Disabled Sailing Association (DSA)
Silent Auction 2018

Another silent auction benefiting DSA is coming in August 2018 in conjunction with
the Commodore’s Cup Regatta (auction closing date August 18th).
If you have items you would like to donate, please click here to email to donate. Thanks!

DSA Auction 2018 is under construction. Details for auction items are from 2017 but gives an idea of what will be coming for 2018!

Thanks to all donors and bidders for helping to make the 2017 auction a success.


This year, along with the auction items, DSA is raffling 3 prizes; a painting, Kelowna Rockets hockey tickets and a sailing package. A limited number of $10 tickets will be offered for each item available Monday - Saturday, August 14 - 19th by email and at the DSA auction tables (Kelowna Yacht Club entrance foyer) Thursday - Saturday, August 16 - 18th.

This is from the 2017 Auction, Stayed tuned for updates for 2018

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"Okanagan Paradise" oil on canvas by Lanta Meng.

A stunning 30" x 40" framed painting of the view from McKinley Landing. Don’t miss an opportunity to own this stunning piece of art painted by local artist Lanta Meng. You can check out more of her work at Lanta Meng Donated by Stephen Barber and Brenda Bradford. Value = $700.

A certificate for 4 Kelowna Rockets Premium Club Seats

Enjoy a Kelowna Rockets home game from the cushier side of Prospera Place. Validity dates to be determined soon.


Two hour sail for 6.

Cruising hassle free aboard a luxurious 36 foot sailing yacht, captain included. "YACHT LIFE" is our gorgeous Hunter 36. Fully equipped with all the comforts of home including functioning head and galley. Comfortably enjoy the incredible sites Okanagan Lake has to offer. Valid May 1 - June 30, 2018. Value = $780.

<FONT='arial"> In addition a very LIVE auction for a bottle of Glenlivet Scotch will take place at the Commodore's Cup Regatta windup, Sunday, August 20th. SOLD. $400!


ONLINE and LIVE bidding

  • The DSA Auction ONLINE (email) bidding will be held Monday, August 14, 10:00 AM until Saturday, August 19, 7:30 PM.
  • Email bids can be sent to &nbsp Name or unique identity, item number, short item description and bid amount should be included in email (minimum $5 increments please).
  • Online bids will be updated on the website throughout the day until closing August 19, 7:30 PM.
  • In the event of identical bids, the earlier will be tbe accepted bid.
  • Item viewing and LIVE bidding will take place in the Kelowna Yacht Club (KYC) entrance foyer Thursday, August 17, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM and Friday, August 18, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM and Saturday, August 19, 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM.
  • Winners will be announced at the KYC Commodore's Cup Regatta Saturday dinner/dance shortly after bidding closes.
  • Winning bidders can claim booty in the KYC foyer after bidding closes Saturday 7:30 until 9:30 PM or Sunday after racing is completed until 5:00 PM. Winners of items not picked-up at the Commodore's Cup will be contacted to arrange pickup.

Below are the current items for the 2017 silent auction. <!-- - may be more to come! --!> Value does not include taxes.

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The following were donated to the auction by Dr. Barbara Coughlin, statistician par excellence for the Kelowna Yacht Club weekly sailboat racing and Lake Okanagan regattas for more than 20 years. Unfortunately, Barbara passed away prior to the auction. She will be missed dearly by the many sailors who have participated in these events.

"Safe Harbour" picture $85 G Obbema
KYC Sailing Watercolour - picture $20 "525 Hot Pursuit" picture - $150 David L Wood model of a rigged three master - $120 Shelley R Model (unconstructed) of a sailboat - $70 - Kim A

1. Sailing session - 3 hour sail lesson (maximum 4 people).

Want to try sailing? Improve your sailing skills? Increase confidence on the water? Go for a sailing lesson with Kerri Hardisty on a keelboat. Whether you've never tried sailing before or are a seasoned sailor and want a certification. This session on the water is highly recommended.
Value = $700. Reserve $150. Current $160 Robert A <!-- Click here to open email bid to auction administrator. --!>

2. Two Nights (Sunday to Thursday)

3 bedroom condo in Snow Pines at Big White with private hot tub (some blackout dates apply). Sleeps 8.
Value = $600. Reserve $300. Current $425 Kerri H

