Fleet 1 Trophy Winners from Clinton Lake Sailing Association - photo by Evan Locke
Along with the event trophies awarded at the NAC each year, there are a number of perpetual awards handed out annually. These have been donated by members and families, some honoring past members and contributors to the Flying Scot Sailing Association and some given by Fleets to reward those whose accomplishments are noteworthy. Please take a look at the list below for this year's winners. Congratulations... Read More
Championship Winners Zeke and Jay Horowitz and Challenger WInenrs Rob and Maggie Fowler - pictures by Even Locke
Well, the 2016 NAC at Newport is a wrap - and the winners are a Son-Father team and a Father-Daughter Team - how cool is that! We sailed through Challenging conditions for the entire week, but it was NEWPORT and we were in one of the most beautiful sailing venues in the world. Sailing out of Newport Harbor with the gorgeous view of the yachts and ships and... Read More
On another beautiful sunny 80-degree day in Newport, the morning brought us some breeze, but it was just inside the harbor and the current was against us, plus the sea breeze was coming if we could only wait for it. The RC put up the postpone flag and we waited, and while we waited, Zeke Horowitz and Brian Hayes from North Sails put on a clinic for us that drew most of the competitors to the tent area to listen. Lots of information was shared about rigging, sail trim, position of... Read More
Day 1 of finals was a lot more civilized that the qualifiers. Although the 12 MPH northwest wind was more than the expected 8-10,. We had a postpone in the AM to validate some results, but once that was done, down came the postpone flag and we were on the way out to race. It was tough getting out to the race course with the tide and the wind against us and several boats tacked back and forth in place for a while trying to get to the Newport Bridge, Once we... Read More
Things were wild on the water today at Newport for the 2016 NAC Qualifiers. We had a nice ride out to the race course past so many sailboats/yachts you could not count, then under the Newport Bridge - what a beautiful sight! On a nice sunny day in the 80's, 46 boats were ready to vie for their place in the Championship or Challenger Division, hopes were high for getting in all 3 races today, and we did.
Race 1 with group A and B sailing together then group C and D sailing... Read More