are available for ‘closest to the pin’ and for ‘longest drives.’ Hole in one holes are worth $10,000 each. Participants will also have a chance to win a trip for two to Orlando, Fla.
The golf tournament will coincide with the CRA’s national meeting which will take place two days prior.