Carolinas District

The Carolinas District encompasses fleets in North and South Carolina as well as a fleet in Virginia.

In North Carolina we have Carolina Sailing Club in Durham, Lake Norman in Mooresville, Lake Townsend Yacht Club in Greensboro and Moorehead City Boatin Club in Moorehead City. In South Carolina, we have Lake Murray Sailing Club in Columbia. And in Virginia we have Smith Mountain Lake in Lake Roanoke.

The District Governor is Carol Claypool. The Carolinas are also the home of Scots n' Water editor Kay Summerfield.

2013 NAC at Lake Norman Yacht Club, Mooresville, NC - DAY 6

2012 NAC Championship winners2013 NAC Challenger winners

Championship winners - Jeff and Amy Linton                       Challenger winners - Greg and Diane Kampf

 

We were extremely lucky and got in 3 superb races today with SSW winds 8 - 12.  PRO Jim Tichenor and the RC did a fabulous job of getting them all started before 1PM and we were off the water by about 3PM.  We cannot control the weather but the patience of this Race Committee was unmatched as they waited for the right time to go out each day that we had wind and kept the fleets moving with very little time in between races.  The food and hospitality was great and the volunteers really made it easy for all of us.  We want to thank chairperson Carol Claypool and the Lake Norman Yacht Club for a fabulous event.  It was another successful NAC. 

Final results are here


2013 NAC at Lake Norman Yacht Club, Mooresville, NC - DAY 5

Mother Nature has not been kind today, and there is just is not enough wind for us to race today. We will try again tomorrow. Tonight was the Annual Meeting and dinner and was very enjoyable.  We had the Scots n' Water Editor awards given by Kay Summerfield to:

Best non-professional photograph Richard Obst, Pacific District
Fleet Contributing the Most Fleet 27, Alan Backus Fleet Captain, Carolinas District
District Contributin the Most Carolinas District, Dave Batchelor
Person Contributing the Most Diane Kampf, FS 5857
Special Award Marti Worthen, Scots n' Water Proofreader

The prestigious Fleet of the Year Award was awarded by Frank Gerry to Fleet Captain Carol Claypool from Fleet 48, Lake Norman Yacht Club, for their outstanding contributions to the class for the past year.

Elections were held and the new slate is as follows:

Immediate Past Commodore Charles Buffington
Commodore Diane Kampf
President Frank Gerry
First Vice President John Domagala
Second Vice President Bill Vogler
Secretary/Treasurer Bill Dunham
Scots n' Water Editor Kay Summerfield
Web Editor Diane Kampf
Chief Measurer Robert Neff
Elected member of the Nominating Committee Larry Taggart

Congratulations to the new team!  

2013 NAC at Lake Norman Yacht Club, Mooresville, NC - DAY 4

2013 NAC start Race 1 finals

DAY 4 - We went out in what looked like no wind as we left the dock and wondered if we would be sitting out there for a while.  After a short postponement, we were off to the races not too far out from the yacht club..  With the Race Committee doing its magic, we were lucky enough to get in 2 decent races today with the winds 4-8.  It was really hard for most skippers to tell which way to go, sometimes left seemed the best, sometimes right seemed the best, sometimes the middle was the right way to go.  There was a big difference from Race 1 to Race 2 with very different results.  With the weather report for tomorrow showing light and variable winds, the Race Committe will have its work cut out for them.  They have been great figuring it out so far, so I am optimistic for getting in a race or 2 tomorrow.

You can view some pictures here.


2013 NAC at Lake Norman Yacht Club - let the Championships begin!

NAC Registration and Measurment began on 7/13 at Lake Norman Yacht Club in Mooresville, NC, and continues on 7/14.  We have 70+ boats registered - is yours one of them?   The Women's NAC and Junior' NAC take place on 7/14, followed by the welcome party and awards for the winners..  On 7/15 and 7/16 we have the qualifying round to determine the split between the Championship and Challenger Divisions and 7/17-7/19 we have the finals.  All of this is mixed in with some great Fleet 48 hospitality andsome  fun events.  And the FSSA Annual Meeting and Dinner is at the Memory Lane Motor Sports and Historical Automotive Museum.  We'll have the crowning of the new FSSA leaders, and some FSSA special awards including the prestigious Fleet of the Year Award.  Each day, there will be awards for the day's winners and final awards on Friday.  Promises to be a superb event!   Follow each day's events right here!

Reminder - Flying Scot NAC 7/13-7/19/2013

We'd like to remind everyone that the 2013 Flying Scot North American Championships are coming up in just a few days at Lake Norman Yacht Club in Mooresville, NC!   Please see information HERE which will point you to the full details on the Lake Norman Yacht Club website - hope to see you there!


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