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Story and Photo Courtesyof Jim Morey, FS 3277

In a late afternoon in July of 1979, Eric Ammann and Harry Carpenter launched two Scots from the Hickory Ridge ramp at Deep Creek Lake, the nearest Deep Creek ever gets to the Deer Park factory.  Harry delivered a new boat to Penn Point, where the Morey family greeted its arrival.  In the other Scot Eric sailed Harry back to Hickory Ridge.  For 20 years I sailed and raced 3277 with my brother Mark, my brother John, and our father John senior.  We started in B fleet (of Fleet 6) until we aced all the races in one weekend.  The...

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In May, Virginia sailors Peter Patnaude and Rob Perera broke the world record for doublehanded dinghy distance sailing by sailing up the Chesapeake from Hampton to Baltimore and back and clocking 419 miles. Here are some particulars and insights that Peter shared with SpinSheet about the journey. - read the story here....

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Regatta and Greater New York District Chmapions Dan Vought and David Watts with Regatta Chair Phil Scheetz and Dorothy Wesley,

 

Do you know about the gem called Lake Nockamixon in Quakertown, PA? Well, there's another gem named Nockamixon Sail Club, home of Fleet 163, This fleet puts on a great regatta without a building, using tents and borrowed tables, but you would never know it - they just DO it!. The fleet males it look effortless to help everyone rig, launch, retrieve and pack up their boats.The racing area is less than a mile from the dock so it only takes a few minutes to get out to the course. The entire fleet just makes you feel at home and it's such a relaxing place to be.

This year's...

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Egyptian cup regatta! Frank and Marianne Gerry!! A great group of sailors lots of competition and a quick ending when the storms came back in to visit. Ted & ...

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Report is from Linda Gordon, Fleet 142 Captain at Sprite Island. Photos are by Todd Field and Mark Riefenhauser,

Thanks to all sailors who for travelling to the Douglass/Orr Regatta.  It was great to have 14 boats participating with 8 visitors. We recognize the extra effort of towing to Sprite and a big thanks to Cedar Point for serving as a launch point and also providing the towing.  The regatta could not happen without your generosity.  We love to share the unique...

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