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Can Your Club Consider Hosting a Flying Scot National Event? Let us know!

Attention all Flying Scot sailors!  The Flying Scot Sailing Association is looking for clubs that are willing to host one of our four 2021 national championships:  the North American, Midwinters, Wife Husband, or Women's Championships.

If your club is interested or if you have suggestions on venues we should pursue, please contact FSSA First Vice-President, Nancy Claypool, at nclaypool@stonepigman.com or (504) 251-3926....

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Fleet 23 at the Corinthian Sailing Club in Dallas, Texas, hosted their 46th Annual Open House Regatta on October 18-20, 2019.  There were 38 boats on the line, 24 Championship, 9 CHallenger and 5 Non-spinnaker - what a great turnout! The theme of the Saturday night party was Havana nights it was a great time for everyone,.

Bill Draheim and Jeff Perna took first place honors, Kelly and Heid Gough were second and Griffin Orr and his Dad Jim Orr were third in the Championship Division. The Challenger Division was won by Dari Esfahani and Joann and the Non-spinnkaer DIvision was won by...

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There is sad news in the Flying Scot community thiis week. Bob Neff, our Chief Measurer from 1991 to 2018 passed away on Octover 1, 2019, at age 79.Bob leaves behind his wife Mary Ellen, daughter Lorie, sons Daniel and David, and six grandchildren. 

Bob was dedicated to the sport of sailing for many years, and joined the Flying Scot family in 1979 when he and his wife Mary Ellen purchased their first Flying Scot to sail with their family. Bob's family opened a marina for Flying Scots on the Chesapeake Bay in 1987 that is now owned by his son David. 

Then in 1991 Bob began his...

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32 boats on the line!

There were 32 boats on the line on Saturday, 9/28/2019, at the Glow in the Dark Regatta at Clinton Lake, IL. The RC tried to be patient but it was not to be and the boats did not race that day. There may not have been wind but there was loads of camaraderie. On shore, there was a firece board game in proress betweeen Bronson Bowling and Bruce Kitchen as they waitied for wind (we were not told who won!)..

On Sunday, there was enough wind to get in 2 races in for the 22 Championship Division teams and the 10 Challenger Division teams. After the two races, Championship winners were...

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Lavallette Yacht Club in New Jersey hosted the 2019 Atlantic Coast Championship on 9/21-9/22/2019. Regatta Chair Roy Childers did a super job organizing the event and it was a great time for the sailors. There were 25 boats from 6 states on the line for PRO James Wlash and his RC. They got in 3 races on Saturday in very difficult and choppy conditions and 2 races on Sunday when Mother Nature was a bit kinder! And rock star Hans Noordanus was here visiting and sailed with John Wake to a second place in the event.  Hans noted that 15 years ago the first ACC was sailed at Edenton, NC! 

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