Gator Bowl 2020 is in the books. Fluky NW air on Saturday, zero on Sunday. 4 races Saturday! Jeff and Amy for the win, WallyGator stays in Florida with 1, 3, 5. Carolina skippers Dave Rink and Bob McElwain took 2nd and 4th. See y'all in Davis Island in January. Results are here.
After a year with many regattas cancelled, Sarasota Sailing Squadrn hosted the Jeff Pennfield Memorial Regatta on 11/14-15/2020. There were 22 boats registered and there was good wind!
Amy Smith Linton wrote on Facebook: What a wonderful return to the Flying Scot racing scene for us: the Jeff Penfield regatta was beautifully run (as Sarasota Sailing Squadron has gotten us accustomed to expect!), with the kind of weather we like best: warm and enough breeze for us both to sit on the high side most of the time. I think most of the gang did our best to socially distance with our...Continue Reading...
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From Chief Measurer Roger Sharp
What makes the Flying Scot Class great? Well, the people of course! But what is it that brings these great people together? I submit to you it’s the boat. We are blessed with a boat which has withstood the test of time regardless of social, economic and technological changes.
Hall of Fame designer Sandy Douglass gave us a boat which is fun to sail (race), challenging to sail (race) well and a set of standards to use to maintain the identity of his design. The Class is also very fortunate to have one manufacturer who has...Continue Reading...
Dave Beckett has been the Fleet Captain of Fleet 203 at the Sailing Club of Washington in the Capital District for many years. As he leaves that role and moves to another area and another fleet, Chip Lubsen from his club let us know about Dave’s many accomplishments over the years. I asked FSSA President Bill Dunham if there was a way that FSSA could recognize Dave and he agreed that we would do that. Here are just some of what Dave has done:
- Outstanding Ambassador for the Sailing Club of Washington (SCOW) & exemplifies sailing’s Corinthian Spirit.