3. Savour the Flavour of Kelowna Tour.

Experience touring both East and West Kelowna wineries. Some of the favourites include Quails Gate, The Hatch, Cedar Creek and Tantalus to name a few. A picnic lunch featuring cured local Okanagan meats, cheeses, fruits, vegetables, baguette and spreads. 5 1/2 Hour wine tour for two people
Value = $250. Reserve $150. Current $200 Benson

4. Two hour Cruise for 4 People in Kelowna.

Enjoy an experience of a lifetime on the beautiful Okanagan Lake from a sailboat. Tour the scenic lake at your own pace, learn the local history and interesting facts on the wayhe with the longest operating lake cruise in the Okanagan Valley .
Value = $240. Reserve $120. Current $140 Lori M

5. Round of golf for 2 at The Harvest, shared power cart and range balls.

Voted "Best golf course in Kelowna". Spectacular Okanagan views, award winning service, attention to detail and golf that is second to none. Practice off the SYNLawn tee boxes to target areas, on the 1,800 sq. ft. practice green or on one of the 2 dedicated chipping greens with sand bunkers
Value = $275. Reserve $120. Current $150 Bart

6. Two Okanagan Symphony Concert Tickets during the 17/18 Season.

Experiencing the music of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra is a must. The smaller venue of the Kelowna Community Theatre (in comparison with larger cities) provides an intimate setting with amazing acoustics. A night at the symphony in Kelowna is a night of amazement.
Value = $112. Reserve bid $60. Current bid $100 Andy

7. Two tickets to one performance of the Ballet Kelowna.

The dancers from Ballet Kelowna train intensely to provide magnificent performances at the Kelowna Community Theatre. The three performances you can choose from for the 2017/2018 series include "A Street Car Named Desire", "Acts of Remembrance" (performed during the time of Remembrance Day) and "Elles: Extraordinary Dance Created by Women".
Value = $100. Reserve $50. Current $95 Andy

8. Two Green Fees with Cart at Sunset Ranch Golf & Country Club

A must play golf course! donated by Gordon Food Services. GFS, delivering food to the Kelowna Yacht Club and other fine establishments.
Value = $180. Reserve $80. Current $90 Tannis

9. Boxed Set of three Quail's Gate Merlot Vertical Vintages.

A rare release of perfectly cellared wines from the library of Quails' Gate. This vertical showcases Quails' Gate collectible estate wines from three different growing years: 2006, 2007 and 2014.
Value = $160. Reserve $80. Current $200 Rudy Click here to open email bid to auction administrator.

10. Sailing with Al Barnes.

Three hour coaching lesson on the water

Value = $150. Reserve $50. Current $110 Marsha

11. Gift Basket.

Includes a bottle of wine, lemon dill infused salt, a bottle of Balsamic Bliss balsamic vinegar made here in the Okanagan and Maple glazed smoked salmon. There are a few more items in the gift basked and it's a great purchase to give or to enjoy yourself.
Value = $100. Reserve $50. Current $85C Berry

12. $30 Celladora Swim on the Boardwalk gift certificate and 3 bottles of wine in a rack.

Celladora, your year round pre-vacation destination for Women, Men and Kids. Carrying all the latest trends in swim, beach, casual and yoga wear. We are pleased to carry Plus sizes and cup size swim up to size F. KISMET 2015 KARMA - A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, and Petit Verdot. BORDERTOWN GURNER VELTLINER - Austria's gift to the wine world. Bordertown is one of its few producers in the Okanagan. 2014 ROAD 13 HONEST JOHN'S ROSE - very long length and offers pure freshness. Value = $120. Reserve $50. Current $75 CBerry

13. A bottle of Anniversary India Red Ale in a wooden handcrafted, keepsake box.

Limited edition, small batch, symbolic release typifying all that we enjoy doing throughout the year - brewing well balanced, high quality beer. Fit for a celebration.
Value = $50. Reserve $15. Current $20 Robert A

14. BC Tree Fruit Cider Co. gift basket

with "BROKEN LADDER" cider 10 pack and two crested golf shirts (ladies large and men's medium), Broken Ladder Apple Cider is an honest and true cider that is hand crafted without the use of additives, sugars, concentrates or added water.
Value = $100. Reserve $50. Current $60 C Anderson

