2022 Flying Scot Midwinters at Ft.Walton Beach Yacht Club - Day 1 results. Wind was southerly 15-20 with gusts much higher. Hope we get something a little more civilized during the week! Championship leader after 3 Races is David Ames from Sarasota and Challenger leader is Frank Richards from Dallas.
Photos by Cece Shodt are here: https://m.facebook.com/groups/33328711480/
As part of the Flying Scot Foundation, you can donate your gently used sails and get a tax deduction!
Sail Donation Program - This program is designed to transfer gently-used Flying Scot sails from their current owner to sail training programs that use Flying Scots® to train adults. Sails should not need professional repair. The donor is responsible for the transfer of sails to the recipient organization and in exchange will receive a "tax letter" documenting the donation. Donor assigns the value of sales for tax deduction purposes which can be up to $500 without a...Continue Reading...
We’re here at beautiful Ft.Walton Beach Yacht Club - boats are arriving, registration/check-in starts soon. Fifty or so boats are headed this way! Can’t wait to sail⛵️⛵️⛵️
Early registration until 3/1 - Registration is open for the 2022 Midwinters at Fort Walton, FL - Register early!
Registration is open for the 2022 Midwinters at Fort Walton Yacht Club in sunny Florida! You can get more information about the NOR and registration here. Hope to see lots of folks registering for the event after 2 years of waiting! Can't wait!
Recently the Flying Scot Facebook page received a question concerning the legality of a transom safety line which was not attached to the rings.
The system in the photos involves a line crossing the transom. The ends of the line are attached to bungee cords inside the boat. The bungees pull the ends into the hull via fairleads in the transom. When required, the line can be pulled out/down and used as a footstep to assist in getting back into the boat. This system does not meet the Class requirement for a Safety Line.
The Class rules state:
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