Scots N' Water - The Flying Scot Class Magazine

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2015 Issue 6 - September 5, 2015
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2016 Issue 5 - July 3, 2016
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2008 Vol 52 #1

Ohio District Highlights

2008 Vol 52 #2

Capitol District Highlights

2008 Vol 52 #3

Texas District Highlights

2008 Vol 52 #4

Midwestern District Highlights

2008 Vol 52 #5

Gulf District Highlights

2009 Vol 53 #1
  • Single-handed Regatta at MYC
  • Something to Consider for Your Boat and Your Crew
  • Hurricane Hanna HAUNTS the 59th Annual MYC Regatta
  • A “Sailboating” Poem
  • The Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow
  • Chaos Cup
  • A Flying Scot Weekend
  • Masters Championship
  • New Project at Fleet 163 Aims to Increase Attendance at the 2009 Wife-Husband Championship
  • Fleet 135 Hosts Second Annual Glow II Regatta
2009 Vol 53 #2

Capitol District Highlights

2009 Vol 53 #3
2009 Vol 53 #4

Greater New York District Highlights

2009 Vol 53 #5
  • 2009 Mallory and Adams Cup Area A Elimination Held at MYC
  • FS Wife-Husband Championship – RC Review from the PRO
  • Internal Jib Sheets – Follow-up
  • Executive Committee and Board of Governors Meetings Informal Summary of Discussion and Decisions
  • Electronic Media and Flying Scots
  • The 2009 Flying Scot Midwestern Districts
  • Detroit Yacht Club Celebrates 50 Years of Scot Sailing
  • First-Ever Fleet 193 Grits ’n’ Haggis Regatta.
2009 Vol 53 #6
  • Fleet Communications – Make Them Frequent & Friendly!
  • Resurgence in Scot Racing in the Carolinas
  • Atlantic Coast Championships 2009
  • The View From The Back Of The Fleet Or THE REAL NEWS IS ... WHO DIDN’T FINISH LAST!
  • The Turkey at the Tiller
  • Wisconsin or Bust
  • Can a Small Club like Massapoag...Host the Wife-Husband? We Can and We Did!
2010 Vol 54 #1

Ohio District Highlights

2010 Vol 54 #2
2010 Vol 54 #3

Gulf District Highlights

2010 Vol 54 #4
2010 Vol 54 #5

Executive Committee Highlights

2010 Vol 54 #6

Dixie Lakes Highlights

2011 Vol 55 #1

New England Highlights Focus Factor 2010 Atlantic Coast Championships Saratoga’s Special People 2010 NACs – A View from the Rear Update: The Flying Scot Foundation Capsize!

2011 Vol 55 #2

Carolinas District Highlights

  • Storing Sails During the Winter
  • It’s the Little Things The Carolinas
  • District Regatta
  • Snowbird Special
  • Two Long Island Fleets To Cohost 2011 Flying Scot
  • North American Championships
  • 2010 Carolinas District Championship
  • Update: The Flying Scot Foundation
  • Two Proposed CMRs Unanimously Approved
2011 Vol 55 #3
  • 2011-2012 FSSA Sanctioned Regattas Schedule
  • Flying Scot Foundation 2011 Update & Grant Awards
  • When Should You Start Racing Your Flying Scot?
  • The Dubious Distinction Award
  • Mid-Winter Flying Scot Sailing and Trailering
  • One Way to Sail While on Vacation
  • Run, Don't Walk to the US SAILING One-Design Sailing Symposium
  • Preparing for the NAC
2011 Vol 55 #4

Florida District Highlights

2011 Vol 55 #5

Greater New York District

2011 Vol 55 #6

Midwestern District Highlights

2012 Vol 56 #1
  • A Flying Scot Sailor’s Firsthand Account of the Amazing Racing Machines of the 2010 America’s Cup
  • From Day Sailing to Regatta Racing in My Flying Scot
  • Going Home
  • Husband and Wife Sailing: Co-skippering
  • 2012 Flying Scot North American Championships at Lake Carlyle
  • Measurement Clarification
  • How I Refurbished My Flying Scot
2012 Vol 56 #2

Michigan Ontario District Highlights

2012 Vol 56 #3

Great 48 Regatta, Having A Ball, Spinnaker Trim, Rolling Over the Scot, Greater NY District 2011, Doolittle: A Very Ironic Name

2012 Vol 56 #4

2012 NAC, Full Moon Regatta, Bagpipes and Scots, Sailing Marketing 101, Fishing Bay Invitational, Saratoga's 26th Invitational, Scottish Games

2012 Vol 56 #5

What Kind of Trophy?, Flying Scots in the 2012 Whale of a Sail, Governor's Cup, Going It Alone, Glow in the Dark, Atlantic Coast Championships, Friends Gather at Lake Norman Yacht Club to Remember Diane Ross, An Incentive to Travel-Fleet 163

