The following clubs/fleets from across the states of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania comprise the Capital District.
- Fishing Bay Yacht Club (FBYC)/Fleet 103 – Deltaville, VA
- Greater Richmond Sailing Association (GRSA)/Fleet 155 – Swift Creek Reservoir, Midlothian, VA
- Lake of the Woods Sailing Club (LOWSC)/Fleet 160 – Locust Grove, VA
- Rappahannock River Yacht Club (RRYC)/Fleet 185 – Irvington, VA
- Rehoboth Bay Sailing Association (RBSA)/Fleet 206 – Dewey Beach, DE
- Sailing Club of Washington (SCOW)/Fleet 203 – Washington Sailing Marina, Alexandria, Virginia
- Selby Bay Sailing Center (SBSC)/Fleet 42 – Edgewater, MD
- Susquehanna Yacht Club (SYC)/Fleet 81 – Lake Clarke, Wrightsville, PA
- West River Sailing Club (WRSC)/Fleet 97 – Galesville, MD
The District Governor is Dave Beckett from the Sailing Club of Washington.
The district has a Facebook Group here.
Reported by Roger Schermerhorn. Awards presented by Regatta Chair Marvin Pozefsky for Fleet 42 Summer Solstice Regatta at Selby Bay Sailing Center. Cole Daitch won with his grandfather Craig Singleton as crew. Len Guenther and Barb placed second. Frank Gibson and Debbie were third. Some hot racing with boats from Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Jersey on the starting line. Great party and food in the Selby Bay Solstice Regatta tradition.
Who's going to the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show? Make a weekend of it and enjoy the charm of Annapolis' historic seaport while you shop for the latest in equipment, electronics, clothing and boating accessories at the 100+ on-land nautical exhibits. Lots of demos, sailboat rides and lessons, even rum tasting, and some other fun events. Nearly 80 sailboats on display, including a Flying Scot and Dave Neff will be there to answer any questions you have. ... Read More
There are a number of great regattas all around the Capital District. Make sure you mark your calendars and attend! August 8, 9 - Annual One Design Regatta at Fishing Bay Yahct Club (http://www.fbyc.net/) September 12, 13 - Atlantic Coast Championship at Blackbeard Sailing Club (http://www.blackbeardsailingclub.com/) September 19, 20 - President's Cup at Washington Sailing Marina (http://potomacriversailing.org/) September 26, 27 - Capital District Championship at... Read More
Are you wishing you were at the ACC's this weekend? This is a picture of one competitor's dock at the beach house they are staying at - we should all have a mooring like that! Reports are that racing was great today with weather in the 70's and winds from the northeast in the teens. There are 35 boats, 23 in Championship and 12 in Challenger and competitors from the Capital District are also vying for the District Championship. Results to date are here. Read More
ACC - by Debbis Cycotte The 2014 Flying Scot Atlantic Coast Championship is on the weekend of 9/19 - 9/21 at Fishing Bay Yacht Club in Deltaville, Virginia. . Defending Champions Rob Whittemore and John Wake will be among the 35+ boats competing in the five race series. Sailors from as far as Connecticut to South Carolina to Western Maryland will enjoy excellent competition, superb race management, a gourmet dinner by our own Chef... Read More