15. Two Bottles of Wine:

PETALS D'OSOYOOS - Perhaps the most Bordeauxlike of any of BC's many blends (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot), this wine boasts very good depth of red and black fruit on the nose with notes of raspberry, spice, chocolate and vanilla with a slight mineral edge. LE GRAND VIN 2013 - The blend consists of 57% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Cabernet Franc, 4% Malbec, and 6% Petit Verdot. Nose of pencil shaving and cocoa powder over black currant and raspberry. The first sip offers cherry and strawberry, then black currant, blackberry and dark plum, finishing with violets which move to cocoa powder. Requires an hour decanting. Ageable for 10-15. years
Value = $75. Reserve $40. Current $100 RudyA

16. Fashion Foundations $50 gift certificate.

A Superb Selection of Bras & Lingerie, Petite to Plus Size Visit us at our new location in the Spall Plaza at #118 - 1950 Harvey Ave. (Hwy 97), with lots of parking!
Value = $50. Reserve $25. Current $60 C Anderson

17. A second Fashion Foundations $50 gift certificate.

A Superb Selection of Bras & Lingerie, Petite to Plus Size Visit us at our new location in the Spall Plaza at #118 - 1950 Harvey Ave. (Hwy 97), with lots of parking!
Value = $50. Reserve $25. Current $60 Brenda B

18. Two bottles of blended wines:

2015 PHAMTON RED: Delicate red berry flavours with sweet fruit and a slight herbaceous note with a feral meatiness from the Syrah. 2015 WHOOPS WHITE. 2013 "Best White Wine in The World" at the World Wine Competition in Geneva, Switzerland.
Value = $60. Reserve $30. Current $55 David

19. Twenty Five Dollar Gift Certificate.

The down to earth approach the Rose family has had since 1993 shines through in winemaker Aura Rose's smooth, fruit forward wines.
Value = $25. Reserve $10. Current $15 Tracy

20. Two bottles of wine:

SUMMER NIGHT - A red blend of Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc and Merlot, Summer Night delivers enjoyable aromas of strawberry, plum and spice. EHRENFELSER - A fruit-driven white with vibrant notes of apricot and honey, hints of almond, and a subtle tangy acidity. A touch of sweetness highlights flavours, however unique tannins lead to a dry impression.
Value = $30. Reserve $15. Current $25 Robertson
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21. Monet Canvas Transferred Framed Print "Woman with a Parasol - Madame Monet and Her Son".

Donated by Sherri-Lee and Andy. Value = $250. Reserve $50. Current $105 David L

22. 2 bottles of Blue Mountain wine:

BRUT "GOLD LABEL" - with a fine mousse, lemon and toasty character on the nose and across the palate and a crisp lemon finish. Methode Traditionnelle. RESERVE PINOT GRIS 2014 (SOLD OUT in the winery) - complex wine displaying citrus blossom and pear with a rich orange peel finish. This wine could age 5 to 7 years.
Value = $60. Reserve $30. Current $65 Pamela

23. 3 bottles of Gray Monk wine:

2014 LATITUDE 50 ROSE - A new member for our Latitude Fifty family. Pinot Noir based, this blush wine is reminiscent of wild strawberries with a spicy black pepper bouquet and a hint of raspberry. 2015 PINOT AUXERROIS - Pale lemon in colour, with a fruity aroma and muted notes of lime. The complex layers of fruit flavour suggest peaches and sweetened rhubarb with a refreshing underlying acidity. 2015 EHRENFELSER - grown almost exclusively in the Okanagan. A honeyed, orange peel floral nose with fresh tropical fruit and peach flavours and a crisp finish.
Value = $75. Reserve $40. Current $70 James W

24. Sparkling Wine and Wine Club Premium Membership for a day:

2012 "THE ONE" SPARKLING - Elegant aromas of Granny Smith apple and refreshing pink grapefruit complimented by hints of fresh biscuit and caramelized stone fruit. This medium bodied, traditional French style brut highlights our single vineyard estate grown Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Drive to Okanagan Falls and view the amazing scenery and magnificent wineries. Stop in at Noble Ridge to be a Wine Club Premium Member for a day and experience a Crown Premium Tasting and Tour.
Value = $80. Reserve $30. Current $50 Shannon

25. Annegret's Chocolates.

Only the finest ingredients are used to create truffles, chocolate sculptures, chocolate bars, and other delicious temptations.Our philosophy is that quality should never be sacrificed. No preservatives, artificial flavours or cheap substitutes are used in Annegret's Chocolates. Whether you want to enjoy just one truffle or whether you are looking for some unique personalized gifts - you will find your chocolate at Annegret's Chocolates.
Value = $28. Reserve $15. Current $30 Robert A