2012 Vol 56 #6

Dixie Lakes Overview, 2012 Wife Husband Championship, Fleet 118 Extreme Makeover, Foundation Milestone, Masthead Float Improvements, MBC Women's Championship, Alternate Jib Sheet Cleat Configuration

2013 Vol 57 #1
  • The 2012 Season at Fleet 11
  • Massapoag Yacht Club 63rd Annual Regatta
  • 2012 New England Districts
  • Four Racing Incidents: Strange but True
  • How Sweet It Is to Own a Brand-new Flying Scot
  • Greetings from South Jersey
  • Wife-Husband–or Was It the Midwinters? – in Rogersville, Alabama
2013 Vol 57 #2

Carolinas District Highlights

  • Winter Racing in the Carolinas
  • Smokin' Pork BBQ, the best way, the North Carolina Way!
  • Lake Norman Yacht Club to Host the 2013 North American Championship
  • Starting Sequence at the Atlantic Coast Championship
  • What Are They Thinking?
  • THe Helmold/Singletary Series: A Skipper's Perspective
  • Steven Berger and EYC Award
  • District-wide Series Promotes Travel
  • A Wild West Regatta
  • Revision to CMR 28 and a New CMR
2013 Vol 57 #3

Pacific District Highlights

  • Replacing a Boat Cover Shock Cord.
  • Midwest District Launches Its Own Travel Series.
  • Road Warriors of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Columbia Basin Sailing Club, Flying Scot Fleet 186–A Typical Race Day 
  • A Scot–Stronger than Sandy
  • 2013 Midwinters at Sarasota, Florida
  • So You Want to Race a Club-owned Flying Scot?
  • Approved FSSA Venues for Sanctioned Regattas
2013 Vol 57 #4

Florida District Highlights

  • CHYC Hosts Flying Scot Flordia District Regatta
  • Flying Scot Fleet 90
  • The Egyptian Cup Regatta
  • Florida Flying Scot Circuit 2013
  • Fleet 36 at Sarasota Sailing Squadron
  • The Gator Challenge
  • The Flying Scot Florida District Circuit
  • Flying Scot Fleet 198 Ends Season with Championship Regatta
  • Deep Creek's Hospitality at the Wife Husband Championship
2013 Vol 57 #5
  • 2013 Pacific District Championship
  • Cool Temperatures, Great Winds, and Even a Monkey - This is Sailing!
  • Flying Scot North American Championship 2013 at Lake Norman Yacht Club: Impressions from a First-Timer
  • The Greater Richmond Sailing Association and Fleet 155 Host the Capitol District Championships
  • Harwich Port 2013 - The Race Committee Made the Right Calls
  • Loch Norman Nessie 'n' the NAC at Lake Norman Yacht Club
2013 Vol 57 #6
  • Fleet Building 101
  • Twenty Boats Attend Seventh Annual Glow-in-the-Dark
  • Adventures in Michigan
  • My First Regatta...and it Happened to be the Flying Scot Women's North American Championship
  • Taking Care of Betty Jeanne
  • Sailors with Special Needs
  • The First Midwest District Travel Trophy Awarded
  • Recipe for a Regatta
  • Flying Scot Fleet 24's Journey Back Leads to the 2013 Punzi Memorial Regatta
2014 Vol 58 #1

Ohio District Highlights

  • From the President
  • The Joys of Small Boat Sailing on Lake Erie
  • Racing is great, but......
  • Scott in a Scot
  • Sailing???
  • Fontelieu Fall Classic
  • Sailing Your Flying Scot by Moonlight
  • Americas Cup:Interview with (Ryoichi) Steven Tsuchiya
  • "Newbie"
  • 2014 FSSA Mid-Winter Championship
  • Proposed Specification Change Regarding The use of VHF Radios
2014 Vol 58 #2

Michigan-Ontario District Highlights

  • 1/6th Scale Model of a Flying Scot
  • Bow Block Replacement
  • A Sailing Vacation in Northwest Michigan
  • 2013 Mary Doolittle, Queen of Scots Memorial Regatta
  • Vacancy...Now taking Reservations
  • Specification S-V.7
  • Promoting One-Design Sailing in "The Year of the Cup"
  • T'was THe NIght Before The Regatta
  • Families Abounded at the MYC 64th Annual Regatta
2015 Vol 59 #3

Midwinters and Florida District Reports

  • From the President
  • Moving to Oakland, Maryland (Fourth in a Series)
  • Sailing with Robert Flying Scot Mid Winters at Sarasota Sailing Squadron March 15-19
  • Got Snow? Head South to Sarasota
  • Ideas for Promoting Your Regatta to the Local Media
  • Calling all Sweethearts! 2015 Wife-Husband Regatta October 24-25 in Tampa, Florida 
  • Sailing the Florida Circuit from a Rookie‘s Perspective
  • Foundation Helps Hoover’s Learn-to-Sail Program
  • Breeze, Sunshine, Great Competition at Florida District Regatta
  • Frankenscot Rides Again: The Mug Race
  • Sarasota Sailing Squadron Report