The Berlin Yacht Club Annual Invitational Regatta has been called “a true Sandy Douglass regatta” because it is a multi-class regatta featuring Flying Scots, Thistles, and Highlanders. The regatta is held on Father’s Day weekend every year at Berlin Lake near North Benton, Ohio.
This year the BYC Regatta was held on June 18-19, 2016. 16 Flying Scots attended, along with 21 other boats from other classes. Scot sailors traveled from as far away as Chicago, Illinois, to attend... Read More
Attention adults (16+ crowd) - Learn to sail or improve your sailing skills at the Deep Creek Sailing School this summer. Adult sailing instruction weeks are June 20, July 18, and July 25. If a week commitment is too much, the sailing school is offering a 3-day option - Pick the adult week you are available and pick three days within that week to attend at a pro-rated price. The school also offers 3 hour private lessons. Contact the sailing school if you are interested... Read More
The 21st Annual Sandy Douglass Memorial Regatta by Doc and Judy Templeton (FS 2717)
Doc and Judy Templeton, Co-chairs of the 2015 Sandy Douglass Memorial Regatta held at Deep Creek Lake
Tucked into the mountains of western Maryland is a very scenic area known as Garrett County. It was the longtime home of Sandy Douglass, designer and builder of the Flying Scot. The town of Deer Park is the home of Flying Scot, Incorporated, the company where Scots are manufactured. Two... Read More
Deep Creek Sailing School has openings for Adult Sailing the week of July 20th. Classes will be held at Deep Creek Yacht Club Deer Haven. Instruction will be in Flying Scots. See web page for details. Here is a link to the Sailing School web page: http://www.deepcreeksailingschool.com Read More
- photo by Lisa Kreischer
The Flying Scot Buckeye Regatta was sailed May 16-17 at HSC with 17 boats, a high for recent years. The weather gods were not cooperative but the sailors were intrepid and raced three races in pouring rain on Saturday. At 5:00PM hot showers were more popular than the appetizers.
There were 9 off-the-lake boats unless you count HSC former Commodore Jim Cottle's brother in law, Jack Markwick from Illinois, as a Hoover Boat since his crew were Jim and... Read More