26. Cherry Hill gift basket.

Includes Cherry Hill coffees, teas, chocolate items, sauces, etc. For three decades, Cherry Hill Coffee has been a pioneer of coffee quality and sustainability. Our espresso bar and retail store in Kelowna provides a full selection of our freshly roasted coffee and espresso with home brewing accessories, teas, syrups and gift ideas. Value = $60. Reserve $30. Current $60 Todd

27. Wild Goose PINOT BLANC Mystic River Vineyards 2016

Another beautiful Okanagan Falls Winery and another fabulous wine. Pinot Blanc is similar to Chardonnay and Pinot Gris but with a hint of Muscat with spice and delicious fruitiness. At best there is mouthwatering acidity to hold it all together such as this single vineyard effort from Wild Goose. Great price point!
Value = $20. Reserve $10. Current $15 Nancy T

28. Fernie Brewing - 30 beers in total!

Fernie Brewing Co. is about as passionate and thirsty for making great beer as you can get. We are Fernie's home-grown craft brewery, located in the Rocky Mountain town of Fernie BC. 1 x 4pack Huckleberry Wheat Ale 1 x 4pack Slow Drift Witbier 1 x 4pack Kickstand Honey Kolsch 1 x 12pack Summer Mixer 1 x 6pack Real Peel Grapefruit IPA
Value = $70 Reserve $35 Current $65 Dylan

29. Mosaic Books a $25 gift ceertificate.

Nestled in Downtown Kelowna, Mosaic Books is the Okanagan Valley's largest independent bookstore, and has been for over 45 years!
Value = $25. Reserve $10. Current $25 Selena D

30. Three Mt. Begbie Brewing Co. beer and a t-shirt

Our beer is 100% natural. No additives or preservatives are included. We brew in small batches of 1700 litres. This won't make us rich but it lets us control quality.
Value = $43. Reserve $20. Current $40 C Anderson

31. One magnum of 2014 50th Parallel Pinot Noir

A Limited Edition Magnum Bottle (1.5 L) of our award-winning 2014 Pinot Noir!. A youthful, supple entry unfolds into silky, satiny textures unwinding with firm, fine tannins and exceptional concentration and length. Dark berry flavours with undertones of truffle and chocolate.
Value = $95. Reserve $50. Current $100 Todd

32. Steller's Jay Brut Méthode Classique

Struck stone, beach sand, lemon pith and rind and light nut shell on the nose leads into this medium bodied sparkler, the 2009 is a blend of pinot blanc, pinot noir and chardonnay, and leads in the mouth with assertive bubbles, green apple, bitter lemon pith, anise and a white grapefruit cushion of fruit on the palate. Donated by Richard and MaryAnn Deacon
Value = $25. Reserve $15. Current $35 Cutrel

33. Bottle of Moscato from Play Vineyards

Sweet peaches and lime on the nose with a beautiful acidity to keep the flavours light and fresh. Lightly sweet and low alcohol. White, Orange and Ottonel Muscat. Donated by Clayton and Shannon Gall
Value = $20. Reserve $10. Current $25 Roxanne

