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Sneak Peak - Latest Scots 'n Water!

We are so proud of our magazine that we want to provide a sneak peak to our latest issue.  We don't usually show the current year's issues of Scots n' Water to those who are not yet members of FSSA, but just this once, we would love to give you a chance to see our latest issue.  We hope you enjoy it, and we hope you'll join us as members!!

So click here to see the latest version! 

2014 George Washington Birthday Regatta

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The 2014 George Washington Birthday Regatta was held at at Lake Eustis by Fleet 150 on February 15th & 16th.   After several years of Mother Nature not wanting to put two great days of sailing together on the same weekend, this year the Scot sailors were treated to clear 70 degree skies, brisk winds with great competition throughout the event.

Twenty Scots competed in 5 races over two days; unfortunately, some of our expected guests were literally stuck in the snow as the I-95 corridor froze solid.

Zeke Horowitz, with his Dad, put on a clinic leading the pack, followed by Florida's District Governor Mark Taylor, then David Ames on the speedy (and lovable) Pig Pen.

Some Sad News in the Flying Scot Community

I am sad to inform the Flying Scot community that William Claypool, father of Nancy and Carol Claypool, passed away on February 19, 2014, at age 93.  He was instrumental in the early days of our Association in getting us started and helping to make us what we are today.  He is also a Past President of FSSA, serving from 1965-1966.  We do not have all arrangements or information yet. but the family is asking for donations to the Flying Scot Foundation in his name.  If you care to donate, please send a check, noting it is in William's memory, to: Flying Scot Foundation, One Windsor Cove, Suite 305, Columbia, SC, 29223.

North Sails 2014 One Design Yearbook

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North Sails One Design recently published their 2014 One Design Yearbook.  have a look at the information and view the articles on the NSOD website here or if you want, you can download the yearbook as a PDF file here.  We hope you enjoy the yearboook.

The Christmas Tree Ship

The link below brings you to a true story about schooners on the Great Lakes transporting Christmas trees.    There is a book published with the story and a musical has been produced as well.  Hope you enjoy this at this time of year!

http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2006/winter/christmas-tree.html

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