There was a time when only Thistles raced in the two-day Fontelieu Regatta in the Long Island Sound off of Westport, CT. After all, the regatta is named after Ted Fontelieu, a capo of the Westport Mafia (aka Thistle Fleet 99). Not that Flying Scots and Lightnings weren’t invited; they were, but the Thistle Fleet’s East Coast Fall Series participants seemed to dominate the field. Not so this year. Cedar Point Yacht Club’s decision to organize a second One Design Regatta (“ODR”) for center board fleets on September 28 & 29 comes just in time for Flying Scots across the region...Continue Reading...
Wife Husband Championship -
Non-Spinnaker Division Added
A Non-Spinnaker Division has been added for Flying Scot Wife-Husband Championship in addition to the Championship and Challenger Divisions. The Notice Of Race has been amended to reflect this change. The amendment is available...
John and Connie Eckart from Massapoag Yacht Club in Sharon, MA, travelled to Ephraim, WI, on August 3-4 for their 114th Annual Regatta..After 4 races in light winds, they ended up first in a talented field of 29 teams, winning 3 of the 4 races and coming in 10 points ahead of their nearest competitor. Ben Williams and Deb Aronson from Clinton Lake Sailing Association in IL were 2nd and Mike and Jennifer Ikeda Faugust, local Ephraim sailors were third. COngratulations to...Continue Reading...
We have 12 women's teams from 7 states registered to date and we have room for more! There are 5 teams coming from Texas - yeehaw! The Massapoag Yacht Club and Fleet 76 are getting things ready for all of you and we cannot wait to see everyone. If you have not signed up yet, there's still time - the link for registration is here
The New York Lakes Districts were held at Skaneateles Sailing Club in New York on 7/27 =7/28. 2019. The weather cooperated and the racing was competitive. First, Second and third place winners are pictured above along with a cake that looks too good to eat!. Full results are here.