Capital

Capital

The Capital District encompasses fleets in part of Maryland, part of Pennsylvania and Virginia. In Maryland we have Selby Bay Sailing Center in Edgewater and West River Sailing Club in Galesville. In Pennsylvania we have Lake Clark in Wrightsville. And in Virginia we have Fishing Bay Yacht Club in Deltaville, Chesapeake Bay in Williamsburg, Swift Creek Reservoir in Richmond, Lake of the Woods in Locust Grove and Rappahannock River Yacht Club in Irvington.

The District Governor is Debbie Cycotte from Fishing Bay Yacht Club.

The district has a Facebook Group here.

Dave Beckett has been the Fleet Captain of Fleet 203 at the Sailing Club of Washington in the Capital District for many years. As he leaves that role and moves to another area and another fleet, Chip Lubsen from his club let us know about Dave’s many accomplishments over the years. I asked FSSA President Bill Dunham if there was a way that FSSA could recognize Dave and he agreed that we would do that.  Here are just some of what Dave has done: Outstanding Ambassador for the Sailing... Read More
Great News! The ACC's have a new venue for 2020. Due to COVID-19 concerns the original venue was not able to host amd Greater Richmond Sailing Association has graciously agreed to host. They have the registration site ready. - you can find the link to the NOR and Registraion on the event page here.    
FIshing Bay Yacht Club hosted their 81st One Design regatta on August 8-9, 2020. There were 17 Flying Scots and lots of other fleets registered and they had a couple of great days of racing although they could have used a little more win on Sunday.  On Satruday the winds were 10-15 and in Sunday 4-6.  It is reported that this is a good outcome for an August weekend on mid-Chesapeake Bay.  The club worked hard to make this happen, and in particular,... Read More
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. Photo and story courtesy of SpinSheet
 Lake of the Woods Sailing Club  37th ANNUAL INVITATIONAL  - April 28, 2018 Wow! When LOWSC puts on their annual invitational they go all out for an awesome event. To start with their Southern hospitality is over the top as you couldn't find a friendlier or more inviting club. Everyone goes home well fed.  They provided breakfast, lunches (optional with registration) and pizza after the awards ceremony.   Everybody receives a souvenir picture of their boat.... Read More

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