34. One bottle of 2016 Screaming Frenzy Rose

Cold soaked, saignee Pinot Noir rosé is the quintessential summer sipper but lovely all year long. It takes flight with a dizzying array of jasmine, spice, sun soaked strawberries, and framed with oodles of freshness and flavour. Donated by Ken and Kerry Gordon
Value = $20. Reserve $10. Current $15 Inga
35. Red Rooster 2016 Pinot Blanc and Sandhill 2014 Merlot
RED ROOSTER PINOT BLANC: Gentle treatment and whole cluster pressing was used to extract a clean, pure fruit expression. For added depth and complexity, a small portion of the wine was exposed to French oak and aged Sur Lie for 5 months. SANDHILL MERLOT: Typical smoky, spicy rubbery notes with coffee, black cherry, celery salt, and a wisp of tobacco. Dry and firm on the palate with smoky oak, vanilla, resiny, tobacco and cherry flavours. Tight and youthful not showing much charm at this point but should settles down over the next year.
Value = $36. Reserve $20. Current $40 Lynda
36. Conviction 2016 Pinot Grigio - The Financier and 2015 Wayne Gretzky Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah
CONVICTION PINOT GRIGIO: This medium-bodied Pinot Grigio has a slightly rich mouth-feel with flavours of pear and honeydew melon. WAYNE GRETZKY CABERNET SAUVIGNON/SYRAH: Flavour characteristics of dark berries, spice, vanilla, oak and a touch of tobacco leaf both in the nose and on the palate. Ready to drink now but will cellar for up to five years. The palate is medium to full-bodied with integrated tannins and refreshing acidity.
Value = $30. Reserve $15. Current $30 S Barber
37. Calona Artists Series Pinot Gris and Wayne Gretzky Pinot Grigio
CALONA PINOT GRIS: Clear and bright aromas of orchard fresh apples, pear and pineapple. WAYNE GRETZKY PINOT GRIGIO: Pale copper colour; light apple fruit on the nose; ripe apple and pear fruit on the palate followed by a dry, crisp finish.
Value = $30. Reserve $15. Current $25 V Robins
38. Peller Estate Cab-Merlot and Wayne Gretzky Pinot Grigio
PELLER ESTATES CAB-MERLOT: A classic blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Medium-bodied and very approachable with soft tannins. Fruit-forward flavours of plum, cherry and blackberry are accented by notes of spice and oak with more juicy berries on the finish. WAYNE GRETZKY PINOT GRIGIO: Pale copper colour; light apple fruit on the nose; ripe apple and pear fruit on the palate followed by a dry, crisp finish.
Value = $30. Reserve $15. Current $30 Robert A

39. One night in a theme room for 2 at the Ramada Hotel Kelowna compliments of Maxime Dehart

Ramada Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre, for a refreshing stay and a convenient location off Highway 97. Our clean and accommodating guest rooms were designed with your comfort in mind, featuring thoughtful amenities to brighten your stay.
Value = $229. Reserve $80. Current $100 Glad P

40. Standard room, one night at the Prestige Beach House Kelowna or other Prestige hotel compliments of Maxime Dehart

Situated directly across from Kelowna’s famous Hot Sands Beach and just two blocks from the main downtown hub, the Prestige Beach House is an ideal hotel for both leisure or business needs.
Value = $200+. Reserve $80. Current $120 Roxanne

41. 3 bottles of Gray Monk wine:

2014 LATITUDE 50 ROSE - A new member for our Latitude Fifty family. Pinot Noir based, this blush wine is reminiscent of wild strawberries with a spicy black pepper bouquet and a hint of raspberry. 2015 PINOT AUXERROIS - Pale lemon in colour, with a fruity aroma and muted notes of lime. The complex layers of fruit flavour suggest peaches and sweetened rhubarb with a refreshing underlying acidity. 2015 EHRENFELSER - grown almost exclusively in the Okanagan. A honeyed, orange peel floral nose with fresh tropical fruit and peach flavours and a crisp finish.
Value = $75. Reserve $40. Current $70 R Robertson

42. 6 bottles of Hester Creek wine:

2013 Cab Franc 2015 Chardonnay 2016 Trebbiano 2014 Merlot 2013 The Judge 2016 Cab Franc Rose
Value = $170. Reserve $80. Current $145 Robert A

43. Luis Canas 2011 Rioja Reserva.

Donated Anonymously by KYC member. From 50+ years old vines; Tempranillo (95%) and Graciano (5%); aged for 24 months in new barrels. Ruby red, clean and bright. Notes of ripe red fruit on the nose over a very elegant balsamic background. The palate is soft, cool and spirited. It has a good body and the tannins are well-integrated and polished. In the aftertaste hints of very ripe red fruit with liqueur nuances reappear making it a wine with a long finish.
Value = $50. Reserve $25. Current $40 Robert A
44. A $20 gift certificate from Tonocs Pub.
364 days a year consistently providing excellent quality for an amazing price in downtown Kelowna. An extraordinary menu that reaches far beyond typical pub food. And premium spirits, 11 beers both import and domestic on tap, fine tequilas and a creative collection of premium red and white wines.
Value = $20. Reserve $10. Current $15 L Stanfield

45. A $50 gift ceertificate from Camposhie.

Value = $50. Reserve $25. Current $30 Joe

46. A second $50 gift ceertificate from Camposhie.

Value = $50. Reserve $25. Current $35 Toni C