Photos provided by Doug Cotton here.
From Doug Cotton on Facebook:
The Sail-Fest Flying Scot Regatta on Kentucky Lake gave racers an experience in extremes this weekend. For race one on Saturday, winds were out of the South at 16-18 kts with gust at 24 and maybe higher. Of the 15 boats checked in, 9 boats braved the strong winds for a "white knuckle" ride. After a 2 hour postponement to see if the wind would calm a bit, race 2 had 12 - 14 kts. with gust of 20 out of... Read More
From Dan Tobin:
The Ohio District Championship and Fleet 80 Sail for the Grail Regatta were held together on September 10 and 11 at Lake Arthur, Moraine State Park, Butler County, Pennsylvania. Wind conditions were light on Saturday, and the Race Day PRO Dan Goldberg set up three LF2 courses. The wind held pretty steady (for Moraine), and three races were completed by mid-afternoon. The Sunday traditional format was a Bridge-to-Bridge race that traversed the entire lake in one long lap. With... Read More
From Greg Shafer at Deep Creek:
It is with great sadness that we share the news that a great icon for sailing on Deep Creek Lake and beyond, Barbara Griffin, passed away on January 5, 2022 at home with her husband, Don, and two of her daughters at her side. Her passion for sailing was revealed not only on the water but also as a leader in numerous organizations that support sailing on Deep Creek Lake and across the nation. Don mentioned that Barb was president of thirteen... Read More
Photos courtesy of Charles Buffington.
The Sandy Douglass Memorial and Ohio District Regatta was hosted by Deep Creek Yacht Racing Association at the Deep Creek Yacht Clubs in Swanton, MD. Winds were non-existent Saruday and better on Sunday, 8-14, sometimes gusty, on Sunday when a total of 4 races were held for the Gold Class, won by Tyler Andrews, 3 for the Silver Class, won by Emily Meehan, 3 for the Challenger Class, won by James Hillyer and 1 for the Masters Class,... Read More
The 2021 Women's NAC is a wrap. With 24 boats - can you believe it - on the line it was quite exciting. And on Day 2 we had more wind, 10-12 from the SW, shifting a bit later in the day. The RC got in 3 great races today with places changing several times in both divisions.
In the end, Greta Mittman and Heidi Gough won the Championship and Tracy Crothers and Jennifer Judkins won the Challenger Division. Both teams are from Dallas.
Jen Meehan did an... Read More