Well, we didn't get any wind on Saturday, 10/5 at Candlewood, but we had pirates! I guess they thought they could scare everyone out on the race course in case pure skill was not enough! Argh I say!
While we did not race, we had a really great time visitng with old and new friends. There were 20 boats from 3 states registered and ready to go if the predicted wind actually materialized. Brian Hayes from North Sails was good enough to hold a sail trim clinic while we were waiting and lots... Read More
Flying Scot fleet 177 hosted the Fontelieu / Fall Classic this past weekend at Cedar Point YC in Westport, CT. 15 Thistles and 9 Flying Scot enjoyed Cedar Point YC sailing at its finest. SE winds at 10 knots on both days and spectacular sunshine. The PRO for the weekend was Dick Thackaberry and team who also were the race committee team for the 2011 NAC’s at Cedar Point.
On Saturday, 3 races were held with Josh Goldman and John Cooke trading first and second place position throughout the day.... Read More
Day 2 was warmer, in the low 70's and the winds were steadier 5-10. Two races were raced in the good conditions and the winners are: Championship - Rob Whiiitemore and Challenger - Glenn Wesley. Congrats to the winners and their crews and thanks to Toms River for hosting another successful ACC!
Full results are here
The 2013 Atlantic Coast Championships are on at Tom's River Yacht Club, Tom's River, NJ form 9/14 - 9/15/2013, with a chilly start to Day 1 - in the 50's and warming to alomst 70 degrees. Day one also featured 0-15 MPH winds with 60-degree wind shifts. The Race Committee managed to get in 3 races and after day 1 the leaders are Chmapionship - Rob Whiiitemore and Challenger - Greg Shafer. Hopefully day 2 will bring steadier winds!
Results to date are here
The Greater New York District Championship was held on Saturday Aug 24th at the the Westhampton Yacht Squadron in Remsenburg , Long Island. A fleet of 21 boats from Conn, NJ, and Long Island enjoyed a brisk SE wind at 10 to 15 knots. Three races were held on windward/ leeward courses. Winds were oscillating from 120 to 130 degrees all afternoon.Long Island boats dominated the series with Frank Castellano and crew Bill Donaldson of Moriches YC (2,1,1) followed by David Becker and